Arrest Made in Hoax

Yuma, Arizona - On Thursday at approximately 7:00 a.m. a suspicious backpack was placed in front of the Yuma Police Departments Lobby.  Because of the way the backpack was placed the decision was made to evacuate the building and call the Yuma County Sheriff’s Department bomb squad to assess the backpack.  The backpack was found to contain non-threatening items.

Daniel Wallace by way of Foothills Library for DOT art

Yuma, Arizona - On Saturday, July 9th and 23rd, join instructor Daniel Wallace at the Foothills Library for DOT art! Create anything you can imagine using dots from 1:00-2:00 p.m. Bring your own clothing or accessory to decorate. Paint supplies and stencils will be provided. There is no charge to attend.

Consumer fireworks safety

Yuma, Arizona - According to National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) research, every Fourth of July, thousands of people (most often children and teens) are injured while using consumer fireworks. Despite the dangers of fireworks, few people understand the associated risks - devastating burns, other injuries, fires, and even death (and civil/criminal liability).

Día de Manualidades - Craft Day

Yuma, Arizona - On Friday, July 1st, visit the Foothills Library for Día de Manualidades (Craft Day) at 11:00 a.m. Enjoy an hour of crafting with provided supplies.

Suspicious package found outside front doors of Yuma Police Department lobby

Yuma, Arizona - A suspicious package was found outside the front doors of the Yuma Police Department lobby this morning around 7:00 a.m.  At this time a full evacuation of the building has taken place.