Category: Lake Havasu City

HUALAPAI VOLE DELISTED

Mohave County Supervisor Buster Johnson is applauding a decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to delist the Hualapai Mexican Vole from the Endangered Species list.  The Vole was listed as endangered in 1987 and has since made it harder for Mohave County Officials to go forward with economic development on public lands. “The listing was based off of old data from the 1980’s,” Supervisor Johnson stated.  “Back then they believed the Vole was only confined mainly to the Hualapai Mountain area in Kingman.  New scientific research has shown this to be untrue, and many believe the...

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GOSAR FLOATS BISON BILL

  U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar introduced on Thursday the bi-partisan Grand Canyon Bison Management Act, which would allow the use of wildlife management and conservation techniques on the bison population within Grand Canyon National Park. Specifically, the act would require both the U.S. Department of Interior and the Arizona Game and Fish Commission to coordinate on a plan to manage the bison population utilizing volunteer sportsmen holding a valid state-issued hunting license. The volunteers would then be allowed to cull bison and remove the harvested animal from the park. “This bill is a strong step toward ensuring the bison...

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MCC EARNS FIVE YEAR ACCREDITATION RENEWAL

  The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) has reaffirmed Mohave Community College’s college-wide accreditation. The accreditation reaffirmation follows a federal compliance review, as well as a quality assurance review visit by an accreditation team to the MCC campuses in February. The visits involved extensive preparation and collaboration by the faculty, staff and students. “This is an exceptional success obtained through the efforts, diligence and dedication of the entire college community,” said MCC Accreditation Liaison Officer Danette Bristle. “The visit in February came after months of writing an Assurance Argument documenting MCC’s accomplishments and commitment to providing quality educational experiences for...

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ISLAND PATH RESTRICTED SUNDAY AND MONDAY

The Lake Havasu City Maintenance Services Division has scheduled pavement sealing of the Island walking and bike path beginning Sunday, June 25, 2017.  During this pavement maintenance project, there will be NO pedestrian/bicycle access to the path. Work is anticipated to be completed by Monday, June 26, 2017.  Pedestrians/bicyclists are urged to find alternate areas to walk/ride while the work is underway. During the same time period, the ADA parking lot adjacent to the Patrick A. Tinnell Memorial Sports Park will be closed for pavement sealing.  Please find alternate areas to park while this work is underway.  The sports...

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MORE TRAFFIC FATALITIES IN ARIZONA LAST YEAR

Traffic fatalities on Arizona’s local roads and state highways climbed higher for the second straight year and driver behavior continues to be a leading factor in motor vehicle collisions, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation’s annual Motor Vehicle Crash Facts report. In 2016, 962 people were killed in motor vehicle crashes, 65 more than the year before, representing a 7.3 percent increase. The number of collisions also went up, rising 8.6 percent to 126,845. The increases in motor vehicle crashes and fatalities in Arizona follow national trends. The Motor Vehicle Crash Facts report is a compilation of traffic...

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