By Bev Wenger Yuma County Clerk and Recorder Contrary to popular belief, Colorado voter rolls are some of the cleanest rolls in the nation. County clerks have policies and procedures that must be followed and maintained before removing or adding a voter to/from our voter list. As of January 10,Continue Reading

Yuma County is tackling several issues in 2022, including oil and gas rules, compact compliance, ag advocacy, and the county roads. The county commissioners and county administrator are working closely with local natural gas producer OWN Resources to participate actively in the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission rulemaking process.Continue Reading

It is hard to imagine anything opponents could do to seriously slow the Yuma High School boys basketball team’s momentum. The Indians returned from the Christmas break with a pair of blowout wins at home, last weekend, cruising past Haxtun and Holyoke. They are 7-1 overall, 1-0 in Lower PlatteContinue Reading

Yuma High School’s girls wrestling team had a great return to the season, last Saturday, which bodes well for the future. “I can see a lot of improvement,” head coach Brandon Newton said. “I have high hopes for regional and state for these girls.” The Indians are at the PoudreContinue Reading

The charity stripe has not been charitable so far for the Yuma High School girls basketball team. The Indians have played well in starting out the season 5-3, including splitting a pair of home games last weekend, but there has been a glaring disparity at the free-throw line in theirContinue Reading

Yuma High School’s boys wrestling team will be looking to build week to week toward the postseason now that the 2021-22 campaign has resumed. The Indians finally made their home debut this past Tuesday with a dual against Burlington in The Pit. It was a success before a raucous crowdContinue Reading

Lone Star’s girls basketball team came out of the holiday break last week with a pair of wins. The Longhorns now are 6-2 overall and 2-0 in the YWKC League. They are No. 8 in the Class 1A Rating Percentage Index, and No. 6 in the 1A Top 10. TheyContinue Reading

Yuma High School’s girls JV basketball team returned from the holiday break with a pair of home wins, last weekend. The Indians claimed a 37-12 win last Friday against Haxtun. Jazmin Sotelo had 10 points, Hailey Eyring eight points and three steals, Alina Moran eight points and three steals, LiddyContinue Reading

Robert {Bob} Sawatzky was born on January 30, 1941 to Menno and Eva Sawatzky at their home in Butler Oklahoma in a small four room house. Shortly after this he went to live with his grandparents for a year because his mom was pregnant with twins and was sick aContinue Reading