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County withdraws intent to seek death penalty for Rector

The Mohave County Attorney’s Office filed a motion Thursday in Superior Court to withdraw its intent to seek the death penalty for accused kidnapper, rapist and murderer Justin James Rector in hopes of moving the case along.

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While nation battles flu, Kingman case numbers are falling

Influenza numbers have gone down in Mohave County since the peak in December, but it’s still a countrywide epidemic.

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KUSD lowest paid district in Mohave County

Local educators expressed their concerns about being underpaid and understaffed at Tuesday’s Kingman Unified School District board meeting.

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Arizonans for Wildlife seek Democrats help in fight against trophy hunting

Grace Kahler has a few wildlife causes, working with the BLM on a plan to control the burro population in the Black Mountains and now supporting an initiative to protect Arizona’s wild cats.

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Colorado River water levels dropping

Water levels are dropping on the Colorado River and Lake Mead, quite noticeable from the “bathtub ring” at the lake, and it’s going to get worse after a sparse snowfall in the Rockies this winter.

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Half-staff notification, Feb. 15, 2018

Gov. Doug Ducey has ordered flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff effective immediately ...

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Closed door meeting on water transfer set

Mohave County is continuing its fight against the Central Arizona Project decision to move forward with a $34 million purchase of farmland and the associated water rights in the Mohave Valley Irrigation and Drainage District.

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HIV and HCV tests needed for homeless veterans

The 2018 Tri-State Veterans Stand Down is asking for donations to help fund for Hepatitis C virus and HIV tests.

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Author Barry Webb Webb spoke to the choir on U.S. meddling at Republican Women’s Club

Webb spoke Tuesday at the Republican Women’s Club of Kingman monthly meeting, telling about 50 members and guests what they wanted to hear about U.S. officials meddling in other countries’ affairs.

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Licenses and Permits | Feb. 9, 2018

Mohave County issued the following building permits

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KRMC to host cardiovascular center open house Thursday (Feb. 15)

Kingman Regional Medical Center’s Cardiovascular Center is hosting an open house for National Heart Month on Thursday, Feb. 15

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Market conditions holding back Kingman Airport and Industrial Park, director says

There’s more going on at the Kingman Airport and Industrial Park than meets the eye.

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More than $100 million to repair crumbling Arizona bridges

Bridges with aging infrastructure are in danger of crumbling across the nation.

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Mohave County has highest gas prices in state

Rural location, distance from distribution points factor into prices

Arizona’s statewide average for regular unleaded fuel is about $2.36 per gallon, while average gas prices in the Lake Havasu-Kingman area hovered last week at about $2.55 per gallon, a 25-cent increase over February 2016.

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Identities released in Saturday’s lethal helicopter crash

The deceased passengers are Becky Dobson, 27; Jason Hill, 32; and Stuart Hill, 30, all from the United Kingdom.

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4 injured in 3-vehicle accident on US 93 Sunday evening

One person was flown to a hospital in Las Vegas and three others were transported by ambulance to Kingman Regional Medical Center after a three-vehicle accident Sunday night on U.S. Highway 93.

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Weather Alert: National Weather Service issues wind advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a weekend wind advisory for northwest Arizona, southern Nevada and southeast California, with estimated wind speeds of 25-35 mph and gusting up to 45 mph Saturday evening and into Sunday morning.

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Kingman man tied up and had vehicle stolen, police say

Andrew Lee Higbee, 31, of Kingman, was arrested Wednesday for suspected robbery and stealing a vehicle from a home in the 1700 block of Atlantic Avenue.

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There is increasing evidence linking REM sleep problems and dementia

At the end of the study, AAN found that 32 individuals of the 321 who participated developed dementia, with 24 developing Alzheimer's Disease.

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KHS asking for prom and graduation donations

Kingman High School, is now accepting donations for their annual Prom Fair.

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Delivery drones could be on their way to Arizona

Starship Technologies' drones are capable of delivering packages of up to 20 pounds to homes within a two-mile radius.

CFIC scholarship available for Kingman students

The Community and Family Interest Clubs (CFIC), have a scholarship program available for students in Kingman High School, Kingman Academy of Learning, Pass/Pals School and 4-H members.

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Gosar’s WAPA bill passed by House of Representatives

The Western Area Power Authority Transparency Act, which establishes a required reporting system aimed at increasing transparency in the operations of the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA), was passed in the House of Representatives Wednesday.

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BLM seeking comments on road expansion near Bullhead City

The Bureau of Land Management is taking public comment on proposed rights of way to Moss Mine, specifically an electric distribution line and road expansion on public land east of Bullhead City.

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House panel OKs new fee to help pave, repair roads

Unable politically to hike the state gasoline tax to help pave and repair roads, a House panel voted Wednesday to impose a new fee when people register their cars and trucks every year.

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