News Briefs: Monday, March 8, 2010


After receiving a tip, the Arizona Game and Fish Department has cited two individuals for killing a mule deer doe in October.

The doe, killed with a single shot to the neck and left to waste, was poached on Oct. 25 just south of Seligman. Mario Avalos, 58, of Winslow, pleaded guilty to taking of wrong sex, possessing unlawfully taken big game, and waste of game meat. His fines totaled $1,200. The case against Hugh Campbell, 22, of Seligman is pending. He has been cited for waste of game meat, taking of wrong sex and possessing unlawfully taken big game. Both men face potential civil sanctions from the Game and Fish Commission of no less than $1,500 and the potential to lose hunting and fishing privileges for up to five years.


The Lake Havasu City Bureau of Land Management Field Office will hold a public meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Lake Havasu City Parks and Recreation Department Aquatic Center, 100 Park Ave., to discuss vendor and recreation permits and the Thompson Bay Environmental Assessment.

The Thompson Bay Environmental Assessment was released for public comment last week.

For more information about the meeting, contact Mike Henderson at (928) 505-1200.


Pain Specialist Dr. Stevens Yang will give a presentation on Optimal Pain Therapy at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at KRMC in the Mohave conference room, which is located next to the hospital cafeteria. The presentation is free and open to the public. Yang has extensive expertise in conventional pain management techniques and in alternative approaches. In treating patients, he works to identify and treat the core of their pain, using approaches other than chronic use of medication whenever possible. Before coming to Kingman, he was instrumental in developing acute pain management programs at St. Frances Medical Center in Monroe, La., and at the Wesley Medical Center in Hattiesburg, Miss. For more information, call (928) 681-8570.