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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.

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State Representative Charlene Fernandez served as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention that wrapped up last week in Delaware and was broadcast virtually for the first time. 

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris offer answers to the many problems facing the country, says the Arizona House Minority Leader, but the lasting message for Fernandez is hope. 

Yuma County Public Health District


As the total number of COVID-19 cases surpass 12,000 in Yuma County, daily reports over the last couple of weeks have shown a downward trajectory in the number of cases reported. The health director for Yuma County says it could be a result of effective safety measures. 


Brandon Mejia

While the deadline for filling out the U.S. Census has been pushed to the end of September, the Census return rate for Yuma County is currently under 50-percent. 


Victor Calderon/KAWC

The plan for a return to campus for employees and students of Arizona Western College has come together after a long uncertain summer.


Yuma Union High School District


There are more than 11,000 high-school students in the region and Yuma Union High School District and the communities it serves are working on options for students to go back to school.