The Yuma Police Department parking lot and the Sheriff's Department substation lot in the Foothills, are locations Saturday where area residents can safely dispose of unwanted prescription drugs.  The two law enforcement agencies are participants in the Drug Enforcement Administration's National Prescription Take Back Day.

Mandalit del Barco
Mark Finkenstaedt

KAWC is pleased to host Mandalit del Barco, Correspondent, National Desk, NPR West, for our next Spirited Discussion!  Del Barco will provide a commentary on the evolution of her reporting in arts, culture and other topics with NPR.

When: Thursday, November 2, 2017

Time: 5:30-7:30 pm; program to begin at 6 pm

Where: River City Grill

600 W 3rd St, Yuma, AZ 85364

Cost: FREE

Maya Springhawk Robnett / KAWC Colorado River Public Media

A new analysis shows nearly two-thirds of Americans are experiencing an increased number of extreme heat days.  For the Arizona Science Desk, Maya Springhawk Robnett reports…

Maya Springhawk Robnett / KAWC Colorado River Public Media

Community resource centers—outfitted with everything from medical clinics to employment help—is the goal of community school advocates.  The first community school in Yuma County recently opened at OC Johnson Elementary School.  KAWC’s Maya Springhawk Robnett reports…

Stephanie Sanchez

The second annual Mayor’s Binational Bike Ride invited bicycling enthusiasts from both sides of the U.S. Mexico border to promote health and unity among the region’s cities.

KAWC’S Stephanie Sanchez reports.