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Vanessa Espinoza

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KUSD transportation costs stay within budget

A recent report by Arizona Education Department news, it is costing public school districts more money for transportation than what the state gives.

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How the West is fun: Kingman Outlaws want to take you back in time to the Old West

The Kingman Outlaws devote some of their spare time performing fake gun fights imitating what people would see in the 1800s.

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Elderly woman loses $2K in Smith’s parking lot

Yolanda Portillo, a 68-year-old Kingman woman, lost a little over $2,000 in the Smith’s parking lot, Stockton Hill Road, the evening of Feb. 16.

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Truck crashes, falls onto train tracks off of Hualapai Mountain Road

A single-vehicle crash occurred Wednesday morning off the westbound side of Hualapai Mountain Road just west of Railroad Street.

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Get ink’d for breast cancer awareness

Black Sheep Ink Tattoo and Piercing, 206 N. Fourth St., is hosting their first breast cancer awareness fundraiser on Saturday, March 3rd.

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Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’ is coming to Lee Williams High School

The Utah Shakespeare Festival is coming to Lee Williams High School again to perform one of Shakespeare’s famous plays, “The Tempest.”

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Swedish artist Sofia Talvik in Kingman for Thursday performance

Swedish singer, Sofia Talvik is on her 2018 tour, “The Close Connection Tour.”

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KUSD disputes KEA teacher salary numbers

After being chastised by Kingman Education Association about its low salaries for teachers, Kingman Unified School District Superintendent Roger Jacks provided the Daily Miner with statistics regarding teachers’ salaries.

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Tiki Bandits hit the stage Saturday

The Tiki Bandits, a local Kingman band cover 50s and 60s Rock ‘N’ Roll songs and give it a punk rock flare, or as what they like to call it, aggressive oldies.

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While nation battles flu, Kingman case numbers are falling

Influenza numbers have gone down in Mohave County since the peak in December, but it’s still a countrywide epidemic.

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KUSD lowest paid district in Mohave County

Local educators expressed their concerns about being underpaid and understaffed at Tuesday’s Kingman Unified School District board meeting.

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A Valentine's Day love story: They've been together for 57 years and counting

Ruth and Gordon Tameny met at a Johnny Otis concert in Long Beach, California and have been married for 57 years.

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Pet adoptions available at Morning Glories Community and Family Interest Club's Thursday meeting

Morning Glories Community and Family Interest Club will consist of showing the several animals in their rescue available for adoption.

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Clinician finds new way to help DUI offenders

Michael Esser, a clinician at TASC Solutions, wrote a workbook called “Self-Preservation” to help rebrand DUI education by getting to a place where charges can be reduced and address the person as a whole.

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KHS asking for prom and graduation donations

Kingman High School, is now accepting donations for their annual Prom Fair.