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‘Science Takes Flight’ around town this week

Carnegie Science Center’s Science on the Road division is presenting “Science Takes Flight” to area middle school students Monday through Friday.

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Mohave County supervisors to consider 150 acre donation

The Mohave County Board of Supervisors will discuss and possibly accept an offer from Marvin and Inger Lustiger to donate 150 acres of land in Dolan Springs to be used for county and public purposes, contingent upon the property’s appraisal.

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Kingman Area Critical Incident Response Team - Las Vegas heroes

Several Mohave County Sheriff’s Office personnel who are part of the Kingman Area Critical Incident Response Team were deployed to Las Vegas over the weekend of Oct. 7 in response to the mass casualty event that occurred at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival.

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State insurers planned for Trump’s ending payments

The two insurance companies that sell individual health insurance plans on federal exchanges in Arizona planned for the possibility that President Donald Trump would end payments that help cut costs for lower-income clients.

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Gosar helping La Paz County with 8,000 acre solar farm

A bipartisan bill to foster economic development and job creation in rural Arizona has moved forward to a committee hearing, Rep. Paul Gosar said in a statement Wednesday.

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Analysts predict state budget short $104M to $200M

Corporate tax cuts overwhelm increases in other tax revenues

The Arizona Legislature’s budget analysts on Thursday predicted a budget shortfall that could top $100 million in the current and coming year as the impact of corporate tax cuts continues to overwhelm increases in sales, insurance premium and personal income tax collections.

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Off the Rails Wine Festival hopes to bring in barrels of people this weekend and in the future

A Route 66 Wine Festival is making its debut appearance downtown this weekend.

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County administrator: Water is a critical issue for Kingman

Mohave County Administrator Mike Hendrix went through individual biographies of his top staff Wednesday when he spoke about the county’s focus on customer service at the Mohave Republican Forum.

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Fire district open house includes safety, smoke detectors

Northern Arizona Consolidated Fire District will hold an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Station 32, 4490 Able Drive in Kingman, and Chloride Fire Station at 9848 N. Second St.

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Ongoing scam using Microsoft to get to computers

Scammers are telling victims that their Microsoft license has expired and will then try to gain remote access to victims’ computers via the internet.

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First-ever Rude 66 Festival opens its doors Saturday

Lake Havasu City’s got its Rockabilly Reunion, Bullhead City has the Colorado River Bluegrass Festival and Kingman is kicking off its first Rude 66 Festival Saturday at Mohave County Fairgrounds with a dozen bands playing rockabilly, surf, punk and ska-tinged sounds.

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Cordes Lakes woman credited with keeping fiancé alive long enough so family could say goodbye

“I think of him as a hero. I think he probably saved her life..."

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Rep. Gosar unblocks woman on Facebook as lawsuit loomed

It’s a moral victory for political squawker J’aime Morgaine and her First Amendment rights.

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Tax extension deadline approaching

Individual income taxpayers who received a state tax-filing extension and haven’t filed are coming up against a deadline to submit their return Oct. 16.

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DUIs with Drugs becoming more common statewide

Arizona DUI arrests hit 26,060 last year, 4,817 included drugs

A report released earlier this year said that the number of fatal crashes nationwide in which drug-impairment was a factor surpassed fatal collisions involving alcohol in 2015.

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Mohave County Assessor Jeanne Kentch shepherding changes in her busy office

LAKE HAVASU CITY – When Jeanne Kentch, was appointed as Mohave County’s assessor about a year ago she had a vision for her department, and she’s making good on her dreams.

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BLM to discuss access to public lands at open houses

KINGMAN – The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is holding an open house Wednesday for the Kingman travel management plan that will establish a network of roads for both motorized and non-motorized uses.

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Bob Boze Bell tells MCC art club how to find passion, humility

KINGMAN – Bob Boze Bell, local artist, author and publisher of True West magazine, spoke to the art club Friday at Mohave Community College and told students to never give up on their dreams.

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Ex-California congressman wants to be Arizona superintendent

KINGMAN – Frank Riggs made it clear early on that he’s the most conservative candidate running for Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction when he spoke Monday to the Conservative Republican Club of Kingman.

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City manager, county administrator to address Republican forum

KINGMAN – City Manager John Dougherty and County Administrator Mike Hendrix will speak to the Mohave Republican Forum at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Golden Corral restaurant, 3580 Stockton Hill Road.

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Man facing trial for Cranston murder takes medical complaints to court

Al Blanco said he’s getting inadequate medical attention during his 10-month stay at Mohave County Jail

Superior Court Judge Rick Lambert listened to accused murderer Al Blanco tell his story Friday about receiving inadequate medical attention during his 10 months in Mohave County Jail, then accepted five exhibits from the state that proved otherwise.

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Agency plans Mohave County water purchase, transfer

The operator of the Central Arizona Project aqueduct system is planning to buy water rights in rural northwestern Arizona to transfer the water for use in the Phoenix and Tucson areas.

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Mohave Community College student gets perfect score on national exam

When Mohave Community College student Brandy Poe took her American Medical Technologists Certification Exam, she never expected what was about to happen.

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Kmart closes its doors for good

The Kmart blue light specials have burned out with the closing of more than 300 stores across the nation, including the Kingman store at 3340 E. Andy Devine Ave.

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Mohave County supervisors want 5-year plan for courts

Mohave County is trying to figure out what to do with all of its old courthouse buildings.

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