The Pit discussion October 29

The Pit was packed earlier this year when the Yuma and Akron basketball teams squared off in key league games. (Pioneer Photo/Tony Rayl)

     Yuma School District-1 is hosting a town hall meeting on facility upgrade needs, Wednesday, October 29, at 6 p.m. at Morris Elementary School.     Read More...

Halloween plans for next week

     The West Yuma County Chamber of Commerce and participating businesses invites the area’s youth and their parents to Trick-or-Treat Street on Friday, October 31.     Read More...

Election news

    Yuma County voters should have received their 2014 election ballots in the mail by now.
    If you have not received a ballot in the mail by earlier this week, please phone the Yuma County Clerk and Recorder's office (332-5809) to ensure that the office has the correct information and what your options are.     Read More...

Pink Out winner

Courtesy Photo     Lillian Baucke was the Pink Out winner as the YHS volleyball fan wearing the most pink during the team’s annual Think Pink event, last week during the Caliche games. The funds raised by the team go directly to Yuma District Hospital’s onocology efforts.     Read More...

Cure Land appealing judge's ruling on "Target Zone"

    Cure Land is appealing the federal district court decision upholding the U.S. Department of Agriculture's ruling to not include a “target zone” in the amended Republican River CREP.     Read More...

Yuma officer, wife face misdemeanor charges

    A Yuma police officer and his wife are facing misdemeanor charges in Yuma County Court in relation to damage to a rental house they allegedly did prior to moving out.     Read More...

Council fires police chief

     The Yuma City Council voted to dismiss Police Chief Ralph Maher, Tuesday night during its regular meeting.
     Dismissing the chief was added to the agenda, Monday.     Read More...

Murder trial set for early next year

Tyler Withrow    A jury trial expected to last at least three weeks for double-homicide suspect Tyler Withrow has been scheduled for early next year in Yuma County District Court.
    A status conference was held Tuesday afternoon, at the courthouse in Wray. A trial date was set, January 20 to February 13. It was stated it almost is certain to last at least three weeks as the defense will have 40-50 witnesses.     Read More...

Medicare Part D sign up is soon

      Medicare Part D season is upon us! Enrollment opens October 15 and runs through December 7. The N.E. Colorado Area Agency on Aging would like to encourage all Medicare beneficiaries to check their plans for current medications and plan changes for 2015. Everyone needs to check their coverage to be sure there are no changes for 2015.     Read More...

Newsflash

Cabbage Pockets Friday
The Yuma High School Student Council will be selling cabbage pockets Friday at the volleyball games from 2:30-6:30 p.m. and at the football game from 6:30-8:30. A single pocket is $4, a meal $5 (includes chips, brownie, and a drink), a half dozen $20, and a dozen $38. There will be cases available frozen as well! Individuals interested in pre-ordering frozen pockets can email Rachel Bragan at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it
 
Loss of a child service
October is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Month. St. John’s Lutheran Church in Yuma will be holding a memorial service for families who have lost children on Sunday, October 26 at 5 p.m.
 

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