Fruit Leather 101

Yuma, Arizona - On Wednesday, June 15th, Melissa Wyatt, Yuma County Family, Consumer, and Health Sciences Agent for the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, will present “Fruit Leather” at 10:00 a.m. at the Main Library. Learn about the benefits of food dehydration, and how to dry and store fruits.

Monday Night Anime

Yuma, Arizona - On Monday, June 6th and 20th, the Main Library will host “Monday Night Anime,” an anime club for adults 18 and older, every other Monday from 6:00-7:30 p.m. Enjoy watching anime and playing games with other fans. Bring your own game, or play one of ours!

Apartment Fire at 200 South 7th Avenue

Yuma, Arizona - On Sunday, just after 10:30 pm, a fire was reported in an apartment at 200 South 7th Avenue. Yuma Fire Department personnel arrived to find heavy smoke coming from the apartment, with reports that an elderly tenant was unaccounted for and may have been inside. Firefighters entered the apartment and did a search that confirmed there was no one home. The fire was quickly knocked down with fire damage contained to the bedroom and contents where the fire was located.

Memorial Day weekend DUI results

Yuma, Arizona - The City of Yuma Police Department conducted impaired driving details during the nights of Friday May 27th, Saturday May 28th, Sunday May 29th and Monday May 30th of 2016 with help from the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety.  The focus was impaired driving and the apprehension of impaired drivers.

City of Yuma brings back July 4 fireworks

Yuma, Arizona - Following greater-than-expected attendance last year, the City of Yuma will once again host an Independence Day celebration with the return of the 4th of July All-American BBQ and Fireworks Spectacular, starting 4 p.m. Monday, July 4 at Desert Sun Stadium and the Ray Kroc Sports Complex, 36th Street and Avenue A.