South Yuma County

Lou Gum / KAWC

The Cocopah Indian Tribe wants to revive a traditional tea recipe that uses the beans of the screw bean mesquite tree.  But finding the beans is more difficult now than it was just decades ago.  Turns out the tree that was part of Cocopah culture for millennia is dying off. 

Victor Calderón

With the winter agriculture season under way, farmworkers employed throughout the region gathered at the Dia Del Campesino, or Day of the Farmworker, fair in the early hours of Saturday morning in San Luis.

AWC Unveils San Luis Technology Institute

Jan 29, 2018
Stephanie Sanchez

Arizona Western College’s San Luis Technology Institute was unveiled to the community during a ribbon cutting ceremony this weekend.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez has the details.

AWC Offers New STEM Degrees In South Yuma County

Jun 30, 2017

Arizona Western College is expanding by offering new  STEM related degrees to students in South Yuma County.

KAWC's Stephanie Sanchez reports.

Maya Springhawk Robnett / Arizona Science Desk; KAWC

How to create a backyard oasis is the focus of a community program in Yuma. What began as an effort to help home gardeners has become a scientific resource for the community.