Yuma School District-1 now is actively seeking feedback from the students in regards to the pending mascot change. The Yuma-1 Board of Education held a work session Monday night in the Yuma Middle School Commons to get more public input. It was decided by the end of the meeting tryContinue Reading

The Delta variant is driving a surge in COVID-19 cases in Yuma County, and throughout most of northeast Colorado. The Northeast Colorado Health Department reported that, based on reports from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), that nearly all the new cases are due to the DeltaContinue Reading

It is a quick turnaround for the Yuma High School football team after last Friday’s heartbreaking loss at Wiggins. The Tribe hosts Burlington today, October 14, in a rare Thursday night varsity game. It is the first Thursday night varsity football game in decades, if ever, though Thursday games areContinue Reading

Yuma High School’s volleyball team is running short on opportunities to get on a roll. The Indians are 6-10 overall, 1-5 in the Lower Platte Activities Association, heading into this week. They are home today, October 14, against Class 3A Sterling, then host rival Wray on Tuesday. They remain inContinue Reading

Yuma High School’s cross country runners will close out the regular season today, October 14, at the Strasburg Invitational, held in nearby Byers. The runners then well gear up for the regional meet next week with state aspirations in the balance. YHS hosted the Indian Hills Twilight Cross Country Invitational,Continue Reading

The Otis High School football team had a fun Homecoming game, last Saturday on a beautiful fall autumn afternoon. The Bulldogs cruised to an 82-38 victory over winless Kit Carson — normally a 6-man power that is struggling this season. Otis, 3-4, can pull even on the season when theyContinue Reading

The Otis volleyball team has won four straight matches heading into Friday’s YWKC League match at Hi-Plains. The Bulldogs also have a league match Tuesday at Bethune. They are 7-10 overall, 2-1 in league play. Otis extended its winning streak with two wins last week. It began October 5 withContinue Reading

Eva Arleen (Townley) Beaman was born November 29, 1929 to Jesse H. and Myrtle O. (Hobbs) Townley in Calhan, CO. She grew up and attended school in Calhan. On April 6, 1947 she married Rex G. Beaman. While living in Colorado their children Laynetta, Glenda, and Wayne were born. TheyContinue Reading

Gale Lee Wiebers, a long time Holyoke resident, died October 1, 2021 at age 76 following a hard-fought battle with diabetes and renal disease. Gale was born October 2, 1944 in Sterling, Colorado to Lloyd and Mary Cecil (Sloan) Wiebers. As a child, Gale attended the Rockland School and graduatedContinue Reading

Bennie Ybarra, 74 of Greeley, Colorado, passed away at his home on Monday, September 27, 2021. Bennie was born on October 10, 1946 in Brush, Colorado, to Eulogio and Mary Ann (Almarez) Ybarra. Bennie lived in Brush and moved to Greeley 23 years ago. He worked as a butcher, whichContinue Reading