Yuma County Democrats were able to hold their County Assembly last Wednesday, but it did not happen easily. County leaders already were setting up a system where delegates could vote by proxy. Then came word Wednesday morning of Yuma County’s first confirmed COVID-19 case. By that afternoon the Democrats hadContinue Reading

It appears for now that Yuma School District-1’s taxpayer-approved and BEST Grant-supported $32 million renovation/expansion project will proceed as scheduled. The Yuma-1 Board of Education was given a project update during its regular monthly meeting at the district office in beautiful downtown Yuma, Monday night. All five board members wereContinue Reading

Yuma High School boys basketball team had two selections to the 2019-20 All-Lower Platte Activities Association basketball team. The Indians won the league for the third straight year, running its LPAA winning streak to 24. Wray and Sedgwick County each ended up with the most selections with three. Yuma All-LPAAContinue Reading

The Yuma High School girls basketball team ended up with a total of three selections to the 2019-20 All-Lower Platte Activities Association basketball team. Yuma had two on the All-LPAA team and one honorable mention. League champion Holyoke and Wray each had three on the All-LPAA team. Yuma All-LPAA ReaganContinue Reading

The Lone Star girls, who won the program’s first league title in decades this past season, dominated the All-YWKC League Basketball Team selections. The Longhorns had four on the all-conference team, and two more honorable mention. They came one half away from reaching the state tournament this season, and returnContinue Reading

Oda (Odie) Ira Dutton, 93, of Cope, Colorado, passed away Friday, March 20, 2020 at his family farm outside of Cope. A private graveside service will be held on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at Cope Cemetery. Odie was born on September 20, 1926 at his family’s homestead northwest of CopeContinue Reading

On September 2, 1948 Mary Alene Perlenfein arrived at the Wray Hospital to bless the home of Alvin and Darlene (Hadley) Perlenfein. She had the usual childhood of attending Sunday School at the Methodist Church and getting awards for perfect attendance. When Mary was almost four she was joined byContinue Reading

Dexter Lewis Robertson died at the age of 91 in a Phoenix, Arizona, medical facility on March 18, 2020, as a result of complications from injuries suffered in a car accident in February. Dexter was born on September 30, 1928, in Yuma, Colorado to Glen W. Robertson and Olive I.Continue Reading