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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Agriculture
1:46 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

Farming drones highlighted at Southwest Ag Summit

RDO Integrated control representative Nate Harman and Will Newbourn demonstrate their agriculture drone called the "sensefly eBee Ag" at the Southwest Agriculture Summit hosted by Arizona Western College on Wednesday, February 25.
Credit Stephanie Sanchez

AZED-Farmers are exploring the benefits of drones at the Southwest Agriculture Summit in Yuma.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez attended a demonstration held at a field in Arizona Western College.

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Arts and Culture
1:37 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

Yuma's Historic District Celebrates Redondo Days

Folklorico dancers at Yuma's Redondo Days held at the historic north end on Saturday, February 21.
Credit Stephanie Sanchez

AZED-Yuma’s early pioneer days came to life February 21st in the historic downtown district.

The Yuma County Historical Society held its annual Redondo days with characters straight from the past that helped shape the county of today.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez has more.

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Education
7:53 am
Thu February 26, 2015

Northern Arizona University graduate program offers tribal leadership certificate

Manley Begay (l) and Chad Hamill of the NAU Department of Indigenous Studies

  AZED-A new graduate program at Northern Arizona University is available for those who want to work in tribal communities.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez speaks with NAU's director of Applied Indigenous studies Chad Hamill about the leadership program that involves a mix of online courses and in person.

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Sports
1:09 pm
Tue February 17, 2015

Yuma Jaycees Silver Spur Rodeo: Life in the bull riding arena

Bulls resting behind the arena before the Yuma Jaycees Silver Spur Rodeo begins. Honeycutt Rodeo Stock Contractors Inc. provided bucking bulls for rodeo. Photo by: Stephanie Sanchez

AZED-The Yuma Jaycees held its 70th Silver Spur Rodeo this weekend at the Yuma County Fairgrounds. 

Hundreds of people attend the family event to watch competitors from across the nation aim for the grand prize in calf roping, steer wrestling, bareback riding or bull riding.  

Bull riding tends to be the most awaited event due to the extreme danger involved.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez spoke with bullfighters and bull riders about what life is like in the arena.

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Arts and Culture
1:55 pm
Wed February 11, 2015

Arizona Women: Wendy Beckers

AZED-This week's Arizona Women profile is about Volunteer deputy with the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue team, Wendy Beckers.

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