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YUHSD bond rating downgraded; Badone's contract extended for 3 years

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One of the two agencies issuing bond ratings for the Yuma Union High School District has downgraded their status from stable to negative, Chie…

BP, MCAS SAR crews rescue 3

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Three men were rescued in separate incidents by Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents, with the assistance of pilots from the agency's Air and Mari…

JTED bill put on hold - briefly

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A bill restoring $28 million in state funding for the state's Joint Technical Education Districts (JTEDs), including one just getting off the …

Arizona legislative briefs 2-11-16

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Capitol Media Services

Ariz. House advances police, fire pension overhaul measure

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PHOENIX – The No. 3 Republican in the state House lashed out Wednesday at a plan to revamp the pension funds for police and firefighters, sayi…

Entries accepted for Hank Days Parade

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The Foothills Rotary is accepting entries for the Hank Days Parade on Feb. 20.

Local Sports

Cibola girls dominate Lake Havasu in section semis

Cibola girls dominate Lake Havasu in section semis

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In the days leading up to the Division III Section II girls basketball tournament, Cibola coach Anthony Gerg preached defensive intensity.

LOCAL GLANCE (Feb. 9)

LOCAL GLANCE (Feb. 9)

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The Gila Ridge girls basketball team avenged an earlier loss to Kofa by beating the Kings, 40-32, Tuesday at Yuma High to advance to the Divis…

IMCA Winter Heat opening weekend provides 8 feature winners

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Through the first two nights of the 2016 IMCA Winter Heat at Cocopah Speedway, fans have been treated to something they have never seen before…

Multimedia

play Gov. Ducey on San Luis and Arizona schools.

Gov. Ducey on San Luis and Arizona schools.

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Gov. Doug Ducey discusses schools in San Luis and Arizona during his State of the State address in Yuma, Ariz., Feb. 8 at Arizona Western College.

play Ducey talks foster care, deadbeat dads

Ducey talks foster care, deadbeat dads

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Gov. Doug Ducey discusses foster care and deadbeat dads during his State of the State address in Yuma, Ariz., Feb. 8 at Arizona Western College.

Business in Yuma

Yuma Proving Ground: Tribes, Army build relations

Yuma Proving Ground: Tribes, Army build relations

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The Army has been regularly firing weapon systems in Southwest Arizona for nearly 70 years, which seems like a long time. But this record pale…

Business Glance 2-7-16

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Early child care professional training

APS: Yuma home to modern electrical infrastructure

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We all call Yuma home for one reason or another. You might be here for our unlimited sunshine, our stunning winters or our booming agriculture…

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  • Report: 1 person killed in Foothills crash

    One person is dead after a three-vehicle collision in the Foothills on Friday. 

  • Kofa goalie Demara delivers in PKs, Kings beat Sidewinders to reach semis

    Kofa goalie Demara delivers in PKs, Kings beat Sidewinders to reach semis

    With the scoreboard still showing 0-0 and the clock winding down, Kofa’s Max Demara told within-earshot teammates not to worry.

  • Yuma health officials on alert for Zika virus

    Yuma County needs to be on alert for the Zika virus because of its proximity to Mexico, but at this point residents should not worry about the virus spreading among the local population, according to an obstetrician who practices at Yuma Regional Medical Center. 

  • Detienen a dos en relación a asesinato

    Detienen a dos en relación a asesinato

    Yuma– Dos hombres se encuentran encarcelados en relación al asesinato de otro hombre cuyo cuerpo fue descubierto en un campo agrícola cerca de Yuma el mes pasado, dio a conocer la Oficina del Alguacil del Condado de Yuma.

  • Driver killed in Friday Foothills wreck identified

    A 60-year-old British Columbia man killed an a three-vehicle collision in the Foothills on Friday has been identified by the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office as Donald Walker.

  • Yuma water company owner Clark arrested

    Philip K. Clark, owner of Diamond Brooks Water Company, has been arrested for violating the conditions of his pretrial release. He had been out of custody on his own recognizance since April of 2015.

  • Yuma's Most Wanted 2-8-16

    Yuma's Most Wanted 2-8-16

    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.

  • More gun damage: Neighborhoods along Avenue C hit

    Multiple vehicles in two neighborhoods along Avenue C were hit with BB or pellet gun fire late Monday, bringing the total estimated damage from a rash of similar cases in Yuma since early December to more than $55,000.

  • Drug case gets dismissed, but new charges filed

    Drug case gets dismissed, but new charges filed

    The case against the 39-year-old man who was arrested after drugs and an unidentified liquid substance were allegedly found at a Foothills home has been dismissed, but new charges have been filed against him.

  • 2 suspects arrested in man's death

    Two men have been arrested on charges of first-degree murder in connection with the death of a man whose body was found a field just north of Yuma last month, the Yuma County Sheriff's Office reported Tuesday.