Corona del Sol just didn’t stop running. Nor did the Aztecs start missing.
The Aztecs topped the Kofa girls basketball team 69-44 on Tuesday at Rillos Gym.
“They just outran us,” Kings coach Mary Kaye Garcia said. “They beat us down the court. And they made their shots. Almost all of their shots fell. They
Now in year three of a one-to-one initiative to purchase netbooks for students in lieu of textbooks, the Yuma Union High School District is already looking ahead to year four.
With a total of over 10,500 netbooks purchased for freshman classes over the last three years, the district is now working to form a committee of instructors to di
A cold front moving into the Yuma area from the northwest will bring low temperatures expected to dip down into the 30s this weekend.
The frigid arctic air is traveling down through the Pacific Northwest, following the jet stream south before swinging east into Arizona from southern California.
According to the National Weather S
City of Yuma residents are invited to apply for the 2014 Neighborhood Leadership Academy, a detailed program for citizens to learn about the city's various departments while touring city facilities and related amenities such as a fire station, Yuma Art Center and historic Downtown Yuma.
The Neighborhood Leadership Academy is an effort to
A request for a continuance by the defense attorney representing a 23-year-old Yuma man arrested in connection to a recent homicide attempt was granted after he informed the court he would need some time to review a plea agreement with his client.
Attorney Levi Gunderson of the Yuma County Public Defender's Office, who represents Yonatha
The Yuma Police Department is searching for a driver in connection with a hit-and-run collision Sunday night involving a pedestrian.
According to police, shortly after 8:30 p.m. a 27-year-old man was walking westbound inside a crosswalk at the intersection at 20th Street and Avenue B when he was struck by a black four-door passenger car.
City Finance Director Pat Wicks came bearing what he believes is glad tidings for the customers of Yuma city water and sewer services.
If approved this month by the Yuma City Council, the city will go to monthly utility billing effective Feb. 1. Currently, the city bills its utility customers every other month. The council is scheduled t
As a follow-up to the Yuma Sun editorial about the Yuma Catholic football team, I need to share this with all of you.
I had the privilege to photograph the state championship game Saturday, and noticed the crowd supporting Round Valley outnumbered Yuma Catholic’s supporters 2-to-1.
Then I realized there is only one high sch
On Thursday, we turn a new page in the digital age; our YumaSun.com website becomes a paid model.
It’s a big change, we know. Television programming used to be free, too, but it’s been a paid model for a long time. A lot of radio content is also paid now. But we’re still giving viewers 15 articles per month at no charge
When it comes to keeping children safe, there’s a fine line between privacy and safety.
Schools are starting to explore that line by using technology to keep tabs on students, according to a recent USA Today article.
One Ohio school, for example, uses cards that record when a child gets on and off the bus. The school says i
I was sorry to see the letter regarding the American and Canadian flag. I have one and fly it with pride as a symbol of the friendship between our countries. I might point out that it was made and bought in Arizona. I am sure it is never flown with any disrespect intended.
I am looking forward to visiting again this winter and enjoy the
While the largest demonstration since Tiananmen Square took place in Kiev, Ukraine, the White House was silent. 400,000 Ukrainians demonstrated opposition to the signing of a trade agreement with Russia.
Russian President Putin, using Russia’s fuel as an economic weapon, has threatened to cut off fuel to the Ukraine this winter if
What, exactly, is it with cinemas in Yuma? It’s my understanding that Robert Redford and Bruce Dern are currently delivering Oscar-worthy performances in “All is Lost,” and “Nebraska,” respectively. Yet have these movies appeared in Yuma? No. Will they ever? Not likely. Honestly, why must discriminating moviegoers i
When many of us were youngsters, the new Sears opened up on 32nd Street. What a glorious event. They had some of the shiniest new stuff we had ever seen. Never had we seen a store that offered up so many things. And jobs! Donny went to work there, and still does! He just has moved from shoes to refrigerators. Larry got a job schlepping tires. Ed
Every day, the employees at Crossroads Mission help a large number of people in need, including the homeless and those struggling with addiction.
Because of the nature of their work, they are at high risk for tuberculosis.
However, for several years they have not been tested for TB, as the disease is commonly known.
Planned Parenthood Arizona is shifting its focus in Yuma County from health care delivery to advocacy and education.
The organization is closing its health center, located at 1455 W. 16th St., and introducing a regional health education and coordination model, which includes hiring a full-time regional health coordinator.
An 18-year-old Yuma man has been charged by the Douglas County District Attorney's Office in Kansas with 12 criminal offenses, including six counts of rape, multiple sodomy and battery charges and one count of kidnapping.
According to the Douglas County District Attorney's Office, each count involves offenses that allegedly occurred befo
The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public's help in identifying the man who was struck and killed by a motorist late Saturday night on Highway 95.
According to Public Information Officer Alfonso Zavala of the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office, the deceased man is described as a Hispanic male between 20-30 years of
From Staff Reports@YumaSunSportsGila Ridge opened the season with a 3-1 win over San Luis Monday, extending its wins streak to seven games dating back to last year.Hawks center midfielder Caroline Durfee tweaked her knee early said coach Jon Gronbach, and she could miss a week or two. But he said he was impressed with Kylie Wel
Two people are in custody following a traffic stop Monday morning by officers with the Arizona Department of Public Safety. It happened at 7:21 a.m. in the parking lot of a Yuma motel.
According to Officer Carrick R. Cook, DPS spokesman, the incident began when officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle occupied by 22-year
The 20th annual Sports Turf and Equipment Show will be held from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Yuma Civic Center, 1440 W. Desert Hills Drive.
The Turf Show is geared toward professional turf managers but is open to anyone wanting to learn more about the latest technologies and strategies for turf or lawn care.
The annual sh
In one of the shortest sessions ever, the Yuma County Board of Supervisors discussed whether the county is allowed to donate items it no longer needs, or if it has to sell them, even if only for a dollar.
In a meeting that took less than 25 minutes, the supervisors briefly debated whether the county could outright donate surplus equipmen
The results of a survey given to students, parents and businesses in regards to a possible Joint Technical Education District will be discussed at a Yuma Union High School District board meeting Wednesday.
As the Yuma County JTED Committee is currently working to complete a plan to submit to the State Board of Education, they conducted a
It’s time to find the balance again between commercialism and the holiday spirit.
Thanksgiving is oftentimes lost in the push for sales.
This year alone, retailers offered up pre-Black Friday deals to lure in shoppers. Several opened their doors on Thanksgiving Day, too, before the annual Black Friday shopping frenzy. And t