Category: Lake Havasu City

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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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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PLEA DEAL ENDS CASE AGAINST RODRIGUEZ

A plea agreement eliminates need of another trial for a Lake Havasu City man facing four counts of child molestation. A hung jury mistrial was declared June 29 when a Mohave County Superior Court jury was unable to reach unanimous verdicts in the case against 39-year-old Danny Rodriguez. A plea agreement deal that ends the case was entered on July 25. Public Defender Robin Puchek said all of the sex offense counts were dismissed in exchange for a child abuse conviction. Puchek said his client is innocent but did not want to risk a possible life sentence if convicted...

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MOSS SUPERVISOR SEAT UP FOR GRABS

The resignation of Steve Moss for appointment as Mohave County Superior Court Judge has been accepted by the Board of Supervisors. During their special board meeting on July 28, supervisors decided to accept letters of interest and resumes from anyone eligible and interested in appointment to the District 5 supervisor’s seat vacated by Moss.   Any qualified Republican individuals residing in District 5 who wish to be considered for appointment should send letters and resumed on or before August 18, to the Clerk of the Board: By Mail: Ms. Ginny Anderson, Clerk of the Board Mohave County Board of Supervisors P.O....

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CALIFORNIAN KILLED IN SR 95 CRASH

  Police in Lake Havasu City said alcohol is believed to be a factor in a fatal traffic accident early Friday, July 28. Officers responded to the scene of a two vehicle collision at Industrial Boulevard on highway 95 at 2:38 a.m. “A Hyundai SUV being operated by a 17-year-old male was traveling north on S.R. 95 when it crossed the center line striking a Kia Soul heading in the opposite direction,” said police lieutenant Shane Sloma. He identified the driver of the Kia who was fatally injured as Russ Genovese, 41, Fontana, California. Sloma said the teenager was...

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