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April start date anticipated for Havasu Riviera road work

Construction of the Havasu Riviera Parkway could begin as soon as April. The new Lake Havasu City road will connect State Route 95 on the south side of the city to the Havasu Riviera, which will be comprised of a new Arizona State park, resort community, both currently under construction, and potent

HAVASU NEWS-HERALD - 2018-03-21 06:20:00

Home Sweet Home Lake Havasu City

This weekend, the 36th annual Homeshow, hosted by the Colorado River Builder Industry Assn., is at the Lake Havasu City Aquatic/Community Center. Jillian Danielson/River Scene Magazine Featuring more than 100 vendors, businesses of all types display the different commodities available for the home.


Reptiles, scorpion weed set for seasonal returns

Spring is in the air, but there's a downside for Lake Havasu City residents. As warmer weather approaches, household pests and inhospitable plants are expected to return as well. Most Havasu locals know better than to touch the purple flowering plants that become abundant around February and March.

HAVASU NEWS-HERALD - 2018-03-21 06:31:00

Lake Havasu Metropolitan Planning Organization unveils bike, pedestrian plan

The Lake Havasu Metropolitan Planning Organization revealed its proposed Bicycle and Pedestrian Implementation Plan Tuesday to the stakeholders who helped create it. Last summer, the planning organization hired a team to construct the plan based on crash data, travel trends and input from stakeholde

HAVASU NEWS-HERALD - 2018-03-21 06:25:00

Bullhead City woman pleads guilty to attempted arson

KINGMAN - A Bullhead City woman pleaded guilty on Monday to attempted arson of a friend's home. Brenda Lee Prudham, 55, pleaded guilty to attempted arson of an occupied structure. She had been charged with arson of an occupied structure, aggravated assault, criminal damage and tampering with physica

MOHAVE DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-21 05:59:00

Havasu Deuces Hosts 235-plus 1932 Fords

Lake Havasu City, Arizona (on the border between Arizona and California) became famous in 1967 when the London Bridge (Yes! that London) was relocated to Arizona. The bridge was purchased by Robert P. McCulloch and literally disassembled and relocated at Lake Havasu City, a planned community establi

HOT ROD - 2018-03-20 20:43:46

Cheer and Dance champions at La Paz County Fair

The La Paz County Cheer, Dance and Twirl competitions were held on the Rotary Stage during the La Paz County Fair. The competitions were under the direction of Mish Mash Studio in Parker. The La Paz County Cheer, Dance and Twirl competitions were held on the Rotary Stage during the La Paz County Fai

PARKERPIONEER.NET - 2018-03-20 20:46:00

Topock man accused of drug, sex crimes

KINGMAN - A Topock man has been indicted on 23 counts including sexual conduct with an underage girl and 13 drug charges. James Karl Lauver Jr., 36, made an initial appearance last week before Superior Court Judge Rick Lambert. The judge set Lauver's next hearing for April 16. Lauver is being held i


No increase in base pay for Parker teachers

The Parker Unified School District will not be raising its base pay for teachers in the coming fiscal year. This will affect new teachers in the district who have no experience. Returning teacher will receive a "step pay" increase of $710. At a meeting of the District Governing Board March 14, Assis

PARKERPIONEER.NET - 2018-03-20 18:19:00

Open World Leadership Program Visits Lake Havasu City

The Open World Leadership Program sponsored by the Library of Congress brought five Russian young entrepreneurs to Lake Havasu City with the help of the London Bridge Rotary Club. The O.W.L.P. is aimed to promote understanding between entrepreneurs and business owners from different nations. Each pa

RIVERSCENEMAGAZINE.COM - 2018-03-20 21:24:29

Dot Foods begins operations in Bullhead on Wednesday

Mohave County is home to more than 100 new jobs thanks to the opening of the new Dot Foods distribution center in Bullhead City. The company is expected to begin official operations Wednesday after months of preparation and a significant financial investment by Mohave County. "We spent a lot of time

HAVASU NEWS-HERALD - 2018-03-20 06:33:00

Town to purchase new monitoring system for water department

The Parker Town Council has authorized the Public Works Water Department to purchase a new electronic monitoring system for the town's water system. The Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition system will cost about $31,000, and will be purchased from an exclusive supplier, Delta Systems Engineerin

PARKERPIONEER.NET - 2018-03-20 18:22:00

Mother arrested for DUI after 10 yr-old girl calls 911

Mohave Valley, AZ -- A woman was arrested on DUI charges after her 10-year-old daughter called 911 and told police the two were in a car accident. According to Mohave County Sheriff's Office, dispatch received a call from a 10-year-old girl walking down the road in Mohave Valley on Thursday. The gir


Lake Havasu City student with BB gun taken into custody

LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. (AP) - Lake Havasu City police say a middle school student who was found with a BB gun in his backpack was taken into custody. Today's News-Herald reports police received reports of a student with a gun from parents of children who riding in a school bus with him on Thursday.


Fox News commentator Tomi Lahren turns attention to Havasu spring break (with video)

Lake Havasu City spring breakers gathering along the Bridgewater Channel Thursday were surprised to see conservative political commentator Tomi Lahren in their midst. The Fox News contributor told Today's News-Herald she was covering spring break in Havasu for the network and was seen interviewing s


Russian delegation wraps up tour of Lake Havasu City

In all of Russia there is no place like Lake Havasu City. Five Russian business owners and entrepreneurs have spent the past week in Havasu as part of a delegation of the Open World Leadership program. The program each year brings business owners from around the world to the U.S. for an opportunity


Mohave County Sheriff: 'Heavily intoxicated' mom wrecks car with 10-year-old daughter inside

MOHAVE VALLEY, AZ - A mother was booked into Mohave County Jail after she reportedly crashed with her 10-year-old daughter in the car. On Thursday, Mohave County Sheriff's Office says they received a call of a child walking down the road in Mohave Valley who stated that she and her mother had just


Police: Student detained after BB gun found on bus

A middle school student was taken into custody Thursday after police received reports of a gun in his book bag. At about 1:30 p.m., parents contacted Lake Havasu City Police after receiving text messages from their children, who were riding a school bus Thursday. The students reported that the juven


Arizona Peace Trail crossing of Bill Williams River closed

The Arizona Peace Trail has closed their crossing of the Bill Williams River due to high waters on the river from releases from Alamo Dam. They have a link to a detour on their Facebook page.Photo courtesy Arizona Peace Trail Arizona Peace Trail c Citing high waters and road damage, the Arizona Peac


Inaugural car show to benefit American Legion Auxiliary troop boxes

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 81 will host an inaugural car and bike show next weekend as a way to fund its troop box program. The "Troop Box Convoy" is free to spectators March 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the London Bridge Plaza parking lot, where Lake Havasu City's weekly swap meet takes plac