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Mohave County resists water rights transfer to Central Arizona Project

Central Arizona Project’s proposed purchase of farms within the Mohave Valley Irrigation and Drainage District has raised a few eyebrows among local officials.

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Mohave County Sheriff looking for progress

Mohave County Sheriff Doug Schuster has a laundry list of goals for 2018 including pay raises and dog patrols

After a year in office, Mohave County Sheriff Doug Schuster can point to a few accomplishments and occasional setbacks, but overall he’s making progress in restoring the public’s faith in the sheriff’s department and boosting deputies’ morale.

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Who is Julie Gragg?

From teaching at Kingman Middle School to directing the Kingman Concert Band, Julie Gragg keeps her life full of music

Julie Gragg was busy on the computer in her cramped music room office at Kingman Middle School Monday night, preparing for the Kingman Concert Band’s rehearsal for Saturday’s “Musical Christmas Card.”

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Families help bring Christmas joy to 6,488 children overseas

Volunteers from the Northwest Arizona Area Team are celebrating the collection of 6,488 gift-filled shoeboxes that will remind children around the world they are loved and not forgotten.

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Spike in flu cases could predict bad year for flu in Arizona

A huge spike in the number of flu cases could portend a particularly bad year for the flu in Arizona.

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Don’t become a statistic | December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

Be sure to allow a friend to drive after you’ve consumed too much alcohol

December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month, be sure to allow a friend to drive after you’ve consumed too much alcohol

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Mohave County Public Works ‘hot jobs’ getting a 15.8 percent pay raise

Supervisor Hildy Angius of Bullhead City was the lone dissenter in the Mohave County Board of Supervisors’ 4-1 vote Monday to approve the salary increases

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North Country HealthCare loses funding for free breast and cervical cancer diagnosis, treatment

An end to the $150,00 donation for breast cancer treatment

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Arizona Department of Transportation advises notice of sale

If you’ve sold your car, it’s important to file a notice of sale with the Motor Vehicle Division

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Kingman Airport roads brought into Mohave County’s regular road maintenance system

Mohave County Supervisors voted 4-1 Monday (Buster Johnson opposed) to accept the airport roads into the county’s regular maintenance system

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Light the Night: The Prestons’ annual light display sparkles atop Shadow Mountain Drive

Look toward the Cerbat Mountains around Gordon Avenue and you’ll see David and Marilyn Preston’s powerful display of Christmas lights that were featured on national television last year.

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NPS extends public comment period for potential fee increase at 17 parks

The National Park Service has extended the public comment periods for proposed peak-season entrance fees at 17 national parks and revised fees for road-based commercial tours and will accept comments until Dec. 22, 2017.

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Watch: A Christmas Wish Comes True - Kids get their Dad

The sun was shining almost as bright as the smiles on the children’s faces at Santa’s Hualapai Wonderland in the Hualapai Mountain Park Saturday.

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Mohave County Board of Supervisors: Public comment schedule about fees on Monday’s agenda

Building permit fees are back on the regular agenda of the Mohave County Board of Supervisors with possible action to approve public outreach and participation in determining fees.

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Cornerstone Mission hosting Christmas Eve dinner, food boxes

Cornerstone Mission will be distributing Christmas meal food boxes to 140 families who are in need.

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Aquarius auctioning off Christmas trees to help feed local families

The Aquarius Casino Resort, which donates turkeys and other food items to Cornerstone Mission and Kingman Area Food Bank, is holding a silent Christmas tree auction to benefit its “Feed a Family” program.

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Information sought in deer poaching case near Bagdad

$1,000 reward offered for information leading to arrest in Oct. 28 killing

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is seeking information about a recent poaching of a deer near Bagdad.

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Ducey trying again to get Medicaid work requirement

Rebuffed last year in his bid to impose a work requirement on Medicaid recipients, Gov. Doug Ducey is trying again.

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Quagga mussels cause stir among state, federal agencies

Federal officials say Arizona isn’t doing enough to contain the spread of quagga mussels.

Voucher opponents ask judge to toss out challenge

Foes of universal school vouchers told a judge Friday she cannot consider a challenge brought by those who want to keep voters from getting the last word on the plan.

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Golden Valley veterans service office moves to Kingman

The Vietnam Veterans of America, Mohave County Chapter 975 announced the relocation of the Joe Bibich Veterans Service Office from Golden Valley to 220 N. First St in Kingman.

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Judge rejects father's guilty plea in death of his son

Daniel Stuart, who pleaded guilty to felony manslaughter in the death of his 4-year-old son, may be facing the maximum sentence of seven years after a judge rejected his plea offer at a Nov. 28 hearing.

Conservatives slam GOP proposal to automatically raise taxes

Conservative groups and lawmakers are lining up against a proposal by Senate Republicans to impose automatic tax increases on millions of Americans – if their sweeping tax package doesn't grow the economy and raise tax revenues as much as projected.

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House panel OKs bill to allow concealed gun carry across state lines

A House committee gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a bill that would let gun owners with concealed-carry permits cross state lines without prior approval, as long as they followed local concealed-carry laws.

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Second inmate in 2 days charged with assaulting a correction officer

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies could not offer an explanation for why a corrections officer in the Mohave County Jail was assaulted Wednesday.