Homecoming is being celebrated this week at Yuma High School. Students and staff have had a “dress up” theme each day. The theme today, Thursday, November 5, is “Meme Day” with all memes needing to be school appropriate. Friday will be Red & White Day. There have been some night-timeContinue Reading

Yields are down but prices are up as the local corn harvest approaches its end. The 2020 harvest started early, then reportedly slowed a bit as producers ran into high moisture. However, most of it has dried down again and the harvest likely will finish up this week while temperaturesContinue Reading

A second round of $5,000 grants through the Yuma County Small Business Relief Program is underway, but businesses need to move quickly as the deadline is November 9. There is a second round because funds are still available after the first go-around, despite it being well received with 65 grantsContinue Reading

Downtown Yuma will not become an expanded zone for liquor consumption. The Yuma City Council at last week’s regular meeting decided against pursuing an ordinance proposed during the previous council meeting. Trent Bushner of Tumbleweed Brewing and Wine Co. made the proposal at the October 6 meeting. He explained thatContinue Reading

Election season is almost over, so make sure to get your ballots turned in by 7 p.m. Tuesday, November 3. Many already have voted and returned their ballot. Yuma County Clerk and Recorder Bev Wenger reports that approximately 2,200 ballots had been returned as of 12 noon Monday. She saidContinue Reading

Yuma County leaders considering a second round of $5,000 grants to local businesses through the Small Business Relief Program. The deadline for the first round was October 9. Several took advantage as the county’s four local governments — Yuma County, Yuma, Wray and Eckley — have awarded a total ofContinue Reading

Yuma County has been moved to the more-restrictive Safer Level 2 by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, as COVID-19 cases have continued to rise. All of northeast Colorado counties now are at Level 2, except for Logan County, which has been moved to the even more-restrictive LevelContinue Reading

Vehicles are lined up along Cedar St. at the Highway 34 intersection, Saturday afternoon during the Trump Train rally held in Yuma. Approximately 50 vehicles, and their drivers and passengers, participated in the vehicular rally showing support for the president. Everyone gathered at the Yuma Community Center and Lake YumaContinue Reading

The 5:10 to Yuma could not take place this year, but organizer Alice Swanson went ahead with a 5K to Yuma, held Saturday morning. A total of 86 registered for the race. Swanson said she was happy with the turnout. Helena Chouinard was the overall fastest female, finishing in 25Continue Reading