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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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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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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.

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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.

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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,…

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.

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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.

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.

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A 28-year-old man suspected of driving while impaired was arrested following a fatal crash on Sunday, according to the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office.

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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…

The following fugitives who previously appeared in the Yuma County’s Most Wanted column in the Yuma Sun have been arrested and are back in local custody:

SAN LUIS, Ariz. – In another sign that life is returning to pre-pandemic normality, San Luis City Hall and the city’s parks have reopened to the public.

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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:

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