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Trump’s trade tariffs could threaten Arizona’s core economy

It’s far too early to determine how much of a trickle-down effect the tariffs on China and Canada will have on the local economy, but Mother Road Harley-Davidson Vice President of Operations Tony Campbell isn’t fearful of a steep fall-off in revenue.

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Legionnaires’ disease reported at Harrah’s Laughlin

Two cases of Legionnaires’ disease were reported in guests who stayed at Harrah’s Laughlin hotel and casino in November and March, the Southern Nevada Health District reported Thursday.

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U.S. Senate candidate Abboud to meet and greet county Democrats

Deedra Abboud, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, will speak at 5 p.m. today during a meet-and-greet hosted by Mohave County Democrats at Calico’s restaurant, 418 W. Beale St.

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ADOT launches mobile-device version of bicycle user map

Working at the City of Kingman’s visitor center at the Powerhouse, Tim Wilson sees a lot of bicyclists riding through town, like the woman he met recently with a prosthetic leg who was bicycling coast to coast.

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Local Route 66 ambassador to sign Mother Road bucket list book at Chillin’ on Beale Saturday

Noted author and Route 66 ambassador Jim Hinckley will be signing his latest book, “100 Things To Do on Route 66 Before You Die,” during Saturday’s Chillin’ on Beale Street car show in downtown Kingman from 4-7 p.m.

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‘Christmas in July’ car show to benefit AZ Claus Cause

What started as an Andy Devine Days parade entry as Santa and Mrs. Claus riding in their 1927 Ford T-Bucket “Santa Sleigh” has evolved into the nonprofit AZ Claus Cause that brings Christmas gifts to underprivileged children and the elderly.

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Judge orders City to pay KAA legal fees for now

Mohave County Superior Court Judge Steven Moss ruled Monday that the City of Kingman must pay attorney fees and other costs pending final judgment in the case, which has not been entered.

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Embattled kennel owner calls out county supervisor on his ‘facts’

Johnson said the photographs he showed were from public records, along with descriptions of the property, and veterinarians testified to the animal abuse.

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Billionaire Mercer throws $500K at Ward’s US Senate campaign

Zachery Henry, press secretary for Ward, said the radio ad is unrelated to the PAC, and he did not know how the Mercer contribution would be spent.

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Mohave County burdened by unpaid public records requests

“We’ve heard people claim we’re not quick enough on getting FOIA back,” said Supervisor Buster Johnson, who placed the item on the regular agenda.

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City streamlines process for downtown business development

Wesley and Niki Tillmann see downtown Kingman as the land of opportunity, having opened their apparel and printing store on Beale Street in March. They do silk screen printing for their own clothing brand, as well as custom orders for direct-to-garment printing, banners, business cards and flyers.

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American Woodmark recognized for employee health program

American Woodmark employees are putting together a health and wellness program after attending a workshop in May presented by Healthy Arizona Worksites Program in Phoenix.

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House candidates in favor of building border wall

Build it, and they won’t come.

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Riptides sure to have crowd on its feet at Concert in the Park

Ramon Torres has been banging the drums for more than 50 years, playing with touring bands in Southern California before moving to Kingman in 1991 where he’s shared his talent with a number of local bands, most recently The Riptides.

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NACFD appoints Bryant to board, chooses recruiting firm

John Bryant, a former facilities manager and engineer in Southern California, was appointed Tuesday to fill the vacancy for the Northern Arizona Consolidated Fire District governing board by a unanimous 4-0 vote.

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Bond reduced for woman charged in Vegas carjacking

Her bond was reduced to $200,000 Tuesday, a fair amount based on the seriousness of the charges, Mohave County Superior Court Judge Billy Sipe said.

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Buddy Wallace on track for July 24 trial

Wallace allegedly admitted to the crime and was offered a plea agreement to second-degree murder with a maximum sentence of 25 years. He opted for a jury trial, originally set for October 2016, and faces life in prison if convicted.

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Mighty Mud Mania perfect for filthy summertime fun

Mighty Casey has struck out, but there’s still plenty of joy in Mudville, or in this case Firefighter’s Memorial Park, where mud runners will slosh their way through an obstacle course Thursday in the 40th annual Mighty Mud Mania presented by Kingman Parks and Recreation.

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Overcrowded animal shelter running $30 adoption special

The shelter at 950 Buchanan St. is overcrowded with dogs doubling up and tripling up in some of the kennels, which helps get them adopted because people can see they get along with other dogs, Snyder said.

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Patriot Tour riders to exchange flag at Kingman Elks Lodge

The Nation of Patriots formed in 2008 and launched their Patriot Tour the next year, carrying the U.S. flag through 48 states. This year’s tour started May 19 in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin.

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1,500 enjoy July Fourth fireworks at county fairgrounds

About 1,500 people showed up for the July Fourth Extravaganza

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Historic trust sending ‘roadies’ to chronicle Route 66 stories

During the road trip, the organization will share stories of historic sites along Route 66 and build support for the National Historic Trail designation. It’s scheduled to come through Kingman July 29-31.

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Beaver Dam woman honored for jumping on suspect, firing Glock

Normally, Sheriff Doug Schuster would not advise citizens to fire their weapons to break up fights, but in the case of Sherry King, it was a life-saving moment for which she was awarded a plaque at Monday’s Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Angius scales back salary increase for economic director Bratley

Mohave County’s economic development director will receive a 10 percent increase to his current salary of $67,496, and will report to the county manager, not Development Services, the Board of Supervisors decided Monday.

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Swim or sweat, plenty to do before Fourth of July fireworks

With temperatures expected to top out around 97 degrees on the Fourth of July, a dip in the city swimming pool sounds refreshing before settling in for the night of fireworks as we celebrate our nation’s Declaration of Independence.

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County to review, update animal control ordinances

The county has come under criticism by Golden Valley resident Jacquelyn Chevalier, who spoke during the public comment period about animal control officers “busting” into her home in December and seizing several of her dogs.

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Beaver Dam woman honored for jumping on suspect, firing Glock

Sheriff says 70-year-old's warning shot got suspect's attention

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White Cliffs Wagon Trail takes hikers on Old West trip

About one-third of overnight guests come to Kingman with an interest in hiking trails, and for younger groups, it climbs to about half, Noble said.

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Jones-Esposito playing it safe with recall of county supervisor

State representative candidate Jennifer Jones-Esposito hasn’t given up on her recall effort of Mohave County Supervisor Jean Bishop, though she fell short of her signature goal to give her a safe margin on the validation count, she said Friday.

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Airport case assigned to Maricopa County judge

A motion filed on behalf of the City of Kingman requesting that a complaint against Kingman Airport Authority be transferred from Mohave Superior Court Judge Charles Gurtler to Judge Steve Moss has been denied.

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$25,000 fireworks show to highlight July Fourth Extravaganza

There’s a horseshoe tournament and barbecue cook-off, Fourth of July staples in Oklahoma where Woods was raised. Other fun events include a cornhole tournament, Kingman Fire Department tug-of-war, water slides, dunking booths, watermelon-eating contest, games for the children and beer garden for the adults, all for $5 a carload (contest entry fees and water slide wristbands are an additional $5).

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Route 66 listed among America’s ‘Most Endangered Historic Places’

Anyone who’s lived here for any length of time understands the historical significance of Route 66, and the National Trust for Historic Preservation wants to make sure the Mother Road goes on forever.

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Businesswoman to open child development center at Kino castle

“I was driving by it one day and thought what a waste that the woman who owned it was letting it be empty and what a cute daycare center it would make,” Herd said.

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Petition to recall Supervisor Bishop fails for lack of support

Jones-Esposito failed to turn in the required 2,897 valid signatures to Mohave County Elections Office by June 22.

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Attorney Puchek named state’s best public defender

The award is “in recognition of his commitment to excellence and provision of high quality legal representation.”

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City wants KAA attorneys to pay back fees spent on lawsuit

Attorney representing City details six counts including theft, racketeering and violation of fiduciary duties

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Dentist Wienke retires after 52 years of work, public service

Wienke’s career in the dental field is surpassed only by his untiring public service in the community, said Roxanne Freiday, who worked 38 years for him.

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Decorated World War II veteran succumbs to stroke

He lingered for about a month fighting to stay alive, even though he couldn’t eat or swallow, said his widow, Sandra.

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KART surveying airport workers for bus route feasibility

Survey to gauge interest in extending KART’s yellow route that goes as far as the Route 66 Station on Thompson Avenue.

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Attorneys hashing out interview dates for Blanco witnesses

The final management conference for Alfredo Gerardo Blanco, who is charged with murder, is scheduled for Sept. 10.

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Walnut Creek residents feel deceived by Scot Industries

Lia Mitchell’s view of the mountains and desert landscape from her home on Rancho Road is now impeded by a 60-foot steel structure being built by Scot Industries, an industrial encroachment that’s got her nose a little bent.

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Fire district to select recruitment firm for chief

The Northern Arizona Consolidated Fire District is looking at hiring a recruitment firm in its search for a new fire chief to replace Wayne Eder, whose was fired in May.

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Library’s summer reading program expands beyond books

“I’ve been coming for years and I love it,” Forman said. “The socialization … it’s nice to meet new people. We’ve done earrings with beads and safety pins. I sent some to (family in) St. Louis. We’ve done book markers and Bible wreaths. They do a lot.”

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BLM gathering 60 wild burros from Bullhead City for adoption

The Bureau of Land Management is rounding up about 60 wild burros in the Bullhead City area for adoption over the next three weeks. The roundup, which started June 15, comes after private landowners and county officials expressed concerns about a string of incidents involving wild burros.

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Forecasters see below-normal precipitation for monsoon season

The three-month outlook on precipitation probability from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows dark green areas in the Northeast and along the Atlantic Coast, where probability is 100 percent.

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Ward spreading message on immigration, health care, jobs

Her message was pretty much the same: shore up the border by building a wall; repeal the Affordable Care Act; protect Americans’ gun rights; and support President Donald Trump.

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Police detain couple for questioning of cash lost at Walmart

Police detectives descended on a home in the 2100 block of East Snavely Avenue and took two people into custody Tuesday afternoon for questioning over $170,000

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NACFD director Collins points out $1 million debt left by Eder

The audits, conducted by James Saunders CPA of Glendale, showed an unreserved fund balance of $165,181 in 2007, with expenditures about $50,000 over existing income.

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Kingman Photo | Welcome Arch Gets Installed

Kingman's arch arrives over Beale Street

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Route 66 brings visitors from around the country and world

Our main tourist attraction is Route 66, which has as much international appeal as domestic, launching nostalgic and historic trips across America for thousands of travelers each year.

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