Category: Arizona

KFD EARNS ACCREDITATION!

The Kingman Fire Department has received Accredited Agency status with the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) for meeting the criteria established through the CFAI’s voluntary self-assessment and accreditation program. Kingman Fire Department is one of more than 200 agencies to achieve Internationally Accredited Agency status with the CFAI and the Center for Public Safety Excellence, Inc. (CPSE) Kingman joins the ranks of only 10 other accredited agencies in Arizona and becomes the first for Mohave County. CFAI is dedicated to assisting the fire and emergency service agencies throughout the world in achieving excellence through self-assessment and accreditation in...

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STUDENT INTERNS LEARN IN BUREAU PROGRAM

Though not as dramatic as Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, this year’s cadre of Pathways interns were treated to a fun-filled day-long educational trek along the lower Colorado River, south of Hoover Dam. The tour provided the young professionals an up-close look at the work-related tasks and types of positions Reclamation maintains within its employment ranks. Nineteen students attended the tour which featured various dam sites and powerplants, Native American petroglyphs, water monitoring and aquatic habitats that Reclamation manages or maintains. “We believe that by extending these career-minded students with a unique opportunity to examine a broad sample of sites,...

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EXCESSIVE SPEED FACTORS INTO FATAL ROLLOVER

The Mohave County Sheriff’s office has released the name of the man killed in a Friday traffic accident in Mohave Valley. Agency spokeswoman Trish Carter said Michael Wilson, 68, Mohave Valley, was dead at the scene of the single vehicle rollover in the area of Boundary Cone Road and S Girard Avenue. Carter said investigators determined Wilson was speeding through a 45 mile an hour zone at about 72 miles an hour when he failed to negotiate a curve at about 7:00 p.m. Carter said Wilson was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected when the Ford F250...

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STREET NAMING RAFFLE

The City of Bullhead City is holding a raffle for your chance to name a street! The proceeds from the raffle will benefit animals in need at Bullhead City Animal Care and Welfare and Saving Animals In Need Together (SAINT). From August 6th – September 8th, you can buy a raffle ticket for your chance to be drawn to name the newly paved roadway, which connects the City Square Shopping Center (formerly K-mart Plaza) to the Riverview Mall. Shoppers can now travel between the two shopping centers to avoid the Highway traffic. The event will kick off on Sunday,...

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ADOT GOES HIGH-TECH FOR TRUCK CHECK

To help interstate commerce flow more efficiently while promoting safety, the Arizona Department of Transportation is adding a system that automatically checks the weight and registration of qualified commercial trucks without requiring them to stop as they enter the state. “Using cutting-edge technology allows us to enforce safety requirements on trucks that enter Arizona while letting trucks that comply with our rules to continue on their way,” said Tim Lane, director of ADOT’s Enforcement and Compliance Division, which operates commercial ports of entry. “We’re eliminating friction that can be costly for both the trucking companies and the state of...

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