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A caroling fundraiser brings Route 66 Special Olympians together as a group

Corrine Cote, or C.C. as everyone calls her, knew that Santa would be making an appearance Thursday night at the Route 66 Special Olympics caroling.

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Kingman Police needs help locating this woman

Kingman Police investigators are requesting the public’s assistance to identify the female subject seen in this photo.

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Bullhead mother thinks missing daughter could be in Kingman

The mother of teen runaway Kayla Coffman is asking the public for any leads in where she may be and to let her know it’s okay to come back home.

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Will you be dashing out the door for last-minute holiday shopping?

’Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a … wait a minute, we forgot to get a present for Aunt Millie and Uncle Willie.

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Republican women install new officers

Kingman Republican Women’s Club held its Christmas Party at the Grand Events Center Dec. 7 with installation of officers by Judge John Taylor.

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Brrr ... Winter temps have arrived for Christmas

Temperatures took a dip Thursday and will stay low over the weekend, the National Weather Service reported.

State Briefs | Remains found at Grand Canyon thought to be California hiker

Grand Canyon National Park rangers say human remains have been located that are believed to be those of a California hiker who went missing in June.

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State still has 2,000 vacant teaching positions

Low salaries, bureaucratic hassles cited as reasons why

A new report shows that nearly 2,000 teaching positions in Arizona remain vacant four months into the school year.

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ACLU blisters the Arizona charter school system

The ACLU of Arizona concluded that “many Arizona charter schools have unlawful or discriminatory enrollment policies” in a report the civil rights organization released Dec. 14.

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Supervisors approve lease agreement for BMX track

They’ll be spinning their wheels at the BMX bicycle track in Bullhead City by the middle to end of January, the new track operator told Mohave County Board of Supervisors Monday.

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ADOT working to keep state highways open during holidays

Motorists in Arizona driving to holiday destinations won’t encounter any scheduled freeway closures for construction work during or between the Christmas and New Year’s holiday weekends.

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Kingman man arrested for failure to register as sex offender, theft

A Kingman man was reported to have been several months late in registering a new address as a sex offender and was arrested as he tried to make the update.

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Driver collides with burros in Bullhead City

The Bullhead City Police Department is cautioning drivers to watch out for burros and other wildlife. According to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), burros venture out more in cooler weather.

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Golden Valley and Kingman Cactus Cleaners are making progress helping the desert reclaim its beauty

Finding trash dumped in the desert around Golden Valley and Kingman is becoming more and more difficult because of one fateful day during the late summer of 2014.

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County administrator to become county manager

Call him County Manager Mike Hendrix, not county administrator.

Holiday shipping deadlines fast approaching

The good news is that they still have a few more days to shop and send their gifts off, as U.S. carriers are offering guaranteed Christmas delivery through this week.

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5 tips to stay healthy over the holidays

It’s easy to blow off your diet and exercise during holiday festivities and dig into the fudge, Christmas cookies and eggnog offered up so prevalently around this time of year.

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A Lee Williams junior gets her shot in the Big Apple

Lee Williams’ Shai Weaver will get to experience every theater student’s dream at her Broadway internship this summer

Shai Weaver is still waiting to wake up from her dream.

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5 things to know: County Board of Supervisors

Mohave Valley Community Park is back on the regular agenda for Mohave County Board of Supervisors to look at clarifying an agreement with park developers.

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All hooves on deck: Kingman’s Healing Hooves offers opportunities for able-bodied and disabled horse enthusiasts

Kingman’s Healing Hooves offers opportunities for able-bodied and disabled horse enthusiasts

The swish of a tail, the long lashes on brown, almost black, eyes, and the soft, smooth, warm skin around the mouth and nose make up just small features of a horse.

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Cold fronts bring down temps, increase winds

A cold front pushed through the region Thursday, bringing gusty north winds and cooler temperatures, with the strongest winds coming along the Colorado River Valley.

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Another telephone scam making the rounds in Kingman

Burt Kaploe wants to warn local residents about a scam in which an alleged representative from Microsoft Windows technical department calls about security issues with your computer.

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Stealing Christmas Cheer: Porch pirates are being Grinches

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, especially for porch pirates.

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Mohave County Fairgrounds has a new manager

As the new general manager for Mohave County Fair Association, Tim Woods wants to clean up the fairgrounds and expand the schedule with everything from equine events to motorsports.

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Scam alert: Callers claiming to be from MCSO wanting money for warrants

Don’t give out any information to scammers calling about outstanding arrest warrants and fines, the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday.