During the week of May 17-23, the Yuma Fire Department responded to 279 emergency calls for service, including:
SOMERTON – Free breakfasts and lunches will be served to children and teens beginning Monday in the federally funded Summer Food Service Program.
Dog Haus participates in food bank fundraiser
FRIENDS TO FOLLOW
The return to normalcy — in the sports world — is getting closer. On Thursday, the Arizona Interscholastic Association held a meeting via Zoom to endorse recommended guidelines in order to have a safe return to practice and competition.
Mesa del Sol will conduct lesson clinics for juniors on Tuesdays beginning June 2nd. Mesa del Sol will also host a junior competition each Thursday beginning June 4th. Currently, lesson groups are divided into a group preparing for high school golf, or from 12 to 17 years of age and a beginn…
Due to increased fire danger in southern Arizona, fire restrictions are now in effect on the U.S.Fish and Wildlife Service’s Kofa National Wildlife Refuge. Effective May 29, fire restrictions on the refuge prohibit the following acts: Building, maintaining, attending or using a fire, campfir…
DEAR DR. ROACH — In one of your recent columns a writer had Type 2 diabetes with an A1C level usually no higher than 6.2% controlled with oral medication. You said that level is so well-controlled that you wondered if the person needed the medication, and that many experts would reduce or el…
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DEAR SAVVY SENIOR — My husband and I are both in our late 60’s and have diabetes. We would like to find out if our diabetes increases our risk of getting the coronavirus. — Concerned diabetics
City budget presentation was impressive
This summer, the pool options in Yuma will look a little different.
A lot of people are wearing masks, but wearing a mask is having unintended consequences. Apparently this is making us feel like we’re invincible, like the virus can’t touch us. People wearing masks feel like they don’t have to observe the recommended 6-feet social distancing rule.
I sure am enjoying the cool weather, knowing it won’t last. The wind I could do without but we take the good with the less good. The early planted wheat is getting close to harvest and the cotton and melons are enjoying the warm days and cooler nights.
Workshop on new technologies for field crops
Grant fund helps businesses impacted by the virus reach customers
State and National News
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — America’s cities boarded up windows, swept up glass and covered graffiti Sunday as the country's most significant night of protests in a half-century promised to spill into another day of unrest fueled by killings of black people at the hands of police.
Target is temporarily closing 105 stores in 10 states after several were broken into during protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis last week.
The Latest on the death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck: