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Fireworks to go off at City Council

The City Council is taking a step toward lighting the fuse for this year’s July 4 firework celebration.

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Mohave County GOP leaders say party is strong as ever it was

Mohave County has long been a stronghold for Republicans, and that offers a good amount of solidarity for grassroots conservatives especially when their elected officials are the victims of violence, local party officials say.

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KPD Officer Graduates from Bomb School

The Kingman Police Department has announced the graduation of Detective Brandon Barkhurst from the FBI Hazardous Devices School at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama June 9. 

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Arizona Board of Regents chair resigned

A member of the Arizona Board of Regents has announced his resignation from the board, effective immediately.

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Explosives left outside Lake Havasu City home

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a suspicious package found at a home in the Desert Hills subdivision Sunday evening.

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Arizona jobless rate ticked upward

The state’s jobless rate ticked up a tenth of a point to 5.1 percent as Arizona employers shed more jobs last month than they typically do this time of year.

Lake Havasu is best bass lake in Arizona

At a public meeting Thursday, the Arizona Game & Fish Department Fisheries Program Manager for Region IV, Russ Engel, told a small audience that they believe “Lake Havasu is the premier bass lake in Arizona!”

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Illegal dumping in the desert near Golden Valley continues to be a major problem

Calling the Trash Brigade

Wildcat dumping has plagued the Golden Valley desert for several years, and the mounds of trash continue to grow despite the valiant efforts of a local volunteer trash brigade.

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AZ ranks 46th in U.S. in child education, health and family

Arizona ranks among the five worst states for children’s wellbeing in education, health, economics and family and community matters, according to the Kids Count annual report.

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A ride to remember, a man to never forget

More than 40 people took time off from their busy schedules Friday to participate in the Sidney Cranston Jr. Memorial Ride to commemorate the second anniversary of his disappearance.

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Grand theft avocado, $300k worth stolen

Police are calling it grand theft avocado.

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Kingman man arrested for domestic violence, drugs

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested David Thomas Stitt, 53, of Kingman Monday evening...

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Mohave County's Most Wanted

As of Wednesday, the following individuals have an outstanding warrant.

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Mohave 911: Aggravated Assault on Detention Officer

On June 9, Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report at the Mohave County jail regarding an assault on a detention officer by an inmate. 

Wildfire reported near Whiteriver

Authorities are reporting a new wildfire in east-central Arizona.

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Coal spurs the Grand Canyon tram debate

The impending closure of a coal-fired power plant on the Navajo Nation could lend momentum to a project being considered by tribal leaders to build a tram at the Grand Canyon to fill the economic void.

Precedent set for anti-trust violations by utilities companies

An Arizona utility can’t escape being sued for anti-trust violations for the rates it sets solely because it’s a quasi-governmental entity, a federal appeals court ruled Monday.

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State Rep. Regina Cobb sponsored bills a mixed bag of success

Now that the dust has settled, and the 53rd Arizona legislative session is over, District 5 Representative Regina Cobb, R-Kingman, can weigh in on her successes and failures.

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Search for 7 Navy sailors ends after bodies found on ship

The search for seven U.S. Navy sailors who went missing after their destroyer collided with a container ship off the Japanese coast was called off after several bodies were found Sunday in the ship's flooded compartments, including sleeping quarters.

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Kingman grown, Army approved

CW2 Kevin Burcham, who graduated from Kingman High School in 2003, pilots a UH-60 Blackhawk

A 2003 Kingman High School graduate paid a visit to his hometown in a way most can only dream.

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Budget by tax increases on Monday’s BOS agenda

Adoption of a tentative budget with modifications and the possibility of quarter-cent excise tax are among the items on the Mohave County Board of Supervisors agenda for Monday.

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State Rep. Cobb says work on budget, education are positives

For state Rep. Regina Cobb, R-Kingman, the 53rd legislative session was long and methodical going well past its 100 day target for adjournment.

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Feds see Lake Mead levels to be 20-feet lower in 2019

The sensational news about record-setting snowpack in the Sierra Nevada of California and “atmospheric rivers” delivering over 1,000 percent of normal winter rainfall to Big Sur has disguised a much less-than-sensational record of winter moisture elsewhere in the West, according to the Arizona Department of Water Resources.

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Search continues for US sailors after ship crash off Japan

The U.S. Navy said Saturday that the search is continuing for seven missing American sailors in the sea off Japan, after a huge cargo ship collided with a Navy destroyer.

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Fire restrictions imposed for Mohave County parks

Stage 1 limits for Hualapai Mountain and others in effect

The Mohave County Parks Division implemented Stage 1 fire restrictions in the Hualapai Mountain Park and other county parks, effective Friday.