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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The new head of the Postal Service testified Friday, Aug. 21 before a committee of the Republican-controlled Senate on the controversial changes made to postal operations. 

The changes come less than three months before many Americans plan to vote by mail in the November Election. 

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy was appointed to the post in June and spent most of his time before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee answering questions about the changes implemented at U.S. Post Offices. 

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Monday was day one of the 2020 Democratic National Convention. It was also the first time Bryan Rasmussen,  the Yuma County Democratic Party Chairman, took part in an all virtual-based convention instead of gathering as planned in Milwaukee. 

The convention intends to hammer out the party platform, and nominate the party's candidates for President and Vice President. 

Yuma Police Department

The Yuma Police Department is warning residents about "smash and grab" vehicle burglaries that have increased in the last ten days, according to Seargent Lori Franklin with YPD. 

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Yuma City councilmembers voted to increase funding for a program helping small businesses throughout the city impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, during last weeks city council meeting. 

Facebook: Kyrsten Sinema

During a Senate Commerce Committee hearing on virus scams, U.S. Senator Krysten Sinema from Arizona warned that scammers are trying to advantage of Arizona families amid the pandemic. 

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