Border Patrol agents from the Yuma Sector arrested a suspected smuggler attempting to transport methamphetamine and cocaine through a checkpoint, while U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a man wanted on an Alabama murder case.Accord... Full story
Only a month after tempers flared at a Yuma City Council meeting over the mayor's request for additional travel dollars, how much money to allot for travel by elected officials again drew heated discussion as the council began work on the fiscal... Full story
UPDATED 6:45 p.m.: A wildfire along the Colorado River has charred 500 to 1,000 acres in the Imperial National Wildlife Refuge and the Picacho State Recreation Area.
As of Monday afternoon, it was reported as about 50 percent contained. The fire is ... Full story
Charges were filed in Yuma County Justice Court Monday against the man and woman arrested in connection with a recent gang-related attempted homicide.
In a brief arraignment hearing, Yuma Justice of the Peace Greg Stewart told 32-year-old Miguel "Ca... Full story
Jack Kretzer says his rights are being denied, and he doesn't know why. Specifically, he says it's his right to a restroom where somebody with disabilities, like him, can be accommodated while at the Yuma County Fair, and he wants Yuma County to do s... Full story
Of the almost 30 schools in the state that are a part of the Arizona Association of Junior High Student Councils, eighth-grade student Wade Sumner, 14, was recently named the Student Council Officer of the Year.During the 47th Annual Convention, Sumn... Full story
Yuma High School student Josh Owl, 18, recently received a number of scholarships that will help him pay for his tuition at the University of Arizona, where he hopes to use his education to ultimately become a biomedical engineer and help eradicate d... Full story
The Yuma University of Arizona Alumni Club has awarded $60,000 in scholarships to 37 high school seniors or junior college students heading to Tucson in the fall.Since 1991, the Yuma Chapter has awarded over 500 scholarships worth $877,000 to Yuma yo... Full story
Yuma County is closer to purchasing and renovating a Main Street building for more offices.Regular citizen watchdog Jack Kretzer made the only reply at a public hearing Monday regarding the project's planned financing, a $7.5 million loan. He said th... Full story
Fourth-grade students in Vicki Peterson's GAP (Gowan Achievement Program) science class watched with curiosity as she walked around the room with a worm farm for them to see up close.
The thin red invertebrates crawled through the soil as she explai... Full story