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Residents Of Rocky Mountain States To Protect Public Land


Residents of the Rocky Mountain states want their public lands protected, and say candidates’ positions on conservation and land use could decide their votes in this year’s elections. The latest "Conservation in the West" poll from Colorado College shows strong support in Arizona and the Intermountain region for preserving public lands, regardless of a voter's political affiliation. Democratic pollster Dave ... Read More »

Petition Started Against Bill That Would Pay Glendale Police And Fire Expenses During Next Years Super Bowl


A Surprise man has started a petition against a bill in the Legislature that would pay the city of Glendale for its police and fire expenses during next year's Super Bowl.   House Bill 2547 by Republican Majority Leader David Gowan would require the state to reimburse cities for public safety costs of hosting major sporting events. Gowan says the ... Read More »

Representative Gosar Spearheads Arizona GOP Delegation Letter To FAA


United States Congressman Paul Gosar spearheaded an Arizona Republican Delegation letter to the Federal Aviation Administration commending its decision to move forward with construction of the new control tower at Tucson International Airport under a competitive bidding process. Every Republican member of Arizona’s Delegation signed the letter, including Representatives Trent Franks, Matt Salmon, and David Schweikert as well as Senators John ... Read More »

CVS Plans To End All Tobacco Sales


Arizonans who smoke may have another inspiration when thinking about quitting, now that CVS Caremark plans on ending all tobacco sales. That is according to Sandra Adondakis with the American Cancer Society. She says CVS customers struggling to kick the habit will have less tobacco temptation when at the store.   CVS Caremark plans to cease all tobacco sales by ... Read More »

AWC Alumni Continue Supporting Surrounding Areas With Community Service Project


In December 2013, Arizona Western College’s Alumni Association continued to support the surrounding areas with its second Community Service Project. The Alumni Association's "Let's Put Yuma to Work" campaign was held the month of December 2013 on the campuses.  The donation drive benefitting Yuma’s Goodwill organization was a success.  The campus communities contributed over 1600 pounds of donations.  A representative from ... Read More »

Yuma City Hall Will Be Closed For Presidents Day


The Yuma City Hall will be closed Monday for Presidents Day. Additionally, Friday, Yuma City Hall will be closed as part of its normal customer convenience schedule. Residential refuse collection for homes inside the Yuma city limits will change due to the holiday. City of Yuma residents who normally have their garbage picked up on Mondays will have collections on ... Read More »

Garbage Pickup Days To Be Pushed Back One Day In San Luis


Garbage pick-up days will change next week in San Luis due to the holiday. Residents who normally have their garbage picked up on Monday will have collection on Tuesday. City residents whose pickup days are normally Tuesday will have garbage collected on Wednesday. Starting the week of February 24th, trash pick-ups will resume to a normal schedule. Read More »

Police Investigating Burglary At Yuma BMX Bike Park


Area police are investigating the recent burglary at the Yuma B-M-X Bike park. The Yuma Police Department says five bikes were stolen Monday night worth a total of about $5000. Several pieces of equipment were also damaged. Track operator Tony Warnock is upset over the incident.   Warnock plans to start keeping anything valuable at the track off the premises ... Read More »

Attorney Genral Tom Horne Says He “Absolutely Never” Broke Finance Laws


Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne says he "absolutely never" had illegal communications with the leader of an independent campaign backing him during his 2010 election bid.   Horne testified Wednesday afternoon during the third day of a hearing where he and current aide Kathleen Winn are trying to fend off civil allegations of illegal campaign coordination.   Prosecutors say they ... Read More »

Man Who Allegedly Kidnapped Infant Accepts Plea Offer


A judge in Yuma Superior Court accepted a plea agreement signed by 23-year-old Raul Tejeda Tuesday afternoon. Our television partner KYMATV says Tejeda pled guilty to aggravated assault and endangerment per domestic violence. Tejeda began arguing with the mother of his 11-month-old daughter at a house in Yuma in October 2013. Tejeda rammed the mother’s vehicle and took the child ... Read More »

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