Kim Johnson

Reporter

Kim Johnson says coming to work for KAWC is like coming home. Kim has been doing Yuma news on radio since 1981. Kim and his wife Joan moved to Yuma two months after getting married in 1981. Yuma has been good to the Johnsons as they are blessed with three great kids -- Kory, Nicole, and Jacqueline (but she likes to be called Jackie!).

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This year the City of Yuma introduced the idea for a university for downtown Yuma.  The hope is to revitalize a large area of empty property in the City's Old Town Region.  KAWC's Kim Johnson has details on the possibility of a downtown university , and what that could mean for Arizona Western College...............

Mayor Doug Nicholls has taken the point on a downtown university for Yuma.  The Mayor says the idea is not really new... 

Nicholls.......this area ah south of giss parkway that is essentially blighted...:19

Trump Administration Threats to deport Mexican citizens and continued talk of building a border wall have Mexico on edge.  But the cross border relationship between some border cities continues to be focused on cooperation.  KAWC's Kim Johnson reports..................

Saying public education is his key focus in 2017, Governor Doug Ducey reiterated his State of the State address Friday in Yuma.  Ducey said his budget includes new public funds, funding beyond what is coming from passage of Proposition 123 last spring.

The City of Yuma is looking to get into the Big Leagues when it comes to softball.  Ground was recently broken for the Pacific Avenue Athletic Complex in North Yuma.  KAWC's Kim Johnson was there and has this report.......

The future of the Yuma Territorial Prison and Quartermaster Depot State Historic Parks was set for the next 15 years with the stroke of a pen.  KAWC's Kim Johnson has details.......

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