The Implementation Science Center for Cancer Control at the University of Colorado School of Medicine wants to understand what patients’ value about their health and how they go about making decisions to get screening or take other actions to prevent health problems. We are currently looking for rural community membersContinue Reading

Sterling, Colo. – October 16, 2020: The atmosphere of COVID-19 has been “do this and do that,” and that will stop the spread of COVID-19. But why? Why does a mask work? Why does wearing a mask in a business matter? Think about it: wearing a mask puts you inContinue Reading

Approximately 50 parents attended a special meeting of the Yuma School District-1 Board of Education, held last Thursday night in the Yuma High School auditorium. The meeting provided a forum for the public to comment on the district’s COVID-19 response. All five board members were in attendance — President DanContinue Reading

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