Northeastern Junior College’s Yuma Campus is now open and offering credit-bearing courses to residents of Yuma and surrounding communities for the spring semester of 2020. Registration is also open for short-term and ongoing adult education classes such as Annie’s Project and English as a second language (ESL). “We are extremelyContinue Reading

The Yuma City Council will be holding a workshop to discuss plans for the property just west of Indian Hills Golf Course that the city purchased last year. Councilman Dan Baucke raised the subject during the council’s regular meeting last week, its first meeting since early December. The city spentContinue Reading

Big typo in this week’s newspaper in the council article. The actual raise for the year for City Manager is $880, and for City Clerk/Treasurer is $750. Our sincerest apologies for having the wrong figures in the Pioneer!

Chris Wood is running as a Republican for Yuma County Commissioner, District 2. The seat currently is held by Democrat Dean Wingfield, who announced in December his bid for re-election. Wood, a Wray-area resident, is a family man with a history of more than 100 years of family farming inContinue Reading

It is obvious what is up with Yuma School District-1 in 2020. Anybody heard of a little $32 million expansion/renovation project that will kick into high gear this year? However, there is still the matter of education and meeting other needs for the school district. Superintendent Dianna Chrisman said thatContinue Reading

The Yuma County government has begun the new year with a new budget. Yuma County’s General Fund expenditures have been set at $6.25 million in 2020, an increase of about $80,000 from last year. The General Fund includes all of the elected officials offices, as well as several other departmentsContinue Reading