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Authorities searching for missing teen last seen in Quartzsite

The Center for Search & Investigations for Missing Children is looking for public assistance in finding 16-year-old Delilah Halfmoon, who was reported missing earlier this week. She was last seen on Wednesday, August 1st, in Quartzsite, Arizona.


Details, video released in Havasu officer-involved shooting

Brent Bowdon, former president of the Patagonia Regional Business Coalition, welcomes the Patagonia public to a Business Coalition-sponsored meeting in September. Bowdon was killed in an officer-involved shooting in Lake Havasu City Wednesday morning.Arielle Zionts of the Nogales International


The Anatomy of a Domestic Disturbance

Last month’s officer-involved shooting on Rainbow Drive was a textbook example of how things can go sideways when police respond to a domestic disturbance call. There have been eight police shootings in Lake Havasu City’s history, and three of those involved officers responding to reports of a domes


House fire caused by motorcycle backfire

The cause of a Monday house fire in the 3000 block of North Palo Verde Boulevard was determined to be accidental.Occurring around 1:15 p.m., the fire was contained to the home’s two-car garage and attic and caused extensive heat and smoke damage throughout the remainder of the residence, according t


Parker fans have fun at D-Backs’ game despite loss

It was Town of Parker Community Night July 21 at Chase Field in Phoenix. Parker fans who purchased tickets through the Town were seated as a group in Section 131 in the lower deck of the third base side of the field. They had fun despite the Arizona Diamondbacks falling to the Colorado Rockies, 6-5.


Our View: Havasu housing market shows as value proposition

When does a housing market become too hot?Based on recent history, we’d say it’s when the supply declines to a point that values rise dramatically in a short time. That’s when the housing bubble is filled with not much more than hot air and promises, as it did a decade ago. When it burst, it send th


George Kroepil: Concerns about Prop. 409

Editor:Mr. Anderson’s letter in regards to Prop 409 hit home with me. There are many things about the whole budget system and how the state controls what a town can spend that in common sense makes no sense. There is also the action of giving a politician the option of spending more money and believ


Kingman police investigating fatal shooting of Patagonia man

LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. (AP) — Investigators say a Patagonia man who was fatally shot by Lake Havasu City police last month was unarmed although he told officers he had a gun.Kingman police are investigating the July 25 death of 56-year-old Brent Bowdon.Police say Bowdon ignored repeated commands to


WORKING TOGETHER: 'Co-work space' opens for entrepreneurs

It’s easy to imagine a medieval marketplace somewhere: A butcher selling sliced meat from a stall – and in the neighboring stall, a baker selling loaves of bread. And nearby, there may have been a farmer selling lettuce and tomatoes. It was only a matter of time until something magical happened.By s


Details released in Havasu police officer-involved shooting

The man killed during an encounter with Lake Havasu City police officers was unarmed, but pretended to have a gun behind his back during the tense standoff, according to video footage and a statement released by the Kingman Police Department Wednesday afternoon.After a week-long investigation, Kingm


Committee working with AHCCCS providers

FORT MOHAVE — A local committee focused on improving communications and service with Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System providers met at Valley View Medical Center this week with the chief executive officers of Care 1st Health Plan Arizona and Health Choice Arizona.Attendees at the working


Frame named new Parker Public Defender

The Parker Town Council selected the Michael L. Frame Law Office to provide Public Defender services for the Parker Magistrate Court at their July 17 meeting. This will become effective Sept. 1. The attorney currently providing these services, Jessica Quickle, informed the Town June 1 that she would


Tour the unseen areas of the London Bridge

The bridge came to Lake Havasu City from more than 5,400 miles away, where it once spanned the Thames River.


Little info released so far on fatal shooting

The Kingman Police Department continues to investigate the death of a Patagonia man after his July 25 encounter with Lake Havasu City Police officers.Little information has been released in the six days since Brent C. Bowdon, 56, was killed in an encounter with police outside of his home. Police hav


Behind the scenes of Lake Havasu's famous lighthouses

LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz - Lake Havasu's 26 replica lighthouses are more than just tourist attractions and photo ops, they also serve as guides to boaters and emergency officials and enhance safety on the lake.