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George Andrejko - Arizona Game and Fish Department

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Oct. 5 that the Sonoran desert tortoise will not be added to the Endangered Species list.

In the United States, the iconic Sonoran desert tortoise is only found in Arizona.

Christian Zaragoza

AZED-International comic-con conventions in metropolitan areas such as the one in San Diego tend to attract around 200,000 people.

Tickets badges for the celebration of popular arts sell out quick within an hour.

But for those who are into cosplay, but are unable to make it to the largest trade shows in the world have other opportunities.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez tells us why similar conventions in rural areas are becoming increasingly popular.


AZED-Author Ann Kirschner will pay a visit to Yuma to host two events regarding her book “The Lady at the O.K. Corral: The True Story of Josephine Marcus Earp”.

In Kirschener’s biography, she reveals that the woman who was Wyatt Earp’s common law wife for 50 years, sparked the world’s most famous gunfight.

Kirschner who will host two events on Thursday March 5th.

Kirschner will be at the Yuma Main Library from 2pm. to 4p.m. and at the Schoening Conference Center at AWC from 6p.m. to 8p.m.

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.

AZED-Hundreds of people from all over the world are expected to attend the Southwest Agriculture Summit at Arizona Western College.

The summit will start with the National Spinach Conference on Tuesday February 24th.

National and internationally recognized leaders in the field of agriculture are also expected to attend.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez speaks with Executive Director of the AWC Foundation Christina Hawkey about the event’s impact to our region and what to expect if you attend.