Ramblings on local ballot questions 2G. 2H and 3D

    It has been said politics is the ultimate game for adults.
    Well, at least one of my college instructors said that once. Don’t know why I remember that after all these years. Must have been awake in class that day.
    Anyway, the game definitely is underway, even here locally where the City of Yuma has gotten into it with two ballot questions, 2G and 2H.     Read More...

Autumn colors bursting forth in the YC

Here is but one example of the bright autumn colors that can be viewed in southern Yuma County. (Photo by Matt Vincent)     Colorado is renowned for its High Country aspen extravaganza, when the fall colors explode in brilliant gold, reds and yellows across vast mountainsides. So spectacular are the aspen that hikers, campers and photographers flock to remote places like Kenosha Pass, Maroon Bells near Aspen (naturally) and Rocky Mountain National Park by the thousands just to catch a brief glimpse of nature’s fall firework display.     Read More...

Security a focus with bond issue project

This conceptual drawing shows how the new secured main entrance to Yuma High School could look as seen from S. Main St. (Courtesy of CTA Architects Engineers    School security is one of the issues Yuma School District-1 officials are attempting to address with the proposed $17 million bond issue, question 3D on the upcoming ballot, for the Yuma High School campus.
    Unfortunately, security has become an overriding concern for school officials throughout the United States, thanks to a wave of school violence beginning with the Columbine shooting in 1999.     Read More...

3D's property tax impact

    The current bond issue from 2003, and Yuma School District-1’s proposed $17 million bond issue would be wrapped into one if voters approve the Yuma High School campus project — ballot question 3D — in the upcoming election.     Read More...


Notice is hereby given that a proposed budget has been submitted to the Board of Directors of the Yuma District Hospital for the ensuing year of 2017.  That a copy of such proposed budget has been filed in the office of the Chief Executive Officer of the Yuma District Hospital, where same is open for public inspection.  That such proposed budget will be considered at a regular meeting of the Board of Directors to be held at Yuma District Hospital, 1000 West 8th Avenue, Yuma, Colorado currently scheduled for November 23, 2016 at 7:30pm.  Any interested elector of such Yuma Hospital District may inspect the proposed budget and file or register any objections thereto at any time prior to the final adoption of the budget.
Dated: October 14, 2016
Board of Directors
Yuma Hospital District
By:  Polly Vincent, Secretary
Date of Publication: October 20, 2016
Name of Publication: The Yuma Pioneer, Inc.



Fund set up for fire victim
    A benefit fund has been set up for Vicki Rose, who lost belongings, as well as her three dogs, in a fire at her rental house in Eckley earlier this month.
    The fund is at Equitable Savings & Loan in care of Rose.
Yuma County Courthouse Coat Drive
    The second annual Yuma County Courthouse Coat Drive will be held October 11-28. 
    Please drop off  your new or gently used coats, scarfs, hats and gloves at the courthouse Monday-Friday from 8:30 – 4:30 by October 28. 
The coats and accessories will be distributed Saturday, October 29, at the WRAC from 8-12.

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