Kingman Airport Authority raised the stakes by $100,000 in its legal battle against the City’s condemnation filing to take back control of the airport and industrial park.
After a decade of sitting vacant and turning into a downtown eyesore, Arnold Plaza was given new life Tuesday when county supervisors approved selling it to Jerry Ambrose Veterans Council for renovation as a veterans’ resource center.
City has town hall scheduled for Tuesday
Ratification of the increase in the Transaction Privilege Tax, or sales tax, is going to be a “pretty straightforward process,” city attorney Carl Cooper said at Tuesday’s City Council meeting.
Eddie Pattillo developed prostate and bladder cancer in 1997, then a few years later doctors removed colon cancer that had metastasized to his liver.
Marnell, chairman of Marnell Gaming, which owns the M Resort in Las Vegas and the Colorado Belle and Edgewater hotel casinos in Laughlin, assured Mohave County Board of Supervisors Tuesday he’ll clean up the camp and river before and after the event.
Council meets at 5:30 p.m. at the County Administration Building, 700 W. Beale St. The regular meeting is expected to start at 7 p.m.
It’s the school kids that Oscar Lopez will miss the most when he takes a new job Jan. 29 as chief director of emergency services for the Hualapai Nation.
Vice Mayor Jen Miles and Councilman Travis Lingenfelter both agreed an increase in the city’s sales tax could be put to a vote by the citizens, but that’s not the direction they want to take.
To help raise funds for renovation of Arnold Plaza, the Jerry Ambrose Veterans Council is selling a donated classic 1958 Chevrolet Yeoman station wagon on eBay. Starting bid is $35,000.
The city is reducing its debt, and the increased sales tax rate could bring in an additional $3.1 million, but projections for the 2018-2019 fiscal budget aren’t much different than a year ago, Interim City Manager James Bacon said Tuesday.
The schedule has been set to ratify an increase in the city’s sales tax and its designated use following a finding by the Attorney General’s Office that City Council’s previous action was approved in violation of the state’s open meeting law.
The flu season has swamped the urgent care clinic at Kingman Regional Medical Center, where more than 200 patients have been treated for flu-like symptoms in the last three weeks.
It’s no longer the Boys and Girls Club of Kingman, but the Club for Youth
Where there's smoke...
It’s been at least four years since there was a fire in this historic mining town (knock on wood), which is fortunate, because it’s been without a fire department for most of that time.
A fleet of nine U.S. Army Blackhawk choppers dropped into Kingman Airport Friday for lunch on Wade Brambley, a Kingman resident who served in the Army from 1999 to 2008.
Barb Charon loves the idea of a gateway arch entering historic downtown Kingman where she owns The Farmhouse vintage décor shop, similar to the arches she sees in Williams and Flagstaff.
Raul Magana watched “kids” come and go with frequent regularity at a home in his Birdland neighborhood, and called the cops to report what he suspected was illegal drug dealing activity.
City Council unanimously voted to approve rebuilding a street sweeper at a cost of $90,000 by Norwood Equipment, which will reduce down time and maintenance for the sweeper, said Jack Plaunty of the city’s street division.
The sales tax that was approved in August and designated for “capital improvement projects” can still be ratified within the next 30 days despite a violation of the state’s open meeting law, City Attorney Carl Cooper said Wednesday.
The city’s website will be redesigned to become more photogenic with a format that can be easily updated by each department, information technology director Joe Clos said Tuesday.
It’s not that Mohave County Supervisor Hildy Angius doesn’t think engineering technicians and specialists in the Public Works department are deserving of pay raises.
Sheriff Doug Schuster had no ponies for his show, but the dogs were impressive enough to convince Mohave County Supervisors to go along with a consent item on their agenda Tuesday for a matching grant for Mohave County K9 Foundation.
Superior Court Judge Rick Lambert set a May 8 trial date for Alfredo Gerardo Blanco, accused of first-degree murder of local real estate agent Sidney Cranston Jr.
The Arizona Attorney General’s Office has found the City Council to be in violation of the state’s open meeting law when it voted for the 0.5 percent sales on Aug. 15.
A gunman opened fire on the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas on the night of Oct. 1, killing 59 people and wounding more than 500 in the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.
Mohave County Board of Supervisors will consider pay increases for several positions within Public Works Department when it meets at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in the County Administration Building, 700 W. Beale Street.
Like many country musicians, Lewis Duncan started playing guitar and singing at his church in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.
Fire district director Vic Riccardi was offered a plea bargain prior to the Dec. 20 Superior Court hearing in which he was handcuffed and jailed without bond over the holidays, the lead prosecutor said Thursday.
Beale Celebrations will close at the end of March as owner Werner Fleischmann seeks a more profitable business model for the former JC Penney store at Fourth and Beale streets.
It’s mostly fun and games for the First Lego League teams at Kingman Academy Middle School, but it also teaches kids how to work together and come up with alternative solutions.
They met in a roundabout way through an ex-boyfriend in 2006 and have been best friends ever since, surviving cancer and dressing up in matching outfits to spread Christmas cheer as Santa’s elves or Mrs. Claus.
The annual Christmas tree lighting at City Hall will be moved to Locomotive Park next year and will be held on Friday evening instead of following the Very Merry Parade of Lights.
The mother of teen runaway Kayla Coffman is asking the public for any leads in where she may be and to let her know it’s okay to come back home.
’Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a … wait a minute, we forgot to get a present for Aunt Millie and Uncle Willie.
James Bacon, recently hired as interim city manager, developed a City Council meeting structure that should shave time off agonizingly long meetings and give Council a heads-up on future agenda items.
Fire Chief Wayne Eder is digging for every extra dollar he can bring into Northern Arizona Consolidated Fire District and getting certified for wildland fire response is part of his plan.
After being presented with three options for annual workshops between the city and its nine commissions that meet regularly, City Council voted 7-0 Tuesday for a fourth option put forth by Vice Mayor Jen Miles.
They’ll be spinning their wheels at the BMX bicycle track in Bullhead City by the middle to end of January, the new track operator told Mohave County Board of Supervisors Monday.
The condemnation case against Kingman Airport Authority can’t be moved to federal court unless the case arises under federal law
It’s a minor amendment to the wording of the contract with Mohave Valley Community Park
Call him County Manager Mike Hendrix, not county administrator.
It’s easy to blow off your diet and exercise during holiday festivities and dig into the fudge, Christmas cookies and eggnog offered up so prevalently around this time of year.
The hearing scheduled for the city’s condemnation filing against Kingman Airport Authority was canceled, pre-empted by KAA filing an injunction in U.S. District Court in Phoenix.
Although donations have yet to be totaled, Kingman Police Department Explorers looked like they had a pot-load more money in their Salvation Army red kettle than their Kingman Fire Department counterparts after three hours Friday outside Walmart.
Mohave Valley Community Park is back on the regular agenda for Mohave County Board of Supervisors to look at clarifying an agreement with park developers.
Burt Kaploe wants to warn local residents about a scam in which an alleged representative from Microsoft Windows technical department calls about security issues with your computer.
An agreement to settle the Hualapai Tribe’s water rights claim in northwestern Arizona would bring a rare resolution that creates positive outcomes for everybody, ADWR Director Tom Buschatzke said during a Dec. 6 hearing in Washington, D.C.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, especially for porch pirates.
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.
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.