Salton City, California - El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio Station arrested a suspected narcotics smuggler and seized more than two pounds of opium paste concealed on his body on the 4th of July.

El Centro, California - U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector responded to an incident involving two men who had crossed into the country illegally on Friday afternoon.

Salton City, California - El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Highway 86 immigration checkpoint arrested a man and a woman suspected of smuggling methamphetamine on Sunday afternoon.

Salton City, California - Recognizing that close cooperation between local land-use agencies at the Salton Sea is pivotal to progress among all parties with shared interests at the Salton Sea, Riverside and Imperial Counties have forged an historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for cooperative planning at the Salton Sea. “This MOU adopted by the Counties is born of a spirit of cooperation that is welcomed at the Salton Sea Authority. It is through genuine cooperation and consultation that amazing new progress is being accomplished at the Sea,” stated Thomas Tortez, President of the Salton Sea Authority and Chairman of the Torres Martinez Band of Cahuilla Indians.

Imperial, California - The 28th annual installment of Freedom Fest is coming to the campus of Imperial Valley College on Wednesday, July 4th.  This year there will be something new for the Kids. 

Imperial, California - Imperial Irrigation District water safety mascot Dippy Duck and the IID Board of Directors presented $12,000 in summer activity grants to six Imperial Valley communities as part of the district’s water safety campaign during the board’s June 26 meeting.