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Licenses & Permits Dec. 7
Mohave County issued the following building permits for the week ending Dec. 7:. Charles Chlebik: 41 W. Bradley Bay Drive, Meadview; demo awning, partial remodel and electrical panel.
Grand jury indicts Fort Mohave man in assault on deputy
KINGMAN — A Fort Mohave man was indicted Thursday for allegedly assaulting a sheriff’s deputy. A Mohave County grand jury indicted Tyler Matthew Gaul, 28, on charges of aggravated assault, resisting arrest, possession of dangerous drugs, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Mohave County Supervisors OK hiring economic development chief in split vote
The Mohave County Board of Supervisors voted Monday to hire the county’s new economic development director in a 3-2 vote. Lake Havasu City’s presiding supervisors, Buster Johnson and Ron Gould, opposed the decision.
Coyotes blamed for deed most fowl
FORT MOHAVE — The Morga family has been mourning the recent deaths of their fowl family members. It’s believed coyotes fatally attacked Butterball the turkey and other poultry they kept as pets in their back yard coop.
2018 a deadly year for burros on city roadways
BULLHEAD CITY — It’s been a dangerous year for the burros around Bullhead City. So far, 21 of the animals have died on city roadways, according to the Bullhead City Police Department. Five others have been injured.
Menus of the Needles Unified School District
Dec. 5 - Hamburger, pizza, carrots, fruit. Dec. 6 - Chili plus bread bowl, chicken fajitas, green beans, fruit. NMS, NHS add chicken sandwich. Dec. 7 - Burrito, pizza, salad, fruit. NMS, NHS add orange chicken.
Clear the Shelter event sees lots of visitors, pet adoptions
NEEDLES — “It was awesome,” said Deanna Johnson, manager of Needles Animal Shelter, of the Clear the Shelter event held Dec. 8. “We had a lot of traffic through here, which is good. It gave a lot of people an opportunity to see what we have.”
Young performers pack — then bring down — the house with The Nutcracker
NEEDLES — There are probably few major metropolitan areas that don’t have a ballet troupe or a theater group that portrays the 1816 story of The Nutcracker around Christmastime. There are probably even fewer that present a performance as enthusiastic, warmly human, and at times athletic as that perf
More teen boys in Arizona are dying of suicide
The suicide rate for teen boys in Arizona is alarmingly high and growing. Katey McPherson is an educational consultant and child advocate who speaks at schools about mental health issues.
Federal TRIO programs have widespread impact in Arizona
In 1965, educational policymakers realized that the new FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) wasn’t being utilized by populations that needed it the most – namely low income and first-generation college-goers.
Lease for District 5 supervisor's office before county board
KINGMAN — Mohave County supervisors on Monday will discuss a lease agreement for the District 5 supervisor’s office in Fort Mohave. The supervisors will consider extending the two-year lease with BSCD LLC. for office space at 4188 Highway 95 in Fort Mohave for District 5 Sup. Ron Gould. The monthly
Recalled cauliflower distributed to wholesalers in Arizona
The cauliflower recalled last week by a California farm because it may be contaminated with E. coli was shipped to wholesalers in Arizona, according to a release from the company.
Ladies go 3-for-3 on the week
NEEDLES — The Lady ’Stangs varsity basketball team ripped through three opponents over the past week; posting lopsided NIAA 2A South League wins over Laughlin, 56-26; and The Meadows, 56-17; before adding a 53-14 non-conference win over Bullhead City’s Mohave Accelerated Learning Center in The Corra
Bullhead City woman arraigned on new charge of theft
KINGMAN — A Superior Court judge on Wednesday declined to lower the bond for a Bullhead City woman charged with armed robbery. Misty Anne Dyer, 32, is charged with armed robbery, first-degree burglary, aggravated assault and theft of a firearm. She is being held in custody at the Mohave County Jail
Trip to pawn shop leads to burglary arrest
KINGMAN – Mohave County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Amanda Rene Minefee, 27 of Mohave Valley, on Friday after video surveillance reportedly revealed about $200 being removed from a victim’s property.
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.
Motorists: be alert for children in roadways
NEEDLES — With the increased outdoor activity that always accompanies cooler weather coupled with shorter daylight hours and holiday school schedules motorists are cautioned to be extra alert for children in roadways.
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,
Metro police's Santa Cops brighten holiday for children
BULLHEAD CITY — While Santa Claus traditionally wears a red suit, his helpers Saturday morning were wearing badges. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Santa Cops event brought holiday cheer to 75 Laughlin and Searchlight-area children.
Menu of the Needles Regional Senior Center
Under new management. Meals served to those 60 and up from 11:30 a.m. to noon at the Needles Senior Center, 1699 Bailey Ave. Reservations are required, call 760-326-2898 at any time before 8:30 a.m. Pacific. Suggested donation is $3. There is no residency requirement. Pan is played daily at 1 p.m. L