Yuma County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Dangerous Fugitive, Ian Packer

Ian Packer of Yuma is considered armed and dangerous. (Yuma County Jail Booking Photo)     In the late evening hours of Tuesday, November 24, the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Morgan County combined Special Response Team executed a search warrant on the residence of 37-year-old Ian Glenn Packer at 413 E. Beatty Ave. in Yuma.     Read More...

Rough weather for Thanksgiving

     The National Weather Service out of Goodland, Kansas, has issued a Winter Weather Advisory and Hazardous Weather Outlook for Yuma and the region.
     Snow accumulations are not expected to amount to much, but freezing drizzle overnight, Wednesday into Thursday, could leave a sheet of ice on roadways.     Read More...

Pheasant opener positively busy

    It was almost nothing but positives for the first weekend of the 2015-16 pheasant hunting season.
    “It was kind of crazy,” Colorado Parks & Wildlife Officer Josh Melby said about last weekend.
    He explained that the number of hunters visiting Yuma and the surrounding region was way up from recent years. Melby said hunter turnout probably was even heavier than in 2011, when there seemed to be birds in every field and roadside ditch in the countryside.     Read More...

Yuma volleyball revels in state championship

The Yuma volleyball team celebrates its state championship with the Yuma faithful after winning the Class 2A title Saturday night, November 14, 2015, in the Denver Coliseum. (Pioneer Photo)    The Yuma volleyball team and its fans could not have asked for a better storybook ending, than what transpired Saturday night in the Denver Coliseum.
    A Class 2A state championship match against rival Resurrection Christian that went the distance, with the Indians dominating the deciding fifth set.     Read More...


Hospice of the Plains will destroy medical records of those who expired or were discharged between January 1, 2009 and November 30, 2009. Please call Barb Lieurance RN, APN at (970) 332-4116 prior to December 14, 2015 for questions regarding destruction of these records.
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Leadership breakfast postponed
The Leadership Breakfast scheduled for Tuesday, November 17, from 7 to 8 a.m. in the Pearse Board Room at Yuma District Hospital & Clinics, has been postponed due to the pending winter storm that is supposed to hit the area. A rescheduled date has not been released yet.
Christmas boxes for the troops
Yuma District Hospital & Clinics will once again be sending Christmas boxes to our servicemen and women, overseas as well as stateside. Please call Gini at (970) 848-4602, or email her at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it , with addresses, or drop them off at the hospital.

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Snow, Probability Of Precipitation: 80%Today: Snow
29°F | 18°F
PoP 80%
Chance Snow, Probability Of Precipitation: 50%Tomorrow: Chance Snow
32°F | 17°F
PoP 50%


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