Author: Dave Hawkins

STATE BOARD COMES TO MOHAVE COUNTY

  Mohave County hosts a Thursday dinner meeting with Arizona State Transportation Board members and other ADOT officials. County and city officials will attend the welcome event for the contingent. The Transportation Board holds its regular monthly meeting in Kingman on Friday. The agency occasionally conducts its meetings in various communities around the state to give citizens a chance to see the board address transportation issues. Friday’s meeting at the County administration building in downtown Kingman starts at 9:00...

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MONSOON SEASON CAUTION FROM SHERIFF’S OFFICE

(Monsoon approaches Lake Havasu shore–Kalen Marshall Photography) With the monsoon season upon us, the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Division of Boating Safety wants to remind citizens of the safety concerns while boating on Lake Havasu and the Colorado River. Monsoons can suddenly appear with heavy rains carried by high winds with scattered dark clouds and lightning. Lightning has been known to strike the water. Heed all warnings issued by the National Weather Service at weather.gov. Please check the local weather, prior to heading out on the water. If monsoon weather is in the forecast, please consider staying safe and...

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OFFICER GUNBATTLE UPDATE

  The Bullhead City Police Department is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred on Tuesday, July 11th in Golden Valley, AZ. Narcotic detectives with the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) saw a vehicle at a gas station on Highway 68 that was associated with a man wanted for questioning in connection with a drug search warrant that was conducted earlier that day. Believing the operator of the vehicle was the wanted man, police attempted to contacted him but the man fled in the vehicle. A short time later, the man continued to run from police on foot in the...

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HOSPICE RESALE STORE

The Lake Havasu Area Chamber Ambassadors held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Hospice of Havasu Resale Store, located at 232 London Bridge Rd. Serving Lake Havasu City for 11 years, the Hospice Resale Store is expanding… again! There is more clothing, furniture, shoes & purses to choose from. All proceeds benefit your non-profit Hospice of Havasu. Offering free donation pick-up service, call 928-855-5551....

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EDER SAYS HE DOESN’T WANT FIRE CHIEF JOB

(Wayne Eder——-Vic Riccardi——-Sue Wilkin) Interim Chief Wayne Eder told investigators a month ago that he does not want to be the Chief of the Northern Arizona Consolidated Fire District (NACFD). Eder has nonetheless remained an applicant for the position with a hiring decision possibly coming during Thursday’s meeting of the governing board. Eder and board members Vic Riccardi and Sue Wilkin are each indicted for felony conflict of interest and misuse of public monies charges. The charges are connected to Eder’s award of a job to Riccardi’s auto repair shop in Valle Vista. Arizona law generally prohibits elected officials...

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