Vanessa Espinoza

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Lab testing is more than a machine spitting out answers

A lot of doctor appointments include the need to conduct further examinations to determine your condition. The doctor may ask for a blood, urine or stool sample and send it off to the lab for testing. Another scenario may be when you have an organ removed, or just a piece of it, so medical professionals can test to see what is going on inside the body.

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KFD earns safety award from IAFC

“Receiving this award is a testament to the type of people we have at the Kingman Fire Department,” said Jake Rhoades, KFD chief.

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Amateur radio club offering opportunity to learn about being a ham radio operator

The Hualapai Amateur Radio Club is hosting a 24-hour ham radio contest in Kingman, and the public has the opportunity to learn how to use an amateur radio or watch a licensed radio operator in action.

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Remember to take fire prevention measures during drought conditions, monsoon season

With an ongoing drought and monsoon season here, fire prevention awareness is imperative.

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KUSD schools improving security with magnetic lock doors

Student’s not roaming the halls of the schools means the maintenance department has the opportunity to repair, clean and install some new features.

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Chili cook-off first time competitor takes the title

Saturday afternoon didn’t seem like a summer day. It was relatively cool with some breeze blowing. Although it was a cool afternoon, the chili cook-off brought some heat to the mountains. The Hualapai Mountain Resort and the Pine Lake Fire District had its chili cook-off to benefit the fire department. Attendees tasted various chili’s and would donate to their favorite. At the end, the money that was collected went to the fire department and the chili chef with the most donations won the people’s choice award.

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KUSD budget increase led to teacher raises

After the #REDforED mayhem all over the state of Arizona and here locally in Kingman, raises for teachers in the Kingman Unified School District was in the 2018-2019 school budget of $43.7 million that was approved at the school board meeting Tuesday.

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Secretary of State candidates trade barbs, ideas

Polling places were the hot topic at Wednesday’s Mohave Republican Forum when Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan and her opponent, Steve Gaynor, were the keynote speeches for the meeting.

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County’s participation in program designed to keep students tobacco-free

In Mohave County, 28 percent of students in eighth, 10th and 12th grades have smoked at least one cigarette, compared to the statewide average of 23 percent.

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Young country singer to perform Friday

“I love that I can express these things that I value so much through music,” she said.

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