Arizona Edition

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News Director, Lou Gum

Hosted by Lou Gum, Arizona Edition, KAWC's news program, is our focus on the issues facing Arizona. Through interviews with local newsmakers, KAWC keeps you informed on issues in the region.


Since March, kids in public and private schools have been home due to the pandemic in Arizona. The Governor's new executive order delays reopening schools until Aug. 17th. However, for months now the Yuma Union High School District (YUHSD) has been working to answer two questions.  

After serving three years as the 28th Commander at the Army's Yuma Proving Ground, Col. Ross Poppenberger is set to retire July 8. 


Testing for COVID-19 in Yuma County continues to increase but community spread of the virus is contributing to higher numbers.


That was the message from Diana Gomez, Director of the Yuma County Public Health District, in part of a wide-ranging discussion of the official and public response to the COVID-19 pandemic in southwestern Arizona.


Yuma Regional Medical Center

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the dynamic for medical visits now that many fear to step into a doctor's office or hospital. It poses the potential risk of contracting or spreading the virus that is now present in all 50 states.

Yuma Regional Medical Center

Arizona Edition

May 29,2020

Dr. Robert Trenschel, CEO of Yuma Regional Medical Center