Press Releases


Sep
24
2010

YUMA, ARIZONA – In the past year, Arizona’s ongoing budget crisis has posed a major challenge for Yuma, as both of its state parks – the anchors of its riverfront revitalization – were threatened with closure.

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Sep
24
2010

YUMA, ARIZONA – Nearly a century ago, this desert town became the site of the first dam on the Colorado River. That project was the first step on a path that transformed the Southwest.

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Sep
20
2010

YUMA, ARIZONA – The “ghost train” arrived in Yuma this summer with the grand opening of Pivot Point Interpretative Plaza by Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area.

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Sep
9
2010

YUMA, ARIZONA – Are you outstanding in your field? Do you have an authentic Yuma agricultural experience you'd like to share with visitors? Then you might be interested in a new grant program the Yuma Visitors Bureau announced this week.

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Jul
6
2010

YUMA, ARIZONA – Even as outside temperatures soar past the century mark here in the desert, the first structures of a sparkling Christmas Village set to rise at the Yuma Quartermaster Depot park in December are under construction.

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The Yuma Visitors Bureau is always happy to assist members of print, digital and broadcast media, either on assignment or pitching an idea with a Yuma angle.

Media Relations Specialist Ann Walker can suggest itineraries and facilitate visits, or provide you with the inspired details to help nail down an assignment.  We pride ourselves on always going "above and beyond."

You can download background and "anytime" materials below; dated press releases appear "most recent first" at left. Call or email us for photos and B-roll video.

YVB periodically hosts group and individual press trips, and is glad to partner with other Arizona or California DMOs to coordinate a visit to several regions.

For more information, contact Ann Walker at 928-376-0100 (office), 928-210-9044 (cell) or email ann@visityuma.com. Thanks for your interest in the Yuma area.

'Anytime' releases:


Around & about - a quick Yuma overview


Brilliant! Yuma wears 'sunniest' label with pride


Last link in river restoration under way


 

Background info:


Fast Facts About YVB


 Fast Facts About Yuma 


Yuma history - narrative


Yuma historic timeline



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