The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is revising its regulations to make it easier for rural communities to compete for veteran home construction grants.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez has more.

City of San Luis

Friendship Park in San Luis, Arizona sits on the U.S./Mexico border.   For 30 years, it served as a gathering point for families from both sides of the border and the city planned a major renovation.  Now, a move to expand the nearby Port of Entry has changed those plans.  KAWC’s Maya Springhawk Robnett explains…

Maya Springhawk Robnett / KAWC Colorado River Public Media

The final surviving member of the team that accomplished a record-breaking endurance flight in Yuma in 1949 has died.  He was part of the team that set a new record for 1,124 hours of continuous flight.  For the Arizona Science Desk, Maya Springhawk Robnett reports…

Children's Action Alliance

The deadline for Congress to re-fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program, or CHIP, which insures children from low-income families, passed two weeks ago with no action.  More than 23,000 Arizona children stand to lose coverage.  For the Arizona Science Desk, Maya Springhawk Robnett reports…

Christina Sibley

The AWC community was sad to hear of the recent death of professor of English, Doctor Ed Davis.   The retired professor impacted the lives of countless students, faculty and staff during his 14 years on the Yuma campus.   Ed was a KAWC listener and supporter, and was a fan of our eclectic music program "The Bridge" on AM 13-20. As a remembrance of Ed Davis we have created this special "The Bridge Tribute"