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End of life bill sent to Gov. Ducey’s desk

State lawmakers sent legislation Tuesday to Gov. Doug Ducey that proponents say will give additional protection to medical professionals and hospitals from having to help people die.

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Milling project on El Trovatore Hill starts Monday

Motorists may experience delays due to asphalt milling on Andy Devine Avenue between 8th and Hall streets beginning Monday and continuing throughout the week, according to a city of Kingman press release.

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AYP, Harbor House operators, raise $10,000 running 200 miles

Arizona Youth Partnership’s “Raisin’ the Roof” relay team recently completed the RAGNAR Del Sol that started in Wickenburg and ended in Fountain Hills.

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Cats: Pet or Menace?

There are rules in the neighborhood that cat owners should follow

Lovable to some, nuisance to others, but not as loud or dangerous as dogs.

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Kingman’s JC Penney survives corporate downsizing

Shirley Birdell shops the JC Penney store in the Kingman Square shopping center about once a month and was glad to know the store has been spared from the corporate chopping block.

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NACFD puts Eder back at the helm

Former fire chief returns after 9 year absence

There were more sparks and barbs than a Jerry Springer Show at the Northern Arizona Consolidated Fire District’s board meeting Wednesday, where former fire chief Wayne Eder was rehired by a controversial 3-2 vote.

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Beale Street Theater presents ‘Oh, Horrors! It’s Murder!’ tonight

Tonight’s Beale Street Theater play, “Oh, Horrors! It’s Murder!” combines one part script, one part audience participation and one part improvisation.

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Old computers and such have a place to go

It’s time to get rid of your old computers and tech gear.

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Weeds: They’re back and need attention

Property owners - private and public - are required by law to fight the dastardly plants

The city of Kingman has ordinances that require property owners to remove weeds from their property or else.

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Vickie Kress lands the empty seat on Kingman City Council

The Kingman City Council appointed Vickie Kress Tuesday to the vacant council seat.

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Driver purported to have BAC of nearly .37

Someone started their party a bit early this weekend.

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*Update* - Eight-vehicle pileup south of Hoover Dam leaves 2 dead along with their dog

Two people and their dog died in an eight-car pileup on northbound U.S. Highway 93 Tuesday afternoon after a vehicle pulled onto the highway in front of an 18-wheeler, a spokesman for the Arizona Department of Public Safety said.

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Kingman Confusion: Kingman, Arizona or Kingman, Kansas

We’re not alone in the universe, not even in our own country.

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Cornerstone Mission expands services due to extraordinary giving

The multifaceted non-profit organization Cornerstone Mission Project has announced they are hosting a grand opening from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at their new Cornerstone Mission Community Care Center and Thrift Store located at 601 Hall St.

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Surveyors get their week of recognition

Surveyors have been at the forefront of the latest developments in technology to gather, analyze and interpret data about land in the United States, and this is the week they get some recognition.

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NACFD holds special meeting today to discuss chief situation

The Northern Arizona Consolidated Fire District has been looking for solid leadership since the departure of former Fire Chief Pat Moore.

Chance of rain today in Mohave County

Mohave County could get a little rain today, according to the National Weather Service in Las Vegas.

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Kingman: Veterans’ families don’t always know where to turn

U.S. military veterans are due proper honors when they pass, but getting those honors can be tricky in a town far from a major military installation.

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Strange News

You’re nabbed! French gendarmes find thief stuck in window

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Kingman: RUFFF’s use permit revoked unanimously

Board votes to get all information in water exchange

Without any public comment or discussion, the Mohave County Board of Supervisors on Monday voted unanimously to revoke the zoning use permit for the Rescued Unwanted Furry Friends Foundation animal sanctuary in Golden Valley.

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Kingman: Blanco, charged with murder in Sid Cranston case, returns to court April 17

In a Mohave Superior Court hearing that took about 15 minutes, the first-degree murder case of Alfredo Blanco was scheduled for review on April 17 to allow additional time for attorneys to sort through three large binders of evidence.

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Kingman: MCC to leave tuition rates alone, remain at $81 per credit hour in state

While most colleges and universities are raising tuition rates, Mohave Community College will not, making it one of the most affordable, accredited higher education institutions in America.

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Kingman: City Council candidates scheduled to hear from sitting council at tonight’s meeting

The city council seat vacated by Mark Abram has generated a lot of interest from people who want to make their community a better place to live.

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Licenses & Permits

Mohave County issued the following building permits for the week ending March 10:

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WACOG hosts traffic safety meeting today

The Western Arizona Council of Governments is holding a traffic safety meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Turquoise Room at Mohave County Public Works, 3715 Sunshine Drive.