Chamber board election May 18

    The West Yuma Chamber would like to put a notice out to the member businesses that there will be an election for three seats on the Chamber Board of Directors.
    The election will take place during the General Membership meeting on Wednesday, May 18, at Pizza Hut in Yuma from 12 noon to 1 p.m. One must be a current Chamber Member to vote, and there is only one vote allowed per Member Business.     Read More...

YDH customer appreciation Tuesday

    The Patient Family Advisory Council (PFAC) of Yuma District Hospital would like to invite the entire community to come to Yuma District Hospital and Clinics (YDHC) on Tuesday, May 10 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. We will have cake and punch from 10:00 – 11:00 for customer appreciation in celebration of Hospital Week.     Read More...

Cinco de Mayo event Saturday

    ESTRELLAS is excited to invite the whole community to a Cinco de Mayo Celebration this Saturday, May 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Community Center! Come join in for fun, food, music, and more.
    Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of the winning of the Battle of Puebla in 1862. The day is celebrated in some parts of Mexico and the United States. ESTRELLAS sees this day as an opportunity to celebrate and share culture!     Read More...

Huck Finn Day May 15 includes large trout

    It has been confirmed by the Colorado Game & Fish Division that Yuma's Pioneer Park will be stocked with 11 to 12 inch trout for the Huck Finn Day special event set for Sunday, May 15.
    This year's sponsors are asking for the public to please refrain from fishing at Pioneer Park on     Read More...

State engineer wants to form advisory committee

    The State Engineer is considering rulemaking regarding water diversion, use, and administration for compact purposes within the Republican River Compact Administration Groundwater Model Domain as approved by the U.S. Supreme Court in Kansas v. Nebraska & Colorado, Number 126, Original.     Read More...

Highways get a paint job

Pioneer Photo/Tony RaylCrews are in Yuma this week painting the stripes and turn lanes on Highway 34 and Highway 59. This picture was taken Tuesday, May 3, at the highways' intersection. The crews were busy toward the west end of town on Highway 34 as of Thursday, May 5.     Read More...

Old Dominion coming to YC Fair

Publicity Photo    It is going to be a really, really big show at the 2016 Yuma County Fair.
    Old Dominion, a band quickly rising to the top of the country music scene, will be the night show entertainment at the Yuma County Fairgrounds in Yuma on August 9.     Read More...

Housing Survey in City Bills

      A collaboration between the Resource Center, City of Yuma, Yuma Conservation District , and Yuma District Hospital set about a new initiative to evaluate the housing needs of Yuma, CO. All residents living in or around Yuma are being asked to fill out a salmon colored survey that will be sent out with the City bills in this billing cycle.     Read More...

Yuma-1 considers bond issue for multi-purpose facility

    Yuma School District-1 is beginning the process of moving toward a bond issue to build a multi-purpose facility on the Yuma High School campus.
    The Yuma-1 Board of Education voted at its meeting Monday night to move ahead with looking into a bond issue to build an Ag/Transportation/Athletic facility, as well as spend up to $750,000 out of reserves to cover several capital needs and personnel expenditures in the 2016-17 fiscal year.     Read More...

Sign up for Rural Philanthropy Days

    Registration is now open for the 2016 Northeast Rural Philanthropy Days Conference, which will take place in Haxtun and Holyoke, June 8–10.
    Nonprofits, foundation staff, government leaders and community volunteers will convene for a three-day conference to learn from one another and collaborate on projects and funding opportunities to improve the region.     Read More...


Broadband task force meeting May 11
    The Yuma County Broadband Master Plan has been finalized and will be presented to the Yuma County Broadband Task Force on Wednesday, May 11, at 10 a.m. The meeting will be held in the lunchroom of the Quintech building located at 529 North Albany in Yuma. The plan also has been or will be presented to the Yuma and Wray city councils, and Yuma County Commissioners.
Lamb, goat weigh-in Saturday
    Saturday, May 7 is the date scheduled for the Yuma County 4-H/FFA Market Lamb and Market Goat weigh in. Members participating in the Market Goat and Market Lamb project will be able to weigh in their animals at either the Blackham residence in Wray (9-11 am) or the Yuma County Fairgrounds in Yuma (9-11 am). All lambs and goats will need a scrapies tag in their ear when they arrive at the weigh in location.

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