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Gov. Ducey orders flags at half-staff

Doherty died last week while on weekend drills with the Arizona National Guard.

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SCAM ALERT: Phone scammer claims to be Mohave County deputy sheriff

Concerned citizen alerts Mohave County Sheriff's Office of suspicious call

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Carjack suspect's prior robbery conviction could play role in sentencing if found guilty

Williams-Gardner’s attorney, Robin Puchek, said Monday that a list of defenses has been filed, which includes a defense of duress of necessity. That defense is applicable when a defendant is forced by natural circumstances to choose between two evils, and the criminal act is the lesser evil.

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One-vehicle rollover accident on the I-40, no serious injuries

No life threatening injuries were reported.

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City streamlines process for downtown business development

Wesley and Niki Tillmann see downtown Kingman as the land of opportunity, having opened their apparel and printing store on Beale Street in March. They do silk screen printing for their own clothing brand, as well as custom orders for direct-to-garment printing, banners, business cards and flyers.

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Grant submittals, opioid litigation on the agenda

After canceling the July 3 regularly scheduled Council meeting due to it landing on the eve of the Fourth of July, the City’s elected officials have a full plate for Tuesday’s meeting at 5:30 p.m. at the Mohave County Administration Building, 700 W. Beale St., that includes consideration of a grant submittal for the Rancho Santa Fe Parkway traffic interchange, a sales tax quarterly collections report and an opioid litigation discussion.

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License and Permits | July 16, 2018

Arizona Sommers: 7812 E. Larkspur Drive, Kingman; HVAC replacement. Sherman Vandeman: 2360 E. Ames Ave., Kingman; 100 amp electrical.

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Substance abuse among top three health challenges

According to data gathered by the Community Health Assessment, Mohave County ranks worse than peer counties for most kinds of substance abuse.

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Plan to ‘modernize’ Endangered Species Act called ‘extinction bills’

A group of Western lawmakers unveiled a package of bills Thursday to “modernize” the Endangered Species Act by allowing more local input and encouraging voluntary conservation efforts.

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Grand Canyon Resort Corporation hires new CEO

The Grand Canyon Resort Corporation has officially hired Colin McBeath to lead the tourism operations as the company’s new CEO and will begin work today. McBeath, whose hospitality career spans more than 25 years working for top travel and hotel destinations across North America and Asia.

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6 people seriously injured after 2 cars collide in Tolleson

Authorities say six people including three children and a teenager have been seriously injured in a two-car collision in Tolleson, west of Phoenix.

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Arizona Downs open for business; live racing slated for 2019

A new roof, flooring, paint job inside and out, and 50 flat screen televisions are part of the $2 million in renovations occurring at the much-improved Arizona Downs racetrack facility, formerly known as Yavapai Downs.

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Under the influence: How much is too much when it comes to driving under the influence?

In its most basic form, a DUI is driving under the influence of anything. Whether it is alcohol from a party or sleeping medication that hasn’t quite worn off yet, impaired driving can be lethal. “Impairment is impairment,” said Rusty Cooper, deputy chief of Kingman Police Department. “It can lead to being hurt or killed.”

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MCSO search and rescue saves stranded citizens

Monsoon season has brought upon us rain, humidity and the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue clientele to save from the flooded areas around the county.

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5 things to know | Supervisors to look at county’s cost for public records request

Supervisor Buster Johnson has placed an item on the agenda to direct staff to look into the cost, resources and staff time for public records requests. It would include a list of the highest costs by party requesting the records, along with a presentation on what Mohave County is legally required to do when staff receives a public records request.

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READ HIS LIPS: Sheriff Doug Schuster’s lip sync video enjoys viral success

A challenge among law enforcement agencies throughout the country has bloomed to viral status this summer, and it was only a matter of time before Mohave County Sheriff Doug Schuster was called out.

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BLM lifts fire restrictions in Phoenix, Colorado River districts

The Bureau of Land Management has lifted all fire restrictions for public lands administered by the Phoenix District and the Colorado River District as of July 13.

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United Blood drive in Kingman, Laughlin

The United Blood Services is hosting two blood drives in the Mohave County area. In Kingman from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday at the Elks Lodge 468, 900 Gates Ave. in the dining room area will be one of the blood drives.

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Tax hike for education could have income tax break

An initiative proposing to pay for education improvements by hiking taxes on only the most wealthy also appears to remove a small income tax break available to those with fewer financial resources who are just trying to keep their income even with inflation.

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Mesa police therapy dog to provide comfort to crime victims

The newest member of the Mesa Police Department may be cute and cuddly, but she is getting ready to do serious work in the department's new Therapy Canine Program.

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As fentanyl overdoses rise, cartels are eager to funnel more of it through Arizona

Despite significant seizures of fentanyl over the past year, the lethal synthetic opioid keeps pouring into the country across Arizona’s border with Mexico, the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Arizona Department of Public Safety say.

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Havasupai Falls visitors evacuated

The Havasupai Tribal Council has closed the Havasu Canyon to visitors for 7 to 10 days due to Northern Arizona’s monsoon rains causing a flash flood at Havasupai Falls.

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All-American Girl: Little Kingmanite Arianna is a natural beauty pageant queen

Females of all ages spend their time in beauty pageants to showcase their style, poise and grace.

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American Woodmark recognized for employee health program

American Woodmark employees are putting together a health and wellness program after attending a workshop in May presented by Healthy Arizona Worksites Program in Phoenix.

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Getting down and dirty: 40th annual Mighty Mud Mania

Shawn Bell Sr. has been going to Mighty Mud Mania since 1999 and said he likes to take off work so he can participate. And it’s not just his children who enjoy splashing and racing in the mud, as he plans on taking first again this year.

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