Yuma County Economic Development is conducting an online survey of how businesses are being impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The survey was first released late last week, and approximately 40 businesses filled out the survey in the first few days. Executive Director Phil Riggleman said the survey’s purpose was toContinue Reading

Yuma County Democrats were able to hold their County Assembly last Wednesday, but it did not happen easily. County leaders already were setting up a system where delegates could vote by proxy. Then came word Wednesday morning of Yuma County’s first confirmed COVID-19 case. By that afternoon the Democrats hadContinue Reading

It appears for now that Yuma School District-1’s taxpayer-approved and BEST Grant-supported $32 million renovation/expansion project will proceed as scheduled. The Yuma-1 Board of Education was given a project update during its regular monthly meeting at the district office in beautiful downtown Yuma, Monday night. All five board members wereContinue Reading

The Colorado Division of Insurance announced this morning that they have adopted an emergency regulation to allow a COVID-19 Related Special Enrollment Period for enrollment in an individual (or family) health benefit plan. It is a 15 day enrollment period beginning March 20, 2020 and ending April 3, 2020. CoverageContinue Reading

The Yuma County Government announced late Wednesday afternoon that all county facilities would be closed to the public effect Thursday, March 19. Following is the statement: YUMA COUNTY OPERATIONS DURING COVID-19 Dateline: WRAY, CO, March, 2020 — The Yuma County Commissioners have been closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and, atContinue Reading

A lodging tax will be among the questions before City of Yuma voters when they receive their ballots in the mail. April 7 is the official City of Yuma Municipal Election date, which also includes a race for the Yuma City Council. However, the city has gone to a mail-inContinue Reading