The Yuma City Council unanimously approved a resolution “affirming citizens’ constitutional rights and liberties” during the March 18 meeting.
The Yuma County Board of Supervisors unanimously supported a resolution recently stating Yuma County will protect the constitutional right to bear arms.
With limited availability of test kits and personal protection equipment, Yuma Regional Medical Center is preparing for a potential surge of COVID-19 patients.
On Friday, Yuma officials announced that there is currently a presumptive positive case for the COVID-19 coronavirus in Yuma. The case tested positive in a lab, and now officials are waiting for final confirmation.
The Yuma County Fair has been canceled, fair officials announced Wednesday morning. The fair, with a theme of “County Fair with a Desert Flair,” had been scheduled for March 31 through April 5.
Yuma Sector Border Patrol Search, Trauma, and Rescue (BORSTAR) agents, along with agents assigned to the Wellton Station and the Yuma Air Branch of Air and Marine Operations, rescued an illegal entrant lost in the desert and in distress.
In front of an empty City Hall Council Chambers, with no members of the public present and only a handful of staff members, the Yuma City Council held a work session on Tuesday.
A panel of local leaders and officials held a teleconference regarding COVID-19 on Wednesday to reassure people of the messages that they’ve been delivering in the past week, including don’t stockpile goods, practice basic precautions and remain calm.
District superintendents convened with Yuma County School Superintendent Tom Tyree at his office in the Lane Building Monday morning to address questions and concerns districts are grappling with in light of the two-week school closures mandated by Gov. Doug Ducey Sunday afternoon.
As a precaution, the Yuma Union High School District has temporarily halted all travel to California, where Gov. Gavin Newsom has declared a state of emergency over the coronavirus.
Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents rescued 16 immigrants from Mexico who were locked in the back of a work truck in a human smuggling attempt Monday near Avenue 4E, authorities said.
SAN LUIS, Ariz. — The superintendent and other officials in this city’s elementary school district say they’re concerned the police department is not adequately following up on reports of student drug use.
A conservationist for Arizona is encouraging Yuma’s farmers and growers to use the Natural Resource Conservation Services (NRCS) offices in Yuma to find out how they can conserve resources like water, feed or soil on their farms.
During a recent visit to Washington, D.C., to speak with congressional delegates, leaders from other counties and federal officials, Yuma County Recorder Robyn Stallworth Pouquette spoke on a panel with other election administrators about the role the federal government plays in elections an…
Local officials are keeping a close eye on Arizona House Bill 2814, with the hopes of alleviating the inequality between rural and urban economic development in Arizona.
While the loss of Marine Corps Air Station Yuma’s Search and Rescue (SAR) squadron is a tremendous blow to the community, there is another option, albeit only a very temporary one, according to the Yuma Sector Border Patrol.
SOMERTON — A public housing complex hooked up last year to Somerton’s sewer system could soon get water service from the city as well.
The Yuma County Board of Supervisors set priorities on Wednesday for which projects they want to see funded by upcoming Community Development Block Grants from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development.
SOMERTON – City council members here want the police and fire departments to launch an anti-drug campaign in hopes of preventing a surge of overdoses seen elsewhere in Yuma County.
Nobody was injured in an early morning fire at a Foothills restaurant that firefighters from the Rural/Metro Fire Department responded to on Saturday.
SAN LUIS RIO COLORADO, Son. – On the heels of a weekend that saw one person killed and four others wounded by gunfire here, police arrested a suspected in a Monday morning shooting that left two more people injured.
For several meetings, the Yuma Planning and Zoning Commission has had to cancel its meetings due to a lack of quorum. The situation might improve with the appointments of Barbara Hengl, a Realtor, and Lori Arney, an insurance account executive, during the Jan. 5 council meeting.
If you’ve dined at many restaurants in town, chances are you’ve at some point been seated or served by Yuma Union High School District students exercising the skills they’ve gained in class. Through career and technical education (CTE) programming, these students are getting a real taste (no…
SAN LUIS RIO COLORADO, Son. – A police officer was hospitalized after being wounded in an exchange of gunfire that claimed the life of the man who allegedly fired on police.
On Monday, the Yuma County Board of Supervisors authorized two letters with unanimous consent to go to top state officials in Phoenix and narrowed down some of their talking points for a March visit by Yuma County officials to Washington, D.C.
People could play sports and gather for cultural events, picnics and other leisure activities at a recreational and athletic complex envisioned in a newly adopted master plan for park development in Somerton
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…
In a survey of the biggest concerns in the local agriculture industry, lettuce fusarium wilt leads the list, a “monster under the bed” in need of a solution, according to one official.
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.