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Golden Valley resident desires companion

Lonely turtle wants a friend

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Quality of life improves for group home residents

My name is Jake and you’ve probably never met me or even heard of my plight. I am also willing to bet my next meal that many of you have never been to where my friends and I live.

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Beware: Seniors besieged by scam artists

A day doesn’t pass without some scam artist attempting to take seniors’ money by attempting to talk them into unnecessary purchases and services or attempting to steal their identity.

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Bubba Jo opines about oppression, discrimination and the planned government sterilization of his family

My name is Bubba Jo and I have lived in Mohave County for more than 20 years

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Are we honestly alone?

"Captain Butch’s log of the Federation Star Ship Golden Valley, star date 79320.1 (Jan. 19, 2018).

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The Christmas spirit is alive in Golden Valley

It seems just like yesterday that Chris and I finished taking down the decorations from our 2016 Christmas display, packed them up, put them into storage, and thought we had a year-long breather.

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Memory loss or cognitive confusion can be caused by Alzheimer’s

It's emotionally devastating to friends and family when they begin noticing a person has started to have trouble planning and organizing, keeping up with work, completing chores, or following through on plans.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

It is better to be safe than sorry because early detection of cancer can possibly lead to a cure.

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Don’t overheat, stay hydrated

Not everyone realizes their bodies need water to maintain itself, not only during the hot-dry summer months, but year round.

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Eating healthy, exercising can make a world of difference

All too often, seniors trekking into the golden years begin wondering why they have more aches, pains, are always feeling tired, and also begin experiencing medical issues.

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Take care of your eyes; they’re the only two you have

Vision is an all-important part of everyday life.

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Buying locally isn’t worth the hassle sometimes

I mentioned to my wife, Chris, a while back that I thought it was time for me to invest in a new chair for my computer desk.

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Good nutrition is solution to a healthy life

Not every person is taught the right way to eat and what to eat during their formative years, and because of this, their health can suffer and unwanted medical conditions may manifest in later years.

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Are we honestly helping the environment by purchasing Tesla vehicles?

I am all for programs or inventions that help the environment.

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Volunteerism - a precious resource we cannot afford to lose

January is volunteering and helping others month.

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The Marlboro man was killed by a smoking disease and other tobacco truths

Not many seniors can forget those actors and models that depicted handsome cowboys sitting on their mighty steeds or sitting around a campfire pitching cigarettes in TV commercials, billboards and magazine ads.

Seniors, Let's Take a bite out of crime

Crime prevention is everyone’s responsibility and there are numerous measures seniors can do in order to keep their property and themselves safe.

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Butch's Brew: Will the newly elected do as they have promised?

Many promises have been made by those running for elected office this year. Only time will tell if those who were victorious will follow through with their promises or if they will conveniently suffer a memory loss.

Butch’s Brew - Public Works maintains 2,107 miles of roads within Mohave County

Mohave County has 13,461 square miles, is the second largest county in Arizona and the fifth largest in the contiguous United States. With that amount of land, and a population in excess of 200,000, you're talking about a lot of roads to maintain.