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Road closures due to weather

Stockton Hill Road is closed from milepost 41 to pierce Ferry Road.

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MSTEPP coalition has improved options for people in distress, and Southwest Behavioral stands on the front line of care

The depths of despair can be so deep and daunting that any thought, never mind an attempt, of climbing out of it is nearly impossible to fathom. There is good news. People and organizations stand ready to step up and help those who may be experiencing a mental health crisis, issues that come with addiction, or are just in need of a bottle of water.

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Biasiucci stands for constitutional rights, fiscal conservatism

As a family business owner in Lake Havasu City, Republican state representative candidate Leo Biasiucci doesn’t believe regulating water use for agricultural purposes is the answer to protecting water rights in Mohave and La Paz counties.

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School staff’s paid holidays depend on how many months they work

Some support staff at Kingman Unified School District complained to Rep. Gina Cobb that they hadn’t been paid for the Labor Day and Memorial Day holidays after receiving a 4 percent pay raise earlier this year, essentially negating their raises.

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School board candidates discuss safety, community involvement issues

Kingman Unified School board candidates have many reasons why they are running for a seat at the table. Candidates Cliff Angle and Jennifer Shumway, and incumbents Carole Young and Charles Lucero, want to be the next – or remain – school board members.

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The cost of drought: Less water from Lake Mead in 2020, higher rates

Swaths of mineral-stained white rock, more than 100 feet tall, mark Lake Mead’s basin, punctuating decades of drought in the Southwest. At one point, the white rock was underwater.

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The historical mining town of Chloride full of ghostly encounters

Driving into Chloride seems like driving an endless path to nowhere. After a mile or so of road, your eyes lay upon the tiny town of Chloride.

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Prop. 413 signage, expenditures under scrutiny

The weather is cooling off, but the climate surrounding the general election and Proposition 413 keeps heating up.

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Council receives Fiscal Year 2018 report

A Fiscal Year 2018 wrap-up report shows that the City of Kingman’s finances are in good shape, with increases in TPT collections, state shared revenues and a steadily-growing local economy.

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Expansion of customer base could lead to rate increases

While the local economy is growing steadily and the City is experiencing customer increases in numerous operating funds, Kingman still has issues to resolve when it comes to its water and sanitation funds.

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Garcia, Brill stopped in Kingman during town hall tour

Gubernatorial democratic candidate David Garcia and congressional District 4 candidate David Brill made rounds to 11 towns Thursday and Friday.

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Nearly 2,000 join together for Walk Away From Drugs event

Somewhere between 1,700 and 2,000 anti-drug activists took part in the 12th annual Walk Away From Drugs on Wednesday, starting at Firefighters Memorial Park, Mother Road Harley-Davidson and Smith’s Food and Drug and walking about half a mile to Centennial Park.

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No Mega Millions winner, jackpot climbs to $1.6 billion

No one won the latest Mega Millions drawing, meaning the jackpot climbs to a staggering $1.6 billion

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Judge grants more money for Rector’s defense, ignores motion to stay

Judge Lee Jantzen granted a motion Friday to authorize additional funding for the defense in the first-degree murder case of Justin James Rector, which has already cost the state an estimated $800,000 in legal fees.

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Remains found near Arizona-Utah border may be missing couple

The family of an Arizona couple who went missing nine months ago says their remains may have been found.

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MCC seeks public’s input in search for new president

Mohave Community College says it is seeking the public’s help as it conducts a search for its new president.

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Classic car restoration takes time and patience, but mostly money

Everybody's got their dream car, and for many, it dates back to the 1950s and '60s, the eara of classic American muscle cars.

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Treasurer to open satellite offices in Bullhead City, Lake Havasu

Offices will be open Oct. 26 through Nov 1, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., to provide the highest level of customer service.

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UniSource provides grants to local nonprofits

UniSource Energy Services provides more than power. They awarded $80,000 in grants to 39 nonprofit organizations in Coconino, Mohave, Navajo, Santa Cruz and Yavapai counties.

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Get ready for Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child will open its Kingman location for shoebox gift collections during National Collection Week, Nov. 12-19.

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KHS Bulldogs keep getting contributions after fundraiser

The Kingman High School Athletics department received a tremendous amount of donations during the Graves U-Haul First Responder’s Luncheon.

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Ryan Avenue fire claims pets, displaces family

Northern Arizona Consolidated Fire District responded to a single-wide mobile home fire around 1:25 p.m. Sunday in the 3500 block of Ryan Avenue.

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State jobless rate edges up, Mohave County at 5.8 percent

The state's jobless rate is up a tenth of a point and stands exactly where it did a year ago.

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Human remains found near Virgin River Gorge

The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a case of two sets of human remains found in the desert near the Virgin River Gorge in the Arizona Strip area.

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Participants sought for Veterans Day Parade Nov. 10

Americans from across our great nation will pay homage next month in observance of Veterans Day.

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