Cody Perrin stood a plane on its nose and lived to tell about.
“'I hope this doesn't kill me' is all I could think,” he said as he inspected his wrecked crop duster, after returning to the scene following a short trip to the doctor, Tuesday morning, August 19.
The Yuma Police Department recently investigated two traffic collisions where distracted driving was determined to be the cause, both involving texting while driving.
Both drivers, who hit parked cars, were under the age of 18.
The hiring of Jason VanZant in late July rounded out the revamped administrative team at Yuma High School.
The assistant principal's hiring came a little late as Yuma School District-1 first had to hire a principal, with Matt Pounds coming on board in early July, giving him a role in selecting his assistant principal.
NEW RAYMER, CO--With the recent, newly confirmed cases of vesicular stomatitis in northern Colorado, organizers of the annual Feeders and Friends annual benefit have made the decision to cancel just the rodeo portion of their 2014 event which is scheduled to take place this Saturday in New Raymer. The dinner, auction and dance will all still be held, according to organizers.
For someone who has been a lifelong resident of the high plains, Jim Powell sure has spent a lot of time in the hills.
And we are not talking about sandhills, but rather the real big hills of Colorado's mountain ranges.
Powell and his oldest son Tyler, both Yuma High School graduates, recently completed a decades-long quest to climb each of Colorado's 55 14,000-foot peaks (14'ers), summiting North Maroon Peak the morning of July 28.
Shad Emerson has been through the darkness and has come out the other end.
Monday, August 4, marked the one-year anniversary of the accident in which the 2010 Yuma High School graduate broke his neck and nearly lost his life.
“I have finally made peace with the accident,” he said as he sat outside his mother Janelle's home on N. Main St. “I'm not going to let it define me or drag me down.”
A new or refurbished “Pit.” New ag education and transportation buildings. More secure entrances at all Yuma-1 schools.
All of that, and more, is on the table for discussion as Yuma School District-1 attempts to engage the community in helping set a direction for facility needs requiring attention in the near future.
The 2013 audits of the W-Y Combined Communications Center and the Washington-Yuma 911 Authority Board are now available for public inspection during normal business hours at the
W-Y Combined Communications Center,
216 E 3rd, Yuma, CO 80759
Director, W Y Combined Communications Center
P O Box 96, Yuma, CO 80759
Secretary Treasurer, W Y 911 Authority Board
Date of Publication: August 21, 2014
Name of Publication: The Yuma Pioneer, Inc.