City of Somerton

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The Somerton Corn Fest celebrated everything corny on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019.

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From corn on the cob to elote en vaso, or corn in a cup, Somerton will celebrate everything corn this Saturday at its annual Corn Fest.

Romero Campaign

UPDATED 8:08 p.m. NOV. 5

Democrat Regina Romero, who was raised in Somerton, will become the first Latina mayor in Tucson's history, based on preliminary results.

Romero, a graduate of Kofa High School in Yuma, had 56 percent of the vote Tuesday, according to results posted by Tucson city election officials.

City of Somerton

Sept. 4 Update: The Somerton City Council on Tuesday night unanimously voted to approve Araceli Juarez as Chief of Police. Juarez, who was formerly the interim chief, will be sworn in on Sept. 17.

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A security website has ranked Arizona’s cities in terms of safety based on FBI crime data. Somerton and San Luis made the Top 10. 

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