Yuma, Arizona - Arizona Western College, in collaboration with the AWC Foundation, was recently awarded with a $400,000 Infrastructure and Capacity-Building Challenge Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The funds, as well a 1-to-1 match requirement, will be used to enhance student learning experiences by expanding AWC’s academic library services over the next four years.

Yuma, Arizona - Today, Carla Provost, was officially selected to be Chief of the Border Patrol. She previously served in command staff roles at Yuma Sector.

Yuma, Arizona - Looking for ways to live a healthier life and achieve financial security? Small Steps to Health and Wealth™ is designed to help you implement behavior change strategies that simultaneously improve your health and personal finances.

Yuma, Arizona - On 12/28/14 at approximately 10:50 pm officers with the Yuma Police Department were dispatched to assist the Yuma Fire Department with a suspicious fire at the Stewart Vincent Wolfe Creative Playground within the West Wetlands Park located at 282 N. 12th Avenue. Upon arrival the playground was found fully engulfed in flames. Visitors to the park were evacuated while the Fire Department worked to contain the fire.

Yuma, Arizona - On Saturday, August 25th, the Genealogical Society of Yuma will present “FamilySearch.org” at 10:30 a.m. at the Main Library. Learn about new genealogy resources available through FamilySearch.org, a nonprofit family history organization. Attendees are encouraged to bring a laptop or tablet to this workshop.