Yuma High School will be hosting boys and girls Class 3A regionals Friday and Saturday in The Pit. It will be the first time both teams are home for regional since 2019. The girls won their district last weekend at Manual High School and are the fifth seed in theContinue Reading

The Yuma City Council learned of the new ownership for Kentec Communications, Inc. during its regular meeting last week. Mayor Ron Swehla, Mayor Pro-tem Marc Shay, Terri Frame, Tim McClung, Jerome Benish and Marylu Smith-Dischner were in attendance. Dan Baucke was absent. The city has a franchise agreement with KCIContinue Reading

The Yuma schools have a new tool to help communicate and locate people in the case of an emergency. Yuma High School Principal Brady Nighswonger and School Resource Officer DJ Hass made a presentation about the safety app called Emergent3, during the Yuma-1 Board of Education’s regular meeting this pastContinue Reading

On February 16, 2024 at 8 a.m., the Yuma County Board of Commissioners met in regular session. Chairman Mike Leerar, Commissioner Scott Weaver, Commissioner Adam Gates, and Administrator Brandi Ritchey were present throughout the day. The Commissioners reviewed and signed accounts payable and discussed various meetings attended throughout the priorContinue Reading

By Brian Porter RockyMountainVoice.com Brian Urdiales, a Realtor and former member of City Council in Fort Morgan, has announced he will seek the Republican nomination for Colorado House District 63. The seat is presently held by Rep. Richard Holtorf, R-Akron, the minority whip in the Colorado House of Representatives. Holtorf,Continue Reading

The Yuma Chamber of Commerce held its Business of the Year Mixer last Thursday at Cobblestone Inn & Suites. Several award winners were announced during the event. The Large Business of the Year Award went to Smithfield Hog Production (top left). Pictured with Chamber Director Arturo Moran are Smithfield’s AlondraContinue Reading

By Marianne Goodland State Capitol Correspondent Democratic lawmakers at the state Capitol have started their efforts to allow local governments to regulate pesticides, despite testimony from farmers and their allies that pests and weeds don’t respect county boundaries. House Bill 1178, sponsored by Reps. Cathy Kipp of Fort Collins andContinue Reading

Yuma District Hospital has been authorized by the board of directors to access up to $2 million of the district’s investments to help cover operations cost. The move came during the YDH Board’s regular monthly meeting on January 24. Interim CEO Ted Beckman made the request to board members MonicaContinue Reading