Storm cut path of damage through WashCo and YC

A downed pole lies across Highway 59 south of Yuma after the storm Tuesday night, May 24, 2016. (Pioneer Photo)    A storm that rolled through the area early Tuesday evening left a path of destruction stretching approximately 35 miles through Washington and Yuma counties.
    There were no reports of injuries, and while there was damage to residences, it was not clear as of Wednesday morning the extent of the damage. The Red Cross did report one family in Washington County, reportedly north of the Platner area, was displaced by the storm.     Read More...

Main St. set to begin June 6

    It is time to prepare for the $4.2 million Main St. Project.
    McAtee Construction Company representatives will have a meeting within the next week with impacted property owners, after holding a construction meeting with city officials last week. Property owners will receive a notice about the meeting's details.
    The official “notice to proceed” date is June 6, with a significant completion date of November 18.     Read More...

Airport project coming along

    The runway replacement project at Yuma Municipal Airport is picking up in pace again after some weather delays.
    Jake Hoban with the airport consulting firm Armstrong Consultants provided his monthly update to the Yuma City Council during its regular meeting, last week.
    He reported the asphalt work should begin around June 6. He said the project likely will be to the point of having the asphalt nearly completed, and being able to reopen the crosswind runway for use by local pilots.     Read More...

Broadband plan calls for public-private partnership

    A “build it and they will come” public-private partnership to bring robust broadband service to all of Yuma County is at the crux of the Yuma County Broadband Master Plan.
    The plan was presented to the Yuma City Council last week during a workshop, and then again briefly during the council's regular meeting.     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...


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