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Johnson questions board agenda items from Public Works

Johnson, representing the Lake Havasu City area, is known as a cantankerous supervisor who likes to vote against anything he considers a waste of taxpayers’ money.

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Proposed amendment would let military help construct border wall

Gosar’s amendment to Fiscal Year 2018’s act would allow the Army Corps of Engineers to construct segments of border wall on certain federally owned lands.

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MCC looks to the future

“We know that ‘business as usual’ is a recipe for irrelevance, so our goal for the college is to transform through innovation,” Bristle said in an MCC press release.

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Attorney: No conflict for Wakimoto to vote on water rights

Wakimoto, who represents Mohave Valley, no longer has a vested interested in Wakimoto Farms, a family-owned farming operation that relies on water from the Mohave Valley Irrigation and Drainage District to grow hay.

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Gas leak briefly halts traffic flow on Stockton Hill Road

Kingman Fire Department firefighters work on a high-pressure main gas line that was broken Tuesday morning

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‘Zombie’ homes sucking value from local neighborhoods

It’s a problem across the nation, especially in areas depressed by the housing crisis. Good luck if you want to sell your house that’s next to one of these zombie houses, or even a block or two away.

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Gunmaker Ruger will track and report on gun violence after shareholder vote

The proposal was put together by shareholders and spearheaded by several religious leaders.

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Industrial land rezoned for RV park, storage units

Supervisor Buster Johnson voted against changing the zoning from heavy industrial land use to general commercial, saying he wanted to preserve land for future industrial development.

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Do you know what to do in an active shooter situation?

The seminar’s goal is to help make the community safer and to “Increase knowledge about these events and what they can do to prevent themselves from becoming a victim,” Gould said.

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Historical Preservation Commission progresses on downtown vacant window revitalization

Commissioners agree that improving the appearances of vacant windows could bring more business downtown.

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Rector’s defense wants full disclosure of evidence

Julia Cassels filed a motion to compel prosecutors to turn over specific items related to medical examiner records, content of electronic devices and documents from the FBI.

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Doug Barnett coming to Kingman

For the long weekend coming up if pop, folk, bluegrass, western and country music is something you enjoy, then why not go to Diana’s Cellar Door Wine Bar and listen to Doug Barnett perform?

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Specialty license plate purchases support charitable causes

“Of that $25, $17 goes to the Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services,” said Doug Nick, spokesman for the Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division.

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Performing bears enjoy much-deserved retirement at Keepers of the Wild

“Their habitat provides natural space to allow the bears a range of normal movement and behavior to promote psychological well-being,” Keepers of the Wild said in the release.

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Kingman Police wants a second deputy chief

Job posting left many wondering if Deputy Chief Cooper was leaving

If you have scrolled through the City of Kingman website you may have noticed there is a job opening for a Deputy Police Chief at the Kingman Police Department. It doesn’t’ meant Rusty Cooper, the current deputy chief, is going anywhere.

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Paco’s Taco Shop building demolished

After sitting at the entrance to Interstate 40 for nearly 40 years when it was first a Pioneer Chicken, the building at 3152 Stockton Hill Road was demolished Monday.

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The Kingman Municipal Court is offering up a solution for those who can’t afford fees

Can you not afford to pay your financial obligations to the court following a misdemeanor? Join the club. Except, this club doesn’t meet in jail on sentences of one, two or three months as it has in the past, thanks to new practices at Kingman Municipal Court.

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Volunteers provide young, elderly companionship

Human interaction is important for everyone regardless of age, and volunteer groups in Kingman are making sure children and seniors get the emotional support that comes from speaking with someone who cares.

Council to vote on two separate supermajority ordinances

Some members of Council weren’t comfortable taking action on the supermajority vote agenda item Tuesday because of how the ordinance was presented, with both rededication and tax increases included in what would have been a single vote.

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Kaylee Sass is a superhero just like The Flash: fighting for her life

Children are full of dreams, goals and aspirations. They want to be doctors, lawyers, teachers, or probably the next soccer star. Children can even think about traveling the world when they’re older, or about if they want to have children of their own and get married. Their minds are full of imagination and curiosity.

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Perfect time to fly a kite

Just like in the 1964 Walt Disney classic Mary Poppins, one of the famous tunes in the movie is, “Let’s Go Fly a Kite” sung by Dick Van Dyke, talking about flying a kite and the experience about kite flying. Now that spring is here, flying a kite sounds like a good family fun activity.

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Supervisors to set auction date for surplus property

Here are five items of interest on the agenda for the Mohave County Board of Supervisors meeting at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the County Administration Building, 700 W. Beale St.

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Councilman puts DUI fiasco in the rearview mirror with guilty plea

Councilman Stuart Yocum said he’s glad to be able to put his drunk driving arrest in the rearview mirror after pleading guilty to driving under the influence to the slightest degree, a class one misdemeanor, Friday

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Ramada, Canyon 66 back in business under receivership

Canyon 66 Restaurant and Lounge will reopen Monday under the receivership of Advance Management and Investment

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NACFD Fire chief feels pressure from board, expects to be fired

Fire Chief Wayne Eder saw the writing on the wall a month ago when two members of the Northern Arizona Consolidated Fire District board of directors were forced out over conflict-of-interest charges and the board chairwoman resigned her position

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