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Plans to house asylum seekers in a Foothills hotel this week have come to a standstill. Local officials confirmed on Saturday that Immigration and Customs Enforcement canceled plans to quarantine the migrants in the Best Western Plus on South Frontage Road.

Editor’s note: Meeting times and public access should be verified prior to attending. Some boards have closed meetings to the public due to COVID-19 and can only be viewed online. Send changes to mknaub@yumasun.com.

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City of Yuma firefighters rescued two unconscious dogs from a house fire Thursday evening and resuscitated them using oxygen masks specifically designed for canines.

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The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 8242 and its Auxiliary issued an invitation to all high school students to enter the 2021 Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest. They found their local winner in Gavin Marquez of Kofa High School. Two other Kofa High students also earned awards…

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PHOENIX – Arizonans will learn today whether a firm hired by the Senate will confirm or dispute official results which showed that Joe Biden outpolled Donald Trump in Maricopa County in 2020 by enough of a margin to win the state’s 11 electoral votes.

SOMERTON – Carlos Gonzalez has stepped down as a member of the Somerton City Council, saying he wants to devote more time to serving as a high school board member and to other commitments.

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At more than full capacity, Catholic Community Services Safe House recently had to set up families escaping domestic violence in areas of the shelter not designated as bedrooms.

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Yuma Catholic High School is switching to remote learning in response to a number of COVID cases. The plan takes effect today and is planned to last for two weeks. Principal Rhett Stallworth stated that the school felt it was best to follow the contingency plan as a precautionary measure.

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Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested the driver of a vehicle suspected of being involved in a human smuggling attempt on Wednesday afternoon, resulting in the arrest of four migrants who were in the country illegally.

Louis J. Abril, Lalo Aguilar, Alfred Alexander, Manuel Almodova, Robert Alvarado, Billy Alvarez, Guillermo Alvarez, Louie Alvarez, Frank C. Anaya, Alex Angulo, Robert A. Apodaca, Manuel Argomaniz, Robert Argomaniz, Ruben Arriola, Adolph P. Arvizo, Frank Arvizo, Frank Arvizu, Albert Avila, Al…

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PHOENIX – A new statewide poll suggests there may be little, if anything that Gov. Doug Ducey and his new $400-an-hour health adviser can do to convince many more Arizonans to get vaccinated against COVID-19 than already have made that decision.

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A nearly two-hour standoff that began Tuesday morning with deputies from the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office responding to a domestic disturbance call ended when a female suspect was taken into custody after being shot with a non-lethal weapon.

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Asylum seekers who test positive to COVID-19 will be quarantined in a Foothills hotel starting next week, and Yuma County supervisors are not happy with the location and lack of communication.

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One person in Yuma and one person in Somerton have been arrested as part of a months-long, multiple agency investigation into a California-based trucking company, which also resulted in a large amount of drugs being seized.

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The first episode of a television show starring a Yuma welder and businesswoman will drop on Friday. Owner of Weld Like A Girl, Shanen Aranmor is host and executive director of JUL-TV’s “The Money Machine: It’s All About the Trades.”

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Crane Elementary School District’s governing board will be convening for a special meeting today at 5 p.m. in the boardroom of the Crane District Services Center, located at 930 S. Avenue C. Members of the community are welcome to attend in person or virtually at https://bit.ly/2Z7dYZ4. To j…

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Desert Mesa Elementary School cancelled in-person learning and closed all day Monday due to necessary repairs being made on the air conditioning system. The school announced later that day that its system was running and would resume classes today.

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Centennial Middle School students were busy recently as they began setting up what the science teachers call “stemAZing” garden beds. The project comes as a hands-on learning experience for science students where they will study cross-cutting concepts such as the science of agriculture, the …

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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…

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