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Man involved in 2016 Kingman, New Mexico raids pleads guilty

The New Mexican said that in addition to his sentence, Smith will surrender $1 million, five properties and nine vehicles, along with paying $5,000 in community restitution and being fined the same amount.

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Lake Mead, Mohave rangers cracking down on litter

Spring break season is upon us and rangers at Lake Mead National Recreation area are cracking down on visitors who possess glass and Styrofoam.

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Local Best Western wins champion award

The Best Western Plus King's Inn and Suites (2930 Andy Devine Ave.) was presented with an award for demonstrating exceptional service.

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*** UPDATED *** Pedestrian killed in Golden Valley Monday was from out of state

The Department of Public Safety reported that the pedestrian killed Monday by a DPS patrol vehicle on Highway 68 was a 59-year-old man from out of state.

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Kingman students look to stamp out tobacco during Kick Butts Day

Local students will stand together today in opposition of big tobacco by participating in Kick Butts Day

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Fire causes $13,400 damage to Butler home

A single-wide mobile home in the Butler area was damaged by fire Sunday

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Prep Roundup: Lady Bulldogs pounce on Odyssey, 16-6

It was a hit parade for the Kingman High School softball team Thursday as the Lady Bulldogs racked up 23 base knocks in a convincing 16-6 win over Odyssey Institute.

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Hinckley to lead downtown walking tour of Route 66

Route 66 author and ambassador Jim Hinckley will lead his walking tour of historic downtown at 6 p.m. Saturday

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Prep Roundup: Lady Vols fall on the road to Coconino

The Lee Williams High School softball team couldn’t pick up its first win of the season Tuesday as it suffered a 13-7 setback at Coconino.

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2 vehicle crash slows traffic on Stockton Hill Road

A two-vehicle crash occurred at Club Avenue and Stockton Hill road at around 6 p.m. Tuesday

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Prep Roundup: Lady Tigers crush Bagdad, 19-9

It was a back-and-forth battle early on Monday, but then the Kingman Academy High School softball team exploded with a nine-run fourth inning to pick up a 19-9 win over Bagdad.

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Kingman Police Department is taking applications for officer

Applications are being taken to fill open positions on the Kingman Police Department for individuals seeking a career in law enforcement as a new recruit and for those interested in lateral transfers from other departments.

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Tractor Supply Company donates 46 bags of pet food

Tractor Supply Co. has donated 46 bags of pet food to For the Love of Paws and the Western Arizona Humane Society recently.

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Prep Roundup: Tigers rally past River Valley for win

The Kingman Academy High School baseball team used a five-run sixth-inning to pick up its first win of the season Tuesday in a 7-5 victory over River Valley.

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Prep Roundup: Lady Vols fall short at Lake Havasu

The Lee Williams High School softball team looked to be in good shape late in its contest at Lake Havasu.

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Man arrested on arson charges after trying to stay warm

The biting cold finally got to Brian David Brown Jr., 29, of Kingman, who told deputies he was trying to light a fire in the Hualapai Mountains area just to stay warm.

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MVD permanently expands to earlier opening time

You can beat the rush at the Motor Vehicle Division office if you get there a half-hour earlier as ADOT has permanently expanded office hours to begin at 7:30 a.m.

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Mohave 911 | February 26, 2018

William Renfrow, 42, of Mohave Valley was arrested Feb. 21 for being a felony fugitive from justice. He was wanted for parole violation in California. He was found in the 2100 block of Mustang Drive in Mohave Valley, and was booked into the Mohave County Jail.

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Prep Roundup: Area trio garner Defensive POY accolades

It was clean sweep for the Lee Williams, Kingman and Kingman Academy boys basketball teams as Marco Narvarte, Elijah Howery and Tyler Chinyere were named Region Defensive Player of the Year for their respective teams.

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Kingman Middle School participates in SUBWAY awards program

Kingman Middle School is one of the schools in Mohave County participating in SUBWAY Restaurants of Arizona’s Student Achievement Awards Program.

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A chance of snow comes to Kingman

The next weather system bringing cold temperatures and wind gusts hit the region Thursday and was expected to continue into today, the National Weather Service reported.

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Man shot after allegedly using pepper spray on another man

One man was shot in the leg early Sunday morning during an altercation at an apartment complex in the 3300 block of Harrison Street, Kingman Police Department reported Wednesday.

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Local Ace hardware store wins high achievement

– Ace Hardware at 2550 Stockton Hill Road won the “Pinnacle Performance Retailing” award.

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2 injured in small gas explosion at Castle Rock Bar and Grill

Golden Valley Fire District received a report at 9:53 a.m. Sunday about a small explosion at Castle Rock Bar and Grill.

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State Roundup: Bulldogs come up short at Page

The Kingman High School boys basketball team waited 13 long years to return to the state tournament.

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State Roundup: Lady Vols can’t get past Flagstaff

The Lee Williams High School girls basketball team’s season came to a tough ending Tuesday night.

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Death penalty pulled in Ketchner case by county attorney

Darrell Bryant Ketchner, convicted of first-degree murder and attempted murder, has been spared the death penalty with a motion filed Tuesday by prosecuting attorney Megan McCoy.

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Man killed by Kingman Police Saturday night

An unidentified man was killed Saturday by a police officer who was responding to a domestic violence call at the Zuni Village RV Park, 2840 Airway Ave.

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State Roundup: Vols’ Wayman wins two matches at state

Jimmy Wayman led the Lee Williams High School wrestling team at the Division III State Tournament as the sophomore picked up two victories at the Prescott Valley Event Center.

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Weather Alert: National Weather Service issues wind advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a weekend wind advisory for northwest Arizona, southern Nevada and southeast California, with estimated wind speeds of 25-35 mph and gusting up to 45 mph Saturday evening and into Sunday morning.

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MAGNET reports $8,000 in drugs seized

The drug enforcement team known as MAGNET served a search warrant and arrested five people early Wednesday morning in connection with a drug investigation.

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Kingman man tied up and had vehicle stolen, police say

Andrew Lee Higbee, 31, of Kingman, was arrested Wednesday for suspected robbery and stealing a vehicle from a home in the 1700 block of Atlantic Avenue.

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A 54-year-old Kingman woman arrested for extreme DUI, assault

Kelli Ellen Ferguson wasn’t going to let anyone stop her from leaving the scene of an accident, even if it meant dragging a witness 50 feet in her pickup truck.

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Prep Roundup: Lady Tigers maul Antelope, 41-18

The Kingman Academy High School girls basketball team finished off the regular season in grand fashion Monday night.

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Prep Roundup: Lady Vols knock off Mingus in overtime, 36-32

It took an extra quarter, but the Lee Williams High School girls basketball team capped the regular season Friday night with a thrilling 36-32 overtime win at No. 23 ranked Mingus.

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Prep Roundup: Lady Bulldogs fall to Wickenburg

It was a tale of two halves Tuesday night as the Kingman High School girls basketball team dropped a 52-25 loss to 22nd-ranked Wickenburg.

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Overturned truck at Beale Street and Interstate 40 causing traffic delays

A truck overturned heading north on Beale Street toward Golden Valley Monday afternoon at approximately 2 p.m.

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KPD’s DeVries named Police Chief of the Year

Robert DeVries, chief of Kingman Police Department, was honored Friday as 2018 Chief of the Year by the Arizona Association of Chiefs of Police.

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Arizona students have access to more than $1.5 million in scholarships

The largest private provider of scholarship funding in Arizona, the Arizona Community Foundation (ACF), is now accepting applications for the 2018-19 school year.

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Kingman Airport Authority to discuss Dave French's continued employment

Board meets at 4:30 p.m. Jan. 18

The Kingman Airport Authority board of directors will meet at 4:30 p.m. today in the conference room, 7000 Flightline Drive, to discuss and possibly take action regarding the continued employment of Dave French as a part-time employee.

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Prep Roundup: Vols hold on for 52-50 win at Mohave

The Lee Williams High School boys basketball team picked up its third straight win Friday night with a 52-50 victory on the road at No. 28 ranked Mohave.

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KPD officer hospitalized, released after altercation with DUI suspect

Police officer Joe Weber was hospitalized and released Friday after a physical altercation with a DUI suspect at Walleck Ranch Drive and Gordon Avenue.

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Prep Roundup: Lady Bulldogs win thriller at Parker

The Kingman High School girls basketball team picked up its second straight victory Wednesday night with a 54-53 win at Parker.

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Driver collides with burros in Bullhead City

The Bullhead City Police Department is cautioning drivers to watch out for burros and other wildlife. According to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), burros venture out more in cooler weather.

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Prep Roundup: Bulldogs crush Bagdad

The Kingman High School boys basketball team easily cruised to a 60-34 win Monday night at Bagdad (3-4).

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Editorial | The ‘War on Christmas’ is over

It’s no secret that conflict is a big draw.

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Prep Roundup: Lee Williams’ Kael Juelfs, Matt Bathauer named to 4A All-Conference team

Lee Williams High School football players Kael Juelfs and Matt Bathauer were recently named to the 4A All-Conference team.

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Prep Roundup: Lady Vols get first region win

The Lee Williams High School girls basketball team picked up its first 4A Grand Canyon Region win Wednesday night in a 38-26 victory over Prescott.

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Prep Roundup: Lady Tigers fall to Lake Havasu, 33-30

It didn’t look good for the Kingman Academy girls basketball team Tuesday night as it faced a 13-point deficit to start the fourth quarter.

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Kingman Soccer Club finds success at Christmas Angel Tourney

The Kingman Soccer Club recently had its under-11 and under-12 girls teams take top spots at the Christmas Angel Tournament.

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