Yuma County

Stephanie Sanchez

School is almost out this week but hunger doesn’t take a summer vacation.

Many kids eat free lunches during the school year but once summer break rolls around, they lose access to a free meal.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez reports on efforts by Yuma-area school districts to expand their reach and alleviate the food insecurity in Yuma County.

Maya Springhawk Robnett / KAWC

The Arizona Corporation Commission held a public comment session Monday to discuss the proposed Arizona Public Service rate increases.  KAWC’s Maya Springhawk Robnett reports.

512 Productions

A local band will show off their talent to a national audience this week. Their performance pays tribute to a Latin music icon.

KAWC's Stephanie Sanchez reports.

Homeownership will now be easier for several qualifying low-income families in Yuma County. 

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez reports.

Yuma Police Department

President Donald Trump wants local police to help enforce federal immigration laws. His recent executive action gives local police chiefs the choice to deputize their officers as immigration officials and do street level enforcement.

But in the border community of Yuma, Arizona, where there are thousands of border and customs officials, the local police department said using its resources to enforce immigration laws makes no sense.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez reports.

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