Over 700 pounds of student-grown produce donated to food bank

Yuma, Arizona - Arizona Western College agricultural students have donated 719 pounds of produce to the Yuma Community Food Bank so far this year, compared to 549 pounds donated in 2018.

Emergency Medical Services Week

Yuma, Arizona - May 19th through the 25th is National Emergency Medical Services Week (or EMS Week). 2019 is the 45th annual observation of EMS Week, with this year’s theme being “EMS Strong: Beyond the Call” emphasizing the cooperative 24/7 efforts needed to provide effective emergency medical response, support and enhance that response, and care for those who provide care to others.

Food for Fines: Summer Edition

Yuma, Arizona - Bring in cans of food to pay for your overdue fines during the 4th Annual Food for Fines: Summer Edition at Yuma County Libraries! From 9:00 a.m. Monday, June 3rd, until 5:00 p.m. Saturday, July 13th, one dollar in overdue fines will be cleared for every 10 oz. (or larger) can of food that is donated.

Memorial Day DUI Detail 2019

Yuma, Arizona - The City of Yuma Police Department is conducting an impaired driving detail on Friday, May 24th, Saturday, May 25th, Sunday, May 26th, and Monday May 27th, 2019. 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.

Students earn scholarships during annual showcase

Yuma, Arizona - Eleven Arizona Western College students took home scholarship awards during an annual Student Showcase event on May 7.