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Chili cook-off first time competitor takes the title

Saturday afternoon didn’t seem like a summer day. It was relatively cool with some breeze blowing. Although it was a cool afternoon, the chili cook-off brought some heat to the mountains. The Hualapai Mountain Resort and the Pine Lake Fire District had its chili cook-off to benefit the fire department. Attendees tasted various chili’s and would donate to their favorite. At the end, the money that was collected went to the fire department and the chili chef with the most donations won the people’s choice award.

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He isn’t Superman. He’s a Dad.

He’s loving, encouraging, and sometimes, even fair

“I knew I wanted to be a dad.” And that is exactly what Gabe Otero, 37, has become. While the single father of four does everything for the sake of his kids, he’s the first to acknowledge he couldn’t do it without them.

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Doling out flood control dollars on county agenda

Mohave County Board of Supervisors are expected to divvy out more than $3.5 million of Flood Control District Tax Funds to the three county cities and one town during its regular meeting at 9:30 a.m. Monday in the Mohave County Administration Building, 700 W. Beale St.

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Mohave Valley farmers speak on pros of fallowing

Keeping water in Mohave County was the outcry of residents at Wednesday’s public hearing of the Arizona House of Representatives Committee on Energy, Environment and Natural Resources, but some local farmers explained their reasoning behind supporting fallowing programs in Mohave Valley.

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KUSD budget increase led to teacher raises

After the #REDforED mayhem all over the state of Arizona and here locally in Kingman, raises for teachers in the Kingman Unified School District was in the 2018-2019 school budget of $43.7 million that was approved at the school board meeting Tuesday.

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Man blocks US 93 on Pat Tillman Bridge

Man had barricaded himself in the vehicle

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Salmonella Infections Linked to Kellogg’s Honey Smacks Cereal

Recalled Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal has a “best if used by” date from June 14, 2018 through June 14, 2019

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Locals let it be known that Mohave County wants to keep its water at standing room only committee hearing

‘This is our water, and it’s our turn to grow’

Mohave County’s water dilemmas were the topic of discussion Wednesday afternoon, as residents and their legislators gathered for a public hearing at a meeting of the Arizona House of Representatives Committee on Energy, Environment and Natural Resources.

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Unemployment dips on strength of construction jobs

Arizona’s jobless rate dropped two tenths of a point to 4.7 percent last month, driven in large part by an unusually strong showing in the state’s construction industry.

CAP appeals recommendation on Quartzsite water lease deal

The Central Arizona Water Conservation District has fired back at the Arizona Department of Water Resources’ recommendation to cancel a water transfer from the town of Quartzsite to replenish groundwater reserves in Maricopa, Pima and Pinal counties.

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Secretary of State candidates trade barbs, ideas

Polling places were the hot topic at Wednesday’s Mohave Republican Forum when Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan and her opponent, Steve Gaynor, were the keynote speeches for the meeting.

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*Update* - Arrest made in missing $170,000 case

Kingman Police Department arrested Jeremiah G. Peacey, 39 of Kingman in connection to an ongoing investigation of a large amount of cash that was reported stolen June 5 from underneath a shopping cart at Walmart

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Forecasters see below-normal precipitation for monsoon season

The three-month outlook on precipitation probability from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows dark green areas in the Northeast and along the Atlantic Coast, where probability is 100 percent.

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Borelli, Cobb honored at MEC annual meeting

Borrelli and Cobb were awarded with plaques for their work and support during the legislature.

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Fundraiser set for military banner project

There will be raffles and live entertainment by Kilo 8 Cat, Night Shift and Kristy Thompson Band.

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Swanty’s, Walapai 4 Wheelers give assist to JAVC’s Operation 6

“We appreciate the combined efforts of Martin Swanty and the Walapai 4 Wheelers to raise funds for us through their jamboree, and all the funds will be spent on the Operation 6 project,” said JAVC President Pat Farrell.

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Ward spreading message on immigration, health care, jobs

Her message was pretty much the same: shore up the border by building a wall; repeal the Affordable Care Act; protect Americans’ gun rights; and support President Donald Trump.

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County’s participation in program designed to keep students tobacco-free

In Mohave County, 28 percent of students in eighth, 10th and 12th grades have smoked at least one cigarette, compared to the statewide average of 23 percent.

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Route 66 brings visitors from around the country and world

Our main tourist attraction is Route 66, which has as much international appeal as domestic, launching nostalgic and historic trips across America for thousands of travelers each year.

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Young country singer to perform Friday

“I love that I can express these things that I value so much through music,” she said.

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Tips to avoid phone scams

The Arizona Attorney General released tips on how to avoid auto sale, repair fraud and phone fraud scams.

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McCord Robinson running for state rep to fulfill wants and wishes

Mary McCord Robinson, running for her first political office, feels she’s truly in touch with the wants and wishes of Mohave County citizens.

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***UPDATE*** Kingman Police seek 2 in missing $170,000 case

Authorities say they have additional information and are looking for help in identifying a male and female subject as persons of interest to the whereabouts of a suitcase containing $170,000

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Flag Day won’t go unobserved in Kingman

Veteran and Kingman resident Jason Millin says Flag Day, June 14, can sometimes take a backseat when compared to Veterans and Memorial days, but he doesn’t expect that to be the case in Kingman, a city with a long history of supporting veterans and active military personnel.

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STEM career interest declining among male teens; not at Kingman High

Many high school seniors have graduated and are now starting their next steps in life going to college and eventually starting their career. For those still in high school, they have time to think about what they want to do for the rest of their lives.

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