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One of three nativity scenes wins Christmas parade float category
NEEDLES — Calvary Chapel Mohave along Plantation Road in Mohave Valley won the top award for float entries in this year’s lighted Christmas parade. The traditional parade along Needles’ main street follows the Holiday Fun Fair on the first Saturday of December.
Trip to pawn shop leads to burglary arrest
KINGMAN – Mohave County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Amanda Rene Minefee, 27 of Mohave Valley, on Friday after video surveillance reportedly revealed about $200 being removed from a victim’s property.
Menu of the Needles Regional Senior Center
Under new management. Meals served to those 60 and up from 11:30 a.m. to noon at the Needles Senior Center, 1699 Bailey Ave. Reservations are required, call 760-326-2898 at any time before 8:30 a.m. Pacific. Suggested donation is $3. There is no residency requirement. Pan is played daily at 1 p.m. L
A Struggling Desert Town Bets Its Future on Pot
NEEDLES, Calif. — Jeff Williams, the incoming mayor of this small desert city near the Arizona border, arrested a lot of people for selling marijuana in his days as a county sheriff. He voted against legalizing the stuff in a 2016 statewide referendum.
Shot fired when San Bernardino officer confronts suspect; no one injured
A San Bernardino police officer fired his weapon during a confrontation with an armed suspect Tuesday afternoon, but no one was hit by gunfire and the suspect is in custody, a spokeswoman for the department said.
Menus of the Needles Unified School District
Dec. 5 - Hamburger, pizza, carrots, fruit. Dec. 6 - Chili plus bread bowl, chicken fajitas, green beans, fruit. NMS, NHS add chicken sandwich. Dec. 7 - Burrito, pizza, salad, fruit. NMS, NHS add orange chicken.
Suspicious person triggers lockdown of Needles schools
NEEDLES — The Needles Unified School District went into a district-wide lockdown on Friday.
Lady ’Stangs win third contest with MALC
NEEDLES — The Lady ’Stangs’ Marie Mills scored 22, Paige Murch 16 in a very quick 53-14 win over Mohave Accelerated Learning Center Monday afternoon. The non-conference contest was played in the Needles Corral. It was the third time the two teams have met this year.
San Bernardino County has been a magnet for hobos since the 1890s
At the close of the 1800s, a terrible depression along with the growing system of transcontinental railroads created a new class of drifting, unemployed men, branded as “hobos.”
Man found fatally shot in San Bernardino motel parking lot
A man was shot and killed in the parking lot of a San Bernardino motel early Tuesday, according to police. Officers received a 911 call at around 1:30 a.m. reporting a shooting in the parking lot of Budget Lodge Motel in the 600 block of West Fairway Drive.
San Bernardino County Civil Grand Jury accepting applications
San Bernardino County residents interested in investigating local government agencies and reports of misconduct have until Feb. 28 to submit applications for a spot on the county’s civil grand jury.
Here are finalists for the job of San Bernardino County Supervisor
The list of applicants for the 3rd District supervisor’s seat has been trimmed to 13. After receiving 48 applications for the position left vacant after former Supervisor James Ramos‘ election to the 40th Assembly District, the remaining supervisors agreed to pick their top ten.
Permit for Fort Mohave RV park before county planning commission
KINGMAN — Several Mohave Valley issues will go before the planning and zoning commission Wednesday. The commission will discuss a permit for a 6.4-acre parcel north of Boundary Cone Road and east of Chauncey Boulevard to expand a manufactured home and recreational vehicle park in Fort Mohave.
Trump signs bill renaming downtown San Bernardino post office after Stater Bros. titan Jack Brown
The U.S. post office in downtown San Bernardino has a new name, the Jack H. Brown Post Office Building. Less than a month after the U.S. Senate passed H.R. 2979, a bill introduced last year by Rep. Pete Aguilar, D-Redlands, President Donald Trump signed off on renaming the post office at 390 W. Fift
3 brothers from Germany found the American Dream in Cucamonga
Part of the Inland Valley’s legacy can be attributed to the work of brothers — immigrants who earned their fortune and helped make the area what it is today. Of course, with that description, you immediately think of the Chaffey brothers of Canada who helped lay out what today is Ontario and surroun
Mohave Valley man indicted on drug, weapons charges
KINGMAN — A Mohave Valley man was indicted Thursday after his arrest earlier this week following a search of his residence by a drug task force. A Mohave County grand jury indicted Mark MacAlpine, 54, on felony charges of manufacturing a narcotic drug, possession of dangerous drugs for sale, possess
Motorcyclist killed in Highway 95 collision
BULLHEAD CITY — A man who died Saturday evening as a result of a vehicle accident has been identified as Richard Tynda, 52, of Bullhead City, according to Bullhead City police.
Murch scores 19 in 56-17 win over The Meadows
NEEDLES — Paige Murch scored 19, including a five-for-six performance at the free throw line, to lead Needles to a 56-17 win over The Meadows in The Corral Dec. 8. Needles’ big senior scored all her points in the first three quarters. Coach Manny Calderon started subbing early and often with everyon
Mustangs fall to The Meadows 53-35
NEEDLES — Still playing without their two big men in the keyhole, Needles’ Mustangs varsity basketball team suffered a 53-35 loss to The Meadows in NIAA 2A South League play in The Corral Dec. 8.
Arizona man charged in girl’s death still wants guilty plea
An Arizona man charged in a child murder case said he wants to plead guilty in the September 2014 death of 8-year-old Isabella Grogan-Cannella. Justin Rector, 30, of Bullhead City conveyed that wish during an interview Saturday at the Mohave County jail in Kingman.