Kim Johnson

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Kim Johnson says coming to work for KAWC is like coming home. Kim has been doing Yuma news on radio since 1981. Kim and his wife Joan moved to Yuma two months after getting married in 1981. Yuma has been good to the Johnsons as they are blessed with three great kids -- Kory, Nicole, and Jacqueline (but she likes to be called Jackie!).

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Arizona Western College

For more than half of the students at Arizona Western College, walking across the stage at college graduation would have been a first for them and their families. 

 

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, graduation this year is unlike any other but it will be special and a wonderful way to celebrate the accomplishment of students, Arizona Western College President Dr. Daniel Corr said before the college's virtual graduation Friday night. 

 

Yuma County saw the largest increase in COVID-19 cases in one day Tuesday with 18 new cases reported. That brings the new total to 133.

Last week a Federal Appeals Court refused to black an Arizona Law allowing judges to invalidate other legitimate and qualified signatures on initiative petitions. 

The three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals did not dispute arguments that the law that requires petition circulators to show up in court when subpoenaed, could leave petition drives short of signatures. 

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Arizona Western College will host junior college softball championships in Yuma for the next two years. 

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