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

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