The 2020 Census Bureau counts for population and housing units in Yuma don’t match the city and state estimates. Many housing units and residents were not counted due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which could result in less state-shared revenues for Yuma.
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.
Nearly 30 individuals or organizations have been nominated for honors for their contributions to the arts, in an expanded number of categories of awards presented in next month’s Tribute of the Muses ceremony.
SAN LUIS, Ariz. – Paintings and works in other media by artists from around the Yuma area are on display through Oct. 16 at the San Luis Library.
Yuma County and mapping consultants National Demographics Corp. are hosting two virtual public education sessions in October and are inviting all interested persons to participate.
The Yuma Planning and Zoning Commission will meet on Monday to consider one case, a request by Premier Storage Condominiums of Yuma Unit 2 LLC for approval of the final plat for Buildings 4 and 8.
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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.
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…
An incident involving a man wanted on a felony warrant, which prompted a response from the Special Enforcement Team (SET), ended without an arrest early Friday morning.
The Yuma County Board of Supervisors has agreed to advance $1.5 million to the Greater Yuma Port Authority for completion of the Gary Magrino Industrial Subdivision in San Luis, Arizona.
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.
Thursday’s hearing in Yuma County Superior Court for one of the two suspects charged in connection to a 2019 shooting in the parking lot of a convenience store has been postponed until next month.
The attorneys representing a former Yuma police officer who is accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a 17-year-old girl will have more time to prepare the case for trial after a judge granted their request Thursday for a 30-day continuance.
A 17-year-old teenage boy was cited for driving under the influence of alcohol and released to his parents early Thursday morning after he crashed his car into a ditch while trying to flee from Yuma police officers.
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.
PHOENIX – The State Board of Nursing is slow in handling complaints, according to a new state report, a practice it says that could endanger public safety.
Yuma police have issued a warning to the community about a nationwide phone scam from 2019 that targets businesses and is being reported locally once again.
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.
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…
The Yuma County Board of Supervisors approved resolutions granting public service water and sewer franchise licenses to Far West Water and Sewer Co. for 25 years.
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.
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.
After a two-year hiatus, cinema buffs in the Yuma area will again get to cast votes for their favorites in a international short film competition.
No charges were filed Tuesday in Yuma Justice Court against the man who was arrested Saturday for an armed robbery that happened in the 1700 block of 4th Avenue.
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.
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.
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.”
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…
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.
SAN LUIS, Ariz. – The reopening of the San Luis Senior Center, closed in August for three weeks after two of its clients tested positive for COVID-19, couldn’t come soon enough for Rafaela Herrera.
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 …
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…
The Yuma County Board of Supervisors on Monday will discuss and potentially approve projects and programs for American Rescue Plan Act pandemic relief funding.