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 AshContinue Reading

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 ballotsContinue Reading

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.Continue Reading

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 closedContinue Reading

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 theContinue Reading

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 AdministratorContinue Reading

A Yuma man is in Yuma County Jail facing multiple charges, including felony menacing, following a long standoff Sunday night into early Monday morning that led to a SWAT team being called to the scene. Jaime Varela Sr. was taken in to custody around 3 a.m. Monday, September 21. BesidesContinue Reading