Monday May 13
Border Patrol agents and Customs officers seize marijuana, arrest 12
U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Yuma Sector arrested 12 alleged drug smugglers and seized a combined 564 pounds of marijuana over the weekend, while a Mexican man was arrested Friday at the U.S. Port of Entry at San Luis, Ariz.
Sat May 11, 2013
YMPO OKs routes for overweight trucks
Deciding not to add more routes, the Yuma Metropolitan Planning Organization Executive Board approved a list of designated corridors for overweight trucks traveling from Mexico.
Fri May 10, 2013
Child pornography found on computer of man arrested for stalking students
Authorities say they found child pornography on the computer of a man recently arrested for allegedly stalking female students in San Luis, Ariz.
Thu May 09, 2013
Correctional Officers Week
Imelda Cordova was one of 10 officers from around the state who met with Brewer recently as part of her proclamation of Correctional Officers Week.
Mother's Day comes around twice along the border
No matter that their mother passed away 20 years ago, Frances Murrietta and her siblings gather at her graveside in San Luis Rio Colorado, Son., every Mother's Day to honor her.
Wed May 08, 2013
Man arrested in stalking of San Luis students
The man sought by police in connection with a series of incidents in San Luis, Ariz., last week in which female middle school and high school students were reportedly approached and verbally harassed has been arrested.
Mon May 06, 2013
Rumors prompt Gadsden district to issue warning to parents
A rumor of a child abduction circulating on social media has prompted the Gadsden Elementary School District to distribute fliers to parents, urging steps to ensure the safety of children walking between home and class.
YCIPTA budget talks lead to discussion of sign, fuel concerns
Yuma County $154,960 City of Yuma $200,000 City of Somerton $29,919 Town of Wellton $14,499 City of San Luis $70,573 Cocopah Tribe $38,898 Quechan Tribe $5,757 Northern Arizona University $5,000 Arizona Western College $100,000 TOTAL $619,606 In a review of the proposed budget for the next fiscal year, a transit authority member expressed ... (more)
Sun May 05, 2013
Joe Orduno would be proud of namesake park
I think Joe Orduo would be proud if he could see the park in San Luis, Ariz., named for him.
San Luis student to study in Norway
When Gabriela Castro, 16, set out to expand her horizons, she had no idea that it would take her over 5,150 miles away from home.
Fri May 03, 2013
South county businesses, organizations honored as best in reader poll
It used to be that people living in south Yuma County drove Yuma to do their shopping and dining out.
Thu May 02, 2013
Yuma to star on TV's C-SPAN this weekend
The spotlight is on Yuma this weekend as it stars on C-SPAN, offering glimpses of the community's history and literary culture.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Weeklong campaign takes breast cancer awareness to heart
Take it to heart. When the subject turns to the risk of breast cancer, Campesinos Sin Fronteras wants women in south Yuma County to do exactly that.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Two San Luis men injured in rollover
Two San Luis, Ariz., men were transported to the hospital early Saturday morning after the vehicle they were traveling in rolled over and crashed.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Local Glance (April 25): Local racing, youth golf, youth basketball
LOCAL RACING Service for racer Derek Sanchez, a drag racer who lived in Yuma, will have a celebration of life in his honor May 5 at Radisson Hotel Yuma.
San Luis library to celebrate children, child literacy
The Foothills Library, 13226 E. South Frontage Road, will host games and provide candy and prizes for youngsters from 11 a.m. to noon on Saturday.
Law agencies to accept expired prescription drugs Saturday
Expired pills not only lose their punch against sickness, but pose a risk for those who take them for the high.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Missing San Luis teen sought
Police are searching for a missing San Luis, Ariz., teen. According to the San Luis Police Department, 16-year-old Kevin Esparza was last seen Saturday evening at his home in the 1400 block of Los Olivos Street.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Remodeling improves security, functionality of Somerton Municipal Court
For Judge Manuel Figueroa, the remodeling of the Somerton Municipal Court couldn't come too soon.