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AZGFD goes batty with live-streaming wildlife camera

The best chance to view the animals is from about 9 a.m. until noon, when they move into the open on the rafters to cool

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TPT initiative survives initial court appearance

The Transaction Privilege Tax initiative brought by Kingman Citizens for Responsible Taxation remains alive after an initial appearance in Mohave Superior Court Friday, where Judge Lee Jantzen denied the City’s motion to dismiss the lawsuit in addition to finding that representation for Councilman Travis Lingenfelter and the Kingman and Mohave Manufacturing Association failed to meet its burden of proof to invalidate 371 petition signatures.

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Lake Mead recreation area played role in new interstate

“You don’t normally see an interstate running through a national park,” Mike Boyles, Lake Mead lands, planning and compliance specialist said. “Throughout planning and construction, we wanted to preserve all of our National Park Service values.”

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Report heightens awareness about upcoming primary election

A report about voter participation in Arizona by the Citizens Clean Elections Commission says that more than half of Arizona voters forgo voting in the Primary Election. Deadlines to request a ballot for the Primary today and Primary Election Day on Aug. 28, it means that there is a need to increase awareness among voters about dismal numbers and to ignite participation.

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Be aware of online dating scams

The Arizona Attorney General’s office says social media and online dating sites make it easy for fraudsters to ingratiate themselves with victims and carry out scams ranging from wire fraud to identity theft.

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AZGFD seeks public input on funding source for outreach

Arizona Game and Fish Department is seeking ideas for establishing and maintaining a discretionary, dedicating funding source for outreach, and education and public awareness efforts.

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Arizona has highest ratio of students to school counselors

Arizona has the highest ratio in the nation of students per school counselor, according to recent figures, and some are concerned about the impact of the counselor shortage

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Army engineers to inform Butler residents of gunnery range cleanup

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting a community open house on the environmental cleanup of a former gunnery range in the Butler area from 5-8 p.m. Monday at the Eagles club, 4536 Patsy Drive.

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P&Z remains uncertain about cargo containers

The Planning and Zoning Commission made progress discussing cargo container allowances for storage purposes in residential areas at its meeting Tuesday, but has yet to come to a final decision and opted to hold a work session to hammer out additional details.

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Kingman Area Chamber of Commerce features local artists

“The art exhibit comes from our desire to continue to give our members additional value,” said chamber CEO Mike Hindenach.

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Lawsuit challenges fire board member’s residency, voter petition

Carl Hays remains under fire since his appointment to the Northern Arizona Consolidated Fire District board of directors, the most recent salvo coming from former board chairwoman Patti Lewis, who filed a lawsuit challenging Hays’ petition signatures and residency.

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Supervisors to look at Mohave County’s social media policy

Direct County Manager Mike Hendrix to work with Information Technology and individual departments to formulate a countywide social media management policy to be used when representing the official capacity of Mohave County.

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Blue Cross invests $10 million in battle against opioid misuse

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona is investing $10 million over three years to combat the state’s highly publicized opioid epidemic, launching a mobile application to help address the issue.

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To Broadway and back again

Shai Weaver has dreamed of being on Broadway, and now she can say she’s done it, and she plans to do it again. Lee Williams’ Weaver has returned for her senior year after spending two weeks in New York City working with the best Broadway has to offer.

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State and county officials warn residents of potential exposure to measles in Arizona

Check immunization status immediately and be aware of symptoms

This visitor may have exposed the public at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, 3520 Stockton Hill Road, between 8 a.m. and 10:45 a.m.

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Havasu police officers involved in fatal shooting return to duty

Lake Havasu City police officers who shot and killed a man during a confrontation in July have returned to full-time duty with the department, Kingman Police Department reported Friday

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An Ultimate Ambassador: Karista Rose Harris inspires and empowers with her past and future

Karista Rose Harris, born in Kingman, is now the Ultimate Elite International Ambassador. The title is awarded to a queen (pageant) who has done the most during their reign, such as community service, making appearances, and demonstrating entrepreneurship.

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City Planning and Zoning votes to allow RVs in driveways

“I don’t see a problem with parking your RV, boat, trailer, whatever, on your own property,” said Vice Chair Terry Shores. “As long as it’s on a designated area.”

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Radiologists find abnormalities one scan at a time

In Mohave County, 29 percent of adults are cigarette smokers, which makes it the second-highest rate in Arizona, right behind La Paz County with 33 percent.

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Local law firm caught up in Havasu public defender contract dispute

An agenda item that would have granted a contract for public defender services to a Kingman-based law firm was tabled by the Lake Havasu City Council due to lingering questions about how the selection was made.

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NACFD meeting underway

Carl Hays looks at material prior to the NACFD meeting that began at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16

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ArtHub bids farewell to summer residents with reception, exhibit

ArtHub's new program director plans more outreach to schools, youth groups and adult centers.

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TPT initiative goes to Mohave Superior Court

A random sample of 5 percent of signatures was forwarded to the Recorder’s Office Aug. 2, which found an invalidity rate of 17.44 percent within the random sample. When applied to the total number of signatures, the initiative had 2,460 valid signatures, just 38 less than what was required to move the measure forward.

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AZMerit results are in: KAOL improves, KUSD says it still has ‘work to do’

Through the school year teachers prepare students for the next level in their lives, but also prepare them for the AzMerit test. Scores have been released for both Kingman Unified School District and Kingman Academy of Learning schools.

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Fundraiser for boy to walk again

“Kinith is our patient and we’ve been treating him over a year. We’ve done fundraisers before and works really well,” Uldrikson said.

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