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High winds resulting in scattered outages

Wind gusts exceeding 60 mph in northwest Arizona have resulted in scattered outages throughout the Mohave Electric Cooperative service area.

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Planning and Zoning looks to prevent ‘cookie-cutter’ subdivisions in Kingman

“What we’re trying to achieve is a variety of architectural styles that add character and interest to a neighborhood,” Ruggles said.

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Ducey backing school voucher expansion measure

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is apparently willing to risk further angering the state's teachers by forcefully backing a measure that would massively expand the state's private school voucher system.

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BLM to improve off-road vehicle access at Copper Basin Dunes

Project will include repairing, sealing and striping the parking lot and reconstructing an access road.

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Topock motorist rescued from waist-deep waters

Authorities say a 61-year-old male motorist intentionally went around barricades to travel on a closed road due to unsafe conditions Saturday

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Rattler mountain bike race rescheduled following washout of trails

The date for the fifth annual Route 66 Rattler Race has been changed from Saturday to Nov. 17 after most of the trails were washed out from the recent storm, the chairman of the organizing group said Tuesday.

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Veteran? Submit your stories to the paper

The Daily Miner wants to share with readers the stories of local residents’ service in the U.S. military

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Walk Away From Drugs is Oct. 17

The 12th annual Walk Away From Drugs march is set for 5:30 p.m. Wednesday

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Changes to state’s Medicaid program meant to improve patient experience, efficiency

Before the change, which took effect Oct. 1, some Arizonans enrolled in AHCCCS had to thread a labyrinth of plans, depending on their needs.

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Sinema, McSally tackle health care, Trump issues in Senate debate

Martha McSally said Monday that Kyrsten Sinema, her Democratic foe, is guilty of "treason."

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Dreams of Flight: Young Eagles rally gives children the opportunity to flex their wings

The Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 765 is hosting the Young Eagles rally Saturday where young people ages 8 to 18 have the chance to learn about aviation and fly in a plane for free.

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Sears Hometown store not part of Sears Holding bankruptcy filing

The company said it will be closing 142 stores by the end of the year.

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Change of plea set for alleged Las Vegas carjacker

According to court documents, Nevitt could be agreeable to a 20-year plea agreement.

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Time for a Haunted Hike

The Pinion Pines Fire Department is hosting its annual Haunted Hike Fundraiser at Station No. 52, 2836 DW Ranch Road.

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Mohave Community College hosts franchise seminar

The Small Business Development Center of Mohave Community College will be hosting FranNet’s Kent Craven at a seminar about franchise opportunities 6-8 p.m. Oct. 23 at Mohave Community College, 1971 Jagerson Ave.

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Cases consolidated for Walleck Ranch shooting suspect

Bell was arrested after police responded to a call at about 10:20 p.m. March 22. They arrived at the scene to find a 16-year-old boy with hand and leg wounds resulting from multiple gunshots.

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Supervisors decide to join opioid litigation with conditions on money

Mohave County Supervisor Hildy Angius agreed that nobody likes the national lawsuit against manufacturers of opioid-based medications, but it’s going to happen and the county needs to join the litigation if it wants a share of any potential settlement.

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Unoccupied vessel on Lake Mead has rangers seeking information

Authorities at Lake Mead National Recreation Area are seeking information from the public regarding a personal watercraft that was found unoccupied on Lake Mead on Sunday

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CD music format appears to be on death bed, but still showing a pulse

They get scratched, broken and trashed, but old records never die. Vinyl recordings end up in the hands of collectors, on shelves at used record stores and vintage shops, and listed on eBay, often selling for multiples of the original price.

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Kingman Unified School District negotiates Equal Employment Opportunity Commission claim

Kingman Unified School District school board approved at Tuesdays school board meeting for Superintendent Roger Jacks to go forth on negotiating an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission claim with the school lawyers.

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Council has packed work session set for Tuesday’s meeting

Council will hear updates from the Kingman police and fire departments, Financial Department and the Economic Development and Planning Department at its meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Mohave County Administration building, 700 W. Beale St.

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WACOG offers free classes for seniors

As you live life, it teaches you lessons. The more you age the more you know but someone can never stop learning.

ADOT closing lanes for work on U.S. 93 bridge at Big Jim Wash

Motorists along U.S. Highway 93 can expect lane restrictions north of Wickenburg Oct. 22-26 as the Arizona Department of Transportation works on bridge deck construction at Big Jim Wash Bridge (milepost 165).

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Stockton Hill waterline replacement project continues

Along with the water line replacement project taking place on Stockton Hill Road between Airway Avenue and Gordon Drive, another project is set for just south of the intersection of Stockton Hill Road and Kino Avenue.

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KUSD Superintendent Roger Jacks announces his retirement after 10 years in position

A decade at KUSD

He is the face of Kingman Unified School District; and has been for 10 years. Throughout the years, he has worked toward improving education and establishing relationships. However in June 2019, he will no longer be KUSD Superintendent Roger Jacks.