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City of Kingman issued 13 building permits

Mohave County issued the following building permits for the week ending Jan. 14:

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Bill Lenhart enters guilty plea for unlawful campaign contribution

Bill Lenhart of Sunbelt Development, the City of Kingman’s partner for the Rancho Santa Fe Traffic Interchange, has pleaded guilty to making an unlawful campaign contribution by a corporation, a charge that was reduced to a Class 1 misdemeanor.

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Kingman Miner Jan. 23 Adoption Spotlight: Jessie and Logan

Logan is a talkative, opinionated and laughter-filled young boy who loves doing anything outside – especially swimming.

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Last straw: Fed-up Arizona Democrats censure Sen. Kyrsten Sinema

U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema is growing increasingly isolated from some of her party’s most influential officials and donors after playing a key role in scuttling voting rights legislation that many consider essential to preserving democracy.

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Arizona sues Biden to keep school anti-mask rules

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey sued the Biden administration on Friday over its demand that the state stop sending millions in federal COVID-19 relief money to schools that don't have mask requirements or that close due to COVID-19 outbreaks.

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Legislature tackles transgender sports issue

Rejecting pleas from parents of transgender children, a Senate panel voted Thursday to limit their participation in public or private school sports to the biological sex of their birth.

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Bill Lenhart enters guilty plea for unlawful campaign contribution

Bill Lenhart of Sunbelt Development, the City of Kingman’s partner for the Rancho Santa Fe Traffic Interchange, has pleaded guilty to making an unlawful campaign contribution by a corporation, a charge that was reduced to a Class 1 misdemeanor.

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Fort Mohave man arrested in connection with death of 1-year-old child

Nikko Demitri McLachlan, 27, of Fort Mohave, has been arrested by the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office on suspicion of first-degree murder per domestic violence in relation to the death of his girlfriend’s 1-year-old child.

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Texas man arrested in Kingman after truck stop ‘disturbance’

Michael Dwayne Kihlthau, 31, of Texas, was arrested Monday, Jan. 17 after a disturbance at a truck stop in the 3300 block of E. Andy Devine Avenue.

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Column | Are you putting off your annual physical?

I’m not seeking sympathy, but I’m writing this on the eve of my annual physical exam.

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Editorial Cartoon | Jan. 23, 2022

Editorial Cartoon | Jan. 23, 2022

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Column | Will Hillary run for president again?

While President Biden’s downward spiral in public approval continues, nervous Democrats have sought to reassure one another to remain calm, insisting there remains ample time for the administration to right the ship and bring the American people on board.

Reader Poll:

Have your wages increased enough to offset higher prices from inflation?

  • Yes 21%
  • No 79%

39 total votes

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Reader Poll:

Have your wages increased enough to offset higher prices from inflation?

  • Yes 21%
  • No 79%

39 total votes

See past polls

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Obituary | Jerry Wayne “JW” Napier

Jerry Wayne “JW” Napier, beloved husband, father, papaw, great-grandfather, brother, uncle and cousin, was called home on Dec. 27, 2021 to join his parents Carlo and Dorothy; sister Sharon; son James; and grandparents and other family members who were waiting patiently for him in heaven.

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Obituary | Donald Earl Kennedy, Jr.

Donald Earl Kennedy, Jr., 65, of Golden Valley, Arizona, welcomed in 2022 with his family, then departed us later that night, Jan. 1, 2022, to begin his greatest journey.

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Obituary | William Ray McLaughlin (Bill)

William Ray McLaughlin (Bill) passed away peacefully at home with his wife by his side on Dec. 23, 2021, at the age of 59.

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US and Russia try to lower temperature in Ukraine crisis

The United States and Russia sought to lower the temperature in a heated standoff over Ukraine, even as they reported no breakthroughs in high-level, high-stakes talks on Friday aimed at preventing a feared Russian invasion.

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Georgia DA asks for special grand jury in election probe

The Georgia prosecutor looking into possible attempts to interfere in the 2020 general election by former President Donald Trump and others has asked for a special grand jury to aid the investigation.

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Biden to give away 400 million N95 masks starting next week

The Biden administration will begin making 400 million N95 masks available for free to U.S. residents starting next week, now that federal officials are emphasizing their better protection against the omicron variant of COVID-19 over cloth face coverings.

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DeVries was chief of the Kingman Police Department for nearly 17 years, and will pass the torch to former deputy chief and now Chief Rusty Cooper.