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'Jedi' movie's lumber returns as roofing for Yuma house

'Jedi' movie's lumber returns as roofing for Yuma house

YUMA - It's no mystery to Kelly Curtis what happened to the lumber used to build Jabba the Hutt's sand barge filmed in the sand dunes for a segment in "Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi."

May 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Hot Wheels to use design painted on Yuma cop vehicles

Hot Wheels to use design painted on Yuma cop vehicles

YUMA - The hot new design showing up on Yuma police vehicles is destined to be used on Hot Wheels toy vehicles to be released next year by toy maker Mattel.

April 11, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Hot Wheels to use design painted on Yuma cop vehicles

Hot Wheels to use design painted on Yuma cop vehicles

The Yuma Police Department's new patrol-vehicle design is on a recently purchased SUV and headed for Hot Wheels cars.

April 11, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

IRS warns taxpayers to beware of scams

Many scams fraudulently use the IRS name or logo to make bogus communication look more authentic and enticing. The goal is to trick you into revealing personal and financial information the scammers can use to commit identity theft or steal your money.

March 13, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Yumans mobilize to save their Territorial Prison

Nine months ago, the Yuma community mobilized into chain gangs to raise more than $70,000 in 60 days to save the Yuma Territorial Prison from the state park system's cutting block.

November 13, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
New ag technology needed

New ag technology needed

YUMA - The search is on for new agricultural technology, with the University of Arizona's help. It's a search driven by looming labor shortages as the aging farmworker population retires and younger people aren't following them into the fields.

February 08, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

Mexico revives plans for deep-water Baja port

YUMA — Mexico is reviving plans for a deep-water shipping port on the Baja California coast south of Ensenada — and the possibility that Yuma County could be on the route of a rail line that would serve the port.

October 24, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

GM opens proving ground that's also boon to Army

YUMA PROVING GROUND — Pulling up to the newly completed General Motors test complex for the grand opening Wednesday, it was clear this was Chevrolet country.

July 23, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
San Luis luring development

San Luis luring development

SAN LUIS — Over the years, this little town perched on the border hadn't been thought of as much more than a row of small shops lining Main Street, which leads to its bigger neighbor city in Mexico, San Luis Rio Colorado.

January 01, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
San Luis, Ariz. poised to grow as border logistics hub

San Luis, Ariz. poised to grow as border logistics hub

SAN LUIS, Ariz. — Over the years, this little town perched on the border hadn't been thought of as much more than a row of small shops lining Main Street where it leads to its bigger neighbor city in Mexico, San Luis Rio Colorado.

December 31, 2008 12:00 amLoading…

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