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.
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.
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.
PRESCOTT – With Republicans at a stalemate, Gov. Doug Ducey said Wednesday he’s willing to work with Democrats to cobble together the votes for a new state budget and tax cut.
Community members “backing the blue” addressed the Yuma Union High School District governing board Wednesday evening regarding the district’s request that local police departments’ honor guards omit their department flags, which bear a single blue line in support of law enforcement officers,…
LOS ALGODONES, Baja Calif. – When it came time to fix potholes – a lot of them – the people in this border town near Yuma didn’t wait for the government to do the work.
The 28-year-old man arrested in connection to a fatal crash in which one person was killed returned to Yuma Justice Court on Wednesday for his arraignment.
In a sign that the Yuma public art scene continues to grow, the Yuma Art Center announced three new opportunities for artists. Proposals are being sought for murals to beautify downtown trash enclosures, a theater fellowship, and the design and fabrication of the Tribute to the Muses Award.
Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Wellton station apprehended a Honduran migrant Tuesday night who had a prior felony conviction for lewd or lascivious acts upon a child under the age of 14.
The Yuma County Board of Supervisors on Monday unanimously approved a tentative budget for fiscal year 2021/22 of $461 million, which is 56.43% over the current fiscal year due to one-time funds coming from the federal government for pandemic recovery relief.
Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents intercepted an ATV with a 15-year-old driver who was carrying four migrants early Tuesday morning.
Yuma’s annual Water Quality Report finds that the city’s drinking water meets and often exceeds all water quality regulations. The report does not indicate any violations.
The Yuma Union High School District governing board will commence its regular monthly meeting Wednesday at 5:15 p.m., streamed virtually via YouTube at www.youtube.com/YUHSD.
SAN LUIS RIO COLORADO, Son. – Even as the number of weekly cases drops, this city got a recent reminder that COVID-19 remains a deadly threat.
From Friday through Sunday, Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents received 10 calls for help and rescued a total of 25 migrants, most of whom were lost in the Sonoran Desert and out of water.
Ten “lucky” people will soon be taking themselves and their families or guests on fun getaways after winning vacation packages in the Week in Paradise fundraiser.
Locals may find themselves breaking a sweat earlier than usual as forecasters expect a heat wave to settle into Yuma over the weekend, bringing abnormally high temperatures that will persist for at least a week.
SOMERTON – Much of Somerton’s spending on capital improvements in the new fiscal year would go to promote future development on the city’s west side.
With the touch of a button on a handheld remote, Somerton Cocopah firefighters now have the ability to decontaminate a space as large as their training room or as small as the back of one of their ambulances.
As a public service, the Yuma Sun is publishing the names and photographs of the following people sought by the Yuma County Adult Probation Department or the U.S. Marshals Service as probation absconders. If you have information that would lead to the arrest of any of them, call surveillance…
A former Arizona Western College employee is spearheading an effort to recall members of the community college’s district governing board on allegations of fiscal irresponsibility, negligence in scrutinizing the administration’s plans and decision-making and an “apathetic approach” toward ac…
On a typical day, you might encounter Matthew Huffman asking for your passport as he inspects travelers flying in and out of the Los Angeles International Airport.
A hearing for one of the two suspects charged in connection to the 2019 shooting in the parking lot of a convenience store, in which one man was killed, was postponed on Thursday so his attorney can prepare for a settlement conference.
The Fort Yuma Rotary Club renovated a 100-year-old building as its service project this year. The building houses the Right Turn for Yuma Veterans, which provides homeless veterans or veterans at risk of being homeless with transitional housing.
Between May 27, 2021 and June 2, 2021, we had 1,892 calls for service that came into our dispatch center, which generated 137 police reports. Please note that our dispatch center handles calls for both YPD and YFD. Here is a list of some of the calls for service that YPD handled:
The Yuma County Board of Supervisors on Monday will consider whether to authorize the acquisition of property either by purchase or condemnation for the replacement of the current Administration Annex.