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Border officials find 269,600 fentanyl pills in gas tank near Nogales

TUCSON, AZ — According to Port Director Michael Humphries, officers at the Port of Nogales found around 269,600 fentanyl pills inside the gas tank of a car on Wednesday, Nov. 16. Humphries says Customs and Border Protection officers noticed tampering around the car’s gas tank while performing “layered enforcement operations.” On 11/16, CBP officers performing …

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Arizona files lawsuit to protect temporary border barrier from federal action

YUMA, AZ — The state of Arizona has filed a lawsuit to protect the temporary barrier that was put in place to fill 3,820 feet of gaps at the Mexico border. A lawsuit was filed Friday saying Governor Doug Ducey is seeking an “injunction barring any federal governmental actors, including the Forest Service and BOR, from attempting …

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How do Republicans and Democrats differ when it comes to addressing the border?

YUMA, ARIZONA — With less than a month to go before the midterm elections, many issues are driving voters to the polls. Two topics, immigration and the situation at our southern border, continue to come up on the campaign trail and in television ads. So how do Democrats and Republicans differ regarding policy and what exactly is …

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Yuma Proving Ground hosts technology tests, exercises

YUMA — Yuma Proving Ground is one of the largest military installations in the country. Located in southern Arizona, the base is known for hosting military exercises and testing equipment for the Department of Defense. One of the pieces of equipment currently being tested is the guidance precision kit or GPK. The GPK takes old artillery rounds …

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‘Local emergency’ declared in Yuma amid migrants passing through

YUMA, Ariz. — The Mayor of Yuma declared a “local emergency” Thursday afternoon due to the number of migrants crossing the border and passing through the city, according to a release. This local emergency was declared due to migrants entering into Yuma “prior to being processed and released by Border Patrol” and “address the humanitarian crisis affecting …

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US responding to border, emergency easing

YUMA, AZ — Yuma Mayor Doug Nicholls says an emergency situation in the southwestern Arizona border city has eased with federal officials moving in additional personnel in response to thousands of migrants, many seeking asylum. Nicholls said Friday the federal response meant that people entering the U.S. “are not waiting along the border wall for very long.” …

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Salads produced in Yuma, NC recalled due to listeria concerns

Check your crisper drawer — Dole Fresh Vegetables has announced a recall of branded and private-label packaged salads. The products in question were produced at facilities in Yuma, Arizona, and Bessemer City, North Carolina. Some of the packaged foods under the recall include: Dole Angel Hair Coleslaw Dole Buffalo Ranch Chopped Kit Kroger Shredded Romaine …

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