AWC Dean of Career and Technical Education speaks at Harvard conference

Yuma, Arizona - Arizona Western College Dean of Career and Technical Education Reetika Dhawan was recently afforded the opportunity to attend a conference of her choosing as part of the award package for winning AWC 2017 Teacher of the Year.

President Donald J. Trump to Award the Medal of Honor

Washington, DC - President Donald J. Trump will award the Medal of Honor to then-First Lieutenant Garlin M. Conner, U.S. Army, for conspicuous gallantry during World War II at a ceremony at the White House.  Then-First Lieutenant Conner’s spouse, Pauline Lyda Wells Conner, and family will join the President at the White House to commemorate his example of selfless service and sacrifice.  Additional details on the ceremony date for then-First Lieutenant Conner will be announced separately.

Secretary of Agriculture Perdue Announces Third “Back to Our Roots” RV Tour

Washington, DC - U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will kick off his third “Back to Our Roots” RV tour next TUESDAY, April 3rd to hear ideas and concerns from local farmers, agriculture students and researchers, business owners, community leaders, and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) employees. Secretary Perdue will also be joined by Administrator Linda McMahon, the head of the Small Business Administration (SBA), for part of the tour. The tour spans from Tuesday to Friday and includes stops in Michigan, Ohio, and Kentucky.

President Trump Welcomes the Next Generation of Conservative Leaders

Washington, DC - Americans born between 1982 and 2000 represent more than a quarter of our population. These millennials now outnumber baby boomers, and they’re becoming a growing force in our country’s policy debates.

Wal-Mart Armed Robbery

Yuma, Arizona - This evening at 8:15pm, the Yuma Police Department responded to a report of Threats with a weapon at the Wal-Mart, 2501 S. Ave B.