Category: Arizona

TOWN HALL FOCUS ON DOWNTOWN KINGMAN

  Continued betterment of the downtown Kingman area is the focus of a town hall that has been organized by Kingman City Council member Jamie Scott-Stehle. She said all who are interested in downtown revitalization are encouraged to attend. Scott-Stehle said the two hour program at the Central Commercial building starts at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April...

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YOUTH FISHING OPPORTUNITY AT MESQUITE BAY

Pond Hopper Nation is teaming with professional angler Roy Hawk to help make fishing dreams come true for youth who otherwise might not have the opportunity to experience their first catch. The goal is to sponsor 100 youth by outfitting them with their own fishing rod and tackle box for the inaugural Teach a Child to Fish Day to be held from 9am to 3pm on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Lake Havasu’s Mesquite Bay North (map) fishing dock. The event is open to all youth and teens who are at least 4 years of age regardless of their...

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BULLHEAD FIREFIGHTERS TRAIN IN DONATED STRUCTURES

This past year the Bullhead City Fire Department(BCFD) acquired use of several structures that are scheduled for demolition by the City’s Department of Code Enforcement as part of the abatement process. On April 3-9, 2017 BCFD conducted training at one of the acquired structures located at 150 Long Avenue. The building was a two-story structure and made it possible to simulate a fire on the first floor and the second floor. The building also had an exterior stairwell, which allowed crews to practice deploying fire hose up a stairwell as if they were responding to an apartment, motel, or...

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I-40 SAFETY AND MOBILITY INFORMATION MEETING

Kingman-area residents are invited to attend an information meeting this week to help identify ways to improve safety and mobility along Interstate 40. The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) are hosting a public information meeting regarding potential improvements on I-40 from the Shinarump Drive traffic interchange west of Kingman to the US 93/I-40 traffic junction east of the Kingman city limits (mileposts 43 to 74). The purpose of the study is to evaluate improvement alternatives on I-40 (including near-, mid-, and long-term) and recommend feasible solutions that can improve safety and mobility on...

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B-29 BOMBER FLYING TO BULLHEAD CITY

  FIFI, the Commemorative Air Force’s (CAF) iconic Boeing B‐29 Superfortress is returning to Laughlin/Bullhead International Airport. FIFI’s last visit to the area was in 2011. The CAF will fly FIFI as well as a C‐45 Expeditor and a T‐6 Texan to the Airport on April 24 to prepare for the event that will be held just west of Signature Flight Support, 2550 Laughlin View Drive, Bullhead City. The event is open Wednesday, April 26th through Sunday, April 30th from 9 AM to 5 PM and is being sponsored by the Edgewater Hotel and Casino, and Colorado Belle Hotel...

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