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Christmas Spirit Abounds In Lake Havasu City
More than 1,000 Lake Havasu City folks gathered together Friday evening to enjoy the annual Community Christmas Dinner at the Aquatic Center. Diners were treated to traditional holiday dishes served by Lake Havasu City employees and members of the City Council as they enjoyed the spirit of the seaso
Mary Ruth: A moment of pride
I saw the way that the world would be redeemed at the Lake Havasu City Community Dinner. Made me think of my prayers for the world. I was so proud.
Our View: Coyote-killing contests may sound bad, but they serve a purpose
It’s true that the coyotes were here before settlers ever laid eyes on the land that would become Lake Havasu City. Unlike other animals, they’ve adapted surprisingly well to their relatively urban surroundings. It’s not uncommon to see a coyote.
Doctor Awad to learn sentence Tuesday
Prosecutors are asking for three years of probation and one year in jail for a Lake Havasu City doctor accused in last year of sexual assault, sexual abuse and surreptitious photography.
Our Views: The case for Kelli Ward as Arizona’s next U.S. Senator
Jon Kyl was always a short-term fix for the U.S. Senate. When Gov. Doug Ducey visited Lake Havasu City a few months ago, he told a Today’s News-Herald reporter he’d like Kyl to fill out the remainder of the late Sen. John McCain’s term — that is, until 2020 — but anyone who’s been paying attention k
Havasu gathers for city’s annual community dinner
Hundreds of Lake Havasu City residents gathered Friday evening to celebrate an evening of community, festivity and companionship. The Lake Havasu City Aquatic Center hosted this year’s Annual Community Dinner, which offered traditional holiday items including turkey, ham, stuffing, potatoes, vegetab
From online cart to front door, this Arizona facility is where your Amazon box comes from
Marney Redmond slips on her gloves and pulls a Batman gingerbread-house kit out of a yellow bin. She puts it in a box, slaps a label on it and tosses it back on the conveyor belt, where it will head to a delivery truck and likely end up on an Arizona doorstep.
Lake Havasu City Council snubs car wash
A 34-foot car wash proposed for the area of Mulberry and State Route 95 received five thumbs down Tuesday from the Lake Havasu City Council. City council members heard arguments on both sides at Tuesday’s meeting when a California business owner requested a zoning change, which would have allowed hi
Senate seat in Ducey’s hands again
PHOENIX — Gov. Doug Ducey is again preparing a short list of possible new U.S. senators after the long-anticipated departure of Jon Kyl after less than four months on the job.
Longtime Arizona legislator and NAU professor John Wettaw dies at 79
John Wettaw, a former chemistry professor at Northern Arizona University and longtime state lawmaker, died on Sunday, according to NAU president Rita Cheng. "Today the Lumberjack community mourns the loss of a university icon, John Wettaw," Cheng wrote on Twitter.
A Struggling Desert Town Bets Its Future on Pot
NEEDLES, Calif. — Jeff Williams, the incoming mayor of this small desert city near the Arizona border, arrested a lot of people for selling marijuana in his days as a county sheriff. He voted against legalizing the stuff in a 2016 statewide referendum.
Arizona couple wants same-sex Barbie doll wedding set
A same-sex couple from Arizona is lobbying toy giant Mattel, the makers of Ken and Barbie, to consider adding same-sex couples to their wedding sets. In a report from KNXV in Phoenix, Matt Jacobi and Nick Caprio are meeting with company officials this week. They are pushing for more diversity in the
Delays, cost hikes, plague Arizona state park projects
PHOENIX — Plans to expand and improve Arizona’s state parks system are under review as key projects face delays and cost increases. The projects are drawing new scrutiny in the wake of complaints that led to the ouster of Arizona State Parks and Trails director Sue Black. The agency’s current leader
Winter water temperatures bring additional safety concerns
KINGMAN – Cold weather and frigid water temperatures aren’t enough to keep watercraft enthusiasts from doing what they love, but the winter months bring additional dangers for which boaters and fishermen should be prepared.
Jury goes to deliberation on Wallace first-degree murder trial
KINGMAN – Closing arguments were heard Friday afternoon in the first-degree murder trial of Buddy O’Brian Wallace, and the jury was expected to deliberate into the evening and possibly return Monday for further deliberations.
Waymo Self-Driving Vans Are Literally Diving People Crazy in Arizona
There are two sides to autonomous technology and self-driving cars – you’re either with them or against them. Sure, there are a few people other there that are still on the fence over the whole thing but, for the most part, people love ‘em or hate ‘em. Some people, as in the entire state of Arizona,
2018 Arizona Diamondbacks Reviews: #2 Paul Goldschmidt
2018 performance: 158 games, .297/.389/.533, OPS+ 139, 5.4 bWAR, 4.2fWAR. In the early parts of the 2011 season, there was a growing movement on the Snakepit. The starting first baseman was a guy by the name of Juan Miranda, and the general consensus was that wasn’t acceptable. I had just joined the
Wind, wind – give it a rest. Stay away from Balloonfest
Lake Havasu City residents have just one request from Mother Nature: Keep the winds to a minimum between Jan. 10-13. Now in its ninth year, the Havasu Balloon Festival & Fair will once again be staged at Lake Havasu State Park’s Windsor 4. Organizers have made a few changes to some features, the tic
MCC Inducts Fresh Batch Of Honor Students
Mohave Community College recognized eight students with commendable grade point averages and outstanding displays of leadership. These students were recognized with an induction ceremony into the college’s honor society, Phi Theta Kappa, Alpha Chi Chi chapter.
Latest court ruling gives airport back to Kingman, but not legal fees
LAKE HAVASU CITY – Mohave County Superior Court Judge Steven Moss ruled Tuesday that the City of Kingman will take control of Kingman Airport Authority, and also that any legal fees incurred by KAA in defending its lawsuit against the City do not have to be repaid.