Karista Rose Harris, born in Kingman, is now the Ultimate Elite International Ambassador. The title is awarded to a queen (pageant) who has done the most during their reign, such as community service, making appearances, and demonstrating entrepreneurship.
In Mohave County, 29 percent of adults are cigarette smokers, which makes it the second-highest rate in Arizona, right behind La Paz County with 33 percent.
Through the school year teachers prepare students for the next level in their lives, but also prepare them for the AzMerit test. Scores have been released for both Kingman Unified School District and Kingman Academy of Learning schools.
“Kinith is our patient and we’ve been treating him over a year. We’ve done fundraisers before and works really well,” Uldrikson said.
Law enforcement officials give out a few pointers to help prevent becoming a victim
Residents are waking up to find their car windows shattered
Tim Mahan, the manager for the AZDOT Kingman facility, and his crew have spent their time trying to reduce wait times and make the experience at the MVD a painless experience.
Kingman Center for the Arts has received the opportunity from The Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas to participate in the program Disney Musicals in Schools where two Kingman elementary schools will learn what it takes to put on a performance and maintain a sustainable theater program.
“Fixing our education problem in Arizona is our number one priority,” Robinson said.
Arianna Heinze, a 5-year-old natural beauty, just came back from Las Vegas after competing for nationals in the All-American Girl pageant and was crowned National Tiny Miss Princess.
Imagine being a 6-year-old boy wishing he could just stand from his wheelchair or jump in a bounce house with all the other children at the birthday party
Beale Street between Fifth and Third streets was filled with families for First Friday festivities embracing historic downtown and the 1950s theme.
“You want to keep watching,” Hayes said. “The last thing you want to do is take your eye off of it.”
The month of August is upon us and that means today is First Friday in downtown Kingman. This month’s First Friday is taking the people back to the 1950s and dressing up in the retro style from back in the day is encouraged.
Tandy Janson, Kingman Unified School District transportation supervisor, said that over the weekend the older buses received some work done to get the AC back up and running. During the first two weeks, bus drivers are still trying to nail down their routes.
Wednesday was back to school for Kingman Unified School District and as children came home from their first day of school, parents noticed their children were “soaked in sweat” and “coming home with issues from the heat.” Parents were concerned about the buses not having air conditioning.
“We were able to do all that, and everyone is saying ‘we need more,’” Ducey said. “I agree we need more, but I want to make sure that these dollars flow to the right places and are getting to the teachers. We’re focused on results and outcomes in our classrooms.”
“I feel like I’ve been through all aspects of education,” Shumway said.
Saturday afternoon was full of Arizona politicians running for office this year, and many of them have stopped in Kingman to greet Kingmanites during their political races.
Willow has been learning how to be a domesticated dog. Just like any household dog, she takes her afternoon naps, goes on walks, gets her head rubbed and chows down on the occasional treat.
Candidates are traveling across the state before Election Day on Aug. 28 to make certain every corner of Arizona has heard their positions on the topics concerning Arizonans.
“This week has been pretty busy. It’s registration week and we’ve had a whole bunch of students coming through,” Baker said.
Members of Kingman High School’s FBLA club spent part of their summer vacation in Baltimore at nationals
“(We learn) how to communicate with each other better and how to get out there,” Gerardo Rodriguez, FBLA treasurer said.
As the new school year approaches, students will see some new faces around the halls. Kingman Unified School District inducted its new teachers Wednesday and gave them the rundown of the district and the city of Kingman.
The performance premieres at 7 p.m., Thursday, July 19
The Beale Street Theatre is putting on the production of “Dorothy in Wonderland” that will take the citizens of Kingman to Wonderland and have the opportunity to see the two worlds collide.
Kyrsten Sinema, is a Democrat running for U.S. Senate, and the things she wants to tackle as a senator would be border security, VA healthcare and women’s rights such as equal pay and healthcare.
The autism spectrum disorders are characterized by social interaction difficulties, communication challenges, and the tendency to repeat while exercising engaging behaviors.
Females of all ages spend their time in beauty pageants to showcase their style, poise and grace.
Shawn Bell Sr. has been going to Mighty Mud Mania since 1999 and said he likes to take off work so he can participate. And it’s not just his children who enjoy splashing and racing in the mud, as he plans on taking first again this year.
Educational success requires attention for the needs of all students.
Saturday at noon the flag made its way through Kingman stopping at the Elks Lodge #468 as the Las Vegas team passed it onto the Arizona team.
“I didn’t know what to think. I didn’t know how to act,” Cavanaugh said when she saw Lewis at her door.
“I have seen Kingman grown. I love it,” Brown said.
Local soapmakers emphasize skin care
“Once I got into it, I really enjoyed the process,” Stuart said. “True soap is much gentler and cleansing than store bought products.”
Mohave County residents gathered at the Trinity Episcopal Church Saturday morning to express their concerns about the situation going on the U.S.-Mexico border as children being away from their parents and put into shelters. Tears were shed and the passion behind the situation was heard.
Friday evening Republican candidates running for Arizona House of Representatives were supposed to have a debate at the Mohave County Board of Supervisors auditorium on 700 W Beale St., which was put on by the Clean Citizens Elections Commission.
During the summer Kingman Academy of Learning is working on maintenance projects to improve its parking lot and to improve the playground equipment at its middle school.
The fair isn’t just a fun place to see all the neat stuff artists can produce, but it’s to showcase the diversity of the art and crafts industry.
“It doesn’t happen very often but that’s truly the rewarding part of it; to see an actual difference with what you’re doing,” Herrera said.
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.
“Receiving this award is a testament to the type of people we have at the Kingman Fire Department,” said Jake Rhoades, KFD chief.
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.
With an ongoing drought and monsoon season here, fire prevention awareness is imperative.
Student’s not roaming the halls of the schools means the maintenance department has the opportunity to repair, clean and install some new features.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“I love that I can express these things that I value so much through music,” she said.
Veteran and Kingman resident Jason Millin says Flag Day, June 14, can sometimes take a backseat when compared to Veterans and Memorial days, but he doesn’t expect that to be the case in Kingman, a city with a long history of supporting veterans and active military personnel.
Many high school seniors have graduated and are now starting their next steps in life going to college and eventually starting their career. For those still in high school, they have time to think about what they want to do for the rest of their lives.