Hundreds of posters were submitted by K-12 students from Kingman Unified School District and Kingman Academy of Learning as part of the “Walk Away from Drugs” contest sponsored by the Kingman Area Meth Coalition.
The Mohave County Board of Supervisors will discuss and possibly accept an offer from Marvin and Inger Lustiger to donate 150 acres of land in Dolan Springs to be used for county and public purposes, contingent upon the property’s appraisal.
City Manager John Dougherty gave a blunt perspective of his view on the inefficient operations of Kingman City Council at Wednesday’s Mohave Republican Forum, perhaps a reflection of his poor performance review that led the Council to not renew his contract.
Mohave County Administrator Mike Hendrix went through individual biographies of his top staff Wednesday when he spoke about the county’s focus on customer service at the Mohave Republican Forum.
Lake Havasu City’s got its Rockabilly Reunion, Bullhead City has the Colorado River Bluegrass Festival and Kingman is kicking off its first Rude 66 Festival Saturday at Mohave County Fairgrounds with a dozen bands playing rockabilly, surf, punk and ska-tinged sounds.
It’s a moral victory for political squawker J’aime Morgaine and her First Amendment rights.
KINGMAN – Several hundred people withstood high winds Monday afternoon to show up for the Military Vehicle Preservation Association’s 2017 Route 66 Convoy that lined Beale Street at Veteran’s Memorial Park.
KINGMAN – City Councilwoman Jamie Scott Stehly is asking citizens to nominate Kingman for a $500,000 makeover from Deluxe company and vote as often as they can until the contest closes Oct. 19.
KINGMAN – Frank Riggs made it clear early on that he’s the most conservative candidate running for Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction when he spoke Monday to the Conservative Republican Club of Kingman.
The legal battle is forming between the City of Kingman and Kingman Airport Authority as both sides hired outside attorneys to review the authority’s contract and determine if the city can take control of what some citizens have called its crown jewel.
Al Blanco said he’s getting inadequate medical attention during his 10-month stay at Mohave County Jail
Superior Court Judge Rick Lambert listened to accused murderer Al Blanco tell his story Friday about receiving inadequate medical attention during his 10 months in Mohave County Jail, then accepted five exhibits from the state that proved otherwise.
Put on your dirndl and lederhosen and polka on down to Metcalfe Park today and Saturday for the 10th annual Brews and Brats Oktoberfest presented by Kingman Route 66 Rotary Club.
Greg Potter of Sunrise Engineering identified 18 projects to improve the city’s water system at an estimated cost of $60 million, including $40 million to replace about 200,000 feet, or 38 miles, of old water lines that are deteriorating in the Butler area.
The Kmart blue light specials have burned out with the closing of more than 300 stores across the nation, including the Kingman store at 3340 E. Andy Devine Ave.
Okay, J’aime Morgaine admits there’s a possibility that she may have inadvertently, in the heat of her political passion, posted a profane term in a comment on Rep. Paul Gosar’s Facebook page.
Diane Maxine Richards, the former city finance worker who embezzled more than $1.1 million, was sentenced Wednesday to the maximum 9.25 years in state prison
Attendance at Andy Devine Days was estimated at 3,000 to 5,000 a day, and one motel operator reported a sellout during the weekend that celebrates the town’s western heritage with a parade, rodeo and festival.
KINGMAN – Builders, developers, real estate agents and others affected by Mohave County permit fees will have a chance to express their views about increased fees at a public hearing on Nov. 6.
Two vacant library positions and a part-time position in technical services won’t be filled
On any given day, you’re likely to see more people using computers at the Kingman library than checking out hardcover, printed books to take home and read.
It’s never a pleasant situation, but it’s fairly easy to get a divorce in Arizona for “irreconcilable differences” without having to show cause in court, which has crumbled the foundation of marriage in millions of American families, said Peter Ernst, senior pastor of Family Bible Church.
City Council learned insider details about deteriorating conditions and poor management at Kingman Airport during a workshop Tuesday with representatives of the Airport Users Association, backed by about 50 supporters in the audience.
Mohave County Supervisors are backtracking on increased fees for services provided through the building department and referring it back to Development Services for review.
Daniel Lynn Stuart agreed to plead guilty Wednesday to two felony counts of manslaughter and aggravated driving a vehicle under the influence of alcohol in the Jan. 2 accident on U.S. 93 near Wikieup that killed his 4-year-old son.
Alpacas are cute and furry like a llama, but half the size and without the attitude, said Ron Nyberg owner of Southwest Alpaca Tours, which is having its 12th annual Alpaca Days this weekend.
The annual performance evaluation for City Manager John Dougherty, released to the Daily Miner on Friday, shows a below-average rating in each category.
Members of the Kingman Airport Users Association will go before City Council at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at City Hall, 310 N. Fourth Street, to address what they consider “poor management” at Kingman Airport and Industrial Park.
Donations to the Kingman Area Food Bank aren’t just needed in November and December, they’re needed all year round
No need to applaud the work going on at Kingman Area Food Bank. Just throw money.
City leaders chastised to come up with a plan to take to the Arizona State Legislature
City leaders need to stop quarreling and put together a presentation on the need for an interchange at Rattlesnake Wash to take to the Legislature in November, Rep. Regina Cobb said Friday during a special meeting of City Council.
The recruitment process for a new city manager will be placed on the City Council’s agenda for Oct. 3, with a decision over whether to keep the process in-house or seek a request for proposal from a private recruitment firm.
Hackberry residents had complained about noise levels
Kennecott Exploration has completed its final drill hole for preliminary surveying work on the Kabba project near Hackberry and has taken the drilling rig down, a manager for the company said in a Sept. 13 letter to residents.
Country singer Shari Rowe made her debut at last year’s Andy Devine Days rodeo, and she’s back for an encore performance this year starting with the 100 Club VIP party to be held at 7 p.m. today at Mohave County Fairgrounds.
It wasn’t easy finding a city manager with John Dougherty’s experience and qualifications, so it was a surprise to some that City Council voted against renewing his contract at Tuesday’s meeting.
Susan McAlpine has been appointed District 4 board member for Mohave Community College, filling the remaining vacancy of Jon Longoria, who was arrested for alleged methamphetamine possession in August.
Bill DeJulio has spent his career keeping the lights on for 95,000 UniSource customers in Mohave County and has dedicated much of his spare time to community activities, which paid off Monday with the 2017 Andy Award for Lifetime Achiever.
It’s okay for a fire safety company to solicit customers by inviting them to a dinner presentation at the Dambar restaurant, but there’s no connection with the Kingman Fire Department, Assistant Fire Chief Keith Eaton said Wednesday.
There were a few things they didn’t teach Mike File when he studied early childhood education in college, or when he got his master’s degree in educational administration at Northern Arizona University.
KINGMAN – Renovation of Arnold Plaza got a boost Monday when the Mohave County Board of Supervisors accepted a Brownfields State Response Grant in the amount of $120,000 for asbestos and lead-based paint removal from the building at 313 Oak St.
Sheriff’s deputies will be getting their pay raise this year
Life is too short to miss out on the beautiful things, like a double cheeseburger on National Cheeseburger Day
Jimmy Buffett tried to amend his carnivorous habits in “Cheeseburger in Paradise.”
Ann and Luigi Garibaldi are taking a chance on downtown’s resurging business development, opening Garibaldi’s deli at 311 E. Andy Devine Ave., the former location of an ice cream parlor and Mexican restaurant.
Left out of the budget for increased funding, Mohave County Sheriff’s Office gets a second chance Monday when the Board of Supervisors looks at sweeping $1.8 million to the sheriff and other departments.
Hotel Beale is steeped in history, from the early 1900s when it was owned by Andy Devine’s father to movie stars like Clark Gable and Carol Lombard who spent the night there.
With 80 percent of its customers on some form of government health care, Kingman Regional Medical Center is surviving on thin margins and facing cuts of almost $150 million in Medicare reimbursement, Brian Turney said Wednesday at the Mohave Republican Forum.
A recent “D” safety rating for Kingman Regional Medical Center is based on erroneous data submitted in 2015, Chief Executive Officer Brian Turney said Tuesday during a meeting of Hospital District Number One of Mohave County.
It was quite a trip for truck-driving team Shane Isbell and Tracy Langley delivering pet supplies to animal rescue shelters in the Houston area in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.
Dave French announced his retirement Tuesday as executive director of Kingman Airport Authority effective Dec. 31, a decision that he said has “absolutely nothing” to do with the pressure KAA is getting from Kingman City Council.
It’s a critical time to plan for two interchanges on Interstate 40, but the city has to be strategic in selecting between Kingman Crossing and Rancho Santa Fe Parkway, Mayor Monica Gates said Tuesday at the Kingman and Mohave Manufacturing Association monthly meeting.
More than 3,200 land parcels in Mohave County have been removed from FEMA’s high hazard zones since 2009, according to Mohave County Flood District.
French said this has “absolutely nothing” to do with the pressure KAA is getting from Kingman City Council.