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The Facts About Food Stamps

But for the SNAP program, one in five Mohave County residents would go hungry

Contrary to popular belief, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, otherwise known as food stamps, is more about helping people simply survive rather than leech off the government.

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Board of Supervisors vote unanimously to help fund water study

Comprehensive USGS study will provide critical data on Mohave County water reality

While a legislative bill to monitor groundwater usage in Mohave County failed in its first attempt, the Board of Supervisors moved forward Tuesday on another study to show just how much water is being drained from the Hualapai Basin every year.

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Homeless population holds steady in Kingman, Bullhead; spikes in Lake Havasu City

A major segment of the homeless population in Mohave County struggles with mental illness, alcoholism and drug addictions.

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Rep. Cobb's water monitoring bill dries up

HR 2520 would have mandated monitoring

A potentially critical water bill sponsored by state Rep. Regina Cobb, R-Kingman, was shot down Thursday - but she’s not done fighting yet.

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Water study on Kingman City Council wish list

If approved, city would share $200,000 cost with Mohave County

The Kingman City Council will look at adopting a resolution tonight regarding the shared costs of a hydrology study.

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Tri-State Veterans Stand Down March 3-5

The Jerry Ambrose Veterans Council of Mohave County in cooperation with many agencies, organizations, and individuals will be staging the fifth annual Tri-State Veterans Stand Down in Bullhead City on March 3–4.

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Licenses & Permits

Mohave County issued the following building permits for the week ending Feb. 10

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Water Resources will hold two meetings in Kingman on Feb. 28

Two meetings, two completely different agendas

Mohave Community College will host meetings with the Arizona Department of Water Resources next week.

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MCSO: California man assaults clerk; gets sprayed

Alleged shoplifting and alcohol consumption led to pepper spray and jail for a California man Monday.

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Property values increase 3 percent

Property values increased about 3 percent across Mohave County in 2016, and Assessor Jeanne Kentch sees them continuing to go up slowly for the next five years.

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Something to sneeze at: Allergy season is all year long in Kingman

The weather has turned abnormally warm and some people might get the sniffles from what they consider a premature allergy season.

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Take A Hike: Kingman's great outdoors is waiting

The worst of Kingman’s winter is over – not that it ever got that bad – and summer’s fiery heat is still more than 100 days away.

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Reward offered for information on unknown deceased female

Mohave County Silent Witness is offering up to a $750 reward for information in identifying an unknown girl, as well as any suspect information.

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Gas tax moving forward in state legislature

State lawmakers took the first steps Wednesday to asking voters to hike what they pay every time they fill up their cars and trucks.

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Arizona legislators talking about longer terms

Saying it will lead to greater continuity, more stability and less campaigning, the president of the Arizona Senate wants four-year terms for state lawmakers.

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Judge Sipe recuses himself in Bill Sanders case regarding purported involvement in Sid Cranston murder

Mohave County Superior Court Judge Billy Sipe recused himself Thursday from presiding over the case of William Glen Sanders, who is accused of helping co-defendant Alfredo Blanco bury the body of murdered real estate agent Sid Cranston.

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Will supervisors remain in Dolan Springs state of denial? Today’s meeting will provide the answer

The Mohave County Board of Supervisors is in a state of denial lately.

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Fire destroys travel trailer in Golden Valley

Golden Valley Fire District firefighters from Station 12 responded at 3:37 a.m., Friday to a reported structure fire.

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U.S. 93 Chain Reaction: 26 cars, 9 collisions, 5 taken to KRMC

Southbound lanes closed for more than 8 hours

The incident began when a motorcycle hit a pickup truck.

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Glare reportedly causes morning commute accident

A low-horizon sun glare is to blame for a car pileup on U.S. Highway 93 Wednesday morning that shut down southbound lanes and backed up traffic for miles.

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3 injured in two-vehicle crash

Three people received injuries in a two-vehicle accident that occurred at milepost 24 on Highway 68 at 3:45 p.m. Wednesday.

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515 Fatalities: The carnage has been severe on Western Arizona highways

Traffic fatalities in Mohave and La Paz counties are climbing at 10 percent to 15 percent a year, with the number jumping more than 50 percent in 2015, according to a study aimed at identifying trouble spots in the two counties.

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Supervisor Johnson: Throw the book at illegal dumpers

Mohave County Supervisor Buster Johnson wants to step up enforcement of illegal dumping of trash in the desert by doling out more reward money to witnesses who squeal on the culprits.

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*Update* - Golden Valley man faces 11 sex crime charges involving teen

MCSO: Alleged abuse was ongoing

A Golden Valley man has been arrested on nearly a dozen felony charges related to the alleged longtime sexual abuse of a teenager.

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Stolen home returned to owners

Someone had stolen their guest home, lifted it from the foundation, set it on a trailer and hauled it about 15 miles down the road.