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

Dwain Weinrich said his extensive experience in leadership roles would serve him well as a Yuma County Commissioner. Weinrich is running for the District 1 seat in the November 8 mail-in election. He is running as an unaffiliated candidate. He retired earlier this year from Smithfield Hog Production after 29Continue Reading

Ballots for the upcoming election are being mailed out next week to all active eligible voters. There are a few local issues on the ballot. Adam Gates and Dwain Weinrich are running for Yuma County Commissioner District 1. Look for articles about the two candidates in next week’s edition. SeveralContinue Reading

The Yuma City Council spent about another hour last Thursday evening discussing the 2023 budget. The council and city administration are looking at ways to cut back next year’s budget if the 1.5-percent sales tax increase ballot question does not pass in the upcoming mail-in election. The new sales taxContinue Reading

It is Homecoming Week at Yuma High School. The festivities began Monday night with a bonfire in the sports complex parking lot. Tuesday was PJ Day, and there was a free movie that evening in the Commons. Wednesday was Tourist Day for dress-up. There was a class sidewalk decorating contestContinue Reading

Community members touched on a wide variety of topics at the Yuma School District-1 Board of Education’s regular monthly meeting, Monday night in downtown Yuma. Approximately 30 people crowded into the board room, with several signing up for visitors comments. All five board members were in attendance, Duane Brown, LindseyContinue Reading

The Yuma Art Association will open the doors to its annual Art Show and Sale Friday morning, Oct. 7, at 8 a.m. to accept entries. If you are an artist of any age or skill level in any medium, bring your recent work to the First Presbyterian Church, 110 W.Continue Reading

The Yuma Museum Board has received a donation of $200 from a previous board member. She then challenged the board to find 50 people to meet or exceed her donation. With that amount of money, the museum will have enough to meet the expense of a new heating and coolingContinue Reading