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Rodeo Parade Kicks Off 68th Annual Silver Spur Rodeo

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The Silver Spur Rodeo kicked off this past weekend with the Rodeo Parade through downtown Yuma on Saturday (2).  The 68th annual event to benefit the agencies served by the Yuma Jaycees is the oldest such event in Southwest Arizona. The rodeo events this week will be held at the Yuma County Fairgrounds. Read More »

Yuma Native Inducted Into Pro Football Hall Of Fame

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Yuma native, Curley Culp, has made it into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.  Culp revolutionized the nose tackle position in the NFL, and on Saturday (2) the Pro Football Hall of Fame took him in officially as one of seven newly inducted players.  Culp got his start in the early 1960s at Yuma High School.  He then went onto ... Read More »

Migrating Burros Causing Accidents Near Bullhead City

Authorities have set up two signs to warn motorists about burros in or near a roadway in Bullhead City after the animals have ventured off a mountain and have been involved in six traffic accidents there since December 2012.  The signs urge motorists to be on the lookout for burros migrating off the mountains near Bullhead Parkway.  Six traffic accidents ... Read More »

January Was Among The Coldest Months On Record For Parts Of AZ

Last month was among the coldest Januarys on record in Flagstaff.  The Arizona Daily Sun reports that the monthly average temperature of nearly 24 degrees was the 16th coldest. The chilly temperatures last month came from a 5-day cold snap.  The cold snap between January 11th and 15th saw a record low of minus 18 degrees in Fort Valley on ... Read More »

Matadors Defeat Glendale Community College

The Arizona Western College Matadors and Lady Matadors notched more wins this past weekend.  The men defeated Glendale Community College Saturday (2) 74-to-59 as Anthony Alston scored a career high 21 points.  Two other Matadors also scored in double figures.  The Lady Matadors held Glendale to 15 second half points en route to a 61-to-40 win Saturday (2).  Both teams ... Read More »

Ravens Hold On For A Win Against 49ers

The Baltimore Ravens held back a late drive by the San Francisco 49ers to win their second Super Bowl on Sunday (3), 31-to-28.  The Ravens led throughout, being up as much as 21 points.  The 49ers were unable to score in the final minute inside the red zone to give retiring player Ray Lewis his second Super Bowl ring.  It ... Read More »

Authorities Respond To Bomb Threat In San Luis

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The San Luis Police Department as well as U.S. Border agents were put into action Thursday (31) after a bomb threat was called into one of the city’s largest employers.  An unidentified caller called a bomb threat into the ACT Call Center around 1:15pm.  San Luis Police Chief Artuo Ramos told KBLU News about the information they were aware of. The ... Read More »

Three Teens Suspected Of Armed Robbery Make First Court Appearance

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Three teens, charged as adults, were ordered held on bond following their first court appearance Thursday (31).  The three are allegedly suspects in at least two recent armed robberies and several other crimes.  The three suspects are between the ages of 16 and 17.   Abel Ruiz and Michael Sanchez are each facing five separate charges for two armed robberies ... Read More »

Yuma City Attorney Named President Of IMLA

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City of Yuma Attorney Steven W. Moore has begun his presidency of the leading international organization serving municipal lawyers, becoming the first person from Yuma and only the second from Arizona to serve in that capacity in the organization’s 77-year history.  After serving as president-elect for a year, Moore officially became president of the International Municipal Lawyers Association in September ... Read More »

Governor Brewer Hires New Speechwriter

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has hired longtime Phoenix area journalist and public relations professional Hal DeKeyser to work as her speechwriter and public communications writer. DeKeyser has been chief of staff for Phoenix City Councilman Sal DiCiccio since 2009 and ran his own public relations firm from 2005-2009. From 1977-to-2005 he worked as a journalist, mostly with Phoenix area publications. Read More »

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