Presbyterian fundraiser First Presbyterian Church is holding a drive-thru chili dinner fundraiser to finish paying for the newly installed stained glass windows. Pre-order a bowl of chili and cinnamon roll by October 7 and pick up on Sunday, October 18 from 5-6 p.m. in the alley between Main and Ash
Amongst the COVID restrictions and the media outpour, the General Election is fast approaching! The Yuma County Clerk’s office has been diligently working on ensuring your ballots are created properly and getting ready to mail. New registrations and registrations are transacted on a daily basis. Overseas Military and citizens ballots
Yuma County Commissioners Dean Wingfield, Trent Bushner, and Robin Wiley met September 30, for their end of month business meeting. Kara Hoover and staff met with the Commissioners in a Human Services Meeting. Melanie Fisher presented the financial report and most items are within the budgeted amount for this time
COVID-19 cases have continued to rise in Yuma County over the past week, including hitting the Yuma schools, and a Yuma County department to a lesser extent. Yuma County had 33 active cases as of Thursday’s update on the Northeast Colorado Health Department’s new COVID-19 dashboard on its website, nchd.org.
As of last report, there were eight confirmed cases of COVID-19 within the Yuma schools, and approximately 280 students and staff under 14-day quarantine. And probably at least 100 more have joined them in remote learning, as all of YHS, which had 172 in quarantine as of Tuesday, is closed
Grants of up to $5,000 are being made available to small businesses in Yuma County that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Yuma County government and the municipalities of Yuma, Wray and Eckley have established the Small Business Relief Program. It is part of CARES Act funding the
The State of Colorado recently released guidelines to allow for indoor visitations at residential care facilities. However, neither Yuma Life Care Center nor The Harmony Home are moving toward indoor visitations at this time. In fact, both have stopped outdoor and window visitations as well. Yuma Life Care Center Administrator