Yuma Police Chief Jerry Thompson has addressed some of the comments going around following this past Tuesday’s silent protest at Veterans Park in Yuma. Thompson clarified that he did not specifically state that outsiders had been invited nor did he have knowledge of outside protestors being invited, but that the
The Yuma City Council voted during a special meeting on May 27 to rescind a resolution passed earlier in May stating the city would stick with the state’s Safer at Home plans. By rescinding the resolution, the city automatically came under the jurisdiction of the Yuma County variance, which had
Yuma is now part of the Yuma County variance to Safer at Home orders, following action taken by the Yuma City Council, Wednesday afternoon. The council held a brief special meeting, voting 6-0 to rescind the resolution it passed earlier in May stating the city was sticking with the state’s
The Yuma City Council had a long visit with Yuma District Hospital & Clinics representatives during last week’s regular meeting, which again was held virtually using Zoom. CEO Beth Saxton and Family Nurse Practitioner Heath Horton joined the council to discussion the local situation in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The State of Colorado finally approved Yuma County’s requested variance to Safer at Home rules, late Friday night. A county-wide task force including municipalities, the county and the hospitals, has been working on the plan for nearly a month, making adjustments to it at least twice before finally being approved
Yuma High School did its “drive through” graduation ceremony for the Class of 2020, Sunday afternoon, and now Otis High School is going to do a semi-virtual graduation on Friday. Thirty-seven of YHS’s 42-member Class of 2020 participated in the most-unusual commencement at the football field. Each graduate remained in