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Sat, May 28

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Kingman city offices closed for Memorial Day

The City of Kingman offices will be closed Monday, May 30 in honor of Memorial Day.

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Dr. Reba Grandrud Collection to be presented to Mohave Museum Saturday

The public is invited Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 9 a.m. to the Mohave Museum of History and Arts for the presentation of the Dr. Reba Grandrud Collection.

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Rotary Club presents dictionaries to school

Each year Kingman Route 66 Rotary Club presents dictionaries to all third grade students in Kingman Unified School District.

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Tribal request to halt Arizona copper mine work is denied

A federal judge has rejected a request by Native American tribes to stop Toronto-based Hudbay Minerals Inc. from preparing a planned new Arizona copper mine's site in the Santa Rita Mountains near Tucson.

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Phoenix cops find 1,200 catalytic converters as thefts soar

An Arizona man was facing multiple theft charges Friday after detectives found more than 1,200 catalytic converters packed into a storage unit, a case that highlights a national surge in thefts of the pricy auto parts that play a critical role in reducing vehicle emissions.

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Gov. Ducey may try again for legislation to keep guns away from those deemed dangerous

Beaten back two years in a row, Gov. Doug Ducey may make one more stab at enacting legislation to allow parents and school officials to ask judges to take guns away from people who are a danger to themselves or others.

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Golden Valley men arrested for burglary and theft

Mohave County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Dean Alden Collins Jr. (35) and John Duane Henry (53), both of Golden Valley, for attempted theft of means of transportation, 2nd degree burglary, 3rd degree burglary, and criminal damage, all felonies.

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Fort Mohave woman arrested for drug and weapon possession

Mohave County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Melissa Jean Sistar, 45 of Fort Mohave, for possession of a weapon by a prohibited person, possession of a weapon during a drug offense, dangerous drug possession and drug paraphernalia possession, all felonies.

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Deputies make fentanyl arrests

Mohave County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Nathan James Rubalcava, 32, of Mohave Valley, and Gabrielle Christine Arizaga, 30, of Bullhead City, after fentanyl pills were allegedly found in their possession.

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Suns, Mavs, 76ers advance to 2nd round with Game 6 victories

Chris Paul went 14 for 14 in the best shooting night in NBA playoff history, Devin Booker returned from a hamstring injury to hit a late 3-pointer and the Phoenix Suns beat the New Orleans Pelicans 115-109 on Thursday night to finish off the first-round series in six games.

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Hudson, Goldschmidt lift Cardinals over D-backs 8-3

Dakota Hudson pitched six shutout innings, Paul Goldschmidt drove in three runs and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-3 Thursday night.

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Ogwumike, Cambage help Sparks beat Mercury, snap 5-game skid

Nneka Ogwumike scored 23 points, Liz Cambage had 21 and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Phoenix Mercury 99-95 on Wednesday night to snap a five-game losing streak.

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Rants and Raves | May 27, 2022

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Column | The fight will continue for a boat ramp at South Cove

Meadview needed Don Martin at the community meeting with NPS on May 21 because I know Don would have joined Jack in giving the National Park Service (NPS) some much needed “pushback” to their justification of a course of non-action that will leave South Cove with nothing more than the boat and trailer thrashing mudpit “at the end of a park-approved road” for launching.

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Editorial Cartoon | May 27, 2022

Editorial Cartoon | May 27, 2022

Reader Poll:

Should the City of Kingman take steps to limit growth to maintain our small-town atmosphere and water supply?

  • Yes 73%
  • No 27%

96 total votes

See past polls

Reader Poll:

Should the City of Kingman take steps to limit growth to maintain our small-town atmosphere and water supply?

  • Yes 73%
  • No 27%

96 total votes

See past polls

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Obituary | Paul Edward Stapleton

Oceanside, CA Paul Edward Stapleton, age 72, passed away peacefully at his Oceanside home, on April 29, 2022, with his family by his side.

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Obituary | Donald Eugene Lowder

Donald Eugene Lowder was born on March 30, 1932, in Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois.

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Obituary | Stuart (Stu) Lee Anderson

A Celebration of Life Service will to be held Sunday, May 29, 2022, to celebrate Stuart (Stu) Lee Anderson (August 3, 1940, to February 3, 2022).

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Official: Girl told 911 'send the police now' as cops waited

Students trapped inside a classroom with a gunman repeatedly called 911 during this week’s attack on a Texas elementary school, including one who pleaded, “Please send the police now,” as officers waited in the hallway for more than 45 minutes, authorities said Friday.

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Ukraine fears repeat of Mariupol horrors elsewhere in Donbas

Moscow-backed separatists pounded eastern Ukraine’s industrial Donbas region Friday, claiming the capture of a railway hub as concerns grew that besieged cities in the region would undergo the same horrors experienced by the people of Mariupol in the weeks leading up to the port's capture.

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More Memorial Day travel expected, despite high gas prices

To drive, or not to drive? This Memorial Day weekend, with surging gas prices that are redefining pain at the pump, that is the question for many Americans as a new COVID-19 surge also spreads across the country.

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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.