Category: Bullhead City

TEENAGER’S BODY RECOVERED FROM LAKE MOHAVE

A teenager from Southern California apparently drowned at Lake Mohave early Saturday afternoon, according to the National Park Service. Lake Mead National Recreation area spokeswoman Christie Vanover said the incident at Cabinsite Cove was reported at about 12:22 p.m. “Witnesses said the teen swam out to help another person in his party who became separated from a tube they were floating on,” Vanover said in a news release. “The victim, who was not wearing a life jacket, went under water.” Bullhead City Fire Department spokeswoman Lori Viles said divers from the department later recovered the body from about 45...

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LAKE MEAD TEMPLE BAR NAVIGATION AID CHANGE

Lake Mead National Recreation Area has made a change to Aids to Navigation on Lake Mead in the Temple Bar area. Temple Mesa Light number 37 has been reestablished. It is located at: North 36 degrees 01 minutes, 45 seconds West 114 degrees 15 minutes, 47 seconds This lighted beacon, which shows a green flash sequence, comes on for 0.4 seconds then turns off for 3.6 seconds after which the sequence is repeated. For current lake conditions, visit...

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FRIDAY VAN FIRE DOUSED

  On Friday, July 14, 2017, the Bullhead City Fire Department responded the report of a vehicle fire in the parking lot area of 653 Highway.  Upon arrival crews located a van with active fire coming from the engine compartment which had breached the firewall and spread to the interior of the vehicle. Ladder 721 rapidly extinguished the fire, keeping the blaze from spreading to other vehicles that were parked nearby. The cause of the fire is undetermined at this time, and no injuries were...

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DEADLY OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING UPDATE

  The son of Kingman Police Chief Bob Devries is the Mohave County Sheriff’s detective who was involved in a deadly gunbattle with an unidentified subject Tuesday afternoon in Golden Valley. Detective Aaron Devries, 30, a 12 year department employee, is on paid administrative leave, which is customary after an officer-involved shooting in Arizona. The Bullhead City police department is conducting an independent investigation of the shooting but has not released any information as of yet. Mohave County Sheriff Doug Schuster said a DEA agent was also involved in the gun battle but he has not yet been identified....

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COMMUNITY ACHIEVERS LAUDED IN OCTOBER

The 30th Annual Community Achievement Awards will take place at the Aquarius Casino Resort on October 7th at 5:00 p.m. inside the Pavilion. The Laughlin Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual black-tie gala each year to honor local citizens, organizations, and businesses in the Colorado River Region. There are 13 award categories. After 30 years, it was apparent to us that we needed to make a few changes and initially, we merged two of the categories. And today, we are introducing the “Youth Wonders Award”. This award recognizes a young volunteer, mentor, inventor or entrepreneur, 16 years of age...

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