DENVER (April 23, 2020): The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) released a new public health order ordering workers in critical businesses and critical government functions to wear non-medical masks and gloves while at work to protect the health and welfare of the public. Public Health Order 20Continue Reading

To CHSAA Member Schools: We have proceeded with cautious optimism, holding on to a thread of hope that the spring season would be able to realistically resume, knowing that the health and safety of our sports communities would dictate our course of action. It was our hope to be ableContinue Reading

Yuma County Economic Development is conducting an online survey of how businesses are being impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The survey was first released late last week, and approximately 40 businesses filled out the survey in the first few days. Executive Director Phil Riggleman said the survey’s purpose was toContinue Reading

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