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Amateur radio club offering opportunity to learn about being a ham radio operator

The Hualapai Amateur Radio Club is hosting a 24-hour ham radio contest in Kingman, and the public has the opportunity to learn how to use an amateur radio or watch a licensed radio operator in action.

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Rowden family hits a bullseye with Inside Out Archery

Gavin Hopper woke up one Christmas morning and found just what he was looking for under the tree – a camouflage compound bow.

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Unisource upgrades between Beale, Andy Devine Wednesday and Thursday

Questions can be directed to the City of Kingman Engineering Office at 928-753-8195.

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Kingman Crossing headlines chamber dinner

At its April 3 meeting, Council gave Jim Bacon, former interim city manager, approval to work with KRMC in preparing a development agreement for the design and construction of the Kingman Crossing interchange.

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ABF labor dispute dismissed by Board of Supervisors

The employee, a truck driver who said he was speaking on behalf of other drivers, is concerned with the relocation not because of the move itself but due to the location chosen.

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Recycling, City beautification at Clean City Commission

The commission and Rob Owen, Public Works director, said at CCC’s May meeting that continuing the curbside recycling program would most likely require the City to have its own material recovery facility.

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Golden Valley first-degree murderer has appeal denied

Philip John Martin claimed double jeopardy in 2012 killing of Steven Schwartz

Murderer wanted deadlock jury to be considered as an acquittal

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Body of missing boater on Lake Havasu found, identified

Phoenix man went missing Saturday

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Remember to take fire prevention measures during drought conditions, monsoon season

With an ongoing drought and monsoon season here, fire prevention awareness is imperative.

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MCSO requesting public assistance finding burglar

The subject was described as a younger male with a thin build. Blood was located at the residence, which according to deputies, indicates that he sustained cuts while entering the residence.

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City hosts 2nd public hearing on home rule option

As some cities provide services others don’t, Arizona’s constitution lets citizens vote on alternatives to the limitation.

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Mohave County supervisors vote to keep constable salaries the same

The board voted 3-2, Johnson and Bishop voting against, to keep constable salaries at their current rates with the exception of Hoggard’s salary, which was raised to $15,000.

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KUSD schools improving security with magnetic lock doors

Student’s not roaming the halls of the schools means the maintenance department has the opportunity to repair, clean and install some new features.

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Mohave County Sheriff’s Office continues search for missing boater

The passengers on the boat, a woman and child, attempted to toss the swimmer a life jacket but were unable to reach him before he went under water

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Missing man recovered at Lake Mohave

Crews returned Monday with side scan sonar and divers, and located the man underwater at about 9 a.m.

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Steven Madrid’s family in Iowa wants answers about his death

His family will be the first to say their son and brother wasn’t living the best life. He was struggling with the demon of addiction and most likely was acting out in order to feed his dependency.

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Licenses and Permits | June 18, 2018

The City of Kingman issued the following business licenses for the week ending June 8:

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Reminder for a clean city

Ways to keep the city clean includes people throwing away their trash. People may often think the side of the road is a great way to throw trash but it’s not. For those that do dispose of their trash properly always remember to secure the bag of filth by securely tying it.

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Beale Street revitalization efforts continue

Kingman Main Street is happy with how First Friday and various improvements on Beale Street are being received by the community, but knows there is always room for improvement.

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Chili cook-off first time competitor takes the title

Saturday afternoon didn’t seem like a summer day. It was relatively cool with some breeze blowing. Although it was a cool afternoon, the chili cook-off brought some heat to the mountains. The Hualapai Mountain Resort and the Pine Lake Fire District had its chili cook-off to benefit the fire department. Attendees tasted various chili’s and would donate to their favorite. At the end, the money that was collected went to the fire department and the chili chef with the most donations won the people’s choice award.

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Things to know for Tuesday’s Council meeting

Council will receive an update on the efforts of its Economic Development Department and will hear from Lani Lott from L&L Consultants regarding the Main Street Program at its regularly scheduled meeting at 5:30 pm. Tuesday at the Mohave County Administration Building, 700 W. Beale St.

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He isn’t Superman. He’s a Dad.

He’s loving, encouraging, and sometimes, even fair

“I knew I wanted to be a dad.” And that is exactly what Gabe Otero, 37, has become. While the single father of four does everything for the sake of his kids, he’s the first to acknowledge he couldn’t do it without them.

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Attorney asks for Gosar Facebook suit to be tossed out

A congressional attorney is asking a federal judge here to toss out a lawsuit demanding that Rep. Paul Gosar be barred from blocking them – or anyone – from his Facebook page. Thomas Hungar, the general counsel for the U.S. House of Representatives, contends that the two people who filed suit have no legal standing.

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Prescribed fire planned on Goodwin Mesa

The Bureau of Land Management Kingman Field Office will be burning approximately 2,500 acres of grassland on Goodwin Mesa, about 50 miles southeast of Kingman.

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Doling out flood control dollars on county agenda

Mohave County Board of Supervisors are expected to divvy out more than $3.5 million of Flood Control District Tax Funds to the three county cities and one town during its regular meeting at 9:30 a.m. Monday in the Mohave County Administration Building, 700 W. Beale St.