City of Yuma’s recycling program for Christmas Trees

Yuma, Arizona - The City of Yuma’s drop-off program for recycling live Christmas trees is open.

Fire Under the Ocean to Ocean Bridge

Yuma, Arizona - Wednesday, at about 5:20 pm, a fire was reported in the area of the Ocean-to-Ocean Bridge. Yuma Fire Department personnel arrived to find heavy smoke and flames coming from underneath the south end of the bridge. Firefighters quickly knocked down the fire. Yuma Police Department officers closed down traffic on the bridge while work went on to ensure the fire was completely extinguished.

Tickets for dinner theater ‘Drinking Habits’ now on sale

Yuma, Arizona - The next installment of the City’s popular and well-attended dinner theater series will feature “Drinking Habits,” Feb. 10-13 and Feb. 17-19, 2022, inside the Yuma Art Center,254 S. Main St. Tickets are now on sale.

Fireworks Advisory

Yuma, Arizona - The law allows for the public to possess or use novelty/minor types fireworks, however many types of fireworks remain illegal in Arizona, specifically those designed to rise into the air and/or explode.  Fireworks can only be used from June 24th to July 6th and December 24th to January 3rd.  Fireworks continue to be prohibited on all public property including all parks, sidewalks, streets and rights-of-way, except by permit for supervised public displays only. 

Hectic Winter Season Safety

Yuma, Arizona - Many of this week’s emergency responses were to motor vehicle crashes. In fact, there were 5 crashes that involved at least 3 vehicles! More vehicles are using our streets this time of year (with more arriving every day!), and motorists need to take that into consideration. We all need to be patient, use caution, and follow these simple suggestions to get thru our hectic winter season safely: