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San Luis, Ariz. – The Yuma Region Bicycle Coalition wants south Yuma County cities to include bike paths in their planning for future growth.

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As an auxiliary of the United States Air Force, Civil Air Patrol (CAP) carries out a number of emergency services and disaster relief missions. The volunteers comprising the nonprofit “search for and find the lost, provide comfort in times of disaster and work to keep the homeland safe.” And…


Yuma’s newly elected and re-elected officials took their oaths of office during an inauguration ceremony held Friday at City Hall.

Yuma librarian Jim Patrick is an archaeologist of sorts, combing archives and databases for cultural tidbits of Yuma’s past. While tracing Yuma’s historical ties to baseball a few years ago, the researcher dug up another intriguing artifact: the region’s longstanding presence on the big screen.


Yuma Mayor Doug Nicholls on Thursday withdrew his state of emergency proclamation that he activated in response to the migrant crisis at the border this past spring.


With next of kin notification having been made, the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the name of the woman who died early Wednesday morning in a head-on collision on Avenue G, just north of County 13th Street that also left three others injured.

The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate a fatal head-on collision that happened early Wednesday morning on Avenue G, just north of County 13th Street, that also left three others injured.

The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2020 passed the Senate on Tuesday with two line items aimed at helping Marine Corps Air Station - Yuma: $90.1 million to renovate MCAS Yuma’s Hangar 95 and $99.6 million to replace the old junior serviceman’s barracks with a new f…


Three Yuma police officers got to go on a shopping spree with several children Tuesday morning as part of the Believe and Achieve youth awards, which is sponsored by the Target store in Yuma, located at 1450 Yuma Palms Parkway.

A sprinkler system at a Del Taco restaurant is being credited with limiting the damage caused by a fire on Thursday afternoon, the Yuma Fire Department reported.


The Yuma County Board of Supervisors selected a chairman and vice-chairman for 2020 during its meeting Monday.

When they aren’t fulfilling the duties of their job descriptions, four Marines and a civilian border patrol agent are running an amateur boxing club, where kids in the community can go for lessons on real-life issues and learn how to roll with the punches (literally).

For educators in Yuma, the search for professional development opportunities often requires traveling far and wide – and often on their own time and dime. Well acquainted with this challenge, Josh Cecil – a seventh grade teacher at Centennial Middle School – decided to build a “high quality,…


Friends, co-workers, family members and loved ones of a Rural/Metro Fire Department firefighter who died on duty nine years ago volunteered their time and effort on Saturday to conduct a street cleanup as part of the City of Yuma’s adopt-a-street program.


Agents assigned to the Yuma Sector Border Patrol Search, Trauma, and Rescue (BORSTAR) team provided medical aid to a 25-year-old male involved in an off-road rollover accident in the Imperial Sand Dunes on Saturday, Nov. 30.


Giving Tuesday kicks off a campaign aimed at raising funds to restore some of Yuma’s iconic landmarks. Yuma Mayor Doug Nicholls recently proclaimed Dec. 3 as Giving Tuesday to “encourage all citizens to join together to give back to the community in any way that is personally meaningful.”


On the brink of turning 100 years old, Yuma’s old City Hall is in dire need of repairs. As a reminder of the upcoming milestone, the year “1920” is stamped above the ornate entryway.

Yuma’s Clean and Beautiful Commission has some big shoes to fill, and the city is looking for volunteers to help fill them, as well as openings on other volunteer boards.


The Yuma City Charter Review Committee is considering recommending a change to the way the mayor and council members are compensated and who the city attorney answers to.

In 2015, Foothills resident Michael Curran, who served in the U.S. Marine Corps, bought a vacant lot at 13190 49th Lane and began the process of transforming the site into a Memorial Park that pays homage to the men and women of every branch of the service, including those who were prisoners…

The Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety has awarded the San Luis Police Department (SLPD) a combined $37,000 in grants for fiscal year 2020.


Editor’s note: This story is one in a series of six looking at how Yuma County school districts performed on the Arizona State Board of Education’s A-F letter grades. This story examines Yuma School District One.

The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office has received three separate reports of counterfeit U.S. currency being passed at businesses in the Foothills over the past week.

The Rio Colorado Republican Women’s Club will be holding four fundraisers next month to collect donations for its annual Wreaths Across America remembrance ceremonies.

SAN LUIS, Ariz. – The city council here approved a request from the municipal administration to allocate $25,000 to carry out a promotional campaign to encourage residents of San Luis to participate and be included in next year’s census count.


It’s not uncommon to see architects, police officers or fire chiefs on duty at Great Beginnings Preschool. They don their uniforms at the career station every morning and get right to work, building towering monuments and ensuring the safety of their fellow three- and four-year-olds.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) plan to build and operate a new permanent central processing center within the secured perimeter fencing behind the Yuma Sector Border Patrol headquarters building meets environmental requirements, the agency announced Monday.

San Luis will receive a $300,000 grant from the state to help fix recurring flooding problems in the Rancho Los Oros subdivision on the city’s west side.


A dirt bypass road around the Castle Dome Museum and Hull Mine attractions is now open within Kofa National Wildlife Refuge 40 miles north of Yuma, allowing outdoor enthusiasts to reach the interior of the refuge from the south without crossing property belonging to the two popular attractions. 

Yuma has been named to another “best places” list, based on its popularity on a website targeting baby boomers looking for the right place to retire. 


As the weather begins to cool down and the human population begins to increase in Yuma County, the Arizona Game and Fish Department continues to play a role in the fight to save three endangered species with habitat here. 

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