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Strong Hearts Native Society Holding Annual Pow Wow This Weekend


The Strong Hearts Native Society will hold their annual Pow Wow this coming weekend in Winterhaven. The 34th Annual Event will be held on Friday , Saturday and Sunday . Lucy Allsup is the Miss San Pasquale High School Princess this year. She says modern pow wows mimic what has been held for generations. The events will begin Friday. Read More »

Somerton Man Wanted For Drug Trafficking And 14 Year Old Boy Apprehend At San Luis Border


A Somerton man wanted on drug trafficking charges and a 14-year-old boy were apprehended over the weekend by United States Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to the Port of San Luis. Officers first referred 45-year-old Jesus Romero-Serrano for additional questioning when he attempted to enter the United States. During a routine records check, officers learned Romero was wanted on ... Read More »

Arizona Western College Foundation Preparing To Award Scholarships To Students


Arizona Western College Foundation is preparing to award thousands of dollars to students. It is once again time for scholarships. Scholarships are available for qualifying current and future Arizona Western College students, most ranging between $500 and $1000. The process is easy. If you are interested in learning more about scholarships and requirements, and for an application, please visit the ... Read More »

Arizona Western College To Host 2014 Southwest Agricultural Summit


Arizona Western College is hosting the 2014 Southwest Ag Summit.  The Eighth annual summit will be held at AWC’s Main Campus today (Wednesday 26) and Thursday (27).   Events kickoff at 7am with registration and field demonstrations at the AWC Agricultural Sciences Land Laboratory. The summit is two days packed of agriculture educational experiences hosted by Fresh Vegetable Association, Arizona ... Read More »

Police Capture Stray Goat On Roadway


Police say they have a Barbados “kid” goat in their possession. On Monday Yuma County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the area of Foothills Boulevard and East 41st Place after receiving a report of a stray goat in the roadway. The animal was located and appears to be a Barbados “kid” goat.   The animal is currently under the care of ... Read More »

San Pasquale Schools To Hold Wellness Fair


San Pasquale Schools will hold a Wellness Fair on Thursday afternoon. The fair will focus on eating healthy, preventative health care and a person’s overall health.   The fair will be held at the San Pasquale Middle School playground from 4:30pm to 7:30pm. Read More »

Governor Brewer To Hold Meeting Over Rights Bill


Arizona Governor Jan Brewer will hold a series of private meetings with opponents and proponents of legislation adding protections for people who assert their religious beliefs in refusing service to gays. Brewer spokesman Andrew Wilder says the governor will spend today gathering information about Senate Bill 1062 as she considers signing it into law or a veto. She has until ... Read More »

Bill To Arm Arizona Teachers Set For Panel Vote


An Arizona House committee is set to vote on a bill allowing classroom teachers to carry guns. House Bill 2412 would allow school districts to authorize an unlimited number of teachers and other staff to be armed. They must complete 24 hours of training from approved instructors and yearly re-training. The sessions include handling and storage of weapons, scenario-based training ... Read More »

Bill Would Impose New Pulic Records Fee


The sponsor of an Arizona bill that would impose new fees for access to public records says he wants to combat abuse of the system. Republican Representative David Stevens of Sierra Vista held a public meeting to discuss his bill on Tuesday. He said the system is sometimes abused with burdensome requests that require hours in costly manpower.   House ... Read More »

One Person Dead In Car Accident


One person was killed in an accident which occurred on Sunday night. The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office says a passenger in the vehicle, 18-year-old Alexis Duran of Somerton was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident – at Avenue “D” and 19th Street. Robby Rodriguez of the Somerton/Cocopah Fire Department tells us more.   Police say Duran and two ... Read More »

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