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Maya Springhawk Robnett / KAWC Colorado River Public Media

In Yuma, Arizona, the Colorado River is not what it was.  For thousands of years, its raging water deposited rich soil in the delta, creating one of the most verdant agricultural areas in the world.  Today, the river flow is 1 percent of what it was a century ago, but agriculture continues to thrive even as the water needed to maintain it dwindles due to over-allocation and drought. 

AWC Unveils San Luis Technology Institute

Jan 29, 2018
Stephanie Sanchez

Arizona Western College’s San Luis Technology Institute was unveiled to the community during a ribbon cutting ceremony this weekend.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez has the details.

Amanda Mills / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and the Arizona Department of Health Services have partnered on a $2.2 million grant to train first responders in rural Arizona in the fight against the opioid epidemic.  For the Arizona Science Desk, Maya Springhawk Robnett reports…

Stephanie Sanchez

The Arizona Interagency Farmworkers Coalition Conference wrapped up Thursday with a farm tour for participants.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez has more.

AWC Offers New STEM Degrees In South Yuma County

Jun 30, 2017

Arizona Western College is expanding by offering new  STEM related degrees to students in South Yuma County.

KAWC's Stephanie Sanchez reports.

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