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Plunge into the New Year with a dip in the pool

The weather on New Year’s Day calls for a high of 50 degrees and the lows in the high 20s. With that being said, would you bring in the New Year with a dip in the pool?

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Arizona expected to gain a seat in US House

It’s beginning to look like Arizona’s going to have a bit more congressional clout after 2022.

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Attorney general’s office warns citizens about foreclosure, mortgage scam calls

Don’t fall for the phone calls regarding lowering mortgage payments or saving your home from foreclosure. The office of Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is warning Arizonans about scam calls.

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Aerial surveys show dead trees in Arizona, New Mexico

A small number of trees in Hualapai Mountains are infested with bark beetles

Aerial surveys of forested land in Arizona and New Mexico show large swaths of dead trees following an unusually dry winter that aided pests such as bark beetles.

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Making Spirits Bright

“Our very favorite thing to do is help God put broken families back together,” Weaver said.

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Lee Williams High School principal takes over superintendent position in district office

She started her Kingman Unified School District journey in the fourth grade at Manzanita Elementary School, went off to be a Bobcat at Kingman Middle School, and graduated as a Bulldog from Kingman High School.

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Nontraditional Christmas ideas

Places to eat, things to do on Christmas Day

Opening gifts and sharing joy and laughter with loved ones is always a great way to spend the holidays, but sometimes straying away from the traditional holiday festivities can be less stressful.

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Golden Valley families received holiday donation

Lopez said the VFW has been doing this for at least seven years since she became a member or probably longer.

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Hualapais could see Christmas Day snow

The forecast for Christmas Day in Kingman shows a chance of rain, but that precipitation could mean snow for the Hualapai Mountains.

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New shelter manager focuses on healthy animals, more adoptions

New director joins the pack

It’s those wet, sloppy kisses that Nicole Mangiameli gets from the dogs at Kingman Animal Shelter that make her day.

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Attentive, patient drivers arrive safely at their destinations

Whether traveling cross country to grandmother’s house or just to the other side of town for holiday celebrations, the first step to enjoying time with friends and family is ensuring safe arrival at your destination.

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Partial government shutdown doesn’t affect postal or some other services

The government has partially shutdown since Congress and the White House couldn’t agree on a budget bill.

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Silent auction raises money for KHS athletic department

Graves U-Haul and Gracie’s Vintage teamed up to auction off a painting that was donated during the First Responders luncheon on Oct. 1. The silent auction raised $425 to go toward the Kingman High School athletics department, said Leah Burkhart, owner of Gracie’s Vintage.

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Arizona officials lack funds to find, secure at least 100,000 abandoned mines

After he started hallucinating, John Waddell began to believe he would die. He had fallen 100 feet to the bottom of an abandoned gold mine in western Maricopa County, leaving him with a broken leg and rope-burned hands.

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Hiker finds human remains near Lake Havasu City

A hiker in the desert area east of Highway 95 near mile post 193 in the Lake Havasu City area reported finding human remains at about 1 p.m. Dec. 14

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Pumpkin pie takes prize as Americans’ favorite Christmas treat

The timeless candy cane was No. 1 in Arizona, though only 9 percent of all U.S. respondents chose it as their favorite.

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Free photos with Santa at Primp My Pet

Most people don’t have the time or resources to travel to the North Pole for face time with Santa, but luckily for Kingman, Mr. and Mrs. Claus will be at Primp My Pet, 217 E. Andy Devine Ave., from 4:30-7 p.m. Saturday.

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New hours for City departments

The City’s Fire Department Administration and Engineering Department will have new hours starting Jan. 7 and will be open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and closed on Fridays.

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Deaf Santa pays visit to kids with special needs at La Senita School

It's important for children to be aware of other children's special needs and communicate with them, teacher says.

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Engineering contract denied for road improvement in Golden Valley

Several property owners in Malibu Road Improvement District complained to Mohave County Board of Supervisors about an increase in the estimate for design and engineering services.

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Beale Street Theater presents ‘Scrooge the Musical’

“Beale Street Theater is doing an amazing job with this show,” Scaff said. “We’ve got a great cast, we’ve got a great director and assistant director, we’ve got amazing music. This show’s coming along, I think it’s going to be one of the best ones Beale Street Theater has done.”

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Suspect in Walmart cash in luggage case facing charge carrying a mandatory prison sentence

Jeremiah Grant Peacey, facing charges for an alleged theft of a cash-filled suitcase at Walmart, was arraigned Wednesday in Mohave County Superior Court for two additional counts including theft of more than $100,000.

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McSally appointed to vacant U.S. Senate seat

A month after losing her own bid for the U.S. Senate, Gov. Doug Ducey is appointing Martha McSally to a vacant seat in the upper chamber of Congress

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Wallace could serve more time for aggravated circumstances

Use of dangerous weapon during first-degree burglary, emotional harm to family, age and health of victim are among the jury's considerations.

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Kingman Community Advisory Board aids youth-serving programs

The Kingman Junior Police Academy, which will enter into its 13th year this summer, was awarded $1,000.