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Playground improvements coming to a park near you

Playground equipment throughout Kingman could soon be getting much-needed updates, as many have not been revitalized or replaced since being installed.

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Swedish artist Sofia Talvik in Kingman for Thursday performance

Swedish singer, Sofia Talvik is on her 2018 tour, “The Close Connection Tour.”

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Storm expected to slam Arizona high country with strong wind

The National Weather Service says a powerful cold front is about to sock much of northern and east-central Arizona with very strong winds and snow Sunday and Monday.

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Three things to do on President's Day

Other than mattress sales and special deals on new cars, President’s Day is probably one of the least celebrated U.S. holidays of the year.

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5 things to know | Mohave County Board of Supervisors

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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KUSD disputes KEA teacher salary numbers

After being chastised by Kingman Education Association about its low salaries for teachers, Kingman Unified School District Superintendent Roger Jacks provided the Daily Miner with statistics regarding teachers’ salaries.

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Upcoming street closures: Sycamore Ave. starting March 5

Segments of Sycamore Avenue between Stockton Hill Road and Western Avenue will be closed starting at 6 a.m. Monday, March 5 for storm drain and street improvements.

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Kingman area schools to improve security

Superintendent Roger Jacks of Kingman Unified School District and Susan Chan, executive director of Kingman Academy of Learning, spoke to the Daily Miner about the security they have in place at their schools and what future security measures they will conduct in the wake of the massacre that took 17 lives in Florida.

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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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Digitally addicted? Putting down electronics is possible, just ask students in Kingman

Phone and social media usage isn’t a major problem during school hours, but Victory said that inappropriate postings outside of that window can affect students when they get back to school.

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UPDATED | Watch: MCSO releases video of KPD shooting; ID's man killed

The man killed Saturday night by Kingman police following a reported domestic dispute at Zuni Village RV Park has been identified as Michael Weber, 63, of Kingman.

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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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Miles to represent Kingman at AAED symposium

Multiple Arizona cities are preparing for the economic boom that could come with the further construction of Interstate 11, and Vice Mayor Jen Miles says that Kingman is one of them.

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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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MCC transfers BLM land patent to Lake Havasu City

Mohave Community College entered into a memorandum of understanding with Lake Havasu City, transferring over a Bureau of Land Management land patent right of 238.2 acres last week.

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Teen marriage restricted by Arizona House panel

A House panel voted Wednesday to restrict the ability of teens younger than 18 to marry in Arizona, but only after creating a couple of ways around that.

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DEA agent warns opioid epidemic will get worse before it gets better

The opioid crisis in Arizona is likely to grow, a DEA agent warned Wednesday, adding that it’s time to stop playing the blame game.

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Man slain by Kingman police was quiet, soft-spoken

The man killed Saturday night by Kingman police at the Zuni Village RV Park was quiet, soft-spoken and always paid his rent on time, manager Kevin McCumber said.

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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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Tyler Stice disappeared on his way to work

Nearly two years later, he is still missing

It’s going on two years since 20-year-old Tyler Stice was reported missing, his car found abandoned off Hualapai Mountain Road with no trace of him, no phone call to his family and no evidence of foul play.

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P&Z Commission discusses outdoor screening, tiny homes

Tiny homes are becoming popular throughout the U.S., and the phenomenon has recently made its way to Kingman.

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Neon-night downtown walking tour coming up

Route 66 ambassador and local author Jim Hinckley is using pictures from the Mohave Museum of History and Arts on his walking tours of downtown’s historic business district.

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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.