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5 THINGS TO KNOW: Tuesday’s City Council Meeting

KINGMAN – Here are eight items of interest from the Kingman City Council meeting scheduled for 5:30 p.m. today at Mohave County Administration Building, 700 W. Beale St.:

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ASU offering new program: narrowing military-civilian gap

Arizona State University is now offering an 18-credit certificate program, called “Veterans, Society and Service” that focuses on educating students about American veterans.

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5 things to know: Mohave County Board of Supervisors

Here are five items of interest from the Mohave County Board of Supervisors meeting scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Monday at Mohave County Administration Building, 700 W. Beale St.

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Recycle unused, broken technology

Mohave Community College computer club, MC4, and the Kingman Public Works Department have partnered to offer a free technology recycling event from 9 a.m. – noon Saturday, March 10 at the public works yard, 3700 E. Andy Devine Ave, on the same side of the road as the Motor Vehicle Department.

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Nurse practioner Lisa Land pours her heart into mountain bike race

Lisa Land’s heart might have skipped a beat when the pulmonary nurse found out she would be pedaling for Liv Cycling Trail Squad and training for a mountain bike adventure in South Africa.

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Grand Canyon readying to celebrate 100 years of national park status

The canyon that defines the state of Arizona celebrates its centennial anniversary next year and the National Park Service is marking the event with a new logo for 2019.

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Local Briefs | Friends of the Kingman Library book sale kicks off Thursday

It’s a perfect time to bulk up your personal library at the Friends of the Mohave County Library – Kingman March book sale.

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Local Brief | Joshua Tree Festival

Registration is required and space is limited.

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Bender family donates $30,000 to MCC to honor deceased instructor

In honor of Mohave Community College instructor Marilyn Burdick, the college has instituted a new scholarship opportunity for future dental hygiene students via the Marilyn Burdick Memorial Scholarship.

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Councilman Yocum gets second chance after conviction is set aside

The judge scheduled a new trial date for March.

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KPD’s Junior Police Academy enrollment open

The Kingman Police Department is helping make that decision easier for sixth- thru eighth-graders as enrollment is now open for the 2018 Junior Police Academy.

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Finance department implements new policies

However, a press release noted there are two policies Kingman residents may find particularly interesting.

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8 things to know for today's City Council meeting

Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. at the Mohave County Administration Building, 700 W. Beale St.

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Kingman Concert Band to play free concert March 4

Kingman Concert Band never, ever disappoints, conductor Julie Gragg promised.

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Freeze watch in effect through Wednesday

Freezing conditions can damage water pipes, pets could suffer from frostbite and hypothermia and sensitive plants left outdoors will die.

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Kingman Fire Department's Capt. Chris Simpson completes fire officer credentials

Capt. Chris Simpson of Kingman Fire Department has successfully completed requirements for professional designation as a fire officer

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Kingman Area Food Bank fed 104,000 in 2017

Walker noted that the 45,610 individuals receive a shopping cart containing $200 to $250 worth of groceries

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Arizona Department of Transportation facial recognition technology assists in fraud arrest

A man trying to obtain driver’s licenses under three different names was caught by the Motor Vehicle Division’s face recognition technology

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KRMC to host cardiovascular center open house Thursday (Feb. 15)

Kingman Regional Medical Center’s Cardiovascular Center is hosting an open house for National Heart Month on Thursday, Feb. 15

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Renovations underway at McDonald's on Andy Devine

McDonald’s will celebrate the renovations at a grand reopening March 24 by offering multiple meal deals and discounts.

CFIC scholarship available for Kingman students

The Community and Family Interest Clubs (CFIC), have a scholarship program available for students in Kingman High School, Kingman Academy of Learning, Pass/Pals School and 4-H members.

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Mangy Mutt 5K run/walk race benefits low-cost spays and neuters

Low Cost Spay/Neuter Foundation is hosting their fourth annual Mangy Mutt 5K Run/Walk Race on Saturday, Feb. 24.

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Luv of Paws seeks donations for pet food

For the Luv of Paws (FLP), a nonprofit organization, is asking for the community’s help after experiencing a crucial shortage of dry dog and cat food after their major supplier stopped donating to rural rescues.

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Governor's bookmark contest includes VIP package to state fair for K-6 students

Gov. Doug Ducey’s third annual Governor’s Bookmark Design Contest begins Wednesday

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WACOG seeking survey input regarding transportation services, needs

The survey opens Monday and remains open until Aug. 30.

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MCC hosting Fort Huachuca history presentation Thursday

Mohave Community College and Arizona Humanities are presenting a free program at 6 p.m. Thursday on the importance of Fort Huachuca in Sierra Vista during World War II.

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Mayor Gates to address Conservative Republican Club Monday

Gov. Ducey scheduled to be guest of honor of Patriot Dinner at the end of February

The electoral season is heating up with several local candidates pulling packets for City Council

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Traffic near Wickenburg may be slow Saturday

Allow extra travel time and plan your route in advance to avoid delays.

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Arizona Department of Revenue makes Form 1099-G available online

The Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) believes accessing the form online may be preferable

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Kingman Airport Authority kerfuffle postponed due to attorney illness

Attorney Daryl Williams, representing the City of Kingman, said he was “sick as a dog” and unable to attend Monday’s hearing.

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Train fire Tuesday considered accidental, public safety was never at risk

A locomotive for Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad caught fire Tuesday afternoon

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School officials to update Mohave Republican Forum about local education

Two school officials will be giving a lesson on what’s happening in local education when Mohave Republican Forum meets at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 7

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Registered sex offender didn't report he had a Facebook account

James Dominick Maningoine, 53, should have stayed off Facebook.

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Woman faces additional charges of aggravated assault

A woman in custody at Mohave County Jail faces additional charges for assaulting a nurse distributing medication

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5 things to know about the City Council meeting Jan. 2

The City Council meeting is 5:30 p.m. at the County Administration Building, 700 W. Beale St.

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5 things to know about the City Council meeting Dec. 19

The City Council meeting is 5:30 p.m. at the County Administration Building, 700 W. Beale St.

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Kingman Fire Department receives public protection classification

The Kingman Fire Department has successfully passed inspection to receive a public protection classification from the Insurance Services Office

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Kingman firefighter earns fire officer designation

Mike Stapleton has completed the process to earn his designation of fire officer for the Kingman Fire Department

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Mohave County fire engines leave to assist on California fires

Resources for Mohave County that were dispatched Friday morning to California

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El Trovatore construction begins Monday

From 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 11 through Dec. 19 raffic will be restricted to one lane on El Trovatore Hill.

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UniSource has awarded over $80,000 to Mohave County charitable organizations and education programs

UniSource Energy Services has given more than 30 grants to organizations throughout Mohave County

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Katherine Landing’s commercial services to be updated

The National Park Service has awarded a 15-year contract to Urban Park Concessionaires

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5 things to know about the City Council meeting Dec. 5

The City Council meeting is 5:30 p.m. at the County Administration Building, 700 W. Beale St.

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The annual Veterans Stand Down will be Dec. 13

Any individual or group that can help in providing resources for the Stand Down can sign up on the volunteers tab

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Man rescued from burning mobile home

Cause of the fire is considered intentional based on evidence found at the scene

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5 things to know about the City Council meeting Nov. 21

City Council will meet at 5:30 p.m.

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5 things to know about the City Council meeting tonight

Several agenda items are important this week at City Council

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Kingman High School Marching Band top eight in the state

KHS now heading to the state championships in Tempe

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Horns Up: Kingman High heads to State Marching Festival

Kingman High School marching band gears up to head to state competition

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Public comment on Golden Valley water rate increase Thursday

Public Works Director Steve Latoski said the 38-year-old water system is inefficient and costly to operate.