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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CASA of Yuma County


The Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) in Yuma County need volunteers to advocate for kids in foster care. 

Victor Calderón/KAWC

A relatively common plant virus, known to infect over 600 species of plants has been found for the first time in some Yuma area lettuce fields. 

The virus is called Impatiens Necrotic Spot Virus, or INSV and was found locally in early March, said Yuma Grower John Boelts, from Desert Premium Farms and 1st Vice President of the Arizona Farm Bureau. 


City of Yuma

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey and the state health department announced a mass COVID-19 vaccination site at the Yuma Civic Center starting Monday, March 29. 


The demand for a COVID-19 vaccine continues throughout Yuma County. 

City of Yuma

In a tweet, Monday, Yuma Mayor Doug Nicholls said Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. are being released in Yuma and San Luis - again.