The Yuma City Council spent the majority last week’s regular meeting discussing snow removal. And that was before about eight to nine more inches fell on Yuma. Six of the seven council members were in attendance — Mayor Ron Swehla, Mayo Pro-tem Marc Shay, Dan Baucke, Marylu Smith-Dischner, Terri Frame,Continue Reading

Jody Brandner of NJC emailed library staff Monday, January 16, informing them that the mold tests taken in Yuma Public Library the week prior did, in fact, come back positive. In an update on Tuesday, January 24, Tracey Knox, Director of the Physical Plant Department of NJC, shared that BelforContinue Reading

Yuma High School’s girls basketball players are working hard during their shifts. Borrowing from hockey’s practice of line shifts every 90 seconds or so, the Yuma girls keep running out waves of players. “They must like the hockey line changes,” head coach Jeremy Robinson said. “We preach to them aboutContinue Reading

A constantly-changing schedule has made it tough for the Yuma High School boys basketball team to find its consistency. “Everything is so inconsistent, it’s hard to find it,” head coach Dave Sheffield said. “We just need to have some consistency, with the kids knowing they’re having practice or be inContinue Reading

Yuma High School’s girls wrestling team gets to have another performance before the hometown crowd today, January 26. The girls grapplers will be hosting wrestlers from Fort Morgan and Sedgwick County/Fleming for dual action at 5:30 p.m. It also is Parents’ Night as it is the second, and final, scheduledContinue Reading

Yuma High School’s boys wrestling team finally gets to make an appearance in The Pit. The grapplers will take center stage under the spotlight today, January 26, for a dual against Sedgwick County/Fleming starting at 6:30 p.m. It also is Parents’ Night. “I’m excited for it,” coach Kyle Newton said.Continue Reading

Otis High School boys’ basketball team keeps moving on up. The Bulldogs, 6-3, 2-0, were on a four-game winning streak heading into this past Tuesday’s home game against Lone Star. They have a good test at home Friday when they host Briggsdale for their only game this weekend, as theContinue Reading

The Yuma Middle School girls basketball teams have been picking up more wins during a busy January. Yuma played Akron earlier last week. The A-team won 34-30 in overtime. Berkley Nighswonger had 13 points and 10 rebounds, Taryn Sheffield nine points and seven steals, Addison Armstrong five points and fourContinue Reading