High Angle Palm Tree Rescue block of west 15th Street

Yuma, Arizona - On Monday, at 7:30 pm, a report was received of a person stuck in a bucket truck at least 50 feet in the air in the 3700 block of west 15th Street. Yuma Fire Department personnel found the person had been trimming tall palm trees when the bucket stopped working and would not lower. The person was not suffering any medical emergencies but had been up for almost 2 hours. The YFD 100 foot aerial ladder truck was called to the scene and a high angle rescue was conducted.

AWC breaks ground on long-awaited science lab at San Luis Learning Center

San Luis, Arizona - On Monday morning, Arizona Western College celebrated the beginning of construction on a much-anticipated Science Lab at the San Luis Learning Center.

Ahead of potential storms, City urges residents to secure their waste containers

Yuma, Arizona - With the possibility of high winds in the forecast this week, the City of Yuma asks residents to make extra effort to secure their empty solid waste and recycling containers to prevent them from becoming damaged or lost.

Yuma Labor Day DUI Detail

Yuma, Arizona - The City of Yuma Police Department is conducting an impaired driving detail on Friday, September 3rd, Saturday, September 4th, Sunday, September 5th and Monday, September 6th, 2021. Additional officers will be used to rove city streets looking to stop and arrest drivers who are impaired by alcohol or drugs. These DUI patrols are, in addition to regularly scheduled patrol officers, all looking for the signs of an impaired driver behind the wheel.

City of Yuma Parks and Rec activities guide for fall and winter

Yuma, Arizona - The semi-annual Parks and Recreation activities guide, covering events through the fall and winter, is now available online. Program registration for city residents begins September 7, followed by registration for all starting September 13.