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  1. Arizona miners to rally at Capitol for power plant futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Yuma Sun

    Hundreds of miners and their relatives will join leaders from the Navajo Nation, the Hopi Tribe and the United Mine Workers to rally at the state Capitol to keep open the coal-fired Navajo Generating Station, which pumps water from the Colorado River to cities, tribes and farmers in Arizona. The gathering in downtown Phoenix is the latest effort by employees of the 2,250-megawatt station near Page, Arizona, to save their jobs.


  2. AWC puts on a hitting clinicRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | Yuma Sun

    Irving Martina throws during the seventh inning of a 15-5 win for the Matadors over Central Arizona on Thursday afternoon. Justin Greenea rounds third base late in a 15-5 win for Arizona Western College over Central Arizona.


  3. AWC prepares for postseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | Yuma Sun

    Arizona Western College starting pitcher Irving Martina throws a pitch to a Scottsdale Community College batter. Martin is the likely starter for the first postseason game on Thursday.


  4. AWC baseball sweeps 1st-place South MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2018 | Yuma Sun

    The Arizona Western baseball team will enter the upcoming Region I tournament riding an 11-game winning streak and fresh off a sweep over the regular-season conference champs. The Matadors beat South Mountain 8-5 and 3-0 in Phoenix on Saturday to close the regular season.


  5. AWC wins again as postseason approachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2018 | Yuma Sun

    The Matadors clinched home field advantage for the first round of the playoffs with a sweep of Yavapai on Tuesday. AWC won the first game 11-0 after five innings and came back to win 9-3 in the nightcap.


  6. STOP Cental Arizona Project (CAP) From STEALING Yuma WaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | Yuma Sun

    Join us 9 a.m. Friday at City Hall to STOP Central Arizona Project from taking Yuma's rightful water. Yuma farmers have some of the oldest water rights claims on the Colorado, but Big Interests in Central AZ want to steal from America's Leaf Vegetable capitol! On Friday, March 23 in the Yuma City Council Chambers Representative Rusty Bowers will chair a combined meeting of the House Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Committee and the Senate Natural Resources Energy and Water Committee .


  7. Yuma board opposes district's water planRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | Yuma Sun

    The Yuma County Board of Supervisors on Monday approved a letter to be sent to the Central Arizona Water Conservation District opposing efforts by the district which oversees the Central Arizona Project to obtain 5,508 acre-feet of water annually through purchasing farmland in Mohave County. The proposal, currently under consideration by the the board of the Mohave Valley Irrigation and Drainage District, has drawn heavy opposition by the Mohave County Board of Supervisors, and objection statements similar to what the Yuma board approved have already been sent by the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors and the County Supervisors' Association.


  8. County mulls formal opposition to water transferRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2018 | Yuma Sun

    The Yuma County Board of Supervisors will consider sending a letter of opposition to a proposed sale of 5,508 acre-feet of water annually by the Mohave Valley Irrigation and Drainage District when it meets Monday. If approved, the letter will be sent to the Central Arizona Water Conservation District, which wants to buy seven farms in the Mohave Valley Irrigation and Drainage District and take over the farms' Colorado River water rights to serve its territory, which includes the Phoenix and Tucson areas.


  9. Southwest Ag: Dry conditions mean smaller water flowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2018 | Yuma Sun

    Editor's note: This is the fourth and last in a series covering the Southwest Ag Summit held in Yuma Feb. 20-22. If you lived here all summer and winter, you might have noticed that it's been warmer and drier than usual.


  10. AWC softball season previewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2018 | Yuma Sun

    A year ago, the Arizona Western softball team missed out on the postseason for the first time since 2013 and only the third time in eight seasons under coach Nikki Bethurum. With only three sophomore regular starters, the Matadors - who went 36-21 overall and finished sixth in the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference at 28-20 - were younger than usual.


  11. AWC men blow out GlendaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | Yuma Sun

    When the Arizona Western men's basketball team is clicking on all cylinders, it will put up a lot of points. And that isn't just a reflection of the Matadors' offense.


  12. Private prison firm paying $550,000 in Ariz. harassment caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | Yuma Sun

    U.S. officials say a private prison company will pay a settlement of $550,000 to be shared by 16 women dismissed from jobs at Arizona correctional facilities in 2012 after complaining of sexual harassment. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced the deal Monday with the GEO Group, Inc., which operates the Central Arizona Correctional Facility and the Arizona State Prison-Florence West Facility.


  13. Crime Prevention in Your NeighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | Yuma Sun

    Retired Yuma County Sheriff's Office Detective Eric Frost will present information on how to protect your property and your loved ones. Eric Frost graduated from Central Arizona Regional Law Officers Academy in 2006, and was hired by the Yuma County Sheriff's Office.


  14. AWC not included in study rating collegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | Yuma Sun

    It's not that the district spends a lot on each student. In fact, the financial advice web site found per-student spending among the lowest in the country.


  15. Long-time Somerton Police officer to lead detectivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2017 | Yuma Sun

    Araceli Juarez, a 20-year member of the Somerton Police Department, has been promoted to the rank of sergeant in charge of detectives, as part of efforts by the new police chief to beef up the department. "This is a challenge and a big responsibility that I take seriously," Juarez said Friday as she assumed the new post in a formal ceremony during which she took an oath of office given her by Municipal Judge Manuel Figueroa.


  16. CAP: Fallowing program conserved water, not as much as expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2017 | Yuma Sun

    The 1,500-acre pilot land fallowing program within the Yuma Mesa Irrigation and Drainage District did conserve water during its three-year run, but not as much as expected, Central Arizona Project representatives said Thursday. They spoke at a quarterly Colorado River Citizens Forum meeting held in Yuma, where a panel of residents with varying levels of knowledge about the area's chief source of water bring in experts to talk to them and the public about issues affecting the river.


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