A Travel Guide to Yuma, the Sunniest Place on Earth

Welcome to Yuma / ©Shutterstock Yuma, Arizona is recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the sunniest place on Earth with an average annual sunshine rate of about 91%, but as this travel guide proves, there's more to it than just getting a good tan. there is no. A thriving cultural scene, vast […]

The history of Yuma’s movie magic

YUMA, Ariz. — Driving along Interstate 8 just west of Yuma, it may seem like you're in the Sahara Desert, but you're actually much closer to home than it appears outside your window. is. Although Imperial Sand Dunes is technically in California, it's just a short drive from Yuma and has been a staple of […]

Basketball Game Recap: Peyton Panthers vs. Yuma

The Peyton Panthers have already proven themselves in the regular season and showed no signs of slowing down in the playoffs. They escaped with a 36-28 win over Yuma on Friday. Victory was routine for Payton, who remains undefeated in 24 games this season. Payton let his senior duo lead the way, with AJ Mannering […]

Warmer conditions are expected this weekend

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) – Dry and warm conditions will prevail across the region starting Saturday, but a few afternoon showers and the possibility of isolated thunderstorms will remain in the highlands, mainly east of Phoenix and southern Gila County. It will continue. Starting Sunday, temperatures are expected to rise slightly above average, with daily […]

Yuma pulls out another close win to claim 3A boys basketball title

DENVER – A team that wasn’t supposed to be here was the last one standing. And it was a defensive stand that led to state championship glory for the Outlaws. Vanguard's Matty Desalegn misses a 3-point shot from the top right of the key off the back iron at the buzzer to give Yuma a […]

Yuma Earns Seventh State Championship – CENTRAL

DENVER – The impossible became reality for the Yuma High School boys basketball team Saturday night. The team everyone counted as a state title contender came out victorious as the Class 3A state champion. Vanguard's Matty Desalegn missed a 3-pointer from the top right of the key off the back iron at the buzzer to […]

Cocopah Indian Tribe awarded grants to restore lands in South Yuma County

Land belonging to the Cocopah Indian Tribe in southern Yuma County will be restored thanks to a $5 million grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation's America the Beautiful Challenge program. The tribe also received $200 million from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Tribal Wildlife Program and $315,000 from the Bonneville Environmental Foundation. […]

Lower Basin States propose new approach for Colorado River

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) – U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema recently called on these upstream states to come to the negotiating table to secure the water future of the Western United States and provide local water guidance. Some of them also agree with this. “We would agree with Sen. Sinema here,” said Elston Grubaugh, general manager […]

Yuma Airshow takes flight tomorrow!

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) – The 58th Annual Yuma Air Show is scheduled to be held on Saturday, March 9 at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Yuma. On Saturday, our Yuma skies will once again be filled with daring pilots performing extreme maneuvers over our community. Yuma Air Base opens its doors to the community […]

JLL lease brings second Sprouts store to Yuma

JLL announced today that it has signed a lease for 23,228 square feet, marking its second lease. Sprouts Farmers Market To Yuma, Arizona. Phoenix-based Sprouts is one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing specialty retailers of fresh, natural and organic foods, with more than 400 stores in 23 states. learn more: AZ Big 100: 50 […]