Pokémon Go

Yuma, Arizona - 'Pokémon Go' is a virtual reality app incorporating the Nintendo characters and sends the players to different areas to capture what you need to fill out your Pokédex.  The game uses augmented reality so that it appears, via your phones camera, as if the Pokémon has been spotted in your house, neighborhood or where ever you are playing. 

City of Yuma to dedicate park's fitness equipment

Yuma, Arizona - Thanks to a collaborative effort including generous donations from the Optimist Club of Yuma and the Foundation of Yuma Regional Medical Center and a grant from Greenfields Outdoor Fitness, Yuma Parks and Recreation was able to obtain and install fitness equipment in Smucker Park. Next Thursday, the City will officially dedicate the equipment.

Children's Museum exhibit draws thousands in its first week at Yuma Art Center

Yuma, Arizona - More than 2,000 members of the public visited the Children's Museum of Yuma County's exhibit in its first week at the City's Yuma Art Center.

Yuma has some great water recreation

Yuma, Arizona - With the summer heat in full swing, water recreation is a common cure for the heat. Yuma has some great water recreation and we would like to take this time to pass along some water safety reminders.

House Fire in the 200 block of south 8th Avenue

Yuma, Arizona - Today, just before 6:30 am, a house fire was reported in the 200 block of south 8th Avenue. Responding Yuma Fire Department personnel arrived to find heavy smoke coming from a house at 271 S. 8th Ave, and active fire inside. The fire was quickly extinguished, with no damage to neighboring houses. The house was occupied by two adults and five children at the time of the fire, and one of the adult family members was transported to the hospital for smoke inhalation.