As of today, March 13, Yuma School District-1 still plans on resuming classes after spring break on March 23. However, the district also acknowledged that could change between now and then. Following is the full statement the district put on its website COVID-19 Update – March 13, 2020 By:Continue Reading

There is a new development in town that is generating a lot of interest. Three Yuma men — Shane Galles, Justin Coughlin and Chad Rayl — have teamed up to create Revive Management, with an eye on creating a quality rental housing development on an approximately three-acre lot between N.Continue Reading

Feral cat program a success The Trap Neuter Return (TNR) program conducted by the City of Yuma late last week was a success. With the help of Metro Denver Cat and Animal Assistance Foundation, Tom Parks, and Prairie Winds Veterinary Clinic, LLC the initial phase of the TNR program resultedContinue Reading

There is another one in the race as Dave Blach has announced his candidacy for Yuma County Commissioner District 3. Blach is running as a Democrat. He is the fourth to announce their intention of running for the District 3 seat. The field includes incumbent Robin Wiley, a Republican, RayContinue Reading

Betsy Blecha of Wray announced this week her candidacy for the Yuma County Commissioner District 2 seat. She is running as an unaffiliated candidate. There are now five running for the season, Democrat incumbent Dean Wingfield, Republicans Chris Wood and Scott Weaver, and Mindy Whomble, who also is running unaffiliated.Continue Reading

The Yuma County Commissioners have received a number of requests for information and/or comment regarding recent community conversations concerning retail marijuana establishments in Yuma County. Based on the requests received, we have identified the need to clarify communication channels and reaffirm the official position of the Yuma County Board ofContinue Reading

It is the Great 8 once again for the Yuma High School wrestling team. Qualifying eight wrestlers for the state tournament is pretty dang sweet, particularly if a few, or even half, can somehow find their way to the medal stand by the end of the tourney. YHS wrestling hasContinue Reading

The first significant phase of the Yuma School District-1’s $32 million renovation/expansion project already is completed. Yuma-1 Board of Education unanimously approved the schematic design during its regular monthly meeting, Monday night at district headquarters in downtown Yuma. Board president Dan Ross, and board members Duane Brown, Kim Langley andContinue Reading

By Joyce Lightle The South Fork Republican River Coalition was pleased with the more than 60 people who came to the meeting on February 10 in Burlington to hear of the plans for the restoration of the Republican River in the Bonny Dam area. Early in 2018, an alliance wasContinue Reading