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.

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. 

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.

The White House Rural Forum

Washington, DC - Today, the White House will host the White House Rural Forum, convening rural policy, business, and nonprofit leaders to Penn State University in State College, PA, and announcing new Administration actions in support of rural America. At tomorrow's convening, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Chair of the White House Rural Council, and Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf will lead discussions on pertinent issues facing rural communities, including opportunities for economic growth and strategies for improving health care and housing.