The Yuma City Council will take on a little bit of a different look following this past Tuesday’s election. There were four candidates for three seats as council member. The unofficial results show Zach Diaz and Daniel Baucke each received 289 votes, and Marc Shay 271. Write-in candidate Daniel EbersoleContinue Reading

The Yuma Volunteer Fire Department is in need of a few good men and women. The YVFD currently has about 25 members, but has the ability to include many more. It is no longer required to live in town. One must live within the Yuma Fire District and within aContinue Reading

Yuma Police Chief Jerry Thompson walked the council through the challenges facing today’s police departments during a Yuma City Council workshop held this past Monday. The title of the presentation was “Keeping Current: The 411 on the Five-O – A Workshop on Daily Functions, Duties, and Requirements for Modern PoliceContinue Reading

The Old Threshers Group of Yuma is going to be growing crops the old-school way. Old Threshers is planting spring wheat, corn and summer fallow at the north end of the parking lot located west of the Old Threshers Grounds. Several of the Old Threshers members gathered last Saturday afternoonContinue Reading

Yuma Hospital District might have an agreement with a new CEO sometime this week. A search update as presented by YDH Board of Directors Mitch Korf, last week during the board’s regular monthly meeting. Also at the meeting were Monica King, Delaina Klein and De Ann Sewell. Robert Dorothy wasContinue Reading

Yuma High School’s baseball team will carry a three-game winning streak into Tuesday’s doubleheader at Sedgwick County. The Outlaws improved to 3-1 by taking care of business with an 11-1 win over Caliche, last Saturday in Yuma, then pulling out an exciting 6-5 walk-off home win over Haxtun on Friday.Continue Reading

Yuma High School track and field will play host for the second time this season when the Yuma Bill Kalb Invitational is held Monday. The decades-old track meet traditionally draws a big field of schools, and another one is expected again Monday. Yuma was scheduled to be at the EatonContinue Reading

Yuma High School’s girls team is at the Wray Invitational on Monday. The Outlaws did not have any tournaments this week, but competed in Holyoke last Thursday. The varsity finished sixth in the team standings with a 346. Holyoke won the team title with a 324, and Wray was secondContinue Reading

Area Class 1A track and field athletes competed in the University Bulldog Invitational in Greeley last Saturday. They will go different directions on Saturday, but all of them again will be at the Yuma Bill Kalb Invitational on Monday. (Saturday’s Eaton Invitational has been moved to Monday due to weatherContinue Reading

Ernest (Ernie) Gene Stumpf, 94, passed away on March 29, 2024, at his home in Greeley, CO after an 8-year battle with Congestive Heart Failure. Ernie was the sone of Henry and Katherine Stumpf and was born in Haxtun, CO shortly after his twin brother, Gene. Ernie was raised onContinue Reading