There was healthy participation in the primary election, which came to an end this past Tuesday, and decided a couple of local races on the Republican side. Adam Gates earned the party’s nod for Yuma County Commissioner, District 1, receiving 72 percent of the 2,292 ballots cast, according to theContinue Reading

By Kelly Rayl The Yuma Pioneer Dream job comes true. Peighton Roth, 2016 YHS graduate and the daughter of Mark and Jen Roth, is the new Scouting Coordinator for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Peighton has always been a sports fan, and she began competing at an early age. Peighton wasContinue Reading

Yuma will be having its traditional Third of July celebration, Sunday at the Jeff Armstrong Ball Park Complex. The fun begins at 6 p.m. with the presentation of colors by the Yuma VFW Color Guard, and Addilyne Pagel singing the National Anthem. The crew from Smithfield will be serving freeContinue Reading

The City of Yuma has received a clean audit for the 2021 fiscal year. Matthew Miller of McMahan and Associates, LLC, presented the 2021 audit via Zoom during the Yuma City Council’s rescheduled regular meeting, Monday night in the Council Chambers. He explained how the audit compares years, confirms financialsContinue Reading

The Yuma Baseball Organization’s Jeff Armstrong Baseball Tournament had a successful run last weekend at the City of Yuma’s Jeff Armstrong Ball Park Complex. The weather was nearly perfect, with highs in the 70s both days, though it was a bit chilly for the morning games. Yuma’s 10U team cruisedContinue Reading

Donald Ray Pixler was born January 2, 1956 in Brush, Colorado to Delores and Jack Pixler. He passed away on June 15, 2022 in Ft Morgan, Colorado at the age of 66. Don grew up in Yuma and graduated from Yuma High School in 1975. Don was active in scoutingContinue Reading

Vergenia “Jeannie” Taylor was born on January 27, 1949 to Paul Milton Sullivan and Iva (Packer) Sullivan in Denver, Colorado. Jeannie was born the second child to this union with two siblings yet to come. Jeannie enjoyed art from drawing to painting pictures along with making jewelry. She was aContinue Reading

Vivian Francis Perry was born on March 28, 1933 at the family farm in DeNova, Colorado to Eva and Vivian Perry. Three older brothers and three older sisters welcomed him into the home. His parents lived in a sod house about 20 miles south of Otis. During his early childhood,Continue Reading

Threshers, 321 E. 8th Avenue in Yuma, is hiring full time for various shifts to include nights and weekends. Must speak, read and write English. Bilingual is a plus. Applications can be picked up at the store.Continue Reading