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Editor's note: This online version corrects the cost of attending the Yuma County Chamber of Commerce "Good Morning, Yuma!" breakfast on Thursday, Feb. 14.


I have been getting a lot of messages asking whether someone really did buy Hank’s Market on Foothills Boulevard. There’s a deal being worked out, but the potential new owner doesn’t want to go public just yet. He wants to wait until the deal is final. So be patient and stay tuned ...

Latino Farmer Symposium back on for Feb. 20


The Yuma County Chamber of Commerce crowned several winners at this year’s Annual Awards and Installation Dinner held on Jan. 18.


I’ve been receiving a deluge of emails and messages from readers distraught by rumors that JoAnn Fabric and Craft Store is closing. I hoped it was a false rumor because it’s one of my mother-in-law’s favorite stores (as it is for many of our readers), but I talked to the store manager, and i…

Cloudy, humid and cool is not the best weather for our leafy greens but we have little control over the weather. I do not know if it is a true El Niño pattern but it’s certainly different. I just hope we have lots of avocados and green onions by Super Bowl Sunday!

New year’s resolutions aren’t limited to hitting the gym or creating a budget. Many people also set a goal to find love in the new year. In fact, dating sites report that the first Sunday in January is the busiest day of the year. If you plan to join the search for love, read on!

CORRECTION: The story headlined “Quality Rehab Network is now FYZICAL Therapy,” previously listed the incorrect title for Rosemary Jose. She is the physician/community liaison. The Yuma Sun apologizes for the error.


Some readers might have noticed the transformation of the old Sant Drug Store, 419 W. 8th St. The building has now been painted with a rainbow of bright colors, including hot pink, lime green and lemon yellow.


Dr. Sarah Nilsson imagines a world with flying cars and unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly called drones, with Amazon PrimeAir dropping off deliveries in backyards 30 minutes after the order and people catching Uber Elevate to their next stops.

Better Business Bureau reports an increase of complaints regarding suspicious calls from scammers, claiming to be Social Security Administration employees, who are trying to get individual Social Security numbers and even money.

With more than 30 years of service and multiple deployments overseas, U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground Command Sgt. Maj. Jamathon Nelson is well aware of the immense importance of soldiers having the best equipment possible.

If you’re like me, you’re already looking at this new year with lots of excitement and plenty of optimism. But you know what they say — flavor the future with salt from the past.

Fans of the famous Kammann sausage now have to go around the corner from the old location to get their favorite specialty meat. The Olsen Specialty Meats business office, with its freezers full of Kammann sausage, carne asada, pollo asado and chorizo, is now at 1290 W. 8th Place, just a few …


Yuma residents and visitors sure know what they want, and it mostly centers around restaurants and grocery stores.


Business seems to be booming throughout Yuma County, and the Foothills is experiencing quite a bit of it. This week I’m reporting on several developments occurring in the Foothills/Fortuna area.

Yuma and Imperial counties are the primary source of the country’s winter leafy greens, broccoli, cauliflower and 60 or 70 other varieties of herbs and vegetables. Produce farming is unlike any other farming activity in terms of cost, intensity, labor needs, technology and risk. The farming …

Winter tourists like to shop, visit casinos and farms, ride ATVs in the desert and visit parks, according to a new Yuma winter visitation study.

BBB Scam Tracker is seeing regular reports from victims of SIM swapping, also known as SIM hijacking or cell phone porting. Hackers are using this tactic to gain control of victims’ cell numbers and access their social, email, and banking accounts.

A resume is not always enough. A resume might show a job seeker’s work experience, but it might not indicate if the person knows how to communicate effectively, if he or she knows how to think critically and solve problems, or if the candidate can collaborate and work in a team.

Lucy Shaw, library assistant II for Dateland and Roll libraries, has been chosen as the Yuma County Library District’s employee of the month for December. This award is to recognize an employee that inspires with their effort and attitude.

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Clear skies. Low 48F. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph.


Clear skies. Low 48F. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph.


Sunny. Becoming windy late. High around 65F. Winds W at 20 to 30 mph. Winds could occasionally gust over 40 mph.

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