Eight high school seniors have been nominated by their school counselors or teachers to be recognized by the Yuma Sun Scholars program for outstanding achievements in the field of foreign language. They are among nearly 50 students chosen to be honored this year. Every area high school can nominate one student for each category: technical studie
For the second year in a row, the Tierra del Sol Sun Dragon Band and Choir has earned significant awards at a competition sponsored by Disneyland.For the 2013 contest, 34 fourth- and fifth-grade students from Tierra del Sol Elementary School traveled to Disneyland to participate in Disney's Music in the Parks Festival.The
Mike and Amy McLaren, of Yuma, would like to announce the engagement of their son, Brandon James McLaren to Amy Catherine Muir, the daughter of Mary and Dana David and Roger Muir, of Calias, ME.
Brandon is a Kofa High School graduate and served 2 years on an LDS mission in Fresno, CA. He is employed by the City of Yuma. Amy is currently
Nine high school seniors have been nominated by their school counselors or teachers to be recognized by the Yuma Sun Scholars program for outstanding achievements in the field of career/technical. They are among nearly 50 students chosen to be honored this year. Every area high school can nominate one student for each category: technical studies
Both speakers for the recent 2013 commencement at Arizona Western College and Northern Arizona University-Yuma share a love for higher education and the possibilities it provides. AWC commencement speaker Stephanie Rivas had her start at the local community college at the age of 5 in the original Child Development Learning Lab, as th
A young man found a $2 bill on the road. From that time on, he never lifted his eyes from the ground while walking. In the course of 40 years, he accumulated an interesting collection. This treasure comprised 29,516 buttons, 54,172 pens, 7 pennies, a bent back and a miserable disposition. He lost the glory of sunrise. Beautiful sunse
Vacation Bible school fundraiserCalvary Baptist Church, 101 W. 26th St., will have a fundraiser for Vacation Bible school from 2 to 7 p.m. today at Panda Express in Yuma Palms.You must have a flyer for the restaurant to donate 20 percent of your meal. Call 726-5655 or come by the church office.Benefi
The indigenous people of Mexico are being shown in a different light, held within a black-and-white landscape, unable to speak but having so much to say.They are the people of photographer Alejandra Platt's exhibit that is currently visiting the Yuma Art Center, 254 S. Main St. In her exhibit called “En el Nombre de Dios,&rdquo
Marine Corps Air Station Yuma recently hosted the inaugural children’s tour Intro to Devil Dogs 101, with the help of Marines, volunteers, teachers and parents from the local community.
Children from a handful of local elementary schools participated in the tour, which began on Ramada Field and finished on the flight line with a co
• Wellton Elementary School — Kindergarten Child Find for the 2013-14 school year will be from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through May 23. If you have children who will be 5 by Aug. 31, call 785-3311 to make an appointment. If you know of a child from birth to 5 with a disability or suspect disability, bring the child to Child Find.
MOTHERS'S DAY PROGRAMWHEN: 6 p.m. todayWHERE: San Luis High School, 1250 N. 8th Ave.GOING ON: The Gadsden Elementary School District music department will have its annual Mother's Day program celebration with the performances of the district marching band, mariachi, jazz and folkloric dancers; free
Artist Shaun Sosinski buys his paint in the hardware department and uses a paintbrush he has to shake between each use.For this Sosinski, inspiration lands on the canvas with a colorful hiss.The Yuma man has mastered making art with pencil. He also knows how to paint in the traditional style, using everything from waterco
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am writing on behalf of my mother. For the past 17 months she has been experiencing what she feels are parasites coming out of her skin. She has seen multiple doctors, including skin doctors. They have done blood tests, X-rays and endoscopies, and she has been given several medications, such as permethrin, melechion, stromectal
It takes a special event to turn a whole section of town into a giant art gallery.That's the magic of the North End Art Walk. This year's event is slated for 5 to 9 p.m. Friday.Businesses ranging from beauty salons to bars will open their doors to artists who will be showing off their works and eager to meet a
Many students are getting ready to graduate and some are asking what do I do next? Here are a few steps to help you along the way.Find your passion. What did you love doing while you were in school? This question can be for students graduating from high school or college. Finding your passion gives you power. The power to select the
DEAR DR. ROACH: For the past five years I have been using vaginal estrogen. I was first given Estradiol Cream. I have always had very thick, curly hair. In less than a week I started noticing hair coming out in my hands when washing it. Within a couple of months, my hair started to look thinner. Five years after starting the cream, my hair is no
Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Rose celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary on Saturday, March 30th. They married on April 1, 1938, in Gila Bend, Arizona. Rose is a retired farmer and his wife is a homemaker. They have four children, Roger (deceased) wife, Hilda Rose, Buddy (Donna) Rose, June (Mike) Aivazian and Julene (Mitch) Garcia. There are eleven gr
Howard and Carolyn Householder celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary on May 9th, 2013.
They were married in Covington, Indiana in 1963. They have 3 sons, Brian, Keith, and Eric and five grandchildren, Stephanie, Katie, Ryan, Mariah and Hannah.
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am an 80-plus-year-old man with rheumatoid arthritis. My doctor has reduced my methotrexate dosage due to his concern about kidney damage. He prescribed Tylenol. My question is whether Tylenol also has a potential problem for my kidneys. -- R.B.
ANSWER: Rheumatoid arthritis is a serious form of arthritis that can cause
We may not be able to grow raspberries in Yuma, but blackberries certainly enjoy our hot climate. By the beginning of April, white flowers are popping out all over blackberry bushes, and by May, delicious berries are ready for picking.Sandy Silvas, owner of Silvas Farm, has grown blackberry bushes for many years.“I
Growing up Yuman, Justin Marks always seemed to be around garages and tools, so it wasn't a surprise when he and a friend spent hundreds of hours last year in a mechanic shop on his family's farm restoring an antique tractor, making sure it looked and ran as it did 67 years ago.Marks said his stepfather gave him the 1946 Farmall H-mo
Effective Tuesday, the American Cancer Society's Cancer Resource Center will be located at the Yuma Regional Medical Center's Corporate Center at 32nd Street and 4th Avenue extension. Previously located at YRMC, the Cancer Resource Center moved due to renovations at the hospital.The volunteers at Cancer Resource Center can help with
Mildrima Lim leads by example and never hesitates to jump in and serve.The director of nursing at Life Care Center of Yuma gets to know her patients personally and follows through with their care even after they've been discharge from the facility.For these and other reasons, Lim received the Life Care Centers of America'
The possibility a centuries-old ship could be buried somewhere in the southwestern desert — not far from Yuma — is a legend treasure hunters have been pondering for many years.Could a Spanish galleon, perhaps carrying a cache of pearls, have sailed up into the Imperial Valley during flood waters, only to get stuck, forcin