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Jerry Ambrose Veterans Council, Arizona lottery team up to serve veterans

The Jerry Ambrose Veterans Council, with the help of the Arizona Lottery, is doing its part to address the transportation needs of veterans in Mohave County.

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Gilbert felt calling of the sea, only to be drafted into US Army

As a kid growing up in the era of black-and-white TV, Keith Gilbert watched a lot of World War II movies and almost every episode of the TV series, “Victory at Sea.”

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Don Martin: A Military Police man

I am a native Arizonan and enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1969 even though I was attending college and had a deferment. Our family has a long history of military service, and I felt it was my duty and obligation to carry on that tradition.

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Ronald Warren, Army’s 24th Infantry

Ronald Warren served in Vietnam with the U.S. Army’s USARV Special Troops and again with the U.S. Army’s 24th Infantry Division during Desert Storm.

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Lon Henderson, Marine Corps

February 1968 TET Offensive: The NVA launched an assault on both North and South Vietnam, the Imperial Capital of North Vietnam and Saigon, the capital of the south. A division of NVA took over Hue, and I was with Hotel 2/5 that entered the city on a convoy.

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Navy man Steve Wood

In August 1954 at the age of 18, I enlisted in the United States Navy and went to boot camp at the Naval Training Center in San Diego, California.

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World War II veteran proud of liberating Dachau prisoners

Traipsing through southern Germany in April 1945, U.S. Army Private Gilbert De la O saw from a distance what looked to be piles of wood stocked for the coming winter.

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A court for helping Veterans in need

According to court-supplied literature, the goal of the Veterans Treatment Court is “to restore veterans to being successful, contributing members of the community. The Court focuses on ensuring that veterans entering the criminal justice system make contact with specific programs to address the root causes of the behavior that resulted in the veteran becoming a defendant in the criminal justice system.”

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County supervisors set up town hall on open grazing problems

Mohave County Supervisors Gary Watson and Jean Bishop are setting up a town hall meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19, at the County Administration Building to discuss open-range grazing.

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Preschool, day care participate in USDA food program

Grace Neal Preschool and Learning Center, 1730 Kino Ave. and The Lily Pad Day Care, 1099 Sunrise Ave. is participating in the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program.

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Record number of bald eagles take first flight in 2018

AZGFD conservation efforts set records for breeding areas, hatched and fledged young

Arizona’s bald eagle population continued to soar as the number of breeding areas expanded statewide and a record 87 young hatched during the 2018 breeding season, according the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s annual survey.

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Sinema leads; counties can verify early-ballot signatures through Nov. 14

State and county officials, and Republican Party officials who sued over discrepancies in the way Arizona counties check voter signatures on early ballots, agreed Friday to a settlement that allows the verification process to continue until 5 p.m. Nov. 14.

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Is the changing climate making you anxious? You’re not alone.

We love our rivers, our mountains, our forests, deserts and wildlife in the West. They’re part of our economies, our lifestyles and our identity. But that very connection makes us vulnerable to a growing mental health problem: climate anxiety.

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Republican Forum to address economic development and water

Economic development and water availability will be topics of discussion when the Mohave Republican Forum hosts John Gall, Rep. Gina Cobb and Jamie Kelley at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Golden Corral restaurant, 3580 Stockton Hill Road.

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Northern winds whip up first freeze watch for Mohave County

North winds at 25 to 35 mph brought a freeze watch to parts of Mohave County and Nye County, Nevada Friday, dropping temperatures by 10-degrees in Kingman, Golden Valley, Pahrump and Indian Springs, Nevada, the National Weather Service reported.

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Volunteers needed for bell ringing, tax season

The holiday season has arrived and before you know it tax season will creep up, too.

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Veteran homelessness: County partnerships ready to end it

“The 30 years I’ve been in Mohave County, and working with Mohave County the last 28 years in these programs, this is the best time as far as resources,” Wolf explained.

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Book signing proceeds to feed local homeless

Kingman-area resident and author Deborah Laurent is set to introduce her new novel, “Bookmarks,” to the community and will hold a book signing at this year’s Kingman Cancer Care Unit Arts and Crafts Fair with all proceeds going to feed the homeless.

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Gov. Ducey orders flags to be half-staff

President Donald Trump has ordered all American flags to be half-staff in honor and remembrance of the 13 victims of the shooting last night in Thousand Oaks, California

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Veterans Day Parade takes work to honor America’s military forces

Everybody wants to be in the parade, but nobody wants to run it, chairman Dave Stafford said.

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White beats incumbents for Hospital District No.1 seat

The two elected Hospital District No. 1 board members are Penny White and Stephen Pebley.

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KUSD school board results: Incumbents re-elected, Shumway wins

Jen Shumway is the new school board member alongside incumbents Charles Lucero and Carole Young, who each won reelection for Kingman Unified School District.

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Cobb, Biasiucci ride Republican ticket to state representative victory

Kingman politician grabs 45 percent of vote to serve third term as district representative.

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Borrelli cruises to second-term election with 75 percent of votes

Republican from Lake Havasu City was also elected as Arizona's senate majority whip.

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*Update* - General Election results, November 6, 2018

Voters in the Kingman area, Mohave County and across the state of Arizona went to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 6, for the General Election