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Is the Lottery Worth It?

Are the $300 million national jackpots worth the money spent on tickets?

Whether you’re playing for fun, or dreaming of an easy retirement, lottery tickets are for both the bored and hopeful.

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Former legislators seek vacated Mohave County supervisors seat

Two former Arizona state senators are seeking to replace Steve Moss on the Mohave County Board of Supervisors.

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Shoeboxes full of love for Christmas

Pat Tardiff has spent years helping to fill thousands of shoeboxes with Christmas gifts and sending them to impoverished children in Third World countries, touching their lives and giving them hope in desperate situations.

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Trash turned to treasure

Diego Estrada lives in a cramped studio apartment at The Gardens Rehab Center surrounded by birds, flowers and trees and other artwork he’s created from recycled trash.

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Sales tax debate includes both I-40 projects

Financing, scope of projects are battlegrounds for Kingman’s future

How the Kingman City Council votes on the different options it has available on handling the city’s sales tax rate is tied to what approach is taken regarding the Kingman Crossing and Rancho Santa Fe Parkway projects.

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Secrets to turning your home into a bird refuge revealed at Friday’s wildlife series presentation

Living in the Mojave Desert has its perks, like looking outside your window and spotting a cottontail in your backyard, or watching a mother quail and her chicks march past your home.

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Mohave County supervisors further explain budget votes

There were two holdouts on the Mohave County Board of Supervisors on a motion that would have provided the money to solve the county’s immediate financial needs.

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‘Art in Public Places’ program taking applications for new artwork

You don’t have to visit an art gallery or museum to see beautiful artwork.

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Veterans court graduates its 5th member

United States Army Veteran Robert Lee Jordan, III, became the fifth graduate of the Kingman Veterans Treatment Court Aug. 2.

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KUSD’s student preparation efforts recognized

Kingman Unified School District is being recognized for its efforts to help prepare middle school students for college and career.

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California man dies in Lake Havasu Thursday

An Arcadia, California man died Thursday evening while swimming in Lake Havasu.

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Entries for this year’s fair coming due

If you’re gunning for that blue ribbon, you better get your fair entries in ASAP.

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Mohave County Sheriff’s Office issues scam alert for Kingman area

There has been a telephone scam reported in Kingman, Golden Valley and Dolan Springs, a press release from the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office stated.

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Federico’s giving downtown a try, too

Two weeks into his second Mexican restaurant business, Federico Cardenas is more than satisfied with the steady stream of customers that have found their way to the former Roadrunner Café location on Beale Street.

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***UPDATE*** Sweetwater Fire activity in Hualapais limited

Pine Lake Fire District reported Thursday afternoon that the morning’s fire activity was limited after having nearly died out overnight.

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***UPDATE*** Sweetwater Fire in Hualapai Mountains growing

The Sweetwater Fire burning near Blake Ranch Road in the Hualapai Mountains is now between 30 and 35 acres.

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Local high schoolers particpate in a youth town hall and present their own ideas

Kingman’s youth got their say in the Town Hall process.

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Kingman Airport Authority bows out of last workshop with city

KAA says ‘few, if any, of the public comments have offered anything constructive’

The Kingman Airport Authority, through its attorney, has notified the City of Kingman it won’t be participating in the fourth and final workshop between the two entities that was scheduled for Aug. 17.

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Second dumpster fire in as many days at Centennial Park, arson suspected

A dumpster was set on fire again Wednesday at Centennial Park, the second such incident in as many days, Kingman Fire Department reported Thursday.

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There are some rivals in the Diaz family

The Rivals, a local rock band with a heavy ska flavor, make their fourth appearance for the Sounds of Kingman concert series at 5 p.m. Sunday at Metcalfe Park, corner of Beale Street and Grandview Avenue.

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Gurtler suggests extending sales tax to aid construction of $20 million complex

Shut out of any funding for a new courthouse in the county’s 2018 budget, Judge Charles Gurtler came up with a game plan to pay for the $20 million construction of a four-story, 66,000-square-foot complex adjoining the existing historic courthouse.

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Ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio says he isn't seeking Trump's pardon

Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio brushed off his recent criminal conviction in U.S. court as a "petty crime" and insisted he won't seek a pardon from President Donald Trump, despite the pair regularly sharing the stage at political rallies during the 2016 campaign.

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Official picked to monitor punishment in polygamous towns

A judge overseeing a religious discrimination case against polygamous communities in Arizona and Utah has appointed an official to monitor municipal decisions involving housing rights and make sure other changes ordered by the court are carried out.

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Fire active in Hualapai Mountains

There is an active fire on the northeast side of the Hualapai Mountains that is now between 15 and 20 acres, according to a Facebook post by Mohave County Supervisor Buster Johnson Thursday.

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***UPDATED*** 'Horrific' crash on Highway 68 in Golden Valley includes fatality

The Arizona Department of Public Safety responded to a two-vehicle fatal accident on State Route 68 at 1:41 p.m. Thursday near the Maverick gas station.