Kim Johnson


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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City of Yuma

The Yuma City Council postponed the introduction of an ordinance Wednesday night designed to update the city’s “antiquated” weapons code.  The code update was to match the city ordinance on weapons with recent changes in state law.

City of Yuma

Most of the ballots have been counted in Tuesday Night’s (Nov. 5) City of Yuma General Election, where six candidates were vying for three open seats on the City Council. 


Flu season is underway, but so far no officially diagnosed cases have been reported in Yuma County.  That information coming from Kathy Ward, Nursing Supervisor for the Yuma County Public Health Services District. 

Ward says while there have been no “official” cases yet, it’s impossible to predict how bad the flu season is going to be until it hits. Ward says despite what residents might've heard, it's not possible to get the flu from the shot. 

She adds that if someone is coming down with it, they should see the doctor to prevent complications.

UPDATED NOV. 5: Preliminary results have been released in the Yuma City Council election.


Arizona Edition Live

Show Number 36

The topic for today’s (Friday, Oct. 18) program was the 23rd Annual Cocopah Cultural Celebration set to take place Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the West Cocopah Reservation.