Yuma County Newswire

Yuma County Newswire

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  1. Tower to shine again at holiday pageantRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Yuma Sun

    ... and Arizona Western College's dance team. The celebration concludes with the lighting of the tower. Vic Smith, Yuma County's Citizen of the Year for 2016, will activate the thousands of holiday lights that descend in multiple strands in a pyramid ...

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  2. Jury selection begins for restaurant shooter's trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Yuma Sun

    Jury selection got underway Tuesday in Yuma County Superior Court in the trial of the San Luis man who, with the help of children, fled to Mexico after he allegedly shot and killed another man three years ago outside the entrance of a Yuma restaurant. Modesto Cortes-Serrillo, who is represented by attorney Jerry Hernandez of the Yuma County Public Defender's Office, has been charged with premeditated first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of 43-year-old Santiago Olivo-Diaz on the evening of April 13, 2014, outside Lin's Grand Buffet, 2135 E. 16th St., following a verbal altercation inside the restaurant.

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  3. Comings and Goings: Peanut Patch turns 40Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 18 | Yuma Sun

    ... opportunity to show our love for our favorite small businesses in Yuma. John Courtis, executive director of the Yuma County Chamber of Commerce, invites Yumans to shop locally, eat locally and invest locally every day but especially on that day. "I ...

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  4. Board to approve plan for adoption of bike routesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 18 | Yuma Sun

    The Yuma County Board of Supervisors is set to approve an amendment to the county's Comprehensive Plan which will add language encouraging the promotion of cycling and adoption of its first two bicycle routes. The proposal has been presented at both the Planning and Zoning Commission and the board, and the commission formally gave it a positive recommendation at its Sept.

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  5. Council members ask to address RV code, road closure notificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | Yuma Sun

    ... the council. Nevertheless, the noted that some fines were lower and some higher than other cities but lower than Yuma County. Shelton then shared his concern with the confusion caused by a recent project that closed Arizona Avenue at 20th Street to ...

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  6. Deputies seek missing manRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | Yuma Sun

    After continuous efforts by sheriff's deputies failed to locate a missing Foothills man, the agency is asking the public for any information it may have concerning his whereabouts. According to the Yuma County Sheriff's Office, at approximately 9:22 p.m. on Wednesday, deputies responded to a report of a missing person from the 12400 block of East Del Rey Drive.

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  7. Will Arizona be next to legalize marijuana?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | Yuma Sun

    ... the debate likely will continue until the federal government takes some sort of action. There's no question that Yuma County could benefit from a new revenue stream. Our roads are in need of funds and repairs, and our schools could use some TLC as ...

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  8. "Pioneers" help grow Immaculate Conception gardenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Yuma Sun

    ... was looking for a school to support through its Old School Philanthropy initiative, said Rick Mires, the Yuma County manager for Pioneer agencies here. The company's owners, the Newlon family, wanted to support not only its own employees with ...

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  9. Pedestrian struck by car earlier this month dies from injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Yuma Sun

    ... through an investigation. He was then contacted at his residence, taken into custody, and later booked into the Yuma County Jail. James Gilbert can be reached at [email protected] or 539-6854. Find him on Facebook at ...

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  10. Child sex case nearing conclusionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Yuma Sun

    The case against Yuma County's former chief financial officer who allegedly had an inappropriate sexual relationship with a 15-year-old autistic boy is nearing an end. During a hearing Thursday morning in Yuma County Superior Court, attorney William Michael Smith, who represents 69-year-old Scott Holt, asked the court to set his client's next hearing for change of plea or to set a trial date.

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  11. Car crashes into home in YumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | Yuma Sun

    According to information provided by the Yuma Police Department, the accident happened at 12:17 a.m., with officers responding to the area of the 1900 block of South 33rd Drive. The driver of the vehicle, 20-year-old Tia Hebert, was arrested and booked into the Yuma County Adult Detention Center.

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  12. Judge OKs hearing in child exploitation caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | Yuma Sun

    A Yuma County judge will decide early next month whether evidence of prior bad acts or crimes should be admissible in a trial for the 27-year-old man suspected of creating and possessing child pornography. During what was a very brief hearing for Levi Madrigal in Yuma County Superior Court on Wednesday, prosecutor Yancy Garner, of the County Attorney's office, informed the court that the state has filed a motion that intends to introduce character evidence against him during a trial and requested what is known as a '404c' for next week.

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  13. What's in a name? San Luis gets more selective in naming streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 13 | Yuma Sun

    ... aid the ordinance, drafted over the course of more than a year, borrows some provisions from regulations used by Yuma County and the city of Yuma.

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  14. Gov. Ducey seeks faster funding for veterans' homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 13 | Yuma Sun

    ... Department of Veterans Services and funded by the federal Department of Veterans Affairs. Those who work with Yuma County's veteran population said they're seeing the need for a local facility close-up, every day. "It's just crazy, We're dealing ...

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  15. Donations being sought for Wreaths Across AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 10 | Yuma Sun

    Apryl Brand, the chairperson for the Rio Colorado Republican Women's Club's committee for Wreaths Across America, said last year was the first year it was done in Yuma County and local donors provided enough money to purchase 323 wreaths. There is an estimated 3,000 veterans buried in Yuma County and she hopes enough money will be donated that a lot fewer veteran's graves go uncovered this year.

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  16. Thumbs up, down from the Yuma SunRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 9 | Yuma Sun

    ... 3A state quarterfinals in Queen Creek tonight. Good luck, Shamrocks! - Thumbs up to Gov. Doug Ducey, who visited Yuma County this week for the San Luis Border Port of Entry groundbreaking. While in the area, he stopped by Lutes Casino for lunch. ...

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  17. Election results trigger recount for Watts, CountsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 8 | Yuma Sun

    ... For Ken Rosevear and Kristina Rojas-McNair, the election is over. Rosevear, retired executive director of the Yuma County Chamber of Commerce, got 3,187 votes, or 42 percent. Rojas-McNair, a manager at Yuma Regional Medical Center, received 2,819 ...

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  18. Trial for man charged in fatal shooting to begin Nov. 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 8 | Yuma Sun

    ... trial from getting underway as scheduled at 9 a.m. on November 21. Attorney Jerry Hernandez of the Yuma County Public Defender's Office, who represents Cortes-Serrillo, informed the court that he had spoken with the prosecution and they were in ...

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  19. Former Gila Ridge teacher accepts plea dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 8 | Yuma Sun

    The former math teacher at Gila Ridge High School accused of taking an underage female across state lines appeared out of custody in Yuma County Superior Court on Wednesday for a change of plea hearing. With his attorney, Michael Donovan, standing by his side, John Dirk Rodenburg pleaded guilty to one amended count of custodial interference with sexual motivation, as per the plea deal offered to him by the prosecution.

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  20. Pheasant hunting should be good, wildlife expert saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 8 | Journal-Advocate

    ... and Logan counties will be best for pheasants and in east central Colorado, hunters should consider southern Yuma County and Kit Carson County. In terms of quail hunting, Gorman said southeast Colorado has seen two really good years of ...

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