Known ‘round the Yuma community as the face of Strategic Partnerships/Vinculación at Arizona Western College, Linda Elliot-Nelson adds another title to her portfolio: Arizona Women in Higher Education (AWHE)’s Woman of the Year.
The Yuma County Justice Center took a major step to returning to normal operations earlier this month by no longer limiting access to the building to just people who have court proceedings or those needing essential services
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The Yuma School District One governing board convenes Monday at 5:30 p.m. for its regular monthly meeting, which will stream virtually via YouTube Live at www.youtube.com/yumaschooldistrict1.
NEW YORK (AP) — Ned Beatty, the Oscar-nominated character actor who in half a century of American movies, including “Deliverance,” “Network” and “Superman,” was a booming, indelible presence in even the smallest parts, has died. He was 83.
TARRYTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Wasabi could be the flavor of the year at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show. Or it might have a taste for Bourbon.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — New COVID-19 cases are declining across most of the country, even in some states with vaccine-hesitant populations. But almost all states bucking that trend have lower-than-average vaccination rates, and experts warn that relief from the pandemic could be fleeting in re…
LOS ANGELES (AP) — During the darkest days of the coronavirus pandemic, Martha Medina would occasionally slip into her shuttered store on Los Angeles’ oldest street to ensure everything was secure.
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago bus driver looking for a way to relieve stress during the coronavirus pandemic jumped into Lake Michigan for a 365th straight day on Saturday.
BEIRUT — Lebanon has vaccinated a daily record of people against COVID-19, raising the total number of shots administered around the country against the virus to more than 1 million.
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — A veteran TV news anchor and former University of Alabama football player has died, police in Alabama and the station he worked for said.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — As Southern Baptists prepare for their biggest annual meeting in more than a quarter-century, accusations that leaders have shielded churches from claims of sexual abuse and simmering tensions around race threaten to once again mire the nation’s largest Protestant den…
NEW YORK (AP) — Just when a party was poised to break out in movie theaters, the below-expectation debut of “In the Heights” dampened Hollywood's hopes of a swift or smooth recovery at the summer box office.
School districts across the United States are hiring additional teachers in anticipation of what will be one of the largest kindergarten classes ever as enrollment rebounds following the coronavirus pandemic.
The Yuma City Council awarded a contract for architectural and engineering services for the future Fire Station No. 7 to Perlman Architects of Phoenix.
PHOENIX – The president of the state Senate is firing a warning salvo at House Republicans who would kill the first increase in unemployment benefits in 17 years: It’s not a good move for your political future.
More diverse and inclusive titles are coming to the Cibola High School library next school year by way of a $5,000 grant from the Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries.
Yuma School District One is the recipient of $18.5 million from the Arizona Department of Education by way of the American Rescue Plan Act, and is seeking the community’s input on how to implement the funds.
I down-loaded an app recently to brush up on my Spanish. I studied the language for two years in high school, but 95% of what I learned escaped me because I rarely had the opportunity to practice it in the real world. (The colors and numbers, days of the week and months of the year I was int…
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Kip Kinkel, who killed his parents before going on a shooting rampage at his Oregon high school in 1998, killing two classmates and injuring 25 more, has given his first news interview, telling HuffPost he feels “tremendous, tremendous shame and guilt.”
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Police have arrested one suspect and are searching for another after a mass shooting on a crowded downtown Austin street left 14 people wounded early Saturday, two of them critically.
SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — People living in two communities in south-central Arizona that were evacuated due to a massive wildfire can now return home.
SAO PAULO — Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro led a throng of motorcyclist supporters through the streets of Sao Paulo on Saturday and got hit with a fine for failure to wear a mask.
DALLAS – The airline industry’s recovery from the pandemic passed a milestone as more than 2 million people streamed through U.S. airport security checkpoints on Friday for the first time since early March 2020.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – As middle school teacher Brittany Paschall assembled a lesson plan on the history of the Negro Baseball Leagues, she wondered how she might have to go about it differently next year under a new Tennessee state law that prohibits teaching certain concepts of race and racism.
The Yuma Fire Department is investigating the cause of a fire that destroyed three homes under construction in the Araby Crossing subdivision late Wednesday night.
Yuma Sector Chief Patrol Agent Chris T. Clem said a majority of the migrants being apprehended here locally are not making claims for asylum.
Firefighters from the Somerton Cocopah Fire Department responded to the area of Somerton Avenue and County 11th Street early Thursday afternoon for a report of a motor vehicle collision involving injuries.
Yuma County is seeking qualified applicants to fill three at-large seats on the newly formed Redistricting Advisory Commission. The Board of Supervisors extended the application deadline to June 30.
PHOENIX (AP) — A man who was driving a stolen SUV ran a red light, causing a multi-vehicle collision that killed a woman and her two teenage children, police said Friday.
SAN DIEGO – The Biden administration said Friday it has dismantled a Trump-era government office to help victims of crimes committed by immigrants, a move that symbolizes President Joe Biden’s rejection of former President Donald Trump’s repeated efforts to link immigrants to crime.