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Yuma Fire Department saves money by building own ambulance

Buying local to replace an aging ambulance has provided big savings for an Arizona fire department.

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Pastor describes blast, flames in Grand Canyon copter crash

A Las Vegas pastor said witnessing a "big explosion and instant flames" when a sightseeing helicopter crashed at the Grand Canyon, killing three British tourists, left him shaken.

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NACFD board member sentenced, must vacate office

The case is closed on 81-year-old Victor Albert Riccardi Jr., providing he successfully completes three years of probation, pays $1,357 in restitution and vacate his position as board member of Northern Arizona Consolidated Fire District.

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Judge to set Rector trial date at next hearing

Last week’s decision by prosecutors to withdraw the death penalty for Justin James Rector, who is accused of child kidnapping, rape and murder wasn’t well received by the public, but it’ll go a long way toward getting the trial started 3½ years after the crime was committed.

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8 things to know for today's City Council meeting

Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. at the Mohave County Administration Building, 700 W. Beale St.

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Changes at annual Kiwanis scholarship dinner, but same community mindset

“There’s great pride in this dinner because you see the product,” Raymond said of the dinner and the scholarships it raises.

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Chamber CEO prepared to 'hit the ground running'

“But I’m not an HR guy,” he said. “It was great experience and I learned a ton, but I like building economies.”

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Local crews assist at nearby fires

Yucca Fire District sent a wildland fire engine and three firefighters to help battle the 500-acre Gould Fire in Parker on Feb. 13, with the crew assigned to structure protection.

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State Sen. Steve Farley is in the gubernatorial race

“I’m an insider who is like a mole for the citizens,” Farley said. “I want people to take advantage of that.”

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Kingman Concert Band to play free concert March 4

Kingman Concert Band never, ever disappoints, conductor Julie Gragg promised.

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Havasu man allegedly steals $130 in cash from Havasu’s VFW box

A 38-year-old Lake Havasu City man was cited and released on charges of theft when he allegedly stole $130.

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Gas tax remains stable, counties have to raise road funds on their own

On a voice vote Monday, the Senate agreed to permit the state’s 13 rural counties, for the first time ever, to ask their voters whether they’re willing to impose a one-cent sales tax

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Impaired driver collides with DPS trooper on 69; highway closed 5 hours

A Prescott Valley man was arrested on multiple felony charges after his truck collided with an Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) trooper’s vehicle Sunday evening, Feb. 18, according to a Prescott Valley Police Department (PVPD) press release.

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Murder suspect's accomplice pleads guilty in Cranston case

William Glen Sanders has agreed to cooperate with Mohave County Attorney’s Office in testifying against his former friend, Alfredo Blanco, accused of first-degree murder of real estate agent Sidney Cranston Jr.

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Freeze watch in effect through Wednesday

Freezing conditions can damage water pipes, pets could suffer from frostbite and hypothermia and sensitive plants left outdoors will die.

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Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’ is coming to Lee Williams High School

The Utah Shakespeare Festival is coming to Lee Williams High School again to perform one of Shakespeare’s famous plays, “The Tempest.”

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Playground improvements coming to a park near you

Playground equipment throughout Kingman could soon be getting much-needed updates, as many have not been revitalized or replaced since being installed.

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Swedish artist Sofia Talvik in Kingman for Thursday performance

Swedish singer, Sofia Talvik is on her 2018 tour, “The Close Connection Tour.”

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Storm expected to slam Arizona high country with strong wind

The National Weather Service says a powerful cold front is about to sock much of northern and east-central Arizona with very strong winds and snow Sunday and Monday.

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Three things to do on President's Day

Other than mattress sales and special deals on new cars, President’s Day is probably one of the least celebrated U.S. holidays of the year.

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5 things to know | Mohave County Board of Supervisors

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

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KUSD disputes KEA teacher salary numbers

After being chastised by Kingman Education Association about its low salaries for teachers, Kingman Unified School District Superintendent Roger Jacks provided the Daily Miner with statistics regarding teachers’ salaries.

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Upcoming street closures: Sycamore Ave. starting March 5

Segments of Sycamore Avenue between Stockton Hill Road and Western Avenue will be closed starting at 6 a.m. Monday, March 5 for storm drain and street improvements.

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Kingman area schools to improve security

Superintendent Roger Jacks of Kingman Unified School District and Susan Chan, executive director of Kingman Academy of Learning, spoke to the Daily Miner about the security they have in place at their schools and what future security measures they will conduct in the wake of the massacre that took 17 lives in Florida.

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County withdraws intent to seek death penalty for Rector

The Mohave County Attorney’s Office filed a motion Thursday in Superior Court to withdraw its intent to seek the death penalty for accused kidnapper, rapist and murderer Justin James Rector in hopes of moving the case along.