The semifinal field has been set as the Class 1A District 5 Tournament now moves to Wray High School, Friday and Saturday, after top seeds hosted the quarterfinals earlier this week. The Lone Star girls are the top seed in their bracket, Haxtun is the top seed in the boysContinue Reading

It is the Great 8 once again for the Yuma High School wrestling team. Qualifying eight wrestlers for the state tournament is pretty dang sweet, particularly if a few, or even half, can somehow find their way to the medal stand by the end of the tourney. YHS wrestling hasContinue Reading

The first significant phase of the Yuma School District-1’s $32 million renovation/expansion project already is completed. Yuma-1 Board of Education unanimously approved the schematic design during its regular monthly meeting, Monday night at district headquarters in downtown Yuma. Board president Dan Ross, and board members Duane Brown, Kim Langley andContinue Reading

By Joyce Lightle The South Fork Republican River Coalition was pleased with the more than 60 people who came to the meeting on February 10 in Burlington to hear of the plans for the restoration of the Republican River in the Bonny Dam area. Early in 2018, an alliance wasContinue Reading

Yuma Museum and City of Yuma representatives met a few times last week ironing out a new lease as the museum moves forward with a grant application for its planned renovation project. Tempers were a bit flared after the initial meeting, last Monday, but it calmed down a bit asContinue Reading

Mindy Whomble has announced she is running as an unaffiliated candidate for Yuma County District Commissioner, District 2. She joins incumbent Dean Wingfield, a Democrat, and Republicans Chris Wood and Scott Weaver, in the race for the District 2 seat. Following is her announcement: “Born and raised in western NebraskaContinue Reading

The Yuma-1 Board of Education covered a lot of topics during its regular monthly meeting, Monday night at district headquarters in downtown Yuma. The district’s $32 million expansion/renovation project covered a main portion of the meeting, but there was plenty else to cover. Board president Dan Ross, and board membersContinue Reading

Yuma High School’s wrestlers enjoyed another strong showing in the challenging Class 2A Region 3 Tournament, last weekend in Sterling. The Indians finished third in the final team standings, after finishing second last year, and again qualified eight for the Class 2A State Tournament, Thursday through Saturday at the PepsiContinue Reading

Yuma High School’s boys basketball team will be looking to put the finishing touches on another perfect run through the Lower Platte Activities Association, Friday night. The Indians, 15-2 entering the final week of the regular season, first host Holyoke today, February 20, in a nonleague game (the first match-upContinue Reading