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The Yuma County Board of Supervisors unanimously supported a resolution recently stating Yuma County will protect the constitutional right to bear arms.

An anonymous donor has given $25,000 to the Yuma Community Food Bank along with a special request that could grow the contribution.


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.

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.


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.


Lowell Perry Jr. envisions a riverfront mega park with a zipline and steamboat replica that will entertain visitors for a day or two.


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.

Editor’s note: This is the sixth in a series of stories covering the priorities and issues discussed during a Yuma City Council retreat held Feb. 25.


Yuma officials continued the conversation on barking dogs, this time with much of the discussion centered on what is too much barking.


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…


When the Silver Spur Rodeo saddles up this weekend it will be with special significance: The 75th anniversary of the professional rodeo in the community and its parade.


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.


A deputy from the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office on Sunday evening shot and killed a California man who allegedly charged at him wielding a knife.


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


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


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.

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