Yuma, Arizona - Nativa Acosta is the first student to participate in the Surgical Technology program that’s now being offered as an option for local students thanks to a partnership between Arizona Western College and Mohave Community College.

Yuma, Arizona - On Saturday, May 19th, financial professional Amanda Gail will present “How to Create Your Retirement Fund” at 2:00 p.m. at the Foothills Library. Learn how to build a foundation for long-term wealth and how to use compounding interest to build retirement funds. Following the presentation, participants will assess current income and expenses, set future goals to determine when to retire, and how much income is needed for how long.

Yuma, Arizona - On Monday, January 29, 2018 at 3:35 a.m., the Yuma Police Department responded to a suspicious fire at Mesa Heights Apartment and several other residential structures, located in the 2100 block of Arizona Avenue, in reference to a fire.  The Yuma Fire Department was already on scene.

Yuma, Arizona - On Friday, May 18th, the Foothills Library will host “Small Business: It All Starts with Ideas” at 2:00 p.m. Explore the brainstorming process, and how to evaluate ideas for small business opportunities. There is no charge to attend; however, space is limited.

Yuma, Arizona - Arizona Western College’s May 18th commencement ceremony will mark an historical milestone.   The celebration will feature graduating students from AWC as well as Northern Arizona University, Arizona State University and University or Arizona. This is a first-ever combined commencement celebration with representation from all three universities at a community college.