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Lake Havasu City's zoning code could be amended

Some sections of Lake Havasu City’s development code could be amended in the near future.A request to make eight changes to nine sections of the city’s zoning code will go before the Planning and Zoning Commission Wednesday for approval. The changes range from corrections to revisions discovered by

HAVASU NEWS-HERALD - 2018-06-18 05:46:00

Havasu among top picks for California ex-pats

Frank Chase said he knew it was time to leave Los Angeles County when a 13-mile trip to the beach took more than 90 minutes. Chase, now a Lake Havasu City resident for one month, says he left California because of urban sprawl, housing prices and higher taxes.“I came here as a kid and remembered jus


Interagency closing by end of month

Interagency Council has plans to close by the end of the month.In early May, the nonprofit organization announced it was in the midst of a financial crisis with an approximately $30,000 deficit each month. While the deficit was said to decrease to about $20,000 a month a few weeks later, the agency

HAVASU NEWS-HERALD - 2018-06-19 06:10:00

Doug Schuster: Sheriff’s Dept. introducing inmate labor program

Remember to always stay hydrated and plan your day according for extended time outdoors. If you plan on recreating in the desert, make sure that you inform your family of friends of the route you plan to take and the time you are expected to return. Be safe and be smart Mohave County!

HAVASU NEWS-HERALD - 2018-06-18 06:03:00

Mohave County supervisors Ok increase in one constable's pay

Only one of Mohave County’s five constables will see an increase to his salary.Mohave County Supervisors voted 3-2 Monday to increase the salary of North Canyon Justice Precinct Constable Michael Hoggard, while leaving salaries for the for other position, including Lake Havasu City’s, untouched.Supe

HAVASU NEWS-HERALD - 2018-06-19 06:26:00

State won't seek death penalty in jailhouse slaying

KINGMAN —The state prosecutor said Monday his office will not seek the death penalty against a Needles man charged with the murder of his cellmate at the Mohave County Jail in Kingman.Gaven Timothy Robel, 26, is charged with first-degree murder for last November’s death of Rayan Wayne Couch in the c

MOHAVE DAILY NEWS - 2018-06-19 06:11:00

Our View: Textbooks are putting the ‘rich’ in enrichment

As many college students know, classroom textbooks can be a shock to the wallet. That’s also true at the younger school levels, and Lake Havasu City schools are getting a taste of just how much new textbooks will set taxpayers back. Havasu schools are in the midst of replacing language arts books, t

HAVASU NEWS-HERALD - 2018-06-19 06:48:00

Wheeler Park renovation not in OK’d plan

The Lake Havasu Metropolitan Planning Organization Executive Board unanimously approved the adoption of a Bicycle and Pedestrian Implementation Plan last week with one stipulation: remove the Wheeler Park conceptual project.A year in the making, the Bicycle and Pedestrian Implementation Plan identif

HAVASU NEWS-HERALD - 2018-06-18 05:40:00

BLM working on two ‘Travel Management Plans’

The Bureau of Land Management wants to hear from off-roaders in the Parker and Bouse areas. They’re developing their Bouse and Cactus Plain Travel Management Plans, and they want to know which trails off-roaders want to remain open and why. The comment period runs through June 29.The plan covers the

PARKERPIONEER.NET - 2018-06-18 19:40:00

Editorial: BLM needs to hear from off-roaders

If you’re an off-roader in the Parker area, the Bureau of Land Management needs to hear from you. If you’re out of Parker for the summer and reading this online, contact them anyway. They’re working on their Cactus Plain and Bouse Travel Management Plans, which means they’re looking at which off-roa

PARKERPIONEER.NET - 2018-06-18 19:44:00

Havasu woman arrested on felony DUI charge

Ashlee D. Cole, 33, was stopped for a civil traffic violation at the 2400 block of Stroke Drive. Officers allegedly saw an open bottle of alcohol in Cole’s cup holder, and Cole appeared to be visibly intoxicated, according to the report. Cole was administered a series of field sobriety tests, during


Milemarkers program to absorb Norona Effect

The Norona Effect and its Travel for Treatment program will be absorbed this month by special needs care provider, Milemarkers Therapy.The Norona Effect was founded in 2015 by Lake Havasu City resident Nicole Norona, with the goal of bringing a pediatric infusion center to Lake Havasu City, to serve

HAVASU NEWS-HERALD - 2018-06-18 06:04:00

Oil spill shuts down boat ramp overnight

Popular fishing and boating venue Site Six was closed Wednesday evening after boating engine oil was spilled into the water.According to Lake Havasu City Stormwater Specialist Scott Mitchell, the incident was reported at about 5:30 p.m., after an unknown boater drained his or her bilge near Site Six


Fifth BHC murder suspect makes first appearance

KINGMAN — A judge on Friday set bond at $1.5 million for the sixth person charged in connection with a double slaying in Fort Mohave.Lucas Wayne Shankles, 22, has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder and two counts of kidnapping for his alleged role in the January killings of Mona Car

MOHAVE DAILY NEWS - 2018-06-18 04:39:00

In Havasu, the flag gets special attention

Congress unveiled the first U.S. Flag on June 14, 1777. It would be another five years before the American Revolution reached its conclusion, but Americans are nothing if not ambitious.The flags of Lake Havasu City will fly high today, and according to city maintenance supervisor Mark Clark, there a


BLM to remove 60 burros from Bullhead City neighborhoods

BULLHEAD CITY — The Bureau of Land Management has begun an effort to gather about 60 wild burros near Bullhead City.According to a news release from the BLM and the U.S. Department of the Interior, the three-week gather comes after discussions and concerns brought by private landowners and community


Accused bombmaker wants court-appointed lawyer

KINGMAN — The argument of an accused bombmaker’s indigency continues to bog down the nearly 2-year-old case.Philip Krikorian Jr., 50, of Bullhead City, is charged with terrorism and three weapon charges for allegedly setting off several bombs in 2016 in the Bullhead City area. He also is charged in


Havasu man cited on felony marijuana charges

A Lake Havasu City man was cited and released June 9 on felony marijuana charges after a routine traffic stop. According to the police report, officers stopped Alec M. Deese, 18, when he was observed to be traveling at 40 miles per hour in a 25-mile-per-hour zone.


State Lands boss chats with Havasu Realtors

The head of the Arizona State Land Department met with approximately 80 Realtors Thursday during a monthly Women’s Council of Realtors for the Lake Havasu Area luncheon.Lisa Atkins, commissioner of the department, shared with those in attendance the history and functions of the Arizona State Land De


Ed Schweizer: Quality of life

Is Lake Havasu City really becoming what Robert McCulloch dreamed? Did he want such population density that our roads are becoming very much like those in California? Did you folks enjoy the traffic and crowding of last winter? Did you have trouble finding a parking place at Walmart or the hospital?