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Local brewery collaboration drives excitement for London Bridge anniversary

Lake Havasu City Partnership for Economic Development Associate Director Tonya Krueger, left, and College Street Brewhouse General Manager Stephanie Martin unveil commemorative boxes and cans for Foundation 50.The new lager is a collaborative effort designed by College Street Brewhouse, Mudshark Bre


Monster Storm revs up for the weekend

Greg Shoemaker, of Speedboat Magazine, tends to a boat provided by Havasu-based Nordic Boats leading up to last year’s Monster Storm Poker Run.Today’s News-Herald file


Volunteers neuter 32 cats free of charge

On Sept. 28, the Animal Relief Fund Inc. with help from the General Federation of Women's Clubs sponsored aNeuter for NADAat the La Paz County/Town of Parker Animal shelter. ARF’s Robin Schilling said, “We neutered 32 cats that day for the public free of charge. We know that altering animals is th


Search continues for last boater missing from Sept. 1 crash

TOPOCK — The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office announced Saturday afternoon that the search for the last boater missing from a collision Sept. 1 near Topock Marina will continue until she is found.The person unaccounted for is presumed to be Raegan Heitzig. Though official identification of the final b


Lucas Oil Drag Boats come to BlueWater

Some of the boats scheduled to be in Parker have reached 250 mph on the water. This will be the final event before the Lucas Oil World Finals, which will be held Nov. 2-4 in Chandler, Ariz.


Investigation opened into Lake Havasu State Park ranger

The Arizona Department of Administration began an investigation this month into a Lake Havasu State Park ranger after reports of alleged marijuana use on state land.Sharie Holland began working at the state park about a year ago, and has since become one of seven full-time employees residing at Lake


From the Shelter: Let's Be Honest

When we adopt a dog from the La Paz County/Town of Parker Shelter, we should understand there will be some unknowns. The staff will attempt to get as much information as they can from previous owners. That, plus their own experience with the animal, helps them make some judgments. However, the sta


Council to discuss employee bonuses Oct. 16

The Parker Town Council will hold a work session Oct. 16 to discuss, among other things, employee bonuses. This comes in the wake of controversy over Town Manager Lori Wedemeyer using $49,000 in Town funds to purchase gift cards as bonuses for Town employees. A Town employee, Corina Crispin, sent a


Running Man Fuels 2 opens

After months of construction, which included times in which not much was happening, Running Man Fuels 2 celebrated its Grand Opening Oct. 3. The new gas station and convenience store is located at the intersection of Riverside Drive (State Route 95) and the road to Avi Suquilla Airport. It’s across


City stockpiles parts to meet utility service demand

NEEDLES — New commercial projects in North Needles require the purchase of five electrical transformers, ancillary parts and equipment for system upgrades.According to the background information provided by city staff, funds have been received from commercial project applicants to cover the cost of


Apache Junction police chief thanks DPS for assistance in finding missing resident

Apache Junction Police Department Lt. Thom Parker, Arizona Department of Public Safety Communications Officer Anthony Ashley, DPS Trooper Edgar Bissonnette, DPS Trooper Dan Millon Jr., DPS Trooper Darrell Detty and AJPD Chief of Police Thomas E. Kelly. Missing from the picture is DPS Communications


Meghan McCain: Kyrsten Sinema's old joke about Arizona Legislature 'ignorant'

© Nicholas Kamm, AFP/Getty ImagesRoberta McCain , age 106, mother of Sen. John McCain, listens with Meghan McCain, daughter of John McCain, as Vice President Mike Pence speaks during the ceremony honoring the late senator on Aug. 31, 2018, in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.


Showers from Sergio hit Arizona; when to expect the most rain

As of 8:30 a.m., 0.04 inches of rain had fallen at Phoenix Sky Harbor, the National Weather Service said, bringing the area to within just a few tenths of making it the second wettest October on record.


Here are the propositions that will be on the Arizona ballot in November

In addition to a Senate seat, all of the nine House seats, and other state races, there are five ballot initiatives on the ballot for the Nov. 6 midterm election.


Three wanted for using ATV to steal ATM in Arizona

FORT MOHAVE, Ariz. (KTNV) - The Mohave County Sheriff's Office is seeking three wanted for stealing an ATM with an ATV early Wednesday morning.Deputies received a call that an ATM had been stolen from a business in the 5400 block of Highway 95 in Fort Mohave. The sheriff's office said three males we


Humane Society’s Duck Derby fundraiser set for Saturday

Lake Havasu City resident Nancy Echeverria (left) donates a check for $20,000 to the Western Arizona Humane Society in August. With her is Humane Society Executive Director Patty Gillmore, to whom Echevarria has pledged $500,000 toward the organization’s new building campaign.Today’s News-Herald fil


Mohave Valley Man arrested on fraud charges after taking up residence at home

According to the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office, a Mohave Valley man committed fraud when he allegedly used a forged lease agreement to justify occupying vacant property.The property owner contacted deputies when he allegedly noticed unusual activity on the property’s electric bill. Deputies went to


C-SPAN Comes To Lake Havasu City - River Scene Magazine

In partnership with Altice USA, C-SPAN producers will reveal the stories and segments that will be explored by the national network. During their time in Lake Havasu City, C-SPAN producers will visit various literary and historic sites, interview local historians, non-fiction authors and conduct ed


AWC La Paz to host Start Up Saturday for future students

Let Arizona Western College help you explore, discover, and achieve your academic goals.AWC La Paz campuses are gearing up for a one-day event that will assist future students through the enrollment process. AWC staff will be available to guide attendees each step of the way – through admissions, Ac


Border Patrol Agents Seize 22 Pounds of Fentanyl in Arizona

The United States Customs and Border Patrol seized approximately 22 pounds of fentanyl and 30 pounds of methamphetamine in Arizona during two separate inspections on Sunday and Monday.The firstincidentoccurred on Sunday afternoon when officers at Arizona’s Port of Lukeville referred a 25-year-old U.