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Board of Supervisors: Bishop elected chairwoman for 2020

During the Monday, Nov. 18 Mohave County Board of Supervisors meeting, the board voted unanimously to make Supervisor Jean Bishop its chairperson for 2020.

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Kingman school bond defeated

Final tally certified by supervisors

Mohave County Elections Director Allen Tempert reported that all the ballots were counted, and the Kingman Unified School District bond has gone down in defeat.

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Turkey, ham and holiday wishes from the Kingman Area Food Bank

At 8:02 a.m. on a Monday the tiny waiting room at the Kingman Area Food Bank is already packed and will be until closing at 12:45 p.m.

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Shopping Small: The last Saturday in November is all about small businesses

This less pushy baby sister of Black Friday comes right after the Thanksgiving family madness, when, filled with turkey, you don’t want to move too far.

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Special events, grants and new positions on Supervisors’ agenda

Special use permits, leases and grants will be on the agenda when the Mohave County Board of Supervisors meet at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 18.

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Married MCC psychology teachers Sierra and Cole Stewart get inside each other’s head

Sierra and Cole Stewart are quite the travelers, but now they are happy to live their Mohave County adventure.

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Supervisors may hold more meetings outside Kingman

The meeting schedule for 2020 will be on the agenda when the supervisors meet at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 18, when the board will discuss appointing next year’s chairman.

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Chillin’ on Beale: Chill night and warm hearts, Nov. 16

Gene Kirkham thinks it has been 15 years since the tradition of the Chillin’ on Beale car shows and cruises started in Kingman.

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Mohave County is renovating Veteran’s Park in Golden Valley

Veteran’s Park in Golden Valley is getting a makeover, and the county is not wasting time, having a Mohave County Parks employee working on the site only a week after allocating the money for the renovation.

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Route 66 Rattler mountain bike race set for Saturday, Nov. 16

It is not too late to register for the Route 66 Rattler mountain bike race from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. this Saturday, Nov. 16 in Kingman.

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Glory, memories and cake: White Cliffs Senior Living celebrates Veterans Day

The Flag Ceremony started promptly at 1 p.m. on Veterans Day on Monday, Nov. 11 at the White Cliffs Senior Living Senior Center, 3600 Peterson Road – home to many veterans of various wars, both men and women.

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Black Bear Diner: ‘Eat, drink and be beary’

Diner brings 89 jobs – and big tasty bear claws – to town

Black Bear Diner just came to Kingman, joining the competition for the best food and the best view of the Hualapais in town at 946 W. Beale St.

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Princess Day Out planned for Sunday

Beale Street Theater on Route 66 is a traveling theater, in perpetual motion both metaphorically, as a theater should be, but also physically, since its permanent location at 304 E. Beale St. is under renovation.

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Activist says horses suffer on Havasupai Trail

The history behind the new billboard on 66 near the Kingman Airport

Supai is a charming little village within the Grand Canyon, the capital of the Havasupai Indian reservation, popular with tourists thanks to it blue-green waterfalls.

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HIV clinic and seminar coming to Kingman

The “And Then” Initiative is partnering with North Country Healthcare, 1510 Stockton Hill Road, in bringing Kingman the inaugural Mohave County Know Your Status November HIV Clinic and Seminar.

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Local schools just received their grades

Kingman Academy High School got ‘A,’ Kingman Middle School –‘F’

The State Board of Education just released the grades for 2018-2019 and the results are a mixed bag of good and bad news for the community.

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Mohave County will allocate $20K for 2020 Census

The Census 2020 Complete Count Committee came up with a budget and requested financial support from the Mohave County Board of Supervisors Monday, Nov. 4.

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Wild horse and burro board member: Approach must change

Susan McAlpine, who was recently appointed to the national Wild Burros and Wild Horses Advisory Board in Washington, showed up at the Mohave County Board of Supervisors meeting last Monday with her first report.

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Kingman Cancer Care Unit Arts and Crafts Fair a staple in community

Where holiday shopping helps a good cause

It is hard to get an easy feel-good story from Janet Watson, former mayor of Kingman and the longtime leader of the Kingman Cancer Care Unit.

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Supervisors make Mohave 2nd Amendment sanctuary

Things are changing in this country at such a fast pace, warns Chairwoman of Mohave County Board of Supervisors Hildy Angius, that “one day you’ll look around and ask what happened to my country and what happened to my rights?

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Democrat Delina DiSanto to challenge Rep. Paul Gosar

Democrat Delina DiSanto is “on a mission to unseat [U.S. Rep. Paul} Gosar,” according to Indivisible Kingman, a local progressive group, which invites everyone for a meeting with the 2020 candidate from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7 at The Garlic Clove Restaurant, 509 E Beale St.

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Supervisors unanimous in favor of making Mohave County Second Amendment Sanctuary County

Things are changing in this country at such a fast pace, warns Chairwoman of Mohave County Board of Supervisors, Hildy Angius, that “one day you’ll look around and ask what happened to my country and what happened to my rights? There’s traction to implement gun control laws even here in Arizona.”

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Professional painter David Vazquez reveals his secrets

Watercolors made easy

So you want to learn how to paint landscapes in watercolors?

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Local Christian school to pack 10,000 meals to feed the hungry in Kingman and Haiti

The children of Emmanuel Christian Academy of Kingman, 3120 Hualapai Mountain Road, have it good.

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Camp Levi Levi, bike race to be discussed at Board of Supervisors’ meeting

The Mohave County Board of Supervisors will meet at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 4, at the County Administration Building, 700 N. Beale St. to make decisions on Camp Levi Levi and the 2019 Route 66 Rattler Mountain Bike Race.

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Kingman Clothing Project to hold free-clothing event

About six years ago, Elisha Blickenstaff and her friend decided to do a clothing exchange for the two. It went great and soon more people joined and Blickenstaff ended up with so many free clothes that she started a collection.

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Gosar: ‘It is beyond ignorant to claim the Kurds are our allies’

After decades of lukewarm efforts and lingering, on Tuesday, Oct. 30, the U.S. House approved (405-to-11) a resolution recognizing Armenian genocide by Ottoman Turks in the early twentieth century.

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State creates ‘Litter Hotline’ website

The number of reports of highway litterbugs has increased this year, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. The agency just created a Litter Hotline website and now allows witnesses to dial 511 to report littering on Arizona highways.

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Mohave County board to vote on opioid litigation

Mohave County is moving forward with the opioid litigation, a part of the National Prescription Opiate Litigation, a multijurisdictional suit that was filed in the U.S. District Court for northern Ohio in 2017.

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Supervisors mull Second Amendment county resolution

Mohave County Supervisors are discussing a resolution to declare Mohave County a “Second Amendment Sanctuary County.”

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Healing Hooves teaches students through horses

How do horses think? Three seconds at a time, so they are always in the moment.

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Kingman reflects after high-velocity, high-volume weekend street drags

Was it worth it?

In the Monday morning after the Route 66 Kingman Street Drags, Andy Devine Avenue remains closed with the detour in place, still affecting lives of those living nearby or taken by surprise.

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County mails ballots for Nov. 5 election

More than 60,000 ballots have been mailed to registered voters in Mohave County. The voters are urged to return them as soon as possible to ensure they are counted in the Tuesday, Nov. 5 election.

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They like it fast: Meet the competitors of the Route 66 Kingman Street Drags

The Route 66 Kingman Street Drags brought Kingman back to a summer-like swelter, as weather warmed up in a celebration of the big comeback of the once-forgotten tradition.

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Kids can decorate pumpkins at Starbucks

BYOP stands for Bring Your Own Pumpkin and the Kingman Starbucks, located at 3765 Stockton Hill Road, will supply everything you need to decorate your pumpkins: paint, glitter, gems, etc.

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How should county handle special events?

Trumpstock last-minute relocation continues to stir confusion about special event permits

Mohave County District 3 Supervisor Buster Johnson brought up the issue to the board, but he was hardly the only Mohave County Supervisor who wants to sort out the matter of special use permits for special events.

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Mohave County leads state in violent, partner-related suicides

A new study by the Arizona Violent Death Reporting System shows intimate partner violence is associated with one in every four suicides at 25.6%. In Mohave County, it is one in three at 34.3%.

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County seeks better broadband

Mohave County has received numerous requests from companies seeking support of their applications to the Arizona Rural Broadband Development Group Program, designed to enable Arizona communities to have easier access to broadband services at speeds and prices equal to national averages.

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Kingman woman appointed to Wild Horses and Burro National Advisory Board

Kingmanite Susan McAlpine, who currently serves as a trustee on the Mohave Community College Board of Governors, joined the Wild Horses and Burro National Advisory Board.

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Gerarda Hamodey declares candidacy for Mohave County District 1 Supervisor

Not satisfied with politics conducted by “a good ol' boy’s club in the community,” Gerarda Hamodey entered the 2020 race for Mohave County District 1 Supervisor. She feels this type of mentality creates discrimination against others.

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Big Sandy Shoot: This guy brought a tank

Hundreds step up to the firing line at world’s largest machine-gun shoot

The Big Sandy Shoot, the largest machine-gun shoot in the world, welcomed a unique attraction this year – a functioning, restored WWII M4 Sherman tank.

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Here’s a Holiday Prep Checklist for small businesses

Attention, vendors of Downtown Kingman! Did you know that this year’s holiday shopping season, the number of days between Thanksgiving and Christmas is six days shorter than in 2018?

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Special use permits and Moss Mine expansion top county agenda

Johnson would like the county staff to review the process for special use permits and come back to the board with a recommendation on keeping them in place or revamping the county’s policy to ensure everyone is treated fairly.

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Cindy Moore and Hair 2 Dye 4 are here to help

Cindy Moore, 56, is the second-best thing Moline, Illinois gave to the world, and certainly, many of her clients would insist she should be named number one.

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Fall Festival at Manzanita Elementary set for Thursday

The Student Council needs donations of 2-liter bottles of soda, bags of candy, cakes, cupcakes and small prizes.

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Gallery | Kingman residents take part in Walk Away from Drugs

The 2019 Walk Away from Drugs & Keep Kingman Safe Expo was held Wednesday night at Centennial Park.

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Shinetoberfest 2019: Moonshine, and Motorcycles and Mayhem

Come celebrate everything “handmade, homemade and homegrown," during Shinetoberfest Friday through Sunday in Golden Valley.

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Kingman pastor is now on TV

Pastor Bob Peet from The Kingdom of God Baptist Church, 4798 Stockton Hill Road, is now offering a 30-minute weekly sermon on TV.

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Anti-Impeachment rally in Kingman

Local Trump supporters were surprised to find out last minute that there was a last-minute anti-impeachment march for President Donald Trump planned in Kingman Thursday morning of October 17.

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Board of Supervisors wants easier access to broadband services

Mohave County Board of Supervisors will discuss and probably sign letters of support to companies seeking support for their applications to the Arizona Rural Broadband Development Grant Program.

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