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Dolan Springs man gets away once, but not twice

Some wanted people just don’t want to come in easy.

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Road closures and lane restrictions due to Andy Devine Days activities

This weekend’s Andy Devine Days Festival will involve assorted road closures and lane restrictions in the Historic Downtown District beginning Friday morning.

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A country singer who debuted at the 2016 Andy Devine Days Rodeo is back for an encore

Country singer Shari Rowe made her debut at last year’s Andy Devine Days rodeo, and she’s back for an encore performance this year starting with the 100 Club VIP party to be held at 7 p.m. today at Mohave County Fairgrounds.

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City manager isn’t surprised by Council’s decision

It wasn’t easy finding a city manager with John Dougherty’s experience and qualifications, so it was a surprise to some that City Council voted against renewing his contract at Tuesday’s meeting.

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Palo Christi’s future still unclear after City Council postponement

After lengthy but confusing discussion, the transfer of ownership of Palo Christi Elementary School from Kingman Unified School District to the ownership of the City of Kingman was postponed until October.

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Simon Avenue fire started by grill

What was initially reported as a possible brush fire Tuesday in the 500 block of Simon Avenue turned out to be a structure fire, with the first engine from Kingman Fire Department arriving on the scene within two minutes of the 9 a.m. call, Assistant Fire Chief Keith Eaton said.

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Mohave County superintendent fills MCC District 4 board seat

Susan McAlpine has been appointed District 4 board member for Mohave Community College, filling the remaining vacancy of Jon Longoria, who was arrested for alleged methamphetamine possession in August.

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McCain coy on new GOP health care bill that Flake, Ducey are backing

Arizona Sen. John McCain, a key vote in the failure of the last Obamacare repeal attempt, refused to say Tuesday how he will vote on a new GOP plan, which is being supported by his fellow Republicans, Gov. Doug Ducey and Sen. Jeff Flake.

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Despair rises for relatives of the missing in Mexico quake

As painstaking attempts to reach survivors in quake-ravaged buildings across Mexico City stretched into a third day Thursday, desperation mounted among loved ones who earlier had high hopes for quick rescues and some complained they were being kept in the dark about search efforts.

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Colder weather coming to the area

Windy and cooler weather is on the way with a strong storm system originating from the Gulf of Alaska to kick off the fall season, the National Weather Service reported Thursday.

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DOC trains bloodhounds in Williams

Around 100 officers, handlers and instructors descended on northern Arizona last week for annual dog handler training with Arizona’s Department of Corrections (DOC) K-9 units, tactical team and chase teams.

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Man shot at Family Dollar in Golden Shores

A man was sitting in his car in the parking lot at the Family Dollar store in the 12900 block of South Oatman Drive in Golden Shores when someone shot him.

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Andy Devine Days Bring Community Together

The Mohave County Fair has just ended, but community get-togethers aren’t over. Kingman’s next big party starts Friday.

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UniSource’s Bill DeJulio wins ‘Lifetime Achiever’ Andy

Bill DeJulio has spent his career keeping the lights on for 95,000 UniSource customers in Mohave County and has dedicated much of his spare time to community activities, which paid off Monday with the 2017 Andy Award for Lifetime Achiever.

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Public invited to release of condors at Vermilion Cliffs National Monument

California Condors will be released to the wild in Vermilion Cliffs National Monument in northern Arizona at 11 a.m. Sept. 30.

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KFD: Fire safety company’s sale pitch not part of Kingman Fire Department

It’s okay for a fire safety company to solicit customers by inviting them to a dinner presentation at the Dambar restaurant, but there’s no connection with the Kingman Fire Department, Assistant Fire Chief Keith Eaton said Wednesday.

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Kingman’s Candida Hunter receives Flinn-Brown honor

Candida Hunter, senior director of Tribal Affairs, First Things First, was one of four people from Northern Arizona selected for the 2017 Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Academy, the flagship program of the Arizona Center for Civic Leadership.

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Northern Arizona prairie dog burrows dusted to combat plague

AZGFD, U.S. Forest Service team to prevent spread of illness

The Arizona Game and Fish Department, together with the Kaibab National Forest Williams Ranger District, recently applied insecticidal dust to Williams and Flagstaff-area Gunnison prairie dog holes for fleas.

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Forest Service reopens Kendrick Mountain near Flagstaff

Kaibab and Coconino National Forests, in coordination with the Arizona Game and Fish Department, have lifted the area closure on and around Kendrick Mountain that was in place since the Boundary Fire in June.

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Gravesite of ‘Big Nose Kate’ vandalized, plaque stolen from Prescott’s Arizona Pioneer’s Cemetery

The gravesite of Mary Katherine Horony-Cummings, also known as Big Nose Kate, has been vandalized and a plaque was stolen from the grave marker at the Arizona Pioneers’ Home cemetery.

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North Canyon justice judge named outstanding Justice of the Peace

Judge Barbara Brown, who has been with the Mohave County court system since 1989, won the Sherri Geisler Award for outstanding Justice of the Peace for 2017.

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*Update* - City Council votes not to renew city manager’s contract

After returning from executive session to discuss city manager John Dougherty’s annual performance evaluation, Kingman City Council voted not to renew Dougherty’s contract at Tuesday’s regular meeting.

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Mohave County School Superintendent provides options for school districts

There were a few things they didn’t teach Mike File when he studied early childhood education in college, or when he got his master’s degree in educational administration at Northern Arizona University.

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Mobile home erupts in flames Tuesday

KINGMAN – Kingman Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 400 block of Simon Avenue around 9 a.m. Tuesday to find one home and a trailer engulfed in flames and another home exposed to the fire.

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$120K grant accepted for Arnold Plaza

KINGMAN – Renovation of Arnold Plaza got a boost Monday when the Mohave County Board of Supervisors accepted a Brownfields State Response Grant in the amount of $120,000 for asbestos and lead-based paint removal from the building at 313 Oak St.

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