Sen. Don Shooter, a Yuma Republican, will be moving to a neighboring legislative district to avoid running for reelection in a Democratic-leaning area.Read More »
This week's most outstanding quips, jibes and utterances.Read More »
The case of a woman barred from running for city council in an Arizona border town because she isn't fluent in English has raised questions about the 120-year-old law used to kick her off the ballot.Read More »
David Crowe will officially join the CD3 race tomorrow when he rolls out his campaign against Grijalva for the Dem primary – and he’ll be using a new name to tout his Mexican heritage.Read More »
The Yuma City Council has voted to move ahead with an investigation of the mayor and retain an outside law firm to advise the council how to proceed.Read More »
Former U.S. Senate hopeful David Crowe has officially switched races and will challenge U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva in the Democratic primary.
Crowe, a Tucson defense contractor, filed a statement of candidacy with the Federal Election Commission on Jan. 12, according to FEC records. The same day, he told the Arizona Capitol Times that he wasn’t yet sure whether he would run against Grijalva in the new 3rd Congressional District or run for the seat recently vacated by U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.
Coconino County election officials have provided translators at the polls for Navajo speakers. They have done the same for Hopi voters.
But Yuma has them stumped.
Business, civic and religious groups have rescheduled a conference in Yuma to examine alternatives for confronting Arizona's immigration problems.Read More »
In a state where unemployment remains high as much of the rest of the nation recovers from the Great Recession, Yuma stands out. The metropolitan area’s jobless rate of 15.9 percent in August was the nation’s second highest, trailing only nearby El Centro, Calif., according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.Read More »
Each vote center will contain e-poll books which are electronic devices similar in size to the Ipad and contain each voter's information and every type of ballot in the county, making it easier for poll workers to identify registered voters.Read More »