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Bighorn Sheep To Make A Return To Santa Catalina Mountains


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Desert bighorn sheep will return to the Santa Catalina Mountains outside Tucson this weekend for the first time in more than a decade. Thirty bighorns from outside of Yuma will be released into the Pusch Ridge area of Mount Lemmon. Mike Quigley of the Wilderness Society says the eventual goal is a self-sustaining herd of at least one-hundred animals.   ... Read More »

American Red Cross Announces New Regional Chief Executive Officer In Phoenix

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The American Red Cross Grand Canyon Chapter has announced that David Emerson has been officially named regional Chief Executive Officer of the organization in Phoenix, where he had served as interim CEO for about four months earlier this year. He assumed his new duties on Tuesday at the Grand Canyon Chapter, which ranks as the 5th largest chapter nationally, serving ... Read More »

Border Patrol Agents Arrest Drug Smuggler

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United States Border Patrol agents from the Blythe Station arrested a smuggler Wednesday transporting over $76,000 worth of marijuana. Agents working traffic-check operations near Blythe stopped a Ford Taurus on I-10. A canine alert led to the discovery of 153 lbs of marijuana hidden in the vehicle. The man and narcotics were turned over to theRiverside County Sheriff’s Office. Read More »

Former San Luis Police Lieutenant Pleads Guilty In Court

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Former San Luis Police lieutenant Gerardo Torres pled guilty to one misdemeanor count of harassment in Yuma Superior Court Wednesday after a woman accused him of stalking her over an eight month period in 2011. Our television partner KYMATV adds in return for a guilty plea, five other charges of kidnapping and stalking were dismissed. Torres could be sentenced to ... Read More »

Gas Prices Lower For Eighth Consecutive Week

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Gasoline prices at the pump around Arizona are lower for the eighth consecutive week. Officials with AAA Arizona say that the average statewide price for unleaded regular gasoline is at $3.14 a gallon. That is almost a nickel lower than last week. This week's national average is at $3.19 per gallon, down by nearly three-cents from the previous week.   ... Read More »

Endangered Squirrels Making A Comeback

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Arizona wildlife managers say an annual survey shows the population of endangered Mount Graham red squirrels has risen dramatically. The count found about 272 squirrels this year in southeastern Arizona. That is up 59 animals from 2012, the lowest ever recorded. The count is made by surveying areas where squirrels hide their food. Wildlife managers say the species' recent population ... Read More »

Free Workshop On Mortgage Relief To Be Held Today

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The City of Yuma encourages residents needing assistance with their home payments to attend a free workshop Tuesday. The “Help You Can Trust” event will be held from 10am-to-7pm at the Martin Luther King Junior Neighborhood Center at 300 South 13th Avenue. Hosted by the Arizona Attorney General’s office and Housing America Corporation, the event offers information regarding new and expanded ... Read More »

Homicide Suspect Appears In Court

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A man who was involved in an alleged homicide attempt last week appeared in court on Wednesday. 47-year-old Robert Wade Moore is charged with premeditated first degree murder in the shooting of Jose Orjel. Officials say Moore shot Orjel over an unpaid $500 dollar debt. Moore shot Orjel several times after Orjel came outside his residence. He died two days ... Read More »

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