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It’s an alternative mental therapy assisted by EEG (electroencephalogram), metal discs known as electrodes attached to your scalp that detect electrical activity in your brain.

By Agata Popeda July 7, 2020
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While the Mohave County Department of Public Health is working on bringing more COVID-19 testing to the county, recognizing that the access to such tests is still presenting a challenge in the community, Supervisors Hildy Angius of District 2 and Ron Gould of District 5 spoke against testing of the general population.

By Agata Popeda July 7, 2020
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The 76th annual Mohave County Republican Family Picnic is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 18 at county-owned Hualapai Mountain Park and was discussed at length at the Mohave County Board of Supervisors’ meeting on Monday, July 6.

By Agata Popeda July 7, 2020
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The increased spread of COVID-19 in the community can be attributed to family celebrations and events that bring together family, friends and cohorts, Mohave County Public Health Director Denise Burley told the county board of supervisors on Thursday, July 2.

By Agata Popeda July 4, 2020
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With COVID-19 cases spiking in Mohave County, Supervisor Buster Johnson of District 3 expressed concern about early voting that starts Wednesday, July 8 for the Aug. 4 primary election.

By Agata Popeda July 4, 2020
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Phoenix is too hot, and Flagstaff, where his children live, is too cold.

By Agata Popeda July 2, 2020
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The Mohave County Board of Supervisors Thursday, July 2 rejected Mohave County Public Health Director Denise Burley’s recommendation to require the public to wear face masks in businesses in unincorporated areas of Mohave County.

By Agata Popeda July 2, 2020
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The Mohave County Board of Supervisors said its final goodbyes to retiring and now former County Manager Mike Hendrix on Monday, June 29.

By Agata Popeda June 30, 2020
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The Mohave County Department of Public Health has again declared it can’t combat COVID-19 without the public’s help.

By Agata Popeda June 30, 2020
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The City of Kingman has been holding its annual 4th of July fireworks for more than a decade, and the 2020 show will go on despite the coronavirus pandemic.

By Agata Popeda June 27, 2020
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You’ve probably seen them already in businesses all around town.

By Agata Popeda June 25, 2020
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The Arizona Department of Health Services is working with CVS pharmacies to bring COVID-19 drive-thru testing to the communities of Mohave County, county Director of Public Health Denise Burley told the county’s board of supervisors Thursday, June 25.

By Agata Popeda June 25, 2020
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Life in Cycles
COVID-19 brings about a run on bicycles

There are three bicycle shops in town, and only seven bicycles for sale between them.

By Agata Popeda June 23, 2020
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Over $577,000 from the $9 million Mohave County received from the federal CARES Act for coronavirus relief will go to hire a team to support the Mohave County Department of Public Health in the pandemic response. The county will add 17 new temporary positions, which will raise the number of county employees involved in the COVID-19 response to 44.

By Agata Popeda June 23, 2020
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As of mid-June, another three miles of county-owned Shinarump Drive in Golden Valley are paved and open for use – a segment from Aztec Road to Colorado Road.

By Agata Popeda June 20, 2020
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Mohave County will charge Kingman over $108,000 annually for use of what is now the Mohave County Animal Shelter, still operating at its at 950 Buchanan St.

By Agata Popeda June 20, 2020
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The idea of the “Future of Shopping Small” grant program was born in 2019, in the world before the COVID-19 outbreak.

By Agata Popeda June 20, 2020
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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s most recent executive order issued Wednesday, June 17 allows local governments to decide face mask requirements in their communities.

By Agata Popeda, Travis Rains June 18, 2020
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Mohave County Public Health Director Denise Burley is hoping to hire more help to assist with tracking an increasing number of COVID-19 cases in the county.

By Agata Popeda June 16, 2020
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It’s the hiring season, announced Kingman Unified School District Superintendent Gretchen Dorner in her opening statement at the governing board’s online meeting held on Tuesday, June 9.

By Agata Popeda June 16, 2020
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There is an increase in the use of Intensive Care Unit beds in hospitals across Mohave County, county Public Health Director Denise Burley told the county board of supervisors last week.

By Agata Popeda June 13, 2020
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The Mohave County Department of Public Health decided to explain to the board of supervisors and the public how they proceed with COVID-19 contact tracing and why it is so time-consuming.

By Agata Popeda June 13, 2020
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Moving forward with an energy management program was one of the items approved by the Kingman Unified School District governing board on Tuesday, June 9.

By Agata Popeda June 13, 2020
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The Kingman Unified School District governing board decided Tuesday, June 9 to start the school year on Monday, Aug. 3.

By Agata Popeda June 11, 2020
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There is one thing retiring Mohave County Manager Mike Hendrix wished to take with him, he realized when gradually emptying out the shelves of his spacious office on the third floor of the county administration building, 700 W Beale St.

By Agata Popeda June 11, 2020
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The proposed Kingman Unified School District budget for fiscal year 2020-21 was approved 5-0 by the governing board at its online meeting on Tuesday, June 9.

By Agata Popeda June 11, 2020
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Mohave County has hit a grim new milestone of over 500 coronavirus cases, Denise Burley, the Mohave County public health director, told the county board of supervisors on Monday, June 9.

By Agata Popeda June 9, 2020
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Mohave County Supervisor Buster Johnson of District 3 requested more information on the coronavirus cases currently labeled “under investigation” in daily reports the Mohave County Department of Public Health submits to all five supervisors.

By Agata Popeda June 6, 2020
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An issue of large gatherings returned as a subject at the Thursday, June 4 Mohave County Board of Supervisors’ meeting.

By Agata Popeda June 6, 2020
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With $9.1 million from the federal CARES coronavirus relief act expected to arrive in July, Mohave County is again considering equipping sheriff’s deputies with body cameras.

By Agata Popeda June 4, 2020
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The Mohave County Department of Public Health seeks to hire three temporary clerical employees to support further COVID-19 operations and response.

By Agata Popeda June 4, 2020
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The federal CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act) will provide Mohave County with $9.1 million.

By Agata Popeda June 4, 2020
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There’s a new county manager in Mohave County.

By Agata Popeda June 4, 2020
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Mohave County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 on Monday, June 1 to add $500,000 to the budget for the upcoming construction of the county’s new animal shelter.

By Agata Popeda June 4, 2020
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Protesters, self-proclaimed peacekeepers and Arizona National Guard troops descended on Kingman Tuesday, June 2 for the first of three protests planned in the city this week.

By Agata Popeda, Travis Rains June 2, 2020
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Shai Weaver and Naysha Rayn Powell of Kingman have organized a demonstration at Locomotive Park to protest the death of blacks at the hands of police officers in the United States.

By Agata Popeda June 1, 2020
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About one-third of all U.S. deaths attributed to COVID-19 have been connected to long-term care facilities.

By Agata Popeda May 30, 2020
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Kingman Regional Medical Center nurses kept an eye on Gina Pollard, a veteran nurse at the interventional radiology department, who is celebrating 30 years of nursing.

By Agata Popeda May 30, 2020
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On Friday, May 29, volunteer pilots from Angel Flight West delivered fresh produce to the Hualapai community in Kingman and the Navajo community in Chinle.

By Agata Popeda May 30, 2020
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Mohave County Supervisors are continuing work on the county’s fiscal 2020-21 budget, which is slated for final approve on Aug. 3.

By Agata Popeda May 30, 2020
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The ICU bed availability in Mohave County is still solid, Mohave County Public Health Director Denise Burley told the board of supervisors Thursday, May 28.

By Agata Popeda May 28, 2020
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The Mohave County Assessor has recalculated personal property values for the solar companies operating in Mohave County, resulting in a refund of $236,000 to a handful of solar businesses operating in the county in 2016, 2017 and 2018.

By Agata Popeda May 28, 2020
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Mohave County Department of Public Health has received 160 vials of Remdesivir that can be used to treat COVID-positive patients who are in intensive care, the county’s chief health officer Denise Burley told the Mohave County Board of Supervisors Tuesday, May 26.

By Agata Popeda May 26, 2020
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At a May 21 meeting with the Mohave County Board of Supervisors regarding COVID-19, county Health Director Denise Burley shed some light on the work of the nurses and epidemiologists working in the county Department of Public Health.

By Agata Popeda May 23, 2020
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Thousands of people visited county-owned Davis Camp along the Colorado River at Bullhead City on Saturday, May 16, the Mohave County Parks Department told the Board of Supervisors on Thursday, May 21.

By Agata Popeda May 23, 2020
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Melissa Henak is a local elder care adviser who assists individuals in need of long-term care services in accessing benefits to pay for the care they need.

By Agata Popeda May 23, 2020
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A lack of testing capability again prompted a robust exchange between the Mohave County Board of Supervisors and the county’s Department of Public Health – director Denise Burley, epidemiologist Anna Scherzer and temporary epidemiologist Mary Schumacher – that took place on Thursday, May 21.

By Agata Popeda May 23, 2020
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COVID-19 or no COVID-19, the Mohave County Public Works Department Facilities Division, has plenty to do, responsible for 90% of county buildings and maintaining 540,000 square feet of surface.

By Agata Popeda May 21, 2020
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The Mohave County Board of Supervisors will interview seven candidates for the county manager position. Current County Manager Mike Hendrix will retire on June 30.

By Agata Popeda May 21, 2020
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A testing program for residents and workers at long-term care facilities has come to Mohave County, part of a statewide effort to cut down on COVID-19 cases in nursing homes.

By Agata Popeda May 19, 2020

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