YMS girls having a good run Yuma Middle School’s A-team picked up a pair of big wins over the past week, along with more victories from the other YMS teams. The young Indians were at Sterling Middle School last Saturday, splitting four games with the Tigers. The A-team won 35-26,Continue Reading

On August 6, 1933, Betty Lou Aagesen was born on the Aagesen homestead in Washington County, which was located approximately 15 miles north and 5 miles west of Yuma. Betty was the second child born, but the first of three daughters of Harold and Gertrude (Hodgkins) Aagesen. Betty attended PleasantContinue Reading

Eva Louise Dietz of Kirk, Colorado, was born to David “Shorty” Thomason and Vera Lela (Johns) Thomason on May 4, 1939, in Cope, Colorado. Even at a young age, Eva was full of life. She always spoke of ice-skating, and how much she loved it as a child. She alsoContinue Reading

Rosemary Margaret Callahan was born April 24, 1948 in Wray, CO to Joseph and Jeanne Callahan. She died January, 19, 2020 in Ft. Collins, CO. Rosemary grew up in Wray, and graduated from Wray High School in 1966. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Colorado and thenContinue Reading

Gargoyles recently installed at the west end of town have caught the attention of many in the community. Yuma resident Rick Seedorf commissioned Lundeen Studio in Loveland to have them done, and put up on pedestals outside his farm shop off of Kamala St. west Yuma District Hospital & Clinics.Continue Reading

The “final” 2019-20 budget for the Yuma School District-1 was approved last June bur the real final budget approval took place Monday night during the Yuma-1 Board of Education’s regular monthly meeting. (The board held a budget workshop prior to the regular meeting.) Officially known as the “Change/Review Budget” asContinue Reading

Property tax statements for 2020 came out in the mail during the past week, and many in the Yuma area noticed quite an increase from 2019. The first inclination was that the Yuma-1 $16 million bond issue passed last November was the cause. While it did indeed increase property taxContinue Reading

Yuma School District-1 Board of Education received a progress update during its regular monthly board meeting, Monday night at the district office. Superintendent Dianna Chrisman told the board she was “floored with the progress so far.” Chad Rayl of owner’s representative Project One added that to date the project isContinue Reading

A busy and successful January continues for the Yuma High School boys wrestling team. The Indians had another great tournament run last Saturday, finishing second in the team standings at the Wiggins Invitational. They now get to wrestle on the home mat today, January 23, as they host a triangularContinue Reading