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Needlemania brings quilt show to Mohave Valley

MOHAVE VALLEY — About 100 quilts were on display at the 2019 Needlemania Quilt Show held at the Mohave Valley Elementary School on Friday. There were different quilts on display, including quilts with outdoors scenes and a quilt with a Harry Potter bookcase on it.


Storm updates: Snow in north Scottsdale, thousands without power in northern Arizona

All week the huge storm that was set to park itself over Arizona for two straight days was being referred to as a winter storm seen "once in a decade." As Thursday came to an end, it was pretty clear that may just be the case.



DOMESTIC VIOLENCE/ KIDNAPPING- MOHAVE VALLEY Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Deputies arrested Joshua Leonard Husted, 40 of Fort Mohave, for Threatening/ Intimidating, Unlawful Imprisonment, Kidnapping, all per Domestic Violence, and Aggravated Assault on an Officer, all felonies. On Saturday (2/10)


The Latest: Storm closes eastbound I-40 in Arizona

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on Arizona weather (all times local):. Eastbound Interstate 40 has been closed in northwestern Arizona because of a storm dumping heavy snow across much of the state's high country.


Business alliance talks about plans, projects

NEEDLES — There were about 250 people who attended the California Historic Route 66 Information Fair held at the El Garces, said Jan Jernigan, president of the Needles Downtown Business Alliance. The NDBA held their regular monthly meeting at the Wagon Wheel Restaurant on Feb. 7.


Snowfall in Arizona mountain town breaks century-old record

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Schools, public libraries and businesses were expected to be closed for a second day Friday amid a major, record-breaking storm in north-central Arizona. Snow fell Thursday at 3 to 4 inches (7.6 to 10.2 centimeters) an hour in what the National Weather Service characterized as "no


Mohave County Water Authority counsel retires after 42-year legal career

KINGMAN — Lawyer Maureen George has eased into retirement after a 42 year legal career that has included employment stops in Lake Havasu City, Chandler and Yuma. She considers helping establish the Mohave County Water Authority among her top career achievements.


ADOT- Powerful Winter Storm Hammers Travel Across Much of Arizona

Multiple stretches of Arizona’s highways remained closed Thursday afternoon, Feb. 21, due to a powerful winter storm whose fury continues across much of the state. With the heavy weather expected to last into Friday, the safest option at present is for drivers to delay travel to and through higher e


Winter weather, crashes force closure multiple northern Arizona highways

The Arizona Department of Transportation has closed multiple highways in northern Arizona due to inter weather and crashes. The Department is advising drivers to delay travel across northern Arizona as heavy snow or crashes have made some roads impassable.


Recycling center said to be insufficient to meet mandates

NEEDLES — Two workshops on city plans for meeting state recycling mandates have been held, marked only by a paucity of participants. Still, some questions have surfaced and explanations have been given.


Woman sentenced to prison for stabbing ex-lover

KINGMAN — A Henderson, Nevada, woman has been given a 3 1/2-year prison term for stabbing an estranged boyfriend in Bullhead City. The defendant’s relatives informed the court that Kaley Mansfield, 24, endured years of abuse before she lashed out last October.


Needles’ numbers a game changer

NEEDLES — After a long period of stasis and sometimes outright decline, Needles’ numbers have been rising over the last couple of years. That’s caught the attention of more than a few entities recognizing opportunity; one of the latest being the California Association for Local Economic Development.


Baseball icon Randy Johnson sells Arizona mansion for $7.3 million at auction

It took Hall of Fame baseball pitcher Randy Johnson just three years to record his first no-hitter. It took him five years to sell his Arizona home. After listing the mansion in 2014 for $25 million, the legendary pitcher has sold it at auction for a deeply discounted $7.3 million, according to the


Republican Candidate at Center of Fraud Inquiry Calls for New Congressional Election in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. — Mark Harris, the Republican candidate for Congress in North Carolina whose campaign funded an illegal voter-turnout operation, on Thursday called for a new election.


Route 66 Hot Boat and Custom Car Show returns to Needles Friday, Saturday

NEEDLES — Entrants in the hundreds join spectators in the thousands this week as the 11th annual Route 66 Hot Boat and Custom Car Show, presented by Murphy Broadcasting and South Bay Mazda, returns to Jack Smith Park.


Crandall’s two RBI lead T-birds over Devs 3-1

BULLHEAD CITY — The home T-birds beat the Dust Devils 3-1 at Mohave High School on Wednesday night. Sophomore Aiden Gunn from River Valley High School scored the first run of season after an error by Mohave starting pitcher Jaedyn Eastman at the top of the first inning.


Driver cited for suspected DUI survives vicious rollover on SR-59

ST. GEORGE — A driver was transported to the hospital with multiple injuries Wednesday after a single-vehicle crash on state Route 59 near Hurricane that was set in motion by a blind curve and suspected alcohol impairment.


Canadian man recognized for saving woman in Arizona car crash

TOPOCK, Ariz. (KSNV) — A Canadian man is being recognized for his quick reaction when he rescued a womanwhose car crashed into the water earlier this month. The Mohave County Sheriff's Office says Steven Sagon of Saskatchewan received the Citizen Lifesaving Award on Tuesday.


‘Not-so-normal’ weather impacting fishing

BULLHEAD CITY — Rusty Braun had an appropriate phrase for the recent weather in the Tri-state. Cooler-than-normal temperatures, combined with occasional wind and even some rain, are keeping anglers off the water. That makes it a bit harder to get a good read on how successful the fishing has been re


Country music A-listers booking sleeply little Laughlin, Nevada

When it comes to country music, sleepy little Laughlin, Nev., is proving to be a big player. Tim McGraw, who performs there Feb. 23, is just one of the gems studding the community’s belt buckle.