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Fly baby, fly: 28th annual Kite Day Extravaganza

It was a bright sunny day, perfect for flying a kite.

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SueAnn Mello Keener files candidate petition for Council

“I’m hopeful and excited for my future and also for our beloved City of Kingman,” she said. “I want to do good for my town that I love.”

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Waste management named as a top veterans’ employer

One in 14 waste management employees is a veteran, with 8.6 percent of U.S. hires being military veterans in 2017.

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Calling tech-interested teens

Summer camps are being offered at all of MCC’s campuses through the Computer Science Department.

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Should Gosar keep his promise to relocate to Prescott?

There is no legal issue with Gosar’s chosen residence since congressional members aren’t required to reside in the district they represent.

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KRMC Joshua Tree Pediatrics wins vaccination award

Kingman Regional Medical Center Joshua Tree Pediatrics was honored with three different awards from The Arizona Partnership of Immunization, which recognized the practice’s immunization success.

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NACFD chief complains to AG about board actions

In advance of Wednesday evening’s special meeting of the Northern Arizona Consolidated Fire District, Fire Chief Wayne Eder filed a complaint with Arizona’s Attorney General’s Office

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Failure to yield the cause of crash near Dolan Springs Tuesday afternoon

A two vehicle collision occurred on US 93 near milepost 42 between a Chrysler van and a Kia van mid-afternoon Tuesday

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Lock it or lose it: preventing car theft, burglaries, and damage

It’s Monday morning and you realize your alarm didn’t go off so now you’re late for work. You scurry, trying to get ready and make sure you have everything you need for the day. You may be thinking, “How can this day get any worse?” As you leave your home you notice your car isn’t parked outside where you left it, or it’s been defaced, or there’s your wallet missing from the glove compartment.

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State education superintendent has evolution on her hit list

Superintendent of Public Instruction is proposing to eliminate requirements that students be able to evaluate how inherited traits in a population can lead to evolution. Replacing that last word would be "biological diversity.''

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Johnson questions board agenda items from Public Works

Johnson, representing the Lake Havasu City area, is known as a cantankerous supervisor who likes to vote against anything he considers a waste of taxpayers’ money.

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Proposed amendment would let military help construct border wall

Gosar’s amendment to Fiscal Year 2018’s act would allow the Army Corps of Engineers to construct segments of border wall on certain federally owned lands.

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MCC looks to the future

“We know that ‘business as usual’ is a recipe for irrelevance, so our goal for the college is to transform through innovation,” Bristle said in an MCC press release.

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Attorney: No conflict for Wakimoto to vote on water rights

Wakimoto, who represents Mohave Valley, no longer has a vested interested in Wakimoto Farms, a family-owned farming operation that relies on water from the Mohave Valley Irrigation and Drainage District to grow hay.

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Gas leak briefly halts traffic flow on Stockton Hill Road

Kingman Fire Department firefighters work on a high-pressure main gas line that was broken Tuesday morning

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‘Zombie’ homes sucking value from local neighborhoods

It’s a problem across the nation, especially in areas depressed by the housing crisis. Good luck if you want to sell your house that’s next to one of these zombie houses, or even a block or two away.

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Gunmaker Ruger will track and report on gun violence after shareholder vote

The proposal was put together by shareholders and spearheaded by several religious leaders.

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Industrial land rezoned for RV park, storage units

Supervisor Buster Johnson voted against changing the zoning from heavy industrial land use to general commercial, saying he wanted to preserve land for future industrial development.

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Do you know what to do in an active shooter situation?

The seminar’s goal is to help make the community safer and to “Increase knowledge about these events and what they can do to prevent themselves from becoming a victim,” Gould said.

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Historical Preservation Commission progresses on downtown vacant window revitalization

Commissioners agree that improving the appearances of vacant windows could bring more business downtown.

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Rector’s defense wants full disclosure of evidence

Julia Cassels filed a motion to compel prosecutors to turn over specific items related to medical examiner records, content of electronic devices and documents from the FBI.

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Doug Barnett coming to Kingman

For the long weekend coming up if pop, folk, bluegrass, western and country music is something you enjoy, then why not go to Diana’s Cellar Door Wine Bar and listen to Doug Barnett perform?

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Specialty license plate purchases support charitable causes

“Of that $25, $17 goes to the Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services,” said Doug Nick, spokesman for the Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division.

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Performing bears enjoy much-deserved retirement at Keepers of the Wild

“Their habitat provides natural space to allow the bears a range of normal movement and behavior to promote psychological well-being,” Keepers of the Wild said in the release.

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Kingman Police wants a second deputy chief

Job posting left many wondering if Deputy Chief Cooper was leaving

If you have scrolled through the City of Kingman website you may have noticed there is a job opening for a Deputy Police Chief at the Kingman Police Department. It doesn’t’ meant Rusty Cooper, the current deputy chief, is going anywhere.

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