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Woman crashes vehicle into Somerton home
The American Red Cross Grand Canyon Chapter has rendered aid to four adults who were displaced from their home in Somerton Tuesday morning after an elderly woman crashed her vehicle into the residence.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Energy efficiency projects benefit low-income families
Ask Enedina Popesco about the energy efficiency upgrades to her home in the Bienestar Apartment complex in San Luis, Ariz., and she is all smiles as she shows her electric bill - a bill that is half what it used to be.
Free bus rides for Dump the Pump Day
As part of the Dump the Pump Day, Yuma County Area Transit will offer free rides on all routes in the county.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Victims in rollover were Department of Corrections workers
The five victims injured in single-vehicle rollover accident Friday morning in the desert near the City of San Luis, one of whom was still trapped inside and had to be rescued using the Jaws of Life, were all Department of Correction employees.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Supervisors may decide on purchase of downtown building on Monday
Yuma County may commit to the multimillion dollar purchase of a downtown building when the Board of Supervisors meets Monday.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
San Luis firefighters extricate passenger in single-vehicle rollover
Firefighters from the San Luis Fire Department used the Jaws of Life to rescue a passenger trapped inside a truck that crashed in a desert area near town early Friday morning.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
El Diablito alumni award ASU scholarships
Seven area high school graduates will continue their studies at Arizona State University on scholarships that total $14,000, given out by ASU alumni.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
State needs to find resources to fund education
Area educators are understandably concerned about funding after the loss of Proposition 100 monies.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Ryan Therkildsen is coming home for lucas Oil event
June 7 Cocopah Speedway gates open at 2 p.m. Registration/Tech 3-7 p.m. Practice 5-8 p.m. $50 practice fee Meet and Greet 8 p.m. at Wild River Family Entertainment Center June 8 Cocopah Speedway racer gate opens at 9 a.m. Late Registration/Tech 10 a.m. to noon ASCC staff safety meeting 1:30 p.m. Drivers meeting 2 p.m. ASCC Qualifying 2:30-5 p.m. 1.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
YBBL has 8U, 10U, 12U, tournaments going all week
Youth baseball in Yuma is getting a shot in the arm this week with not one, not two, but three tournaments going on throughout town.
Sun Jun 02, 2013
$75,000 to help Somerton youth center now, in future
More than 50 Somerton area youths will be able to attend summer programs at the James E. Kerley Youth Center this year thanks to generous donations from anonymous sponsors totaling about $75,000. Without the funding provided through the Yuma Community Foundation , "we would probably just close our doors and not have a place for the kids," said ... (more)
Autopsy: Infant found at recycling plant likely stillborn
The dead infant found Feb. 14 inside a plastic bag at the city of Somerton Recycling Plant most likely had not taken a breath outside the womb before it died, according to an autopsy.
Sun May 26, 2013
Bishop backs immigration reform in Somerton visit
If an immigration reform law is not approved and signed this year, years may go by before it becomes a reality, Bishop Gerald F. Kicanas of the Tucson Diocese said Sunday during a visit in Somerton.
Thu May 23, 2013
Investigation continues into discovery of infanta s body at Somerton plant
Police continue seeking leads in connection with the discovery in February of an infant's body in Somerton's recycling plant.
Wed May 22, 2013
Tierra del Sol Sun Dragon Band and Choir wins big at Disney contest
For the second year in a row, the Tierra del Sol Sun Dragon Band and Choir has earned significant awards at a competition sponsored by Disneyland.