News Briefs: Sunday, August 5, 2012

KINGMAN AREA

The Bureau of Land Management has lifted fire restrictions for BLM land in the Kingman area due to the rainy weather. The Lake Havasu and Yuma Field Offices are downgrading their fire restrictions to allow the use of campfires and grills in agency-built fire rings or grills, the use of petroleum-fueled stoves, lanterns and heating devices.

Smoking is still restricted to enclosed buildings, vehicles or paved roads. Fireworks, flares and other incendiary devices are always prohibited. Welding or metal cutting is also prohibited.

Violations of the fire restrictions are punishable by a fine of not more than $1,000 and/or imprisonment of not more than 12 months.

KINGMAN

The Rivals will be on stage for the Sounds of Kingman concert that starts at 5 p.m. Sunday in downtown Kingman (corner of Beale Street and Grandview Avenue). The event is sponsored by Desert Highlands Care Center.

This family-based group includes Cardo Diaz on drums and vocals, David Diaz Jr. on bass, guitar and vocals, Robert Diaz on guitar and vocals, and Pete Proffit on bass, guitar, keyboards and mandolin.

The concert is free and open to the public. Lawn chairs, coolers, blankets and picnic dinners are OK.