Hubble Ray Smith

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Stealing Christmas Cheer: Porch pirates are being Grinches

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, especially for porch pirates.

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Group pulls recall papers for 6 council members

A new group called Justice for Kingman has launched a recall effort for the mayor and five City Council members, unhappy with the way they’re voting, particularly on the termination of City Manager John Dougherty.

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Mohave County Fairgrounds has a new manager

As the new general manager for Mohave County Fair Association, Tim Woods wants to clean up the fairgrounds and expand the schedule with everything from equine events to motorsports.

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Adopting a pet is a great idea, but maybe not for Christmas

Look before you leap, a dog is for keeps

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‘Star Wars’ fan shares the force

Scott Preston wants the force to be with a couple hundred kids in Kingman

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Donating for the future: A donation of reference materials to Kingman High School library by the Charles Bodden Jr. Family

Several books have been donated to Kingman High School in memory of KHS graduate Paul Kalanithi

As a 1995 classmate of the late Dr. Paul Kalanithi, Melissa Caton remembers a Kingman High School valedictorian who was outstanding in his achievements, yet humble and friendly, and someone who went out of his way to be a kind human being.

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Mohave County resists water rights transfer to Central Arizona Project

Central Arizona Project’s proposed purchase of farms within the Mohave Valley Irrigation and Drainage District has raised a few eyebrows among local officials.

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Mohave County Sheriff looking for progress

Mohave County Sheriff Doug Schuster has a laundry list of goals for 2018 including pay raises and dog patrols

After a year in office, Mohave County Sheriff Doug Schuster can point to a few accomplishments and occasional setbacks, but overall he’s making progress in restoring the public’s faith in the sheriff’s department and boosting deputies’ morale.

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Who is Julie Gragg?

From teaching at Kingman Middle School to directing the Kingman Concert Band, Julie Gragg keeps her life full of music

Julie Gragg was busy on the computer in her cramped music room office at Kingman Middle School Monday night, preparing for the Kingman Concert Band’s rehearsal for Saturday’s “Musical Christmas Card.”

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Flying J approved for repair shop

Flying J truck stop will be allowed to build a 10,000-square-foot truck repair shop at 3300 Andy Devine Ave., contingent upon a traffic impact analysis, under a conditional use permit approved by City Council Tuesday.

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