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Butch Meriwether

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The majority of cattle in our area are free range, and many ranchers lease public lands from the Bureau of Land Management

By Butch Meriwether February 7, 2018
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"Captain Butch’s log of the Federation Star Ship Golden Valley, star date 79320.1 (Jan. 19, 2018).

By Butch Meriwether January 22, 2018
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Mohave County Sheriff’s K-9 Foundation officials announced they are partnering with Los Lagos Golf Club in Fort Mohave

By Butch Meriwether January 8, 2018
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How water-haul customers pay for water at Golden Valley Improvement District (GVID) Standpipe No. 1, located at Bolsa Drive and Estrella Road, will be changing.

By Butch Meriwether January 3, 2018
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Don’t become a statistic | December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month
Be sure to allow a friend to drive after you’ve consumed too much alcohol

December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month, be sure to allow a friend to drive after you’ve consumed too much alcohol

By Butch Meriwether December 6, 2017
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Coming together for a Christmas dinner

By Butch Meriwether December 5, 2017
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A small group of citizens began a petition-signature drive to take back control of GVID.

By Butch Meriwether November 28, 2017
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The annual U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program is in full swing throughout the U.S. to bring joy to more families in need this holiday season.

By Butch Meriwether November 26, 2017
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It seems just like yesterday that Chris and I finished taking down the decorations from our 2016 Christmas display, packed them up, put them into storage, and thought we had a year-long breather.

By Butch Meriwether November 24, 2017
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Mohave County District 4 Supervisor Jean Bishop joined the proud residents of So-Hi Estates for the dedication of their new Neighborhood Watch Community sign Tuesday.

By Butch Meriwether November 24, 2017
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Members of the Patriot Guard Riders cruise along Beale Street

By Butch Meriwether November 15, 2017
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It's emotionally devastating to friends and family when they begin noticing a person has started to have trouble planning and organizing, keeping up with work, completing chores, or following through on plans.

By Butch Meriwether November 10, 2017
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Oatman gets it first canvass in more than 25 years
Mohave County Assessor’s Office went to the historic mining town looking for structures it didn’t know existed

According to county records, it had been more than 25 years since a full canvass had been completed in Oatman, the historic mining town and tourist destination nestled high in the Black Mountains.

By Butch Meriwether November 5, 2017
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It is better to be safe than sorry because early detection of cancer can possibly lead to a cure.

By Butch Meriwether October 16, 2017
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Not everyone realizes their bodies need water to maintain itself, not only during the hot-dry summer months, but year round.

By Butch Meriwether September 16, 2017
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The Mohave County Sheriffs K-9 Foundation is seeking donations as an ongoing effort to help support the MCSO K-9 Program.

By Butch Meriwether September 14, 2017
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Mohave County Sheriff's Office is seeking to revive its K-9 program
The expansion will hopefully include five K-9 teams by November

The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Program became nonexistent in years past.

By Butch Meriwether September 6, 2017
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Samaritan’s Purse will host a kickoff event for the 2017 Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Project from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Journey Church, 3782 N. Bank St.

By Butch Meriwether August 3, 2017
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Nine members of Arizona Rangers Mohave Company converged on Kingman Saturday to hone their skills needed to effectively complete their mission if called upon.

By Butch Meriwether July 27, 2017
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This is the third of a three-part series of a study by Meriwether comparing the Valley Pioneer Water Company and Golden Valley Improvement District.

By Butch Meriwether July 25, 2017
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VPWC is proposing a 24 percent rate hike because the last rate hike they received was in 2001.

By Butch Meriwether July 24, 2017
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Rumors and innuendos are being tossed around in the newspapers, on the radio and social media outlets about the current pricing of water in Golden Valley and the impending rate hikes that are being proposed.

By Butch Meriwether July 23, 2017
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All too often, seniors trekking into the golden years begin wondering why they have more aches, pains, are always feeling tired, and also begin experiencing medical issues.

By Butch Meriwether July 7, 2017
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Rick Armstrong, the manager of Superior Tire’s Golden Valley facility, explains the proper procedure of mounting and dismounting tires from rims to five members of the Keeping Hot Rods Going Youth Program.

By Butch Meriwether July 3, 2017
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More than 40 people took time off from their busy schedules Friday to participate in the Sidney Cranston Jr. Memorial Ride to commemorate the second anniversary of his disappearance.

By Butch Meriwether June 19, 2017
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Sid Cranston memorial ride planned as 2-year anniversary nears
Local Realtor went missing in 2015, found deceased in January

June 16 is rapidly approaching and it will be the second anniversary of the disappearance of the beloved family member, friend and Realtor, Sidney “Sid” Cranston Jr.

By Butch Meriwether June 11, 2017
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A Mohave County Sheriff’s Office deputy received minor injuries when his patrol vehicle was involved in a two-vehicle traffic accident at 7:19 p.m. Saturday.

By Butch Meriwether May 29, 2017
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Many who are enjoying the time off from work and school are unaware of exactly why Memorial Day is so important to our country.

By Butch Meriwether May 29, 2017
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Vision is an all-important part of everyday life.

By Butch Meriwether May 21, 2017
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I mentioned to my wife, Chris, a while back that I thought it was time for me to invest in a new chair for my computer desk.

By Butch Meriwether April 23, 2017
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The multifaceted non-profit organization Cornerstone Mission Project has announced they are hosting a grand opening from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at their new Cornerstone Mission Community Care Center and Thrift Store located at 601 Hall St.

By Butch Meriwether March 22, 2017
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Not every person is taught the right way to eat and what to eat during their formative years, and because of this, their health can suffer and unwanted medical conditions may manifest in later years.

By Butch Meriwether March 18, 2017

Golden Valley Fire District firefighters from Station 12 responded at 3:37 a.m., Friday to a reported structure fire.

By Butch Meriwether February 5, 2017
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I am all for programs or inventions that help the environment.

By Butch Meriwether February 4, 2017
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Three people received injuries in a two-vehicle accident that occurred at milepost 24 on Highway 68 at 3:45 p.m. Wednesday.

By Butch Meriwether January 29, 2017
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Al Blanco, the man charged with first-degree murder of 40-year-old Sidney Charles Cranston Jr., made his initial appearance before Judge Benjamin Haney in the Cerbat/Kingman Justice Court Saturday.

By Butch Meriwether January 14, 2017
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OLDEN VALLEY – Golden Valley Fire District firefighters from Station 12 and GVFD Duty Officer Boyd Lewis, and Mohave County Sheriff’s Office deputies, responded at 10:46 a.m. Thursday to a one-vehicle accident on West Bolsa Drive near the intersection of Drake Road.

By Butch Meriwether January 13, 2017
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January is volunteering and helping others month.

By Butch Meriwether January 7, 2017
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The Golden Valley Fire District had its hands full in November.

By Butch Meriwether November 27, 2016

Crime prevention is everyone’s responsibility and there are numerous measures seniors can do in order to keep their property and themselves safe.

By Butch Meriwether October 26, 2016
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'The House on Dome Road'
Witches, skeletons and dancing dead trees await visitors to this Halloween display in Golden Valley

There are witches, a clown giraffe, skeletons, a cemetery and Halloween display lights in Golden Valley.

By Butch Meriwether October 21, 2016
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Many promises have been made by those running for elected office this year. Only time will tell if those who were victorious will follow through with their promises or if they will conveniently suffer a memory loss.

By Butch Meriwether August 27, 2016

Mohave County has 13,461 square miles, is the second largest county in Arizona and the fifth largest in the contiguous United States. With that amount of land, and a population in excess of 200,000, you're talking about a lot of roads to maintain.

By Butch Meriwether August 11, 2016

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