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State senate panel gives judge room to take weapons

A Senate panel voted 4-3 Thursday to allow judges to force some people to surrender their weapons – but only after a multi-step process that supporters say will protect due process rights.

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Drowned man jumped in river to avoid capture

Joshua Jenkins was trying to escape law enforcement officers when he drowned in the Colorado River where his floating body was found Saturday.

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County wants equitable Flood Control monies

The Board of Supervisors voted 4-1, with Supervisor Hildy Angius opposed, to explore potential solutions in collaboration with the cities that would address current trends in Flood Control revenue.

Gov. Doug Ducey is gambling with teacher salaries

Documents obtained by Capitol Media Services show the governor hopes to generate $15 million a year by convincing Arizonans to play “keno.’’

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Bank of America to close Kingman branch in July

The Bank of America branch at 2307 Stockton Hill Road will close July 31, and all employees and customers have been notified, a bank spokeswoman confirmed Wednesday.

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Jerry Ambrose Veterans Council Operation 6 underway at Arnold Plaza

“If you want to volunteer, we will find something for you,” Farrell said.

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***UPDATE*** Missing Golden Valley woman returns home

Mohave County Sheriff’s Office reported Wednesday that the missing 18-year-old mentally disabled woman from Golden Valley has been found.

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Things to do in the outdoors as the weather turns better

You’ll find 21 mountain ranges with nearly 150 canyons and probably 1,000 washes teeming with vegetation and wildlife, if you know where to go.

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Haviland Rest Area to close for renovations today thru November

The Haviland Rest Area along Interstate 40 west of Kingman will close (today) for a $3.6 million renovation.

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Expect high winds Thursday, Friday

The region will be relatively calm Wednesday between storm systems.

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Three dogs perish in home destroyed by Golden Valley fire

The structure was a total loss, and investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing.

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Golden Valley mentally disabled woman missing since Sunday night

An 18-year-old mentally disabled woman has gone missing in Golden Valley, Mohave County Sheriff’s Office reported Tuesday.

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Teacher strike still possible

Gov. Ducey’s plan doesn’t meet the key goal of getting an increase of education funding

Calling the governor’s proposal inadequate, leaders of the #RedForEd movement have scheduled a vote this week to decide by Friday whether to strike.

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Davis Camp Park 10-year master plan approved

The 10-year master plan for Davis Camp Park was approved Monday by Mohave County supervisors to improve recreational offerings and bring in more money that can be used to spruce up community parks, a county official said.

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Injured hiker rescued from Hualapai Mountain Park

The rescue team made their way to the woman on foot, and transported her off the trail using a Stokes basket and big wheel.

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Help needed identifying body found in river

Mohave County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a dead body found floating down the Colorado River Saturday.

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Keep the beat going at KUSD’s band festival

Kingman Unified School District schools are coming together for a public band festival for everyone to enjoy.

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JAVC approved as Qualified Charitable Organization

Mohave County residents, and the entirety of Arizona, have yet another worthwhile organization to which they can contribute tax-deductible donations, as the Jerry Ambrose Veterans Council has been approved as a Qualified Charitable Organization.

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Licenses and Permits | April 16, 2018

Mohave County issued the following building permits for the week ending April 6:

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Local nonprofits give animals second chances

Kingman is home to multiple nonprofits of the opinion that all animals, regardless of their pasts, deserve affection and the opportunity to live in safe and caring environments.

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Ducey signs new list of abortion questions into law

Women who want to terminate a pregnancy are going to be asked some questions first. But they don’t have to answer.

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5 things to know | BOS: Update on Mohave County’s legal position in water transfer

KINGMAN – Here are five items of interest from the Mohave County Board of Supervisors meeting scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Monday at Mohave County Administration Building, 700 W. Beale St.:

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Tax Day is fast approaching

The Arizona Department of Revenue is reminding the public that the deadline for taxpayers to file taxes is Tuesday.

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Corporation Commission candidates talk water, ethics

Two candidates running for Arizona Corporation Commission gave their reasons for why they would be the best choice to oversee the utility regulatory body at Wednesday’s Mohave Republican Forum.

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Hiker rescued at Mount Tipton Peak

A 32-year-old hiker was out of water but uninjured and grateful to be found at Mount Tipton Peak Tuesday afternoon.