Below are interviews with each of the candidates in the Yuma City Council election. DAN BAUCKE Dan Baucke knows a thing or two or more about being a Yuman. He is running for another term on the Yuma City Council. The lifelong Yuma resident graduated from Yuma High School inContinue Reading

The ballots for the City of Yuma Council Election arrived in the mail late last week. Electors have until 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 2, to return their ballot to Yuma City Hall, 320 S. Main St.. One also can mail it back in if get using the proper postageContinue Reading

The Yuma County Commissioners unanimously passed a resolution last week “opposing the entry, transportation, employment and settlement of illegal immigrants in Yuma County, Colorado.” The action came during the commissioners regular meeting on March 12. Mike Leerar, board chairman, and fellow commissioners Scott Weaver and Adam Gates voted in favor.Continue Reading

Yuma High School will be hosting boys and girls Class 3A regionals Friday and Saturday in The Pit. It will be the first time both teams are home for regional since 2019. The girls won their district last weekend at Manual High School and are the fifth seed in theContinue Reading

The Yuma City Council learned of the new ownership for Kentec Communications, Inc. during its regular meeting last week. Mayor Ron Swehla, Mayor Pro-tem Marc Shay, Terri Frame, Tim McClung, Jerome Benish and Marylu Smith-Dischner were in attendance. Dan Baucke was absent. The city has a franchise agreement with KCIContinue Reading

The Yuma schools have a new tool to help communicate and locate people in the case of an emergency. Yuma High School Principal Brady Nighswonger and School Resource Officer DJ Hass made a presentation about the safety app called Emergent3, during the Yuma-1 Board of Education’s regular meeting this pastContinue Reading

On February 16, 2024 at 8 a.m., the Yuma County Board of Commissioners met in regular session. Chairman Mike Leerar, Commissioner Scott Weaver, Commissioner Adam Gates, and Administrator Brandi Ritchey were present throughout the day. The Commissioners reviewed and signed accounts payable and discussed various meetings attended throughout the priorContinue Reading