The professional dancer facing charges for allegedly secretly videotaping victims with a hidden camera while they were undressing, including at least three instances in Yuma while he was a guest artist in community performances, has been offered a plea agreement and will consider it over the next few weeks.During a brief hearing in Y
On a Tuesday night in late January, Yuma Catholic point guard Madison Brazeel bent over at halfcourt — her hands on her hips while a fellow Shamrock was shooting free throws. You could see the physical frustration on the face of the visibly ill Brazeel. Every run up and down the court was a struggle for the junior guard, who spent
Migrant education, immigration reform and agricultural labor issues will be among topics covered in Yuma beginning Tuesday when the Arizona Interagency Farmworker Coalition hosts its annual convention here.Fernando Quiroz, the coalition's chairman, said the three-day conference will bring together representatives of government agenci
Avenue 3E Bridge, Gila Ridge Road to 24th StreetA contractor working for ADOT is improving and widening the Avenue 3E Bridge located between Gila Ridge Road and 24th Street in Yuma. The project is a cooperative effort between ADOT and the city of Yuma and is scheduled for completion in summer 2013.The overall project inc
Got a sharp knife and a smokin' family recipe? Yuma Lettuce Days will give you the chance to see how your creation stacks up against the best in the West – or at least the best in Yuma.Five different cooking contests will be held over the two-day festival, as follows:Saturday 9:30-10 a.m.
It’s common practice for sports fans to compare great athletes from the past to modern day players. In most instances, everyone agrees that today’s athletes are bigger, stronger, faster and better trained than anyone in past generations. But for the sake of argument, I would like to give you five athletes that could play in
At a union meeting Sunday evening, 99 percent of Yuma County Area Transit (YCAT) bus operators voted in favor of a strike if contract negotiations fall through this week. “The operators here in Yuma – as you can tell 99 percent – that's one big show of discontent with the employer out here,” said Bob Bean, pre
As the new Democratic leader in Yuma County, Maria Chavoya sees her mission as going beyond increasing the party's membership and raising funds for 2014 campaigns.Her role, she says, also is making sure Democrats — and, for that matter, resident around the county — are politically engaged.A month into her post
The Foothills may not have a mascot, but they sure have a favorite fellow.He's the late Hank Schechert. Every year Foothills residents put on Hank Days, celebrating the legacy of the man credited with developing the area.“He had the vision and the gumption and the stamina to do it!” said Doreen Cal
Agri-U features seminars, cooking, field tripYuma's Agri-University, a new agriculture education program launched this year by the Yuma Visitors Bureau, includes five weeks of seminars with a field trip and culinary class. The second session of Agri-U will be offered Feb. 11 to March 15.To register for Agri-U, stop
Microsoft Word classA class on the use of Microsoft Word, intermediate level, will be presented from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at the Arizona Western College Entrepreneurial Center (Room 115), 1351 S. Redondo Center Drive. Liz Davis will be the instructor.Cost of $99 includes materials and hands-on computer use.
You would have to be a little older or know your T.V. trivia to enjoy Abbott and Costello’s old comedy routine, “Who’s on first?” It’s a classic baseball routine where the comedy duo confuse each other and make us laugh. The 2013 version could easily be the changes of coaches in the NFL and college football
All five seats on local district governing boards that remained vacant after the November election have been filled.Yuma County School Superintendent Tom Tyree announced that Barbara Foote had been appointed to the Yuma Elementary District 1 governing board, Cynthia Quiroz and Rosa Bustillos to the Wellton Elementary School District