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Matadors Sports Update

AWC-Matadors

The Arizona Western College Lady Matadors took two games from Mesa College at home on Tuesday.  The first game, the Lady Matadors won 7-1 and a 3-1 win in game two. The Arizona Western College Matadors beat 19th ranked South Mountain College in a doubleheader on Tuesday.  The first game went AWC’s way by a final of 4-0.  The second ... Read More »

Board Of Supervisors Approves Sheriff’s Office To Trade Confiscated Guns

Gun-Pile

The Yuma County Board of Supervisors met on Monday and approved to swap guns the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office confiscates.  The board asked Sheriff Leon Wilmot about what procedures are in place for using such weapons.  Wilmot assured the board that the only weapons they use to trade for other weapons for the Sheriff’s Office are ones that are legally ... Read More »

Mayor Krieger Reportedly Not Running For Re-Election

Mayor-Alan-Krieger

Several media outlets are reporting that Yuma Mayor Alan Krieger has opted not to run for re-election.  The mayor has served for four years.  He was a council member four years prior to his election.  Krieger has stated he is looking at other options to continue his political career.  So far, four candidates have filed for Mayor in the upcoming ... Read More »

C-SPAN To Feature Yuma In TV Series

C-Span

The television network C-SPAN is in Yuma for the next week, preparing for a series of shows to be aired about the historical aspects of the area as well as other items of interest.  The network held a kickoff press conference on Monday at the Yuma Territorial Prison.  Following the conference, National Accounts Executive of C-SPAN, Matthew McGuire told KBLU ... Read More »

National Divorce Rate Trending Downward

Divorce

The divorce rate in the U.S. continues to fall, but a large percentage of couples still call it quits despite their vows of “for better or worse.”   The reasons can vary as much as the individuals involved, although experts say there are ways to safeguard a marriage, especially when children join the family. Marriage counselor Patricia Mackie says babies ... Read More »

Arrest Made After Teen Reports Sexual Abuse To School Counselor

Reland-Fallis

The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office says one person was arrested for sexual abuse of a minor after the student reported him to the school the victim attends.  Police say 29-year-old Reland Lawrence Fallis of Yuma was arrested following police interviews on Friday.  The 14-year-old victim told the school and police about the incidents which occurred between 2008 and 2009.  Fallis ... Read More »

Gov. Brewer Takes On President Obama In April Fools Joke

Jan-Brewer

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer got in on the April Fools Day jokes Monday, pointing at President Barack Obama.   She posted a picture of Obama on her Facebook page that said, "In stunning news this morning, I learned that President Obama has finally agreed to tour Arizona's Southern border! APRIL FOOLS!"   It also instructed people to click "like" if they thought the president ... Read More »

Yuma County Fair Opens Today

Yuma-County-Fair

The Yuma County Fair opens today.  This year’s theme is “Grand Ol’ Fair”.  Judging events will be held this morning and the main opening will take place at 3pm.  The event runs through Sunday at the Yuma County Fairgrounds. Read More »

El Centro Sector Border Patrol Has Eventful Weekend

US-Border-Patrol

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents had a busy weekend that included the arrest of a dangerous gang member, a desert rescue, and a seized airplane resulting in the arrest of four men in a human smuggling scheme.  The first incident occurred Saturday morning, when they received a call from the California Highway Patrol of three likely illegal aliens lost ... Read More »

Matadors To Host Baseball And Softball Matchups This Afternoon

Softball

The Arizona Western College Matadors will host the South Mountain Cougars this afternoon at 12noon at Kammann Field on the AWC campus. The Arizona Western College Lady Matadors will host Mesa College for a double header this afternoon. The games will be played at the AWC softball field. Read More »

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