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News Briefs: Friday, January 8, 2010


The Colorado River Historical Society is starting its new series of Jedediah Smith Round Table programs.

The first program, "Mojave Tribal History: the Mojave Clans System and Significant Tribal Cultural Sites," will begin at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Colorado River Museum on Highway 68, just north of the Laughlin Bridge. The program will be presented by Paul Jackson, a tribal member, artist and expert on tribal history.

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, call the museum at (928) 754-3399.


Mohave County Library has a new online service, World Book Web. The program has more than 27,000 encyclopedia articles, including pictures, maps, and everything found in the original hard-bound collection. This online resource can be accessed through the library Web site at by clicking the World Book Web icon.

Library patrons can also access other online resources through this Web site, including online Homework Help, Mango Language Learning, Tumble Books, Heritage Quest and Arizona State Library research databases. For more information about services, computer classes and other library resources, contact the library at (928) 453-0718.


The county Public Works Department will be repairing storm damage, repairing shoulders and removing brush in the Meadview area next week. Blade trucks will be active in the Dolan Springs, Diamond Bar Road and Golden Valley areas. Road crews will be painting stop bars in the Golden Valley area.

In Kingman, workers will be repairing road shoulders near Mohave Community College and sweeping Bank Street. Crews will also be repairing storm damage to Deer Canyon Road near Hualapai Mountain Road. Construction continues on a walking path from Gordon to Northern Avenue.

In Valle Vista, crews will continue to work on clearing a wash that runs from Ironwood Drive to Rawhide Drive.

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