Kim Johnson

News Producer/Reporter

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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If there was ever a year where the need for donations were at a high, 2020 may have been it and the Yuma Community Food Bank saw that, according to President and CEO Shara Whitehead.

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Having served nine years in the past, Democrat Bill Mundell is seeking another term on the Arizona Corporation Commission, which among a number of duties, regulates monopoly utilities. 

Mundell served from 1999 through 2008 on the commission before being term limited from office. He would go on to seek another term in the 2016 election along with fellow Democrat Tom Chabin. 

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One of the highly contested races on the General Election ballot is for Yuma County Sheriff this year.  

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If you have been to any of the four Walmart's in the Yuma area you may notice departments have been re-arranged and renovations have been underway. 

According to Anne Hatfield, Walmart's Western States Director of Communication, the stores are being renovated to the highest standards of Walmart's newest stores. 

"Things that customers will see include expanded beer and wine selections, expanded delis. New interactive departments in electronics and the baby section. Where products are out of the box," said Hatfield. 

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The City of Yuma and the Regional Council of Ramat HaNegev, Israel signed an official Memorandum of Understanding Wednesday to establish a partnership for agricultural collaboration, amongst other future points of interest.

Arizona's opening of the Arizona-Israel and Investment Office in Tel Aviv made the partnership possible. 

Through a Zoom video conference between Yuma and Israel, Mayor Doug Nicholls and Ramat HaNegev Mayor Eran Doron signed the memorandum between the two desert regions. 

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