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Under the influence: How much is too much when it comes to driving under the influence?

In its most basic form, a DUI is driving under the influence of anything. Whether it is alcohol from a party or sleeping medication that hasn’t quite worn off yet, impaired driving can be lethal. “Impairment is impairment,” said Rusty Cooper, deputy chief of Kingman Police Department. “It can lead to being hurt or killed.”

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MCSO search and rescue saves stranded citizens

Monsoon season has brought upon us rain, humidity and the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue clientele to save from the flooded areas around the county.

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5 things to know | Supervisors to look at county’s cost for public records request

Supervisor Buster Johnson has placed an item on the agenda to direct staff to look into the cost, resources and staff time for public records requests. It would include a list of the highest costs by party requesting the records, along with a presentation on what Mohave County is legally required to do when staff receives a public records request.

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READ HIS LIPS: Sheriff Doug Schuster’s lip sync video enjoys viral success

A challenge among law enforcement agencies throughout the country has bloomed to viral status this summer, and it was only a matter of time before Mohave County Sheriff Doug Schuster was called out.

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BLM lifts fire restrictions in Phoenix, Colorado River districts

The Bureau of Land Management has lifted all fire restrictions for public lands administered by the Phoenix District and the Colorado River District as of July 13.

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United Blood drive in Kingman, Laughlin

The United Blood Services is hosting two blood drives in the Mohave County area. In Kingman from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday at the Elks Lodge 468, 900 Gates Ave. in the dining room area will be one of the blood drives.

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Havasupai Falls visitors evacuated

The Havasupai Tribal Council has closed the Havasu Canyon to visitors for 7 to 10 days due to Northern Arizona’s monsoon rains causing a flash flood at Havasupai Falls.

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American Woodmark recognized for employee health program

American Woodmark employees are putting together a health and wellness program after attending a workshop in May presented by Healthy Arizona Worksites Program in Phoenix.

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Getting down and dirty: 40th annual Mighty Mud Mania

Shawn Bell Sr. has been going to Mighty Mud Mania since 1999 and said he likes to take off work so he can participate. And it’s not just his children who enjoy splashing and racing in the mud, as he plans on taking first again this year.

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Police group drops Mosley’s endorsement after speeding incident

Flap over a speeding violation has cost state Rep. Paul Mosley, R-Lake Havasu City, his endorsement from the Arizona Fraternal Order of Police.

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House candidates in favor of building border wall

Build it, and they won’t come.

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Video: Arizona lawmaker brags to deputy about driving 140 MPH

State Rep. Paul Mosley was stopped on March 27 outside of Parker, Arizona. The rural area near the California border is in Mosley's district and more than 150 miles west of the state capital in Phoenix.

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Visitors flown out of flooded Havasupai Canyon

All visitors at Havasupai Falls were evacuated from floodwaters Thursday and were flown from the canyon by helicopter to the hilltop.

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Flooding closes Havasu Canyon for 7 to 10 days

The Tourist Office and Emergency Response Team evacuated the campgrounds and opened the community building and school for people to sleep.

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Riptides sure to have crowd on its feet at Concert in the Park

Ramon Torres has been banging the drums for more than 50 years, playing with touring bands in Southern California before moving to Kingman in 1991 where he’s shared his talent with a number of local bands, most recently The Riptides.

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ADE grants now issued to schools earlier than before

The Arizona Department of Education has improved the grant application process for charters and districts by starting the process earlier in the year. The improvement was made so that schools can receive their grant money and access it before the school year starts. Schools can now access the money beginning in July.

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Democrats hear from city council, congressional candidates

City Council candidate Ryan Dooley said Kingman is at a “crossroads” for development between those who want progress and those who want the status quo during his brief address at Tuesday’s meeting of the Mohave County Democratic Central Committee at Calico’s restaurant.

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Walleck Ranch Park shooting suspect could face additional charge

The state may also look to add assisting a criminal street gang to Bell’s charges, in addition to charging two others who may have been involved in the incident, one of whom is a minor, with the same.

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Monsoon showers remain in forecast, drying out by weekend

The primary threats are gusty winds and heavy rain. Isolated flash flooding is possible with training or locally intense storms.

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Kingman soccer players learn the game from European visitors

Playing some footy

Horton said the kids entered the camp to play, so that’s exactly why each day is started with a short scrimmage. Campers also participate in drills and games that help them to develop techniques and skills.

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College to select company for IT equipment purchase

MCC’s procurement department received proposals from seven vendors ranging from $565,000 to $1.2 million.

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Keeping kids in beds and off of floors

The commission is hoping to complete at least 20 beds at the August build, and if all goes well, Wayt hopes to have another build in December.

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Mental health is the number one health priority

Mental health is, by and large, the biggest concern of the Kingman community. It’s a need that cannot be ignored.

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Schapira talks about wrap-around services, #RedForEd during meet and greet

Educational success requires attention for the needs of all students.

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House candidates to speak at Mohave Republican Forum

The state representative candidates will talk about legislative decisions that will affect Mohave County, including Highway User Revenue Funds, Second Amendment issues, education, water, air and economic development.

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