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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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Reducing burro population goal of BLM pilot vaccination program

The burros are being gathered by the BLM, and fertility control will be done by the Humane Society of the United States.

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Gubernatorial candidate highlights education, health care

Gubernatorial candidate Garcia’s background is a familiar one.

State Senate votes to exempt military pensions from state income tax

A tax break for military retirees has cleared a pair of significant hurdles.

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Half-Staff notification for Wednesday, Feb. 7

Governor Doug Ducey has ordered that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff immediately until sunset today, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 to honor the life of 1st Sgt. Nicholas S. Amsberry of Mesa, Arizona, who died Monday in Germany.

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Collisions with cows – there are no winners

The majority of cattle in our area are free range, and many ranchers lease public lands from the Bureau of Land Management

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Two arrested in connection with Fort Mohave double homicide

Two suspects have been arrested in connection with the double homicide that was reported Jan. 10 in the Fort Mohave area.

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WACOG seeking survey input regarding transportation services, needs

The survey opens Monday and remains open until Aug. 30.

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Teen pregnancies in Arizona are on the decline

Mohave County has rate higher than state, nation

A new report from a pro-choice group shows teen pregnancy and childbearing on the decline in Arizona, saving taxpayers millions of dollars.

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Traffic near Wickenburg may be slow Saturday

Allow extra travel time and plan your route in advance to avoid delays.

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Understanding where the family came from can help ground those who feel lost

Finding your roots

Discovery is what leads people to the Mohave County Genealogical Society.

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Assistant superintendent added to lineup at the Mohave Republican Forum

Jeri Wolsey is stepping in for KUSD Superintendent Roger Jacks, who was originally scheduled to speak, but was unable to attend.

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5 things to know | Mohave County Board of Supervisors meeting Monday

Here are five items of interest from the Mohave County Board of Supervisors meeting scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Monday at Mohave County Administration Building, 700 W. Beale St.

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Game Time: Local establishments ready for Patriots and Eagles marquee matchup

It’s the team everyone loves to hate, the one with the star quarterback and his model wife, a modern-day coaching legend and bragging rights to five Vince Lombardi Trophies.

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IRS announces 2018 tax filing season opens

155 million tax returns projected, 70 percent expect refunds

Marking the beginning of the nation’s tax season, the Internal Revenue Service said Wednesday that it successfully started accepting and processing 2017 federal individual income tax returns.

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Mohave County administrators begin ‘challenging’ budget process

Budget tentatively set to go to supervisors in June

Central services was up first. Internal county departments such as information technology, communications, motor pool, janitorial and the employee benefit trust submitted their budgets Monday.

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MVD offering extended hours in Kingman

The Motor Vehicle Division is expanding operating hours in 11 Arizona towns, opening at 7:30 a.m., to gauge customer demand in those offices.

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State-run ‘keno’ game hits snag

Plans for what could be an instant state-run numbers game hit a snag Wednesday as an attorney for the state's largest tribe warned lawmakers it would blow up a decades-old agreement.

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Finding the common word: Interfaith Harmony Week begins today

“None of you has faith until you love for your neighbor what you love for yourself.”

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Golden Valley woman pleads not guilty to 17 counts of animal cruelty

A pretrial hearing for Jacquelyn Chevalier, charged with 17 misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty, was continued Tuesday to Feb. 27 in Kingman Cerbat Justice Court.

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County treasurer's office has workshop on tax liens set

Mohave County Treasurer Cindy Landa Cox has scheduled a tax lien workshop at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 9 at the County Administration Building, 700 W. Beale St.

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Challenge Accepted: Kingman North Little League brings baseball to special needs children

Baseball is an all-American sport and Steve Petrauschke believes that all Americans should have a chance to play – irrespective of physical or mental limitations.

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Proposed law would ensure medical marijuana is untainted

State Sen. Sonny Borrelli, R-Lake Havasu, introduced legislation Monday at the Capitol Rose Garden that would require medical marijuana products to be tested for safety and quality.

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Education Committee earmarks $800K toward SAT, ACT prep

Arizona high schoolers may get a little bit of extra state help getting into the colleges of their choice.