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Adult use ordinance takes effect Aug. 10
NEEDLES — Needles City Council member Tom Darcy raised the question of when the dispensaries and cultivators can start selling to the adult-use market during the July 10 city council meeting.“Your action tonight starts a 30-day clock and after the 30 days it will be effective to sell in the city,” s
Officials investigate Nevada hotel as cause of 2 cases of Legionnaires’ disease
LAS VEGAS —The Southern Nevada Health District is investigating two cases of Legionnaires’ disease reported in guests who stayed separately at Harrah’s Laughlin Hotel & Casino in Laughlin, Nev., in November 2017 and March 2018.
Bullhead City police train for school-shooting situation
Bullhead City police officers, from left, Emilio Morin, Raymond Limon and Daniel Crawford approach a door on the Bullhead City Middle School campus during an active-shooter drill Wednesday afternoon. In this scenario, the officers were searching for a shooter whose location was unknown. Police Cpl.
Facebook threats lead to schools shutdown
Deputies, with the help of officers from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, found Morton Green in Laughlin, Nev., where they took him into custody July 10.
Dome-shaped home on Christy Drive catches fire
KINGMAN – A dome-shaped home in the 4700 block of Christy Drive caught fire Thursday afternoon after reports of a storage shed fire and explosion. Nobody was injured in the fire, though one of the residents said four turkeys perished. Kingman Fire Department took command of the fire, with backup fro
Changes in Amtrak service draw concern
Amtrak’s Flagstaff depot sees its ridership numbers hovering around 40,000 people each year, yet there are concerns the station along with Needles’ El Garces depot may be closed because it is not profitable.David Louis/Today’s News-Herald
Golden Valley man arrested for disorderly conduct with a weapon
A victim and witnesses reported to MCSO that Marlon Ferrer-Collado, 42, of Golden Valley, was looking into the back of the victim’s truck. When the victim confronted him, Ferrer-Collado pulled out a knife and threatened to stab the victim.
Expect road closures on Stockton Hill and Kino early Friday morning
KINGMAN – Road closures on Stockton Hill Road and Kino Avenue are expected from 2 a.m. to 10 a.m. Friday for line repair potholing work.UniSource Energy Services (gas) will complete the verification work necessary for an upcoming project. Rather than taking Kino Avenue, drivers will be detoured alon
Fire department hosting life jacket exchange next month
BULLHEAD CITY — The Bullhead City Fire Department is partnering with the Arizona Game and Fish Department again to ensure everyone is safe on the water this summer.The second life jacket exchange event will take place Saturday, Aug. 4, from 9 a.m. to noon at BCFD Fire Station 2, 1230 Highway 95. All
Chamber readies to "rock" Laughlin for art event
LAUGHLIN — Jackie Mazzeo, Laughlin Chamber of Commerce executive director, has a nose for making events better than the previous year. She’s on that trail again for the “Rocks on the Rocks” Freedom of Expression event slated for Thursday, July 26. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. in Gold Diggers at The
City hopes to discuss development impact fees with school district
NEEDLES — Councilor Shawn Gudmundson requested that the topic of the Needles Unified School District impact fees be placed on the July 10 Agenda.“Everything the city council has done in the last four to six years has been to welcome new development,” said Gudmundson. “We’ve reduced our fees, suspend
Our View: Travel warning: West Nile virus, rabies are active
Summer brings with it two potential health problems that can affect Lake Havasu City residents and their pets.The incidence of rabies and West Nile virus may not be found within the city limits, but pack plenty of caution when traveling outside the area.One needn’t travel far. Mohave Valley wrestles
Man indicted in assault, tries to hang himself in jail
KINGMAN — A Bullhead City man was indicted Thursday on 11 felony charges, two days after trying to hang himself in a county jail.A Mohave County grand jury indicted John Jesus Rodriguez, 29, on three counts of kidnapping, four counts of aggravated assault, three counts of disorderly conduct with a w
Golden Entertainment to purchase two Nevada casino resorts
Blake Sartini, Chairman and CEO of Golden, said: “The acquisitions provides us with an exciting opportunity to expand our portfolio to nine wholly-owned casino resorts in Southern Nevada, solidifying our presence in this growing and attractive gaming market."
Police return to search Snavely residence in connection with missing $170,000
A Valle Vista woman reported leaving the cash-filled suitcase, which she said contained about $170,000, at Walmart June 5. She took the suitcase into the store with her and left it on the bottom of a shopping cart, not realizing that she’d forgotten it until she returned home, according to police re
Mohave County burdened by unpaid public records requests
“We’ve heard people claim we’re not quick enough on getting FOIA back,” said Supervisor Buster Johnson, who placed the item on the regular agenda.
City officials testify at EPCOR rate case hearing
BULLHEAD CITY — Testimony before the Arizona Corporation Commission, the agency that regulates utilities, began Tuesday morning in EPCOR Water Arizona Inc.’s rate case hearing.Bullhead City Mayor Tom Brady and Councilwoman Annette Wegmann were in Phoenix to speak before Sarah N. Harpring, Arizona Co
Havasu firefighter intoxicated during fatal crash, police say
According to city officials, Bradley Lydic was traveling on McCulloch Boulevard June 3 in an off-highway vehicle, accompanied by his wife, Stephani Lydic. The vehicle went into an uncontrolled sideways slide near Wheeler park, where it struck a curb and rolled over. Neither of the vehicle’s passenge
MASH students make their way around Valley View
FORT MOHAVE — Local high school students are spending time at Valley View Medical Center participating in the Multiple Avenues of Successful Health Care program, called MASH for short.This year, high school students from Mohave, River Valley, Needles and Laughlin high schools were invited go through
Suspects in Kingman armed robberies indicted
KINGMAN — Two Kingman men accused of several armed robberies in the Kingman area were indicted on Thursday.A Mohave County grand jury indicted Francis William Allison, 58, on two counts of attempted first-degree murder, three counts of aggravated assault, two counts of kidnapping, armed robbery, agg