NIH Grantee Wins 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Washington, DC - The 2016 Nobel Prize in chemistry has been awarded to National Institutes of Health grantee Sir J. Fraser Stoddart of Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. Stoddart shares the award jointly with Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Ph.D., of the University of Strasbourg, France and Bernard L. Feringa, Ph.D., of the University of Groningen, the Netherlands, for their design and production of molecular machines.

Fire Prevention Week Recognitions and Awards

Yuma, Arizona - The week of October 9th thru the 15th is Fire Prevention Week nationwide and also has been proclaimed here in Yuma by Mayor Douglas Nicholls. Observation of Fire Prevention Week began last Thursday (October 6th) with the highlighting of advances in fire prevention by Fire Marshal Kayla Holiman and special recognitions of several City of Yuma fire personnel.

AG Brnovich Warns of Hurricane Charity Scams

Phoenix, Arizona - Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is warning Arizonans to watch out for hurricane charity scams as they make donations to help those impacted by Hurricane Matthew.

Honoring The 67 American Firefighters Who Have Been Killed This Year

Phoenix, Arizona - Governor Doug Ducey issued a statement in recognition of the president's proclamation lowering the flags to half-staff to honor our nation’s brave firefighters, including and especially the 67 brave men and women who have already died this year across the country while protecting our communities.

President Obama on the Awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to Colombian President Santos

Washington, DC - President Barack Obama: "I want to congratulate my friend and partner Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos for being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.