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Anderson Ford partnering with WAHS for pet adoptions

$25 for every adoption between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday

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Library’s summer reading program expands beyond books

“I’ve been coming for years and I love it,” Forman said. “The socialization … it’s nice to meet new people. We’ve done earrings with beads and safety pins. I sent some to (family in) St. Louis. We’ve done book markers and Bible wreaths. They do a lot.”

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Ducey to refuse debate with primary challenger

Gov. Doug Ducey won’t debate his Republican foe, with an aide calling Ken Bennett a “fringe’’ candidate despite the fact he was elected secretary of state in 2010. But he will have to face him in August, at least on the ballot, if not on TV.

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Gregory appointed as Mohave County court commissioner

Kenneth Gregory has been appointed as court commissioner for Mohave County Superior Court to fill the newly created position starting in early July.

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Mohave County Supervisors OK tentative budget, pay increases

Although it’s hard to make a crystal ball prediction on how the 4 percent increase in projected revenues for 2018-19 may affect future budgets, County Manager Michael Hendrix said he is pleased there is no need for a property or sales tax increase next year.

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Lonesome Dick brings rockabilly stylings to Metcalfe Park

Rockabilly band Lonesome Dick will return to Metcalfe Park for the third Concert in the Park presented by Sounds of Kingman at 5 p.m. Sunday.

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Lab testing is more than a machine spitting out answers

A lot of doctor appointments include the need to conduct further examinations to determine your condition. The doctor may ask for a blood, urine or stool sample and send it off to the lab for testing. Another scenario may be when you have an organ removed, or just a piece of it, so medical professionals can test to see what is going on inside the body.

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*Update* - Wildlife series looks at helicopter captures

Arizona Game and Fish Department will continue its popular wildlife series with a presentation on helicopter wildlife captures at 6 p.m. today at Mohave County Library, 3269 N. Burbank St. The presentation is free to the public with limited seating on a first come-first serve basis.

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Missing person case leads to finding human remains near Laughlin

The identity of the remains haven’t been determined

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BLM gathering 60 wild burros from Bullhead City for adoption

The Bureau of Land Management is rounding up about 60 wild burros in the Bullhead City area for adoption over the next three weeks. The roundup, which started June 15, comes after private landowners and county officials expressed concerns about a string of incidents involving wild burros.

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High could reach 107 in Kingman Thursday

Temperatures will be rising to well above normal, the highest of the year so far, the NWS reported.

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Board of Supervisors appropriates flood control funding

Supervisors approved the allocation of flood district tax funds to Lake Havasu City in the approximate amount of $2 million, Bullhead City received about $862,000, approximately $590,000 will go to Kingman, and about $22,000 to Colorado City.

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Amateur radio club offering opportunity to learn about being a ham radio operator

The Hualapai Amateur Radio Club is hosting a 24-hour ham radio contest in Kingman, and the public has the opportunity to learn how to use an amateur radio or watch a licensed radio operator in action.

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Rowden family hits a bullseye with Inside Out Archery

Gavin Hopper woke up one Christmas morning and found just what he was looking for under the tree – a camouflage compound bow.

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ABF labor dispute dismissed by Board of Supervisors

The employee, a truck driver who said he was speaking on behalf of other drivers, is concerned with the relocation not because of the move itself but due to the location chosen.

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Golden Valley first-degree murderer has appeal denied

Philip John Martin claimed double jeopardy in 2012 killing of Steven Schwartz

Murderer wanted deadlock jury to be considered as an acquittal

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Body of missing boater on Lake Havasu found, identified

Phoenix man went missing Saturday

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Mohave County supervisors vote to keep constable salaries the same

The board voted 3-2, Johnson and Bishop voting against, to keep constable salaries at their current rates with the exception of Hoggard’s salary, which was raised to $15,000.

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KUSD schools improving security with magnetic lock doors

Student’s not roaming the halls of the schools means the maintenance department has the opportunity to repair, clean and install some new features.

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Mohave County Sheriff’s Office continues search for missing boater

The passengers on the boat, a woman and child, attempted to toss the swimmer a life jacket but were unable to reach him before he went under water

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Steven Madrid’s family in Iowa wants answers about his death

His family will be the first to say their son and brother wasn’t living the best life. He was struggling with the demon of addiction and most likely was acting out in order to feed his dependency.

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Chili cook-off first time competitor takes the title

Saturday afternoon didn’t seem like a summer day. It was relatively cool with some breeze blowing. Although it was a cool afternoon, the chili cook-off brought some heat to the mountains. The Hualapai Mountain Resort and the Pine Lake Fire District had its chili cook-off to benefit the fire department. Attendees tasted various chili’s and would donate to their favorite. At the end, the money that was collected went to the fire department and the chili chef with the most donations won the people’s choice award.

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He isn’t Superman. He’s a Dad.

He’s loving, encouraging, and sometimes, even fair

“I knew I wanted to be a dad.” And that is exactly what Gabe Otero, 37, has become. While the single father of four does everything for the sake of his kids, he’s the first to acknowledge he couldn’t do it without them.

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Doling out flood control dollars on county agenda

Mohave County Board of Supervisors are expected to divvy out more than $3.5 million of Flood Control District Tax Funds to the three county cities and one town during its regular meeting at 9:30 a.m. Monday in the Mohave County Administration Building, 700 W. Beale St.

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Mohave Valley farmers speak on pros of fallowing

Keeping water in Mohave County was the outcry of residents at Wednesday’s public hearing of the Arizona House of Representatives Committee on Energy, Environment and Natural Resources, but some local farmers explained their reasoning behind supporting fallowing programs in Mohave Valley.

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