Arizona Edition

Wednesday at 11 am on 88.9 FM and 6 pm on AM 1320 and the KJZA Radio Network

Hosted by Lou Gum, Arizona Edition, KAWC's news program, is our focus on the issues facing Arizona. Through interviews with local newsmakers and other information from the field, KAWC journalists keep you informed on issues in the region.

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Work Stories
1:05 pm
Tue August 19, 2014

Work Stories: Fire Marshal Kayla Holiman

Kayla Holiman
Yuma Fire Department

In this installment of Arizona Edition's Work Stories, Fire Marshal Kayla Holiman discusses how she got into the profession...(originally aired 08/19/14).

This piece was featured in the August 19th Arizona Edition.  Other pieces, as well as previous Work Stories, featured in the show can be found below in the related content section.

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Government
12:59 pm
Tue August 19, 2014

Coconino County and Navajo Nation meet to Discuss Issues and Resources

Arizona Edition - On August 1st, judges from throughout Coconino County and the Navajo Nation met in a first of its kind meeting to share experiences, talk about issues, and learn about resources available in their varied court systems.

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Immigration
12:54 pm
Tue August 19, 2014

Consul of Mexico in Yuma, Eusabio Romero

Arizona Edition - The Mexican Consulate in Yuma is located on Main Street in Yuma’s historic downtown.  It provides a variety of services to Mexican nationals all designed to make life easier outside of Mexico. 

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez spoke with the Consul of Mexico in Yuma, Eusabio Romero, who says those services may also be available to some U.S citizens, if they take advantage of dual citizenship…(originally aired 08/19/14).

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South County News
3:45 pm
Mon August 18, 2014

South County News: San Luis Energy Project Moves Forward

Arizona Edition – On this installment of South County News, KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez gives an update on a San Luis Energy Project.  The project will create one of the tallest structures in the world…(originally aired 08/18/14).

This piece was featured in the August 18th Arizona Edition.  Other pieces featured in the show can be found below in the related content section.

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Arts and Culture
3:43 pm
Mon August 18, 2014

The History of the Ku Klux Klan in Yuma County

Librarian and Archivist Laurie Boone digging through the Historical Records
Maya Springhawk Robnett KAWC Colorado River Public Media

Arizona Edition - The Arizona Historical Society recently restored thousands of Yuma history documents, which were recently sent back to the Rio Colorado Division here in Yuma from Phoenix.  The archives housed at the Heritage Branch of the Yuma County Library District in a specially constructed facility include nearly 400 oral histories and documents on topics such as early Yuma agriculture, education, aviation, military and crime.  In the coming months, we’ll explore some of those documents here on Arizona Edition with librarian and archivist Laurie Boone.  In the inaugur

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