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.”
River Cities United Way is hosting its sixth annual Kingman Day of Caring City Wide Community Clean Up where businesses, organizations, and community members gather to clean up and make sure the community is as beautiful as ever.
The furry feline friends at Western Animal Humane Society in Kingman now have a for their ease and comfort before being adopted and taken to a loved home.
“It’s mostly a matter of enjoying another’s company,” he said.
Western Arizona Council of Governments is hosting a “Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group” from 10 a.m. – 11:30 p.m. every second Tuesday of the month starting Sept. 11 at 208 4th St.
There were two dogs short at the Western Arizona Humane Society after roll call and a hole in the fence was added Thursday morning.
The county fair is just around the corner and the deadline to register for the pageant is approaching quickly. The deadline is Aug. 31 and a $40 non-refundable registration fee is required.
Representative Regina Cobb (R-Kingman) joined Walgreens representatives last week to discuss the opioid epidemic and make strides toward stopping the crisis.
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.”