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Building begins

Changes are coming to the Yuma Sector Border Patrol station on Avenue A. Read more

Reports of test score doctoring in San Luis probed

SAN LUIS, Ariz. – The Arizona Department of Education is looking into allegations of changing scores on academic achievement tests given to… Read more

Status of attorney defending suspect in murder case remains uncertain

A final case management/trial setting hearing was set Thursday for the suspect in a fatal shooting from July, although it’s unclear who the… Read more

Desert Life

United Way receives donation funds

United Way of Yuma County announced recently that Hyundai of Yuma, Kia of Yuma and Genesis of Yuma, also known as Blue Sky Automotive Group… Read more

Electric bikes are booming among baby boomers

DEAR SAVVY SENIOR — What can you tell me about electric bicycles? A friend of mine, who’s almost 70, recently got one and absolutely loves … Read more

Cocopah supports Special Olympics Arizona

Cocopah Vice Chairman J. Deal Begay Jr. (far right) presents a $5,000 check to the River Area chapter of Special Olympics Arizona in suppor… Read more

Opinion

Guest Column: Elon Musk might be right about the population, but for the wrong reason

For some time, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been using his ample platform to sound off about population: not the world’s continuing, disastrous … Read more

Thumbs up, down from the Yuma Sun

• Thumbs up to tonight’s full moon, which coincides with Friday the 13th. Some might call that spooky, but we prefer to think it’s an excel… Read more

First Take: Toy Hall of Fame

The smartphone is among the possible inductees this year into the National Toy Hall of Fame, according to the Associated Press. Read more

WHAT'S HAPPENING

Yuma Catholic Gun Raffle

Tickets for the 17th annual Gun Raffle will be available at Sprague's Sports, 345 W. 32nd St., beginning Aug. 24 or buy online at yumacatholic.org/support/gunraffle. Read more

Yuma County Flute Circle

Do you enjoy Native American flute sounds? Are you interested in learning how to play a Native American flute? Join this group, where we focus on learning new songs, playing along with backing tracks… Read more

Grand opening of NAU-Yuma Nursing Simulation Labs: Observe local nursing students experience real-life scenarios with simulation tools and technology

Join Northern Arizona University’s School of Nursing for the grand opening of its two new simulation labs on Saturday, Sept. 14 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the NAU-Yuma Branch Campus at Arizona Western Colle… Read more

Fur Ball XIII "A Night at the Pawpera"

3:10 Auto Works and 3:10 Diesel Works presents the Humane Society of Yuma's FUR BALL XIII "A Night at the Pawpera" from 6 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Sept. 14 at AWC Schoening Conference Center, 2020 … Read more

Fiestas Patrias

FIESTAS PATRIAS Read more

Generational Marketing - Fall Business Series

Learn how to target millennials, generation X, and baby boomers. Read more

DINE 'N DONATE For TEAM WACOG

Team WACOG is partnering with the Fraternal Order of Eagles #4538 to hold a Dine 'N Donate fundraiser to raise funds for the Yuma Walk to END Alzheimer's on Friday Sept. 20 from 5 to 8 p.m. Read more

13th Annual Hip Hop Dance Festival & Show

On Sept. 20-21, Jazz of Yuma proudly presents the 13th annual Hip Hop Dance Festival and Show! Read more

WEATHER

Sunny. Highs 106 to 110F and lows in the low 80s.

Today

108° 82°

Sunny. Highs 106 to 110F and lows in the low 80s.

Humidity:19%
Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:SE at 6 mph
Chance of Rain:0%
UV Index:9 Very High
Sunrise:06:21:38 AM
Sunset:06:46:18 PM