By Brian Porter Brian Urdiales, a Realtor and former member of City Council in Fort Morgan, has announced he will seek the Republican nomination for Colorado House District 63. The seat is presently held by Rep. Richard Holtorf, R-Akron, the minority whip in the Colorado House of Representatives. Holtorf,Continue Reading

The Yuma Chamber of Commerce held its Business of the Year Mixer last Thursday at Cobblestone Inn & Suites. Several award winners were announced during the event. The Large Business of the Year Award went to Smithfield Hog Production (top left). Pictured with Chamber Director Arturo Moran are Smithfield’s AlondraContinue Reading

By Marianne Goodland State Capitol Correspondent Democratic lawmakers at the state Capitol have started their efforts to allow local governments to regulate pesticides, despite testimony from farmers and their allies that pests and weeds don’t respect county boundaries. House Bill 1178, sponsored by Reps. Cathy Kipp of Fort Collins andContinue Reading

Talk about a stacked district. The awkwardly-named Confluence-Metro-Longs Peak District features five of the top 18 teams in the Class 3A CHSAA Selection & Seeding Index. Forge Christian is No. 1, and Yuma is right behind at No. 2. Both enter the postseason with 16-3 records. Manual is No. 11Continue Reading

It has been a season of wild swings for the Yuma High School girls basketball team. Perhaps the Outlaws are on the way back up as the postseason begins. “I think we are on the right direction,” head coach Jeremy Robinson said. “We are getting our confidence back. Winning isContinue Reading

David (Dave) Kalb, 81, of Chappell went to be with the Lord on Friday morning, February 16, 2024, with his loving wife by his side. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am Thursday, February 22, 2024 at the Holechek-Bondegard Funeral Home in Chappell with Pastor Rich Graeff officiating. BurialContinue Reading

The Class 1A District 5 Tournament moves to Brush for its last two rounds on Friday and Saturday after playing quarterfinals earlier this week at the top two seeds. The quarterfinal round included a shocking upset on the boys side, Wednesday night. The girls’ quarterfinals were played Tuesday at top-seedContinue Reading

Yuma District Hospital has been authorized by the board of directors to access up to $2 million of the district’s investments to help cover operations cost. The move came during the YDH Board’s regular monthly meeting on January 24. Interim CEO Ted Beckman made the request to board members MonicaContinue Reading

On January 29, 2024 at 8 a.m., the Yuma County Board of Commissioners met in regular session. Chairman Mike Leerar, Commissioner Scott Weaver, Commissioner Adam Gates, and Administrator Brandi Ritchey were present throughout the day. The Commissioners reviewed and signed accounts payable and discussed various meetings attended throughout the priorContinue Reading