Yuma, Arizona - It is just about summertime in Yuma (with a big holiday weekend coming up!) that means we all need to take extra precautions and be more aware. Even Yumans take some time to adjust to the constant 100 degree days and sustained heat in the evenings that will soon be here. Stay hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids, but avoid heavily sugared, caffeinated, and alcoholic beverages, they can even add to dehydration.

Yuma, Arizona - Some people assume the desert is inhospitable to hiking; however, with proper preparation and conditioning, desert hiking is within reach of just about everyone. Learn more when Ken Conway, Yuma Parks and Recreation Program Coordinator, presents “Hiking in Yuma” at Yuma County Libraries. Topics include trails, maps, parking, GPS points, and more.

Yuma, Arizona  On Sunday May 20, 2018 just after 11:00 am, a brush fire was reported near Riverside Park, east of the Territorial Prison. Arriving Yuma Fire Department (YFD) personnel found smoke showing approximately ½ mile east of Riverside Park on the south side of the Colorado River.

Yuma, Arizona -  City residents still have time to take advantage of a grant provided by the Arizona Companion Animal Spay and Neuter Committee. The grant provides funds to assist with the spaying and neutering of domesticated dogs and cats.

Yuma, Arizona - The City of Yuma Police Department is conducting an impaired driving detail on Friday, May 25th, Saturday, May 26th, Sunday, May 27th, and Monday May 28th, 2018. Additional officers will be used to rove city streets looking to stop and arrest drivers who are impaired by alcohol or drugs. These DUI patrols are, in addition to regularly scheduled patrol officers, all looking for the signs of an impaired driver behind the wheel.