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Flag Day won’t go unobserved in Kingman

Veteran and Kingman resident Jason Millin says Flag Day, June 14, can sometimes take a backseat when compared to Veterans and Memorial days, but he doesn’t expect that to be the case in Kingman, a city with a long history of supporting veterans and active military personnel.

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STEM career interest declining among male teens; not at Kingman High

Many high school seniors have graduated and are now starting their next steps in life going to college and eventually starting their career. For those still in high school, they have time to think about what they want to do for the rest of their lives.

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Local residents participate in TV game show, take home money

Game shows have been around for many years. Some of those shows are still around today, like Jeopardy!, Wheel of Fortune, or The Price is Right. But now there’s new TV game shows coming out like Beat Shazam, hosted by Jamie Foxx. Imagine coming from a small town like Kingman and being a participant on this game show? Well for a Kingman father and daughter they had the opportunity to be on this show and meet the famous actor.

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Canyon 66 employees can’t cash paychecks under new management

Employees at Canyon 66 Restaurant and Lounge have again been stiffed on their paychecks after a change in management under bankruptcy receivership, one worker told the Daily Miner. Marina Brown, a former server at Canyon 66, said she worked there until this week and was issued paychecks that can’t be cashed, including her tips.

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Rep. Mosley receives A+ on legislative scorecard

Rep. Paul Mosley, R-Lake Havasu City, was among 14 state legislators who received a grade of A+ from the Arizona Free Enterprise Club, and the only representative from Legislative District 5 with a perfect grade.

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On-street parking to be discussed at P & Z

The increased usage of cargo containers for storage in residentially zoned areas and on-street parking regulations are two main issues facing the City which will be discussed at the Planning and Zoning Commission’s meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in Council chambers, 310 N. Fourth St.

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Gov. Ducey orders flags be lowered for fallen soldier

Ducey ordered the flags be lowered to half-staff from Sunday through Monday.

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Skin cancer rate is unusually high in Mohave County

If there’s one thing the nation would know about Arizona, besides it being the Grand Canyon state, it would be the number of sunny days we get around here. Sunshine is great for cookouts or enjoying a dip in the pool, but too much sun exposure can be harmful to our skin.

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Deadline for write-in candidates is 40 days before election

Council hopefuls who didn’t collect enough signatures to make it onto the ballot for the upcoming primary and general elections still have an opportunity to grab a Council seat as a write-in candidate by submitting the proper documentation with the City Clerk’s office by July 19.

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Bridge repair project near Seligman to take 10 months; ADOT works with community

Arizona Department of Transportation is partnering with Seligman to let travelers know the town will be accessible while ADOT improves the bridges that lead to the west side of the community from I-40, which is about 70 miles east of Kingman.

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Elite Airways announces Bullhead City-to-Phoenix flights

A new airline is coming to Laughlin-Bullhead City International Airport with scheduled flights to Phoenix, picking up a route that failed for American Airlines last year and others before it.

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Asphalt replacement continues this week

Asphalt replacement projects on Stockton Hill Road are going well and ahead of schedule, but will be delayed for a short time due to paving oil supply chain shortages.

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Legislators to hold meeting on water issues

State Sen. Gail Griffin and Rep. Rusty Bowers will hold a public meeting to discuss agricultural water issues at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the County Administration Building, 700 W. Beale St.

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Lark lane mobile home destroyed in fire, no injuries

A single-wide mobile home was fully engulfed in flames and threatening nearby homes when the Northern Arizona Consolidated Fire District arrived to the scene at approximately 11:35 a.m. 3500 block of E. Lark Lane.

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***UPDATE*** Woman leaves $170,000 in cash behind at Walmart

Person of interest found, police find nothing to connect him to missing suitcase

Police say the person of interest they were looking for regarding the case of a woman leaving behind $170,000 at Walmart has been found and was cooperative with investigators

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New trial date set for Kingman man charged with murder

Darrell Ketchner is accused of killing Ariel Allsion, who was 18 at the time

Darrell Bryant Ketchner, 60, charged with the first-degree murder of Ariel Allison and convicted of attempted murder of Allison’s mother, Jennifer, has a trial date set

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*Update* - Woman leaves $170,000 in cash behind at Walmart

Authorities say a Valle Vista woman left behind $170,000 in cash at Walmart Tuesday

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Kingman could be in danger of losing Amtrak’s Southwest Chief

Southwest Chief runs daily from Chicago to Los Angeles through wheat fields and ranches, past missions and pueblos, across mountains and deserts, carving through canyons barely wider than the train itself.

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Appeals Court: Business can’t discriminate based on sexual orientation

The state Court of Appeals has rejected arguments by owners of a Phoenix business that a city ordinance that bars them from refusing to design wedding invitation for same-sex couples violates their constitutional and religious rights

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Supervisor Johnson wants truthful information on board's agenda

The Mohave County Board of Supervisors took no action Monday regarding the withholding of information

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Kingman a new tiny-home destination

Tiny homes have been discussed by the Planning and Zoning Commission since November, and multiple public hearings were held allowing staff to return to the commission with additional information.

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Home and garden expo to benefit JAVC’s Operation 6

Operation 6 will give homeless and at-risk military veterans a hand-up in returning to civilian life.

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Man pleads guilty to 2 counts of assault after first-degree murder charges dropped

David Allen James pleaded guilty to two aggravated assault charges Tuesday

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Super Council: It is now more difficult for future councils to raise taxes

Councilman David Wayt and Vice Mayor Jen Miles were of the opinion that increasing the required vote to a supermajority of 5-2 from where it is now at 4-3 is a substantial change.

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Senate candidate Ward tired of same results in Washington

More than 20 people wearing yellow Kelli Ward T-shirts showed up for the early morning rally and asked her about a number of issues.