Adam Gates cruised to victory for the Yuma County Commissioner District 1 seat, and Yuma voters again rejected a sales tax increase, in the mid-term election that came to an end this past Tuesday, November 8. Unofficial results Tuesday night showed a total of 2,978 ballots cast in Yuma County,Continue Reading

The local corn harvest definitely is in full swing now, and is turning out to be a decent one all things considered. The dryland harvest did not amount to anything, of course considering the dry, hot, windy conditions, and irrigated corn struggled a bit. Still, area receiving stations are reportingContinue Reading

The 2022 mid-term election season is nearing its end as the mail-in ballots must be returned to one’s respective county clerk’s office by 7 p.m. on Tuesday, November 8. Locally, Adam Gates and Dwain Weinrich are running for Yuma County Commissioner District 1. Several county-elected positions are unopposed as RepublicansContinue Reading

The Yuma County Cattlemen’s Association annual 2022-23 YCCA Original Feedlot Performance and Carcass Contest will kick off with the delivery of steers to Schramm Feedlot on Saturday November 12. Steers may be delivered during the week prior to November 12 if unable to deliver on that date, but one shouldContinue Reading

Full-time operations at the Yuma County Jail are being suspended. Sheriff Todd Combs made the announcement last week, stating that his office is unable to maintain a staff schedule that allows for a safe environment for the inmates or the staff at this time. It is a situation that hasContinue Reading

Make a plan to vote! Make your voice heard! Ballots for the November 8, 2022, General Election have been mailed and you should receive your ballot by the end of the week of October 17. The General Election will be conducted as an all-Mail Ballot Delivery Election. Is it possibleContinue Reading

The National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Foundation is a nonprofit organization that honors and remembers firefighters who have lost their lives in the line of duty. On October 21, 2022, the family of Darcy Stallings traveled to Emmitsburg, Maryland to attend the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service. The National Fallen FirefightersContinue Reading

Adam Gates will face plenty of challenges if elected Yuma County Commissioner. Gates is the Republican candidate for the District 1 seat in the November 8 mail-in election, winning the Republican primary in June. “I get a good vibe wherever I go,” Gates said. “It’s been a fun campaign. IContinue Reading