Arizona Edition

Monday through Thursday at 12pm on 88.9 FM, 1320 AM and the KJZA Radio Network

Lou Gum
News Director, Lou Gum

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.

Undocumented Immigrant Processing and Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Apr 8, 2013
Michelle Faust

On Arizona Edition,  Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents simulate KAWC's Michelle Faust's arrest.  Listen to a tour of local facilities where undocumented immigrants are processed on the U.S./Mexican border.

In this segment of Arizona Edition, KAWC's Maya Springhawk Robnett talks to groups with a vested interest in the comprehensive immigration reform debate to see how they view the Gang of Eight and what they want from an immigration reform bill.

Diabetes in Yuma County

Apr 2, 2013
Michelle Faust / KAWC Colorado River Public Media

On Arizona Edition, KAWC’s Michelle Faust takes a look at how medical professionals and local groups are fighting diabetes in Yuma County.

Arizona Edition – KAWC’s Lou Gum visits Yuma County Health Department officials, who are educating diabetics and people with other chronic conditions in the community on improving their health.

In Arizona Edition, KAWC’s Kim Johnson takes a tour of the 7th Annual Southwest Agriculture Summit.

In this segment of Arizona Edition, KAWC’s Lou Gum looks into some of the topics discussed at the 7th Annual Southwest “Ag” Summit, including how immigration affects agriculture. 

In this Arizona Edition, KAWC's Michelle Faust looks into how winter visitors impact volunteerism in Yuma.

In this Story Corps Conversation, Arizona Edition revisits the history of the Redondo legacy, a family that helped found Southwestern Arizona's modern agriculture industry.

Multi-School Lockdown in Yuma

Feb 26, 2013
Michelle Faust / KAWC Colorado River Public Media

In this special report, Arizona Edition looks into the February 5th multi-school lockdown in Yuma, triggered by a report of an armed student.  KAWC’s Michelle Faust speaks with some of the concerned parents and school faculty recounts the events to KAWC's Lou Gum.