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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.
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
Arizona State's Manny Wilkins Has Got To Stop Attempting Hurdles
Hurdles are one of the most disrespectful ways someone can get past his opponent on the football. The move not only makes for an incredible highlight, it also makes a defender look smaller and sillier than most other evasive maneuvers. But hurdles also carry the risk making a ball carrier look like
Email bomb threats received Thursday locally, nationally
KINGMAN — The Kingman Police Department responded to a third bomb threat in a week on Thursday. The latest one, though, appeared to be part of a nationwide wave of email threats received by schools, businesses and government buildings.
Anderson awaits ruling on death-row case
KINGMAN — A week-long evidentiary hearing has ended for a California drifter who sits on Arizona’s death row for a 1996 triple murder in Golden Valley. Frank Winfield Anderson, 70, was sentenced to death in December 2002 for his part in the murder of a Golden Valley family in August 1996. He was ori
Kingman Photo | Make Your Move
Local chess players gathered Saturday morning at Manzanita Elementary School for the ninth annual Dragon Open Chess Tournament. Full results will be published later this week. (Photo by Beau Bearden/Daily Miner)
Events Calendar | Dec. 16 - Dec. 23
6 - 8 p.m. at the Mohave County Library/Kingman Branch, 3269 N. Burbank St. 928-692-2665. 6 p.m. at White Cliffs Assisted Living Center, 3600 Peterson Rd. 928-565-9000. 11 - 11:30 a.m. at the Mohave County Library/Kingman Branch, 3269 N. Burbank St.928-692-2665.
Prep Basketball: Vols bounce back with blowout of Flagstaff
KINGMAN – It was unfamiliar territory for Cain Atkinson. The Lee Williams High School boys basketball coach is usually the one showing emotion, but earlier this week his team was upset after a tough loss to Coconino.
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Knights drop close game to Mohave
Sierra Bekkedahl led the Lake Havasu girls basketball team with 15 points but the Knights could not overcome a nailbiting finish in the Knights 34-32 loss to rival Mohave on Friday night.
Wallace murder trial starts out with testimony about footprints
KINGMAN – Footprints left at a murder scene were the focal point of opening testimony Wednesday in the trial of Buddy O’Brian Wallace, who is charged with stabbing 70-year-old Charles John McCarty of Yucca to death in 2015.
Kingman Police Department tips for holiday package deliveries
KINGMAN – Receiving a notification that a gift ordered online has arrived to your doorstep is a relieving feeling, as all that is left to do is wrap it with care. Unless, of course, upon opening the door, the once-excited shopper sees an empty doorstep.
MHS, RVHS holding final concert, play performances of semester
BULLHEAD CITY — The final four concert and play performances of the semester for Mohave and River Valley high schools run today and Friday. Mohave’s band performance is tonight, Mohave’s choir concert is Friday night, and River Valley’s comedy play is both nights, in their respective auditoriums.
Search for missing boater from California continues
After three months of searching, Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies and search and rescue teams are still searching for the final victim in a fatal Sept. 1 boating accident. Two watercraft collided on the Colorado River during the Labor Day weekend, ejecting 13 passengers in the area of Topock Marsh.
Desert beauty ranges from Monolith Garden rocks to Sonoran cactus
KINGMAN – East Coast transplants, Midwest farmers and California beachcombers sometimes turn tail for home after a year or two of living in the Arizona desert, unaccustomed to the withering heat and two seasons of brown and browner.
Lee Williams High School students want an ordinance to protect LGBTQ members
The simplicity of the action can mean so much to someone. Whether they’re accepted into college or accepted in society for who they are. Acceptance is all people want, especially those in the LGBTQ community. Regardless of who they choose to love, at the end of the day, they are still human.
Mohave County won’t forgive $10K in overdue taxes for Havasu church
Many people go to church for forgiveness, but this month the church went to the Mohave County Board of Supervisors for the same. Inspire the Church Inc. of Lake Havasu City owes almost $10,000 in taxes from 2016 and 2017. On Monday, the Mohave County Board of Supervisors considered a request by the
Mohave County elections boss accepts fault in delays
The General Election could have gone better in Mohave County. Employees of the Mohave County Recorder’s Office worked through the night of this year’s general election in an effort to overcome a last-minute delay in counting more than 51,000 early ballots. The Mohave County Board of Supervisors this
Santa visits Pinon Pine Fire Department, PetSmart and Mohave County Library
KINGMAN – Santa is a busy man and he is making multiple stops throughout Kingman. Families will have the opportunity to take pictures with Santa, and there will be crafts, such as making a picture frame, hay rides, hot chocolate and cookies.
Mohave County Supervisors extend county manager's $194K contract
The Mohave County Board of Supervisors on Monday voted to extend a $194,342 contract with County Manager Mike Hendrix through Scottsdale-based Educational Services Inc. The 4-1 vote would grant Hendrix a $154,875 salary, with the remaining sum contributed to the state’s retirement system. The contra
Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl To Resign At The End Of The Year
Arizona Republican Sen. Jon Kyl is resigning. Kyl wrote in a letter to Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey he plans to step down from his position at the end of the year. He said in part, "It has been an honor and a privilege to again serve the people of Arizona."