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New show opens at Arthub in Kingman Friday, Aug. 6

Kingman Center for the Arts has partnered with the Mohave Substance Treatment Education and Prevention Partnership for its newest exhibit titled SOAR, which opens Friday, Aug. 6 at the Arthub, 402 E. Beale St.

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Kingman Mayor Miles to address Conservative Republican Club of Kingman Aug. 9

The Conservative Republican Club of Kingman will host Kingman Mayor Jen Miles and GOP U.S. Senate candidate Gen. Mick McGuire at its monthly meeting.

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Mohave County Board of Supervisors passed a half-billion-dollar budget this week

The Mohave County Board of Supervisors passed a half-billion-dollar budget this week, but balancing that budget may require sacrifices. And on Monday, one of the county’s five supervisors had a modest proposal.

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Docs urge masks in schools

More than 150 Arizona doctors on Thursday urged Gov. Doug Ducey to mandate masks in public schools, dialing up pressure as coronavirus cases rise and a growing number of school districts require their staff and students to mask up in defiance of a new state law.

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US to probe Phoenix Police Department over excessive force allegations

The Justice Department on Thursday said it was launching a widespread probe into the police force in Phoenix to examine whether officers have been using excessive force and abusing people experiencing homelessness.

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State Briefs: Arizona reports another 2,289 COVID-19 cases, 11 new deaths

Arizona is reporting 2,289 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, a figure nearly identical to a day earlier, and 11 more deaths.

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Beckwith arraigned on 2nd-degree murder charge

A Lake Havasu City man has been arraigned on charges of second-degree murder in a shooting that took place earlier this month.

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Kingman man arrested after allegedly leaving child in hot car

Raymond Michael Lopez, 43, of Kingman, is alleged to have left his 1-year-old son inside a parked, non-running vehicle with the windows up, the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office reports.

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Kingman man arrested for alleged burglary

Michael Edward Kelso, 51, of Kingman, was arrested by the Kingman Police Department on Saturday, July 24, having been alleged to have forced entry into a convenience store.

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Column | Do morning people deserve to live?

A 1986 Pantene commercial carried the tagline “Don’t Hate Me Because I’m Beautiful.”

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Letter | County Democratic Central Committe sign ‘laughable’

I laughed when I saw the sign in Golden Valley erected by the Mohave County Democratic Central Committee.

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Letter | Democrats are the treasonous party

The leadership of the Mohave County Democrats wants to talk about treason so let's do that.

Reader Poll:

Should the GOP forbid mask mandates during the ongoing COVID-19 surge?

  • Yes 57%
  • No 43%

94 total votes

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Reader Poll:

Should the GOP forbid mask mandates during the ongoing COVID-19 surge?

  • Yes 57%
  • No 43%

94 total votes

See past polls

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Death Notice | Myra Fielding

Myra Fielding passed away July 28, 2021 in Kingman, Arizona.

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Obituary | Lillian Mae Thornhill

On July 25, 2021 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s, at the age of 82, Lillian Mae Thornhill left us to be with her family and her God in Heaven.

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Obituary | Roberta Henley-Stack-Bishop

Roberta was born Sept. 26, 1939 to Elmer and Mable Henley in Yuma, Arizona.

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US jobless claims down as economy rebounds

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell last week by 14,000 to 385,000, more evidence that the economy and the job market are rebounding briskly from the coronavirus recession.

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Immigrant detentions soar despite Biden’s campaign promises

Alexander Martinez says he fled from homophobia, government persecution and the notorious MS-13 gang in El Salvador only to run into abuse and harassment in America’s immigration detention system.

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Pope Francis resumes public audiences after bowel surgery

Pope Francis resumed his routine of holding weekly audiences with the general public a month after he underwent bowel surgery, and during the much-awaited appearance Wednesday he recalled the anniversary of the devastating Beirut port explosion and expressed the desire to visit Lebanon.

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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.