Measurement rules hearing in Sept.

     The hearing about the proposed expansion of the State of Colorado’s measurement rules boundary in the Republican River Basin finally is going to take place.     Read More...

Playground ceremony September 2

Pioneer Photo Morris Elementary School's new playground was broken in Tuesday as the fifth-graders were invited to play there during lunch recess. The fifth-graders, as last year’s fourth-graders at MES, played an integral role in planning out the playground, thus they were given the chance to play there Tuesday. (The sixth-graders also came on over and enjoyed the playground and new open space. A playground open house is planned for Wednesday evening, September 2, at 6:30 p.m.     Read More...

NFR tickets up for bid

     Because of its affiliation with the Professional Rodeo Cowboy’s Association, the Yuma County Fair has the opportunity to purchase four tickets for each session for the PRCA National Finals Rodeo, in Las Vegas, in December.     Read More...

Another first day of school

Band teacher Robert Zahller visits with students during an open house at Yuma Middle School earlier this week. YMS and YHS opened the school year Tuesday, while Morris Elementary welcomed students on Thursday, August 27. (Pioneer Photo)

     All area schools but Arickaree will be back in session by next week.      Yuma High School and Yuma Middle School welcomed back students this past Tuesday, and Morris Elementary School — grades K-4 — began the school year today, August 27. Little Indians Preschool opens Monday.     Read More...

Council acts on highway parking

     Parking on the highways in Yuma dominated the Yuma City Council's first meeting in nearly a month.      Last week's meeting was the first since July 21, when the council voted to cancel the August 4 meeting since it fell during the Yuma County Fair.     Read More...

Time to run for school board

    Anyone interested in running for their local Board of Education had better get busy.
    Nomination petitions are due in the respective district offices by the close of business on Friday, August 28. Nomination forms can be picked up at the district offices.     Read More...

LEGAL NOTICES

Call for Nominations for School Directors
Liberty School District
Yuma County, Colorado
The Board of Education of Liberty School District in the County of Yuma, State of Colorado, calls for nomination of candidates for school directors to be placed on the ballot for the regular biennial school election to be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2015.
At this election three directors will be elected for a term of office of four years and one of the directors will be elected for a term of office of two years. To be qualified, a candidate must have been a registered elector of the school district for at least 12 consecutive months before the election and a resident of the district which will be represented. A person is ineligible to run for school director if he or she has been convicted of committing a sexual offense against a child.
A person who desires to be a candidate for school director shall file a written notice of intention to be a candidate and a nomination petition signed by at least 25 eligible electors who are registered to vote in the regular biennial school election.
Nomination petitions may be obtained at Liberty School District J-4. Office hours are 7:30 to 4:00, Tuesday through Thursday.
First Date of Publication: August 13, 2015
Last Date of Publication: August 27, 2015
Name of Publication: The Yuma Pioneer, Inc.
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Newsflash

Farmers Market every Thursday
     The Yuma Farmers’ Market will be holding its first contest of the season on September 3. The contest will be for the best summer drink. Some examples of entries are tea, lemonade, shrub or cocktail. Contestants must bring a pitcher full of their drink to taste and a copy of the recipe to share and sign in at the contestant booth by 6 p.m. The winning summer drink will receive a prize. The market is every Thursday and begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Yuma Conservation District 508 E. Eighth Ave.
 

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