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Kingman area firebug strikes again

McVicar Avenue fire Sunday is being investigated as arson

Another suspected arson

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Suspects found outside travel center passed out, covered in meth pipes

One Mohave County Sheriff’s deputy had to deal with two runners Friday, but with the help of some Good Samaritans, rounded up the two suspects and over $2,000 in counterfeit bills.

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Here's what's happening at Tuesday's City Council meeting

Items of interest at the regular City Council meeting

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Goodwill’s grand opening at the new location is a huge success

The new Goodwill store opened with the madness of Black Friday with shoppers scrambling for deals and lining up 30 deep at the cash registers.

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‘Science Takes Flight’ around town this week

Carnegie Science Center’s Science on the Road division is presenting “Science Takes Flight” to area middle school students Monday through Friday.

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Mohave County supervisors to consider 150 acre donation

The Mohave County Board of Supervisors will discuss and possibly accept an offer from Marvin and Inger Lustiger to donate 150 acres of land in Dolan Springs to be used for county and public purposes, contingent upon the property’s appraisal.

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Kingman Area Critical Incident Response Team - Las Vegas heroes

Several Mohave County Sheriff’s Office personnel who are part of the Kingman Area Critical Incident Response Team were deployed to Las Vegas over the weekend of Oct. 7 in response to the mass casualty event that occurred at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival.

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State insurers planned for Trump’s ending payments

The two insurance companies that sell individual health insurance plans on federal exchanges in Arizona planned for the possibility that President Donald Trump would end payments that help cut costs for lower-income clients.

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Gosar helping La Paz County with 8,000 acre solar farm

A bipartisan bill to foster economic development and job creation in rural Arizona has moved forward to a committee hearing, Rep. Paul Gosar said in a statement Wednesday.

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Analysts predict state budget short $104M to $200M

Corporate tax cuts overwhelm increases in other tax revenues

The Arizona Legislature’s budget analysts on Thursday predicted a budget shortfall that could top $100 million in the current and coming year as the impact of corporate tax cuts continues to overwhelm increases in sales, insurance premium and personal income tax collections.

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Council hires Applied Economics as Kingman East interchange project consultants

City Council voted (4-1) Friday to approve an agreement with Applied Economics to present a plan to request funding from Arizona Department of Transportation for the Interstate 11 East Kingman Connection Project.

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Attempt to hide truck in wash fails

Two men left a truck in a wash after allegedly stealing a van Thursday evening.

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Off the Rails Wine Festival hopes to bring in barrels of people this weekend and in the future

A Route 66 Wine Festival is making its debut appearance downtown this weekend.

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City manager speaks against two interchanges at Republican Forum

City Manager John Dougherty gave a blunt perspective of his view on the inefficient operations of Kingman City Council at Wednesday’s Mohave Republican Forum, perhaps a reflection of his poor performance review that led the Council to not renew his contract.

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County administrator: Water is a critical issue for Kingman

Mohave County Administrator Mike Hendrix went through individual biographies of his top staff Wednesday when he spoke about the county’s focus on customer service at the Mohave Republican Forum.

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If an Arizona resident harvests rainwater, will rebates come?

Tucson and other parched Arizona cities offer rebates for businesses and homes that harvest rainwater, but the practice struggles to gain momentum in the Valley.

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Havasu woman’s statements won’t be used in first-degree murder trial

Statements Cheryl Molitor made to Havasu Police following the shooting death of her boyfriend last summer won’t be used in court, a Mohave County Superior Court judge recently ruled.

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Route 66 Rotarian hospitality shown to Canadian counterparts

Every year since 2013, Kingman Route 66 Rotary has hosted dinner for a group of fellow Rotarians from Canada on their journey to Mexico to deliver emergency goods.

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Fire district open house includes safety, smoke detectors

Northern Arizona Consolidated Fire District will hold an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Station 32, 4490 Able Drive in Kingman, and Chloride Fire Station at 9848 N. Second St.

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Bisbee attorney tells state it should mind its own business

The Bisbee city attorney told Attorney General Mark Brnovich Tuesday that his community’s regulations on plastic bags are none of the state’s business.

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Searchers scour Williams for missing Glendale woman, Cathryn Gorospe

Family and friends are desperately searching for Cathryn Gorospe, a 44-year old teacher from Glendale who was reported missing after she posted bail for Charlie Malzahn at the Coconino County Jail in Flagstaff Oct. 6.

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Ongoing scam using Microsoft to get to computers

Scammers are telling victims that their Microsoft license has expired and will then try to gain remote access to victims’ computers via the internet.

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First-ever Rude 66 Festival opens its doors Saturday

Lake Havasu City’s got its Rockabilly Reunion, Bullhead City has the Colorado River Bluegrass Festival and Kingman is kicking off its first Rude 66 Festival Saturday at Mohave County Fairgrounds with a dozen bands playing rockabilly, surf, punk and ska-tinged sounds.

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House raided in attempt to locate drive-by shooting suspect

A house in the 1900 block of Chicago Avenue was searched by the Mohave Gang and Immigration Intelligence Team Enforcement Mission, Arizona Department of Public Safety SWAT Team, and Kingman Police Department as part of an investigation into a drive-by shooting Saturday night.

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Cordes Lakes woman credited with keeping fiancé alive long enough so family could say goodbye

“I think of him as a hero. I think he probably saved her life..."

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