Helen Marie (Deterts) Brown was born on January 21, 1924 to Eert and Geskee (Stekker) Deterts in Vernon, Colorado. Helen attended school at the Vernon Lutheran School and graduated in 1942. She married Robert E. Brown in December of 1946 in Denver, Co and together had two daughters, Sharon KayContinue Reading

Eathon “Leon” Marr was born on August 17, 1930 to Mervin Marr and Junia Enid Mensendick in Franktown, Colorado. He passed away on January 14, 2020 in at the Yuma District Hospital in Yuma, Colorado at the age of 89. Leon attended the Yuma schools and graduated with the classContinue Reading

Northeastern Junior College’s Yuma Campus is now open and offering credit-bearing courses to residents of Yuma and surrounding communities for the spring semester of 2020. Registration is also open for short-term and ongoing adult education classes such as Annie’s Project and English as a second language (ESL). “We are extremelyContinue Reading

The Yuma City Council will be holding a workshop to discuss plans for the property just west of Indian Hills Golf Course that the city purchased last year. Councilman Dan Baucke raised the subject during the council’s regular meeting last week, its first meeting since early December. The city spentContinue Reading

It is only the middle of January but a league championship could be hanging in the balance, Friday in the Eagles Nest. “It will be a huge game for us,” Yuma High School boys basketball coach Dave Sheffield said. “There’s a lot implications involved.” The Indians started 2020 like theyContinue Reading

It seems like a new-look Yuma High School girls basketball team is evolving into a contender once again. The Indians have had two strong performances, including the 2020 debut at Akron, to improve to 3-4 overall, 1-0 in the Lower Platte Activities Association. It is just in time, too, asContinue Reading

Yuma’s wrestlers seem to get better every week. The Indians are at Wiggins for a tournament on Saturday after a great showing in Lamar last Saturday. “We wrestled really well at Lamar,” coach Rory Lynch said. Yuma finished second in the 17-team field. Lamar won its own tournament with 278Continue Reading

Yuma High School’s girls wrestlers have had a great 2020 so far, and have one more regular-season tournament. The Indians are in Loveland on Saturday for one last tournament before getting a week off prior to their regional tournament in early February. They also will have a dual at homeContinue Reading

Big typo in this week’s newspaper in the council article. The actual raise for the year for City Manager is $880, and for City Clerk/Treasurer is $750. Our sincerest apologies for having the wrong figures in the Pioneer!Continue Reading

Paul David Haywood, Jr. was born April 4, 1942 in Yuma, Colorado to Paul David Haywood Sr. and Helen Cecilia (Nickolaus) Haywood. He passed away on January 6, 2020 at the age of 77 after a long, five-year battle with pancreatic cancer. Paul spent his early years north of YumaContinue Reading