Arizona Edition

90 years ago 20 women competed in the first Women’s National Air Derby, an airplane race that took them from Santa Monica, California to Cleveland, Ohio -- with a stop in Yuma.

You may have heard of one of the race participants – Amelia Earhardt, but by and large the women, each a pioneer in aviation, are largely forgotten.

Today we’ll talk to the producer of a documentary about the race to learn more about the First Women’s National Air Derby, including tales of sabotage, sexism, and even death.

Sylia Allen, AWC Photo Services

A new report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities examines deep cuts to public universities and colleges across the nation, with particular focus on Arizona.  Arizona Edition host, Lou Gum reports.

This year the group American Rivers has classified the Colorado River as the most threatened river in the United States, in part because of two proposed developments at the Grand Canyon that endanger wildlife and strain water resources.  Lou Gum talks with Sinjen Eberle, Communications Director at American Rivers for the Intermountain West...

Arizona Women: Wendy Beckers

Feb 11, 2015

AZED-This week's Arizona Women profile is about Volunteer deputy with the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue team, Wendy Beckers.

The Power of Sound Healing with Tibetan bowls

Jan 15, 2015

  AZED-A Yuma woman uses ancient techniques to speed up the process of healing and balance your energies.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez has more took part in a healing session involving resonating metal bowls.