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Omicron widely circulating in the community

The omicron variant of the COVID-19 is now widely circulating in the community, according to Diana Gomez, director of the Yuma County Publi… Read more

Plans call for archery range at the PAAC

Yuma hopes to nab a $100,000 state grant that would allow the city to build an archery range at the Pacific Avenue Athletic Complex, 1700 E… Read more

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Candidate signature issue in Arizona escalates

PHOENIX – The attorney general’s office is threatening to prosecute – and seek jail time – for Secretary of State Katie Hobbs if she follow… Read more

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SCFD responds to back-to-back accidents Tuesday

The Somerton Cocopah Fire Department (SCFD) responded to back-to-back motor vehicle accidents Tuesday evening. Read more

Opinion

First Take: Happy Cheese Lovers Day!

Fun fact, readers: Today is National Cheese Lovers Day – and I am ready to celebrate! Read more

Editorial: U.S. late in giving away masks, tests

This week, the Biden Administration announced two major COVID-related initiatives. Read more

Guest Column: Reshaping America’s Battle of the Bulge

An anti-diet movement is afoot? Where can I sign up! Read more

Desert Life

THE LAST WORD IN ASTROLOGY, JANUARY 20, 2022

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Rukiya Bernard, 39; Skeet Ulrich, 52; Rainn Wilson, 56; David Lynch, 76. Read more

THE LAST WORD IN ASTROLOGY, JANUARY 19, 2022

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Shawn Johnson, 30; Drea de Matteo, 50; Katey Sagal, 68; Dolly Parton, 76. Read more

Sports

Yuma Catholic appeal denied

Another Yuma Catholic vs. Snowflake state championship football game? Read more

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Criminals fall to Demons

Yuma High looked anything like a young team as the Criminals hung with region rival Dysart for a quarter Monday afternoon at home. Read more

Scores and upcoming events

Openings are still available for the Mesa del Sol Senior Stroke Play Tournament. First round Saturday the 22nd, 2nd round Sunday the 23rd. … Read more

Yuma Business News

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Comings & Goings: Westside Choppers, Le Vogue

After 36 years of running a successful motorcycle repair business in Escondido, California, Tom Kleis moved to Yuma. He wasn’t quite ready … Read more

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Badge of honor: Chamber hosts law enforcement awards

The business community honored law enforcement during the Yuma County Chamber of Commerce “Good Morning, Yuma” breakfast on Thursday. The o… Read more

This Week's Forecast

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ClearFri
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Mostly clearSun
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ClearTue
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ClearWed
0%74° 48°

WEATHER

Clear night

Today

74° 44°

Humidity:30%
Cloud Coverage:0%
Wind:N at 13 mph
Chance of Rain:0%
UV Index:0 Low
Sunrise:07:39:11 AM
Sunset:06:00:12 PM
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Pit Cooked Barbeque Fundraiser - February 13 - 11am-3pm

Sunday, February 13th, 2022 Read more

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Valentine's Projects

Once we have the technique, each person can sew a small stuffed heart. Next, create a Yoda keychain out of yarn. Keep one and gift one! The… Read more

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Fantastic February Footrace

Join us for an morning of fun and fitness as we Read more

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77th Annual Yuma Silver Spur Rodeo presented by Rain for Rent

Professionally sanctioned by the PRCA and WPRA. Attracts some of the best cowboys and cowgirls to compete in our 3 day rodeo. Merchandise a… Read more

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Desert View Mennonite Benefit Supper - Feb. 11 - 3pm-7pm

Singing in the Auditorium Read more

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Yuma Silver Spur Rodeo - Feb 11, 12, 13 - 2pm

Come out and see the best athletes in the PRCA and WPRA at the 77th Annual Yuma Silver Spur Rodeo. Gates open at 12pm with performance star… Read more

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Yuma County Science and Engineering Expo - February 11 - 9am

Students in grades 4 - 12 in any Yuma County school is eligible to participate. Read more

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Enriched Life Discussion Group

Join us for our free weekly Zoom meeting to get your dose of ideas, conversations and lessons for living a more fulfilled and enriched life… Read more

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S*W*A*G's Yuma Mega #18 Geocaching - Feb 6 - 9am

Since 2003, S*W*A*G has held this annual event that has blossomed into becoming the largest geocaching event in southwest Arizona. The even… Read more

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Mountain Shadows Artist Association Annual Art Show

The Art Show highlights the talented, artistic expressions created by their over 70 members. The annual 2 day event is located at the Yuma … Read more

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Two Rivers Renaissance Faire - February 4, 5, 6 - 10am

Featuring lords and ladies, swordsmen, jugglers, fools, minstrels, magicians and belly dancers, along with pirates, faerie folk and more. Read more

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First Friday Education

Every First Friday Education series offers a guest speaker or panel that will touch on topics relevant to your business, employees, and gro… Read more

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Enriched Life Discussion Group

Join us for our free weekly Zoom meeting to get your dose of ideas, conversations and lessons for living a more fulfilled and enriched life… Read more

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Auto-manejo de la diabetes

El departamento de salud del condado de Yuma es el unico proveedor acreditado para proveer un programa completo de auto-manejo de la diabet… Read more

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Shine On Floyd - Pink Floyd Tribute - Plays Yuma Historic Theatre

Shine On Floyd is a Pink Floyd tribute band that plays all the Pink Floyd classics note-for-note. Their concerts are a complete Pink Floyd … Read more

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Yuma Territorial Half Marathon & 10K - January 29, 2022 -

Please see website for full event schedule and details Read more

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Yuma Chamber Annual Awards and Installation Dinner

Also award Member of the Year, Small Business Person of the Year, Ambassador of the Year, Athena International Award, Instagrammy, and more… Read more

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Yuma Artisans and Crafters Winter Bazaar - Jan. 28&29, 9am-4pm

Featuring hand crafted items made by local and visiting artists. Read more

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Enriched Life Discussion Group

Join us for our free weekly Zoom meeting to get your dose of ideas, conversations and lessons for living a more fulfilled and enriched life… Read more

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Bingo Night and Ativo - Jan. 27 - 3pm-5pm

Join us for a FREE bingo party! Friends, Food, Fun & Prizes Read more