Monday Dec 2
Noriega, Toth big winners at Turkey Classic
Adolfo Noriega and Chris Toth had Thanksgiving weekends to remember. Noriega, from Yuma, helped himself to two feature event wins in the Street Stock Division during the fourth annual Cocopah Speedway Turkey Classic, while Toth, from Holtville, won the Friday night IMCA Sport Modified feature and like Noriega went back for seconds on Saturday ... (more)
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Change agent: Economic developer eyes city
With a reported unemployment rate that consistently exceeds 30 percent, the need to create more jobs is a hot topic of discussion in the community.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Somerton residents slow in showing support for charter school
SOMERTON A Phoenix-area foundation plans to collect at least 100 petition signatures from residents expressing support for a charter high school the organization wants to build in this city.
Young cancer survivor makes public appeal to support battle against disease
SOMERTON Cancer doesn't discriminate based on age or social standing, and at times it may seem to be an unbeatable enemy.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Somerton pays tribute to farming with inaugural Agro Expo
That's the theme of the inaugural Agro Expo, an event slated Dec. 7 in Somerton to recognize the contributions of agriculture to the city of Somerton and to the Yuma area.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Next court dates set for gang member guilty in Somerton murder
Yuma County Superior Court Judge John Nelson has set the dates for pre-sentence hearings in the case of a gang member charged in the June 2009 murder of a NAPA Auto Parts delivery driver in Somerton.
Woman run over by produce trailer in Somerton
SOMERTON, Ariz. A 60-year-old San Luis woman died after she was run over by a produce trailer Tuesday afternoon.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Deep fry your turkey safely
The Somerton/Cocopah Fire Department is warning residents of Yuma County to exercise caution when deep-frying their turkeys this holiday season, and to abstain from driving while intoxicated.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
City Hall visits the neighborhoods in Somerton
SOMERTON Usually if people have issues they want to bring up with their city government, they have to call or visit City Hall.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Educators get nod from FTF council
When it came time to decide who would be recognized as the inaugural Yuma Early Childhood Champion of the Year, members of the First Things First Yuma Regional Partnership Council said that the answer was obvious: Judy Watkinson.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Cocopah Speedway crowns another series champion this weekend
Cocopah Speedway is located at U.S. 95 and County 15th Street; the general admission gate opens at 5 p.m. both nights; first race is at 7 p.m. both nights.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Sups approve $1.3M drainage project
A $1.3 million drainage project in Somerton is moving forward with the awarding of the contract at the Monday meeting of the Yuma County Board of Supervisors.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Agriculture worker hurt in tractor accident
Firefighters from the Somerton/Cocopah Fire Department responded to an accident Monday afternoon involving a Case tractor and a Ford pickup that left one person injured.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Sups set to award $1.3M for drainage project
The Yuma County Board of Supervisors is set to award a $1.3 million contract for the Northwest Somerton Drainage Improvement Project at Monday's regular session.