Board of directors elections will be held this spring for the Yuma Hospital District, Yuma Conservation District, and the Yuma Rural Fire Protection District of Yuma/Washington Counties. The special districts have calls for nominations in this week’s legal notices section. There are three seats up for election on the YumaContinue Reading

The Yuma City Council spent the majority last week’s regular meeting discussing snow removal. And that was before about eight to nine more inches fell on Yuma. Six of the seven council members were in attendance — Mayor Ron Swehla, Mayo Pro-tem Marc Shay, Dan Baucke, Marylu Smith-Dischner, Terri Frame,Continue Reading

Jody Brandner of NJC emailed library staff Monday, January 16, informing them that the mold tests taken in Yuma Public Library the week prior did, in fact, come back positive. In an update on Tuesday, January 24, Tracey Knox, Director of the Physical Plant Department of NJC, shared that BelforContinue Reading

The Year 2022 (Double Deuces) is coming to an end after what turned out to be an interesting 12 months. Annoying weather, particularly high winds, high heat and continued drought, definitely was a staple, though there also were elections, fires, the conclusion to Yuma School District-1’s $32 million expansion/renovation project,Continue Reading

The Yuma City Council held its final meeting of 2022, last week in the Council Chambers at Yuma City Hall in downtown Yuma. All seven members participated — Mayor Ron Swehla, Mayor Pro-tem Marc Shay, and Terri Frame, Marylu Smith-Dischner, Jerome Benish, Dan Baucke and Tim McClung. The council completedContinue Reading

Research shows that spending money on others and charities can boost wellbeing and promote happiness. That makes Colorado Gives Day, set for Tuesday, Dec. 6, potentially the happiest day in Colorado when Coloradans come together to give and support Colorado nonprofits. This year, Coloradans can give a buck to anyContinue Reading

It was a mixed bag of results for Yuma merchants on the official first weekend of the Christmas shopping season. Winterfest/Small Business Saturday — sponsored by the Yuma Chamber of Commerce, participating businesses and organizations — definitely was a big hit. Vehicles lined both sides of downtown for three blocksContinue Reading