Category: Golden Valley

COMMISSION THUMBS UP FOR SCOTT INDUSTRIES

  Opponents of Scot Industries’ proposed relocation to Golden Valley hoped to convince Mohave County Planning and Zoning Commissioners that the pipe fabrication facility should be rejected at a site selected south of the Walnut Creek Estates subdivision. The Commission was unimpressed with their arguments and its members voted unanimously during their June 14 meeting to support the project. About a dozen people told Commissioners they were worried about traffic, noise, obscured views, property values and other issues relative to the 76,000 square foot facility that would be constructed within a ten acre area near the center of a...

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GLIDER CRASH VICTIM IS EULICE EVANS, 63

The name of the man who was killed in a Memorial holiday weekend aviation incident in northwest Arizona has been identified by the Mohave County Sheriff’s office. Agency spokewoman Trish Carter said Eulice Melton Evans, 63, was fatally injured in the crash of the ultra glider he operated on Saturday, May 27. Carter said Evans’ neighbor called the sheriff’s office at 6:42 a.m. to report that he watched the ultra glider take off and then crash in the desert about a quarter-mile from his home in Golden Valley. Evans was dead at the...

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FATAL AVIATION INCIDENT

A Golden Valley man was killed in an ultra glider crash early Saturday, May 27. A mad advised the Mohave County sheriff’s office that he saw an ultra glider go up and come down at 6:42 a.m. in an area northwest of Walnut Creek. Search and rescue personnel responded to recover the body of the victim whose name was withheld pending notification of kin. FAA and NTSB authorities were...

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MEMORIAL DAY REFLECTIONS

(Story and photos by Butch Meriwether) Monday, May 29 is Memorial Day and many who are enjoying the time off from work and school are unaware of exactly why the holiday is so important to our country. Memorial Day honors members of the military who died in service to their country or as a result of battlefield injuries and hostile actions. (An M-1 rifle, military helmet and combat boots representing a fallen soldier stand as a silent Memorial Day tribute adjacent to Kingman’s Veterans’ Memorial Park.)    It has been conservatively estimated that at least 587,982 military personnel have died as...

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BLOWN TIRE RV WRECK

A recreational vehicle sustained major damage to its front end during an single-vehicle accident that ocurred at 6:38 p.m. Thursday, at Mile Post 17 on Highway 68. Golden Valely Fire District Duty Officer Captain Dave Martin, firefighters from Station #12, River Medical Ambulance Service and DPS responded to the accident. While responding, Station #12 firefighters and River Medical were called off due to no injuries being sustaned during the accident. According to the 68-year-old driver, he was traveling westbound on the highway in a caravan of two other motorhomes and a truck pulling a 5th-wheel trailer heading to an...

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