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Silver alert issued for 85-year-old Kingman man

Authorities issued a silver alert Saturday evening for a Kingman man who has not been heard from after leaving Palmdale, California on his way to Kingman

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Kingman Airport embracing World War II theme

Funding for the plan, which is currently underway, primarily came through the state and the Federal Aviation Administration in the amount of about $450,000. The City contributed about $60,000.

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KUSD board votes to hear about Palo Christi bond proposal

Jen Shumway disapproved moving forward with Palo Christi because of the restrictions it has being a historic building and took into consideration the concerns the two teachers expressed to the board.

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Supervisors to discuss supporting fuel tax legislation

One of the more interesting items on the agenda pertains to the legislative bill that would lead to higher gas taxes.

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Mental health could play role in Interstate 40 murder case

Bradley Stumpf told law enforcement that he was hearing voices in his head and had been for months

The alleged events of the day were laid out by the Department of Public Safety in court records obtained at Kingman Justice Court. In an interview with law enforcement, Stumpf reportedly said he and McCafferty were returning from Phoenix where they had been performing survey work.

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Meals on Wheels volunteer celebrated for her efforts

Kathleen Caruso celebrated 10 years of volunteering as a bus driver for Meals on Wheels alongside friends Friday and received a jacket with her name.

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Rehabilitation specialist speaks to rotary club

Linda Van Kirk, a rehabilitation services specialist, spoke to the Kingman Rotary Club on Feb. 6.

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Kingmanites may lose right to raise taxes for a band

The statute says if 10 percent of voters in any city or town sign a petition, the council has to put a measure on the ballot asking to create a band fund. And the levy, if approved, could be as high as one mill a year.

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Lawmakers, business leaders aiming to add requirements to initiative process

SB 1451, approved Thursday by the Senate Judiciary Committee, would impose new requirements on paid circulators and the organizations that hire them to collect signatures.

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Supreme Court to decide if 2020 Census can ask about citizenship

Beth Lynk, director of the Census Counts campaign for the Leadership Conference on Human and Civil Rights, said the citizenship question is politically motivated and would cause “real fear in communities.”

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Flooding from storm runoff damages forest recreational sites

Forest officials say rapidly flowing water spread debris, knocked over grills and buried picnic tables. No injuries were reported.

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Snowfall forecast for Kingman, parts of Arizona high country

The total snow accumulation is expected to be less than half an inch.

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Teens found with ecstasy near White Cliffs Middle School

Authorities say two 17-year-old boys were arrested for a sundry of drug offenses late in the evening Wednesday, Feb. 13 near White Cliffs Middle School.

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Homes flooded, deputies rescue residents in Verde, YCSO reports

Many homes in the area of Rimrock along Beaver Creek experienced heavy flooding Thursday night, Feb. 14, and deputies from the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office carried some residents to safety, according to YCSO spokesperson Dwight D'Evelyn.

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Pima County jail inmate dies after altercation with officer

The Pima County Sheriff's Department says a jail inmate has died after an altercation with a corrections officer.

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KUSD teachers express concerns for proposed Palo Christi bond

Teachers expressed their concerns about what the board has been discussing on the reopening of Palo Christi and the proposed bond.

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City: Business expansion and attraction looking good at industrial park

“I think with all industries, even the ones we have out there, they’re kind of like your teeth,” said City Economic Development Director Gary Kellogg. “If you don’t take care of them, they can go away.”

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Kingman Unified Pastoral Association wants to place an emphasis on commonality

In the past year, Kingman and the surrounding community have been painted as havens for racists and their brand of hatred and discontent.

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Kingman’s only daily newspaper hosted the first-ever Readers’ Choice Awards celebration with the recipients

Daily Miner readers choose their local favorites for the sixth consecutive year

The community has spoken. Over 30,000 votes tallied, 1,370 people voted and 1,013 businesses nominated. The end result, 133 winners.

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Tutors needed to help improve reading skills

The Kingman Area Literacy Program, a volunteer-advocacy group that promotes literacy skills for all ages, is asking for your help.

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Sounds of Kingman presents Arizona and the moon landings

Technology that is lifting humankind into space is becoming more advanced as rocket companies are now offering trips.

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For the Luv of Paws hosts adoption event Sunday

For the Luv of Paws Domestic Animal Rescue & Sanctuary is hosting an adoption event from noon -4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17 at Petco, 3320 Stockton Hill Road.

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End around voter-rejected school vouchers in Senate committee

Rejecting claims they are ignoring the will of voters, a Senate panel voted Wednesday to alter the rules governing the use of vouchers of state dollars by parents to send their children to private and parochial schools.

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Deadly blue 'Mexican oxy' pills take toll on US Southwest

Aaron Francisco Chavez swallowed at least one of the sky blue pills at a Halloween party before falling asleep forever.

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Legislation fixes problems with Arizona opioid measure

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill Thursday fixing problems with opioid legislation that he and lawmakers rushed to pass last year but resulted in some legitimate patients struggling to get pills they need.

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