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Agata Popeda
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apopeda@kdminer.com

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Who is to blame for water shortages in Kingman Prison?
Not Mohave County, the county officials say.

There were, and possibly still are, water shortages at Arizona State Prison Complex – Kingman, a state-owned, private-run facility 30 miles east of Kingman, reported the Phoenix News Times last week.

By Agata Popeda July 22, 2019
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“We are hoping for good ideas,” said Mohave County Procurement Officer Michelle Fink. The county just released a request for information, seeking private entities and organizations interested in the repurposing for lease or acquiring for relocation the Mohave County circa 1910 Historic Jail.

By Agata Popeda July 22, 2019
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The groundwater study committee for groundwater-dependent Mohave County will start its work in October to examine the county‘s groundwater depletion and develop sound solutions.

By Agata Popeda July 20, 2019
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One evening, a local resident was notified her package was delivered but when she opened her mailbox next morning, the package wasn’t there.

By Agata Popeda July 20, 2019
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A 70-year-old man was found dead in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area on July 18. His body was discovered 40 feet from his car in a dry wash.

By Agata Popeda July 19, 2019
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Everybody counts in Mohave County
Census counters prepping for April 2020

The 2020 Census Complete County Committee held its first session on Wednesday, July 17, and the members representing the five districts of Mohave County elected a chairman and vice chairman of the committee – Becky Fawson and Nicole Bratley, respectively – and received a training from CCC representatives from Flagstaff and Phoenix.

By Agata Popeda July 18, 2019
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Supervisor Gary Watson of District 1 moved to Kingman as a 6-year-old and didn’t like it at all. He was cold, he told his parents. It was September and it was already freezing. He wanted to run away and go back to Phoenix, where he was born. But how do you run away when you are six?

By Agata Popeda July 18, 2019
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The July 15 Mohave County Board of Supervisors meeting was short and productive with mostly good news and quick decisions, if one excludes a fierce speech delivered by an anonymous member of the audience in a “Deplorable Veteran” hat.

By Agata Popeda July 16, 2019
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It is commonly known that the majority of crimes committed in the U.S. are never reported to police, with rape and sexual assault considered the most underreported violent crimes. Surveys such as the National Crime Victimization Survey notoriously show that the police are not being informed about more than half of the rapes committed.

By Agata Popeda July 15, 2019
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Arizona Small Business Development Center Network is coming to Kingman to host a “Creating a Strong Online Presence for Your Business” workshop at 8:30 a.m., Thursday, July 18 at the Kingman Powerhouse, 120 W. Andy Devine Ave. #2.

By Agata Popeda July 15, 2019

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