The Early Childhood Council for Yuma, Washington, and Kit Carson Counties (ECCYWK) in collaboration with the Rural Communities Resource Center in Yuma and Washington counties and Prairie Family Center in Kit Carson County received a grant to provide early childhood community wellness fairs in Yuma, Washington, and Kit Carson Counties.Continue Reading

Kids At Their Best (KATB) is excited to partner with the Rural Communities Resource Center (RCRC) for a new summer program for kids in Yuma. KATB is a non-profit organization based in Morgan County that was recently recognized at the national level by Share Our Strength for their impressive work.Continue Reading

Many of the top senior (now graduated) six-man football players across the state will be getting together in Hugo on Saturday for the 2023 Colorado 6-Man All-State Football Game. This is the sixth edition of the game that puts the spotlight on the stand-out players from the smallest classification. PriorContinue Reading

Richard (Rick) Lee Roth was born December 31st, 1947, to the parents of John and Mildred Roth. Rick was born the fourth of five brothers: Don, Jim and Bob and the youngest brother Mike. He grew up south of Kersey working the family farm and dairy. He attended Platte ValleyContinue Reading

On Monday, April 17, 2023, Daniel Paul Metcalf went home to be with his Lord and Savior at the age of 90. Daniel Paul was born on March 12, 1933 in Exeter, MO to William Sherman and Mary Goldie (Ware) Metcalf. He was the 4th of 7 children and hadContinue Reading

Yuma County Wide Yard Sale June 2, 3, 4 in the towns of Wray, Yuma and Eckley Please pick up your maps at Quality Farm & Ranch/ACE and El Vaquero or the Court House in Wray and at the Orphanage, Quality Farm & Ranch/ACE and Pizza Hut in Yuma. ComeContinue Reading

The local commencement exercise season will come to an end this weekend. Yuma High School’s Class of 2023 held its graduation before a full house in The Pit, last Sunday afternoon. A total of 57 graduates walked across the stage to receive their diplomas. Several were the first in theirContinue Reading

A heavy downpour rolled through a stretch of northern Yuma County, last Thursday evening, May 18. Yuma received a relatively gentle rain that led to one-half inch or more of precipitation, as was the case around most of the area. However, there was a stretch about 14 miles north thatContinue Reading

Memorial Day weekend will include services at area cemeteries, as well as the Yuma Museum’s annual cemetery tour. The Yuma VFW and American Legion will once again host services. The first will be Sunday at Pleasant Valley at 9 a.m. Reverend Brunner will provide the speech. On Memorial Day, thereContinue Reading

There were a lot of important topics covered during the Yuma School District-1 Board of Education meeting, held Monday night in the board room at the new district office. (The Pioneer skipped the meeting to watch the Nuggets’ historic win, but paid for it by having to spend Tuesday listeningContinue Reading