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Mohave County History | White slavery in the Oatman camp

It started with an advertisement promising work to women between the ages of 21 and 35. They just had to go to Oatman and enter the dance hall at the “49” camp.

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Tencha Valdez is 80 years young and going strong

A lot can happen in 80 years. A world war, the work of Albert Einstein, completing the human genome project, and the birth of Tencha Valdez.

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Claborns toast 50 years, look forward to many more

Katheran “Kay” and Jerry Claborn celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary April 11.

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AZ high school among NASA rover challenge winners

To come out a national winner in the first year of competition is pretty good. To receive that same award on an international level is even better.

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Mohave County History | Prohibition had a variety of effects in Mohave County at least as early as 1916

The headline read “Woman drinks bootleg and shoots up town.”

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National baton passed in Kingman, headed north

Even more motorcycles than usual were parked out front of Mother Road Harley Davidson Wednesday morning.

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National motorcycle relay’s baton pass taking place in Kingman

The baton is coming to Kingman from Henderson, and there will be a handoff party at 11:30 a.m. April 10 at Mother Road Harley, 2501 Beverly Ave. The Mohave County chapter of the Women in the Wind motorcycle group – the Cactus Cuties – will be there to hand the baton off to a group of women from a San Diego chapter.

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One year of service so far, many more to come

It takes a little bit of hope and a whole community of support to open a business and keep it operating.

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From one little ad to a nation and world of lady motorcyclists. And there is a chapter right here in Mohave County

Women in the Wind all started with an ad. An ad in the classifieds section that simply read “Attention Lady Bikers.”

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Mohave County History: The stagecoach was robbed and then ‘vanished into nowhere’

A stash of gold ingots could be buried with the remains of a stagecoach near Beale Springs, or it could just be another legend lost to time

Most legends contain just enough truth to spark imagination. There are just enough facts to make the story easy to follow, but not enough to easily track, through history or on modern maps.

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