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Video Of A GOP Lawmaker Jumping A "Border Wall" In Arizona Seriously Backfired

When Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter filmed himself allegedly crossing the U.S.-Mexico border earlier this week, he was presumably hoping to show people exactly why the country needs to build a wall along the border. But video of the GOP lawmaker jumping a "border wall" in Arizona backfired after it w


Arizona firefighters rushed to hospitals after explosion at battery facility

Eight firefighters, from two separate agencies, were hospitalized Friday after an explosion at an Arizona Public Service facility in Surprise, where utility-sized lithium batteries used in the storage and distribution of solar energy are housed.


Arizona regulators look to revamp rules requiring utilities to buy renewable power

Arizona regulators are looking at changing decades-old rules requiring utilities to buy power from certain renewable energy facilities, amid a simmering dispute between utilities including Tucson Electric Power Co. and some solar project developers.


Ranking Arizona: Top 10 casinos for 2019

Here are the Top 10 casinos in Arizona, based on public voting for the 2019 edition of Ranking Arizona, the state’s biggest and most comprehensive business opinion poll. Ranking Arizona is based purely on opinion and ranks companies based on how voters answer this simple question: with whom would yo


Arizona shelter pets headed to Washington for adoption, new homes

More than 120 at-risk shelter dogs and cats are boarding planes to Washington as they go up to adoption and move to new homes. This is part of the “Freekibble Flight to Freedom."


Arizona schools' measles risk is even worse than it appears

For a third year in a row, the share of Arizona parents exempting their children from school-required vaccines has increased, but the situation is even more perilous as schools have allowed unvaccinated students to attend without the required exemption.


Watch As ‘Sister Wives’ Relive Season 8 Drama, Discuss Future In Arizona

Another season has to come to an end on “Sister Wives,” but before fans say goodbye to the Browns again, they will have one last chance to see how the family is doing, as part two of the “Tell-All” airs.


Things You Must Know About Retiring to Arizona

Much like Florida, Arizona's population swells in the winter months -- a 2002 study by the Arizona State University reported a boost of nearly 300,000 retirees who temporarily settled in Arizona for the winter. In Lake Havasu City, for instance, the year-round population of 57,000 nearly doubled to


Fishing For A Chance At Nationals

Early in the morning April 13, 16 teams representing high schools from the Phoenix area, Yuma and Lake Havasu City took to the water in hopes of earning a spot in the Student Angler Federation (SAF) High School National Championship competition in June.


New General Manager named for The Nautical Beachfront Resort

Benchmark has named Frank Casarez, Jr., general manager for The Nautical Beachfront Resort, a Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property located in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. Greg Champion, Benchmark’s chief operating officer, made the announcement.


Halloween Comes Early To Havasu

A horror icon came to Lake Havasu City Saturday for a meet-and-greet at local shop Terror Toys. Tony Moran, the original unmasked Mike Myers from the first “Halloween” film, was in Lake Havasu to bring Halloween early to horror fans. Lake Havasu horror fanatics lined up outside of Terror Toys to see


WAHS On Schedule To Open New Havasu Facility

The Western Arizona Humane Society has been diligently working on its new Maricopa Avenue location in Lake Havasu City for the past five years. Currently, the facility is on track for its grand opening by invitation only on June 3.


The Curious Case Of Arizona's Small School District Funding

Take a look at the per student expenditures in three Arizona districts. That's twice to four times the average spending in the state. Now take a look at another set of figures: the number of students in each district.


2019 Lake Havasu City Easter Events

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No charges filed against city critics

A La Paz County attorney has declined to file charges of harassment and threats against three Yuma city critics. An investigator from the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office also said that he “did not see the criminal elements met for harassment when it pertains to a public official,” according to a YCSO c


Human Bean opens location in Community Park

BULLHEAD CITY — It is a win-win situation. The opening of a new Human Bean coffee shop location near Bullhead Community Park is seen as a positive step in the redevelopment of Old Bullhead.


Havasu man sentenced for molesting girl

KINGMAN — Invasive touching of an 8-year-old girl brought a six-year prison term for a Lake Havasu City man. The punishment imposed during an April 1 sentencing hearing for Michael Lane, 60, was stipulated in a plea agreement convicting him of the reduced charge of attempted child molestation.


Lake Havasu Young Entrepreneurs Part III: Terror Toys

From the bowels of Elm Street and the shores of Crystal Lake, Terror Toys have come to bring fear to Lake Havasu City in a fun way. RiverScene Magazine spoke to Matt Ferree, another young entrepreneur of Lake Havasu City who made horrific souvenir items into an interesting and niche horror shop for


Voter fraud alleged in Arizona town home to polygamous sect

LAKE HAVASU CITY, Arizona (AP) - An Arizona county attorney wants to investigate allegations of unspecified voter fraud during last year’s municipal elections in a rural community on the Arizona-Utah border that is home to a polygamous sect.


Going For The Gold In The Special Olympics

Special Olympics athletes from Lake Havasu City and Kingman participated in the 28th Annual Colorado River Special Olympics game day. The 55 athletes competed in several track and field events held at the Lake Havasu High School.