UniSource Energy Services provides more than power. They awarded $80,000 in grants to 39 nonprofit organizations in Coconino, Mohave, Navajo, Santa Cruz and Yavapai counties.
The Kingman High School Athletics department received a tremendous amount of donations during the Graves U-Haul First Responder’s Luncheon.
Now that the weather is getting colder, it’s the perfect time to get a blanket and bundle up on the couch. Connie’s Quilters Hide-A-Way is hosting its “Quilt Pink for Life” raffle for the Kingman Regional Medical Center breast cancer program.
The Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 765 is hosting the Young Eagles rally Saturday where young people ages 8 to 18 have the chance to learn about aviation and fly in a plane for free.
Kingman Unified School District school board approved at Tuesdays school board meeting for Superintendent Roger Jacks to go forth on negotiating an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission claim with the school lawyers.
As you live life, it teaches you lessons. The more you age the more you know but someone can never stop learning.
A decade at KUSD
He is the face of Kingman Unified School District; and has been for 10 years. Throughout the years, he has worked toward improving education and establishing relationships. However in June 2019, he will no longer be KUSD Superintendent Roger Jacks.
She felt a lump on her breast and knew it wasn’t normal. Her primary care doctor couldn’t find anything, so she decided to take a diagnostic mammogram to see if something was truly there.
She has lived for 36,526 days; 5,218 weeks; 1,200 months; 100 years. Kingmanite Helen Dorothy Cardeccia celebrated her 100th birthday among friends and family Thursday at the Kathryn Heidenreich Adult Center. Not everyone gets to live to be 100 years old and Dorothy certainly didn’t think she’d reach her centennial.
Students aren’t the only ones to receive grades. Schools get graded every year, and those report cards from Arizona’s State Board of Education for 2017-2018 are out.
The Friends of Valle Vista Library is holding its Fall Book and Bake Sale from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday at 7264 Concho Drive.
Hurricane Rosa brought damage to different areas around town, including some of the schools.
“In Arizona, under Obamacare, we’ve gone from 24 providers in our state to just one provider in 14 out of our 15 counties. And it’s really that lack of competition that’s causing these price increases in terms of deductions and premiums.”
Gubernatorial candidate David Garcia held a town hall Thursday in Kingman and during the town hall an audience member, Steve Robinson, director of the Republican Party for District 1, was allegedly chased out of the auditorium by campaign staff.
Gubernatorial candidate David Garcia held a town hall Thursday at the Kingman High School auditorium, 4182 N Bank St.
Made with love in every stitch, a group of about 15 women get together to crochet scarves, beanies, socks, and even toys to donate to various organizations around town.
St. Jude 7th annual Cops vs. Firefighters Night was Wednesday at Chili’s. Both law enforcement entities teamed up to raise money for the organization.
David Brill, Democratic congressional candidate running against incumbent Rep. Paul Gosar for Arizona’s 4th Congressional District, gave his take on the state of education in Arizona and its rural areas while in town Monday.
The Air methods helicopter made an impressive figure in the Home Depot parking lot at 3860 Stockton Hill Rd. Wednesday evening.
Alpacas of the Southwest is holding its 13th annual Alpaca Farm Days at 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Friday through Sunday, 1108 McCarrel Road.
Three generations of rodeo royalty: Andy Devine Days Rodeo Queen mother, grandmother won title prior
Saddling up her noble steed Macho, getting her cowboy boots dirty, riding with speed, and making sure her equine knowledge is up to date all while keeping her crown shiny is all in a day’s work for a queen.
The last day to register to vote is Oct. 9 and early voting begins Oct. 10, so candidates around the state are making sure their platform is heard and they are becoming known.
Kingman passes GO
Locals have been excited about the recognition Kingman is getting. Gregg Arnold, owner of Giganticus Headicus along Route 66, which is also featured in the game, found out about the game when we saw an ad for it on the Kingman Walmart Facebook.
Has anyone seen a pig around their neighborhood?
Getting down into a downward-facing dog pose or a warrior pose doesn’t sound like such a bad idea, especially if it’s going towards a good cause.
Andy Devine Days Rodeo is near and with the rodeo the queen and teen pageant is lassoed in the festivities.
The Advice & Aid Pregnancy Center is celebrating 20 years of service and is hosting its annual Benefit Tea from 1:30-4 p.m. Saturday at St. John’s United Methodist Church, 1730 Kino Ave.
A family has been trying to raise money for their daughter to visit a specialist to see what can be done about her rare pancreatic disease.
Julian Mann, a senior at Kingman High School is currently in this stage of life. School just started but preparing for life after high school is creeping up. After he’s done with high school, he plans to attend a school in-state. He’s still undecided about what he wants to study but engineering could be an option.
Candidates running for Kingman Unified School District school board attended a Community for Education event held by local teachers Saturday.
Didn’t have an opportunity to vote in the primary because you weren’t registered to vote? Well don’t worry too much because there’s still enough time to register for the general election in November. Last day to register or to update any information is Oct. 9.
The smell of pink lemonade was in the air Sunday as 8-year-old Mykenzie DeVries was raising money for Breast Cancer Awareness to donate to the Kingman Cancer Care Unit.
Seniors at Kingman Academy of Learning High School took a creative approach to the black pavement in the student parking lot Thursday and Friday. Instead of pulling up to a black paved parking spot every morning for school, they will pull up to a customized painted parking spot.
The Bulldogs athletic department has received a wind netting donation for the tennis courts from West Coast Netting.
In the unfortunate circumstances on the news, citizens may hear of a school shooting. As days pass in other towns or cities, local law enforcement officials may respond to calls regarding someone going to a school or public area to attempt to commit a mass shooting. Sometimes those calls are in reference to posts on social media posted as a joke.
Local educators will hold a Community for Education event to talk about how schools are funded from the state. Community members will also have the opportunity to hear from school board candidates who will be on the November ballot.
Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Animal Control officers received a phone call from a concerned citizen Monday about an animal problem. The reporting party advised that a house near her child’s bus stop had a number of dogs that were getting out and expressed concern for other children in the neighborhood.
Celebrating a culture of family
It’s Sunday morning. You wake up to the sound of your mom blaring Vicente Fernández. You pick up other voices in the room that sound like your grandmother, great aunt and great uncle, and your father’s cousin telling each other good morning. Your nose picks up the scent of delicious menudo that you’re excited to eat. Music, family and food are part of the everyday life, but for Hispanics and Latinos it’s the roots of its culture.
The fair has a range of foods to choose from that make it a challenge to nail down an option. Vendors from all over the country are selling wares for the people of Mohave County.
Candidates for Kingman Unified School District board attended the Mohave Republican Forum Wednesday evening. Incumbent Carole Young and Cliff Angle, superintendent of Valentine School District were in attendance to answer questions from the public.
The Kingman High School vice principal, John Venenga received a generous call Thursday morning from Scott and Emilie Preston of Preston Investments saying that they will provide the school the $8,000 baseball scoreboard.
Tuesday evening Kingman Unified School District had its monthly school board meeting where they discussed what the district is going to do to Palo Christi Elementary.
Kingman High School and Graves U-Haul are teaming up to raise money for the Bulldogs as part of its annual First Responders Luncheon. The fundraiser will include a car wash, smoked brisket dinner plates, an auction and live music. All proceeds will go toward the KHS athletic department.
September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and the Prostate On-site Project is coming to Kingman to provide screenings for the community.
Attending every year, D’Arcy Wagner of Kingman makes it her goal to put fresh new grape-stained footprints on her white shirt. She got her feet a little dirty Sunday afternoon stomping grapes and one of the memorable things about her experience is all the “grape” people she gets to meet.
U.S. News & World Report released its results for the 2018-2019 Best Hospitals and Kingman Regional Medical Center didn’t rank nationally but it was rated high in the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease specialty.
During the annual Day of Caring in Kingman many organizations within the community helped to clean up the city.
The green freshly mowed grass, your favorite putter, and pizza sounds like a great way to spend a Saturday morning to raise money for a local hospice home.
The smooth pavement on Interstate 11 from Hoover Dam to Las Vegas is a smooth ride, and Arizona Department of Transportation is working toward bringing the new interstate through Kingman.
Since March, educators from Kingman Unified School District and Kingman Academy of Learning have been out in full force wearing red, standing outside of their schools with signs saying “Walking today for your children’s tomorrow.”