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EMTs, paramedics see so much in society and do much more

“It doesn’t happen very often but that’s truly the rewarding part of it; to see an actual difference with what you’re doing,” Herrera said.

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Vibrant downtowns stem from community efforts

First Friday events, the Welcome Arch, efforts of Kingman Main Street and the Economic Development Department are all working to make downtown Kingman a vibrant place to socialize and do business, and Lani Lott, of Arizona Downtown Alliance, a coordinating program with Main Street America, says making downtown a priority is the first step to achieving that vibrancy.

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Fire district to select recruitment firm for chief

The Northern Arizona Consolidated Fire District is looking at hiring a recruitment firm in its search for a new fire chief to replace Wayne Eder, whose was fired in May.

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ACC candidate hopes to bring back judicial code of conduct

Arizona Corporation Commission hopeful Rodney Glassman cannot stress the importance of integrity enough. Glassman said the lack of integrity is one of the biggest issues the ACC currently faces. “Most of what people see is the indictment, drugs in hotel rooms and rate increases,” Glassman said.

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Lane closure on Stockton Hill Wednesday, Thursday

The right lane of southbound Stockton Hill Road between Airway Avenue and Gordon Drive will be closed from 6 a.m. Wednesday to 4 p.m. Thursday to allow for preliminary work on an upcoming waterline project.

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Pipe rehabilitation at Surrey Heights subdivision

The Public Works Department’s Wastewater Division is partnering with Hoffman Pro Pipe in rehabilitating 1,200 linear feet of 8-inch wastewater conveyance pipe located in the Surrey Heights subdivision with work scheduled from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Monday through Friday.

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Anderson Ford partnering with WAHS for pet adoptions

$25 for every adoption between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday

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Library’s summer reading program expands beyond books

“I’ve been coming for years and I love it,” Forman said. “The socialization … it’s nice to meet new people. We’ve done earrings with beads and safety pins. I sent some to (family in) St. Louis. We’ve done book markers and Bible wreaths. They do a lot.”

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Ducey to refuse debate with primary challenger

Gov. Doug Ducey won’t debate his Republican foe, with an aide calling Ken Bennett a “fringe’’ candidate despite the fact he was elected secretary of state in 2010. But he will have to face him in August, at least on the ballot, if not on TV.

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Pretrial set for suspect in Walleck Ranch Park shooting

The pretrial conference for Timothy Joseph Bell, the 19-year-old California resident charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon-dangerous instrument, has been continued to 10:45 a.m. July 11 in Mohave Superior Court before Judge Richard Weiss.

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Gregory appointed as Mohave County court commissioner

Kenneth Gregory has been appointed as court commissioner for Mohave County Superior Court to fill the newly created position starting in early July.

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Mohave County Supervisors OK tentative budget, pay increases

Although it’s hard to make a crystal ball prediction on how the 4 percent increase in projected revenues for 2018-19 may affect future budgets, County Manager Michael Hendrix said he is pleased there is no need for a property or sales tax increase next year.

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Lonesome Dick brings rockabilly stylings to Metcalfe Park

Rockabilly band Lonesome Dick will return to Metcalfe Park for the third Concert in the Park presented by Sounds of Kingman at 5 p.m. Sunday.

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Lab testing is more than a machine spitting out answers

A lot of doctor appointments include the need to conduct further examinations to determine your condition. The doctor may ask for a blood, urine or stool sample and send it off to the lab for testing. Another scenario may be when you have an organ removed, or just a piece of it, so medical professionals can test to see what is going on inside the body.

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Council modifies primary election vote calculations

Before Tuesday, Kingman’s City Code dealt with primary elections in terms of votes received for mayor.

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*Update* - Wildlife series looks at helicopter captures

Arizona Game and Fish Department will continue its popular wildlife series with a presentation on helicopter wildlife captures at 6 p.m. today at Mohave County Library, 3269 N. Burbank St. The presentation is free to the public with limited seating on a first come-first serve basis.

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Missing person case leads to finding human remains near Laughlin

The identity of the remains haven’t been determined

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Wagging tails make for smiling faces

With the two new dog parks and the potential for a third, the City of Kingman is adding 8 acres of dog exercise areas for its citizens and their pets to enjoy.

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Fire district to adopt final budget after public hearing

The public hearing and final adoption of the budget will be held at NACFD Station 31, 2484 Northern Ave.

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BLM gathering 60 wild burros from Bullhead City for adoption

The Bureau of Land Management is rounding up about 60 wild burros in the Bullhead City area for adoption over the next three weeks. The roundup, which started June 15, comes after private landowners and county officials expressed concerns about a string of incidents involving wild burros.

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High could reach 107 in Kingman Thursday

Temperatures will be rising to well above normal, the highest of the year so far, the NWS reported.

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KFD earns safety award from IAFC

“Receiving this award is a testament to the type of people we have at the Kingman Fire Department,” said Jake Rhoades, KFD chief.

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Airport efforts are taking off

At Tuesday’s meeting, Gary Kellogg, economic development director, provided Council with an update on his department’s efforts at the airport.

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Kingman cleanup set for Saturday

“The idea behind it is it’s going to make the neighborhoods look a lot cleaner,” said Todd Davison, ERACE coordinator, earlier in June.

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Board of Supervisors appropriates flood control funding

Supervisors approved the allocation of flood district tax funds to Lake Havasu City in the approximate amount of $2 million, Bullhead City received about $862,000, approximately $590,000 will go to Kingman, and about $22,000 to Colorado City.

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