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McGraw Elementary on lockdown while YPD investigates shooting
YUMA, Ariz. -McGraw Elementary School conducted a soft lockdown Monday morning regarding a shooting that was reported at Kennedy Memorial Park, according to the Yuma Police Department.
Police investigating school threat seek public's help
Police investigating school...YUMA, Ariz. -The Yuma Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying the individuals seen in a Snapchat photo and video who police believe made school threats.YPD said they received a Snapchat photo and video where police said individuals were heard ma
Somerton-based community radio station goes on air
Buy NowEmma Torres, executive director of Campesinos Sin Fronteras, is at the controls in the studio of a new community radio station the agency is launching.PHOTO BY CESAR NEYOY/BAJO EL SOL
Mayor of San Luis responds to potential US border shutdown
“The vast majority of people who cross the border don’t stay here in San Luis, they go to work in agriculture fields, they go to work in different areas in Yuma,” Sanchez said. “The impact we are talking about is close to a $2 billion industry.”
A salad of two cities: Yuma and Salinas
Salinas, California, and Yuma, Arizona, are 485 miles apart by plane and 600 by car. But no two cities in the West are closer.
Mexican shelters prepare for migrant caravan
Altagracia Tamayo, with Centro Comunitario de Bienestar Social Cobina A.C., explained that her shelter can only house 300 people.
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Yuma County's Most Wanted: 10-22-18
As a public service, the Yuma Sun is publishing the names and photographs of the following people sought by the Yuma County Adult Probation Department or the U.S. Marshals Service as probation absconders. If you have information that would lead to the arrest of any of them, call surveillance officer
Events at the library: Week of October 22
On Thursday, October 25, the Foothills Library is hosting “Solar Viewing on the Patio” at 3:00 p.m. View the sun through the library’s solartelescope,and look through telescopes that have solar filters to observesun spots, prominences, and flares. There is no charge to attend.The Foothills Library i
Yuma County Democratic Party speaks out on treason charges against Sinema
Xanthe Bullard, treasurer of the Yuma County Democratic Party, says that “what we’ve found is that it takes a certain amount of contacts to reach a voter and really convince them to vote a certain way, and that number is actually lower when they talk to a person face-to-face.”
Comings and Goings: Trampoline park opens
The long-awaited Get Air Indoor Trampoline Park has finally opened! The massive indoor facility, located at 3121 S. 4th Ave., Suite B, in the Big Curve, is filled with wall-to-wall trampolines, foam pits, ninja course and more.
San Luis pedestrian border crossing expanded
SAN LUIS, Ariz. (AP) — Federal officials are marking the expansion of a pedestrian annex building at the San Luis, Arizona port of entry on the border with Mexico.
PAAC draws in nearly $500K
Debbie Wendt, director of the Yuma Parks and Recreation Department, shared those figures with the City Council during a Wednesday report on the first year of the sports complex, which opened Sept. 1, 2017, at 1700 E. 8th St.
Making Yuma a destination: State parks help local economy
A quick stop at the Yuma Visitor Information Center, 201 N. 4th Ave., will reveal plenty of activities to do and places to visit. One of those hidden gems houses the visitor center: the Colorado River State Historic Park, formerly known as the Quartermaster Depot State Historic Park. The name change
Yuma police release lip sync challenge
YUMA, Ariz. -The Yuma Police department released their lip-sync challenge video Thursday.YPD was challenged by the Yuma Community.They began work on the video in August and their officers wrote the script and picked out the music for the video while they were off the clock, according to Yuma police.
Two teens face terrorism charges for school threat
YUMA, Ariz. -The two students who were accused of making threats to Yuma-area high schools Monday are now facing charges of terrorism, authorities said.
YPD releases lip sync challenge video
While it may have taken a while to make, the long-awaited Yuma Police Department Law Enforcement Lip Sync Challenge video has been released, and Sgt. Lori Franklin says she thinks it was well worth the wait.
Yuma Art Center begins auditions for dinner theatre play
In February, the Yuma Art Center will be presenting a dinner theatre production of “Almost, Maine” by John Cariani.
Big numbers of Central Americans arriving at Arizona border
This image from video provided by the Yuma Sector Border Patrol shows a large group of Central American migrants being dropped over the U.S.-Mexico border wall east of the San Luis Port of Entry in Yuma, Arizona, on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018.(Source: Yuma Sector Border Patrol via AP)
Over 50 sheep found dead in canal
According to the Yuma County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to the Main Canal in Wellton where the reporting party located over 100 sheep, who were grazing in the area of South Avenue 27 E when they came out of containment. Sheriff officials stated that over 50 sheep were either dead or injure