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Woman crashes truck through block wall into house, parked vehicles

Incorrectly placed floor mat may be the culprit

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Police return to search Snavely residence in connection with missing $170,000

Kingman Police returned July 17 to the residence in the 2100 block of East Snavely Avenue that is connected to the alleged theft of $170,000.

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Bond raised to $1 million for suspect in Hoover Dam standoff

Sipe explained that he would not lower the bond based on the serious charges Wright faces. In fact, he found the $25,000 bond to be “an extremely low bond in these types of cases.”

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Autism counselor is changing society’s misconceptions one person at a time

The autism spectrum disorders are characterized by social interaction difficulties, communication challenges, and the tendency to repeat while exercising engaging behaviors.

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Rep. Paul Mosley faces fallout for alleged speeding incident

In an apologetic statement on his Facebook page, Mosley wrote that his “jokes about frequently driving over 100 mile per hour during my 3-hour commute to and from the Capitol were entirely inappropriate and showed extremely bad judgement on my part, for which I am truly sorry.”

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Transit Advisory Commission to discuss bylaw amendments

Sheri Furr, Kingman Area Regional Transit superintendent, will provide an overview of quarterly ridership and financial data. The commission will also discuss, but take no action, on amendments to its bylaws that were addressed at a special meeting June 20.

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Arizona Game and Fish Department working to stop spread of invasive mussels

Quagga and zebra mussels can damage ecosystems and fisheries and contribute to poor water quality and algae blooms. The mussels can also attach themselves inside of raw water pipes, which can lead to millions of dollars being spent to manage clogged water and power infrastructure.

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Mohave County burdened by unpaid public records requests

“We’ve heard people claim we’re not quick enough on getting FOIA back,” said Supervisor Buster Johnson, who placed the item on the regular agenda.

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WACOG offering Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

Focuses of the class include how to deal with frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation, and ways to maintain and improve strength, flexibility and endurance.

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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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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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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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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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