Category: Lake Havasu City

HUSBAND AND WIFE DIE AT LAKE HAVASU

  A husband and the struggling wife he tried to save both apparently drowned at Lake Havasu Friday, July 21. The Mohave County Sheriff’s office said waterways deputies responded at 3:25 p.m. to a report that an unconscious woman had been pulled from the water in an area just west of Crazy Horse Cove. Agency spokeswoman Trish carter said Esmeralda Gonzalez, 41, Monrovia, California panicked after jumping into the water from a boat that was floating on the lake. She said her husband Raul Gonzalez, 44, jumped in to try to rescue her. “Both were seen struggling in the...

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HAVASU MUSEUM HOSTS BACK TO SCHOOL BASH

Young children and their families are invited to get ready to go back to school with an afternoon of hands-on activities designed to inspire inquiry and engagement. The Lake Havasu History Museum will host the “Back to School Bash” from 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 25, at the museum, 320 London Bride Road. Interactive activities will include a fossil “dig,” a magnetic black “sandbox,” a craft table, a pet rock adoption and rock bingo featuring local minerals. Museum director Becky Maxedon said parents, grandparents, and other caregivers are encouraged to share in the activities and help children learn...

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GOVERNOR DUCEY WELCOMES VOLUNTEERISM NOMINEES

The Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism is pleased to announce that nominations are now open for the 16th Annual Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards. Please nominate a deserving individual or group in your community for what is considered to be the highest volunteer award in Arizona. Award Categories Include: Lifetime Community Service: Individuals who have exemplified the ideals of service over 25 years. Service to Others: Individuals 18 years of age or older at time of nomination. Inspired Youth Leadership: Youth (17 years and younger) and Youth Groups. Service to Community: Business, Faith-Based, Nonprofit, and Public Entities. Category also...

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MUDSHARK BREWERY LAUDED

Lake Havasu City has created a Certificate of Recognition Program to recognize individuals, groups, and businesses for their water conservation efforts. On Monday July 17, Mayor Mark S. Nexsen, along with Briana Morgan, Lake Havasu City’s Water Conservation Specialist and Dr. Doyle Wilson, Lake Havasu City’s Water Resource Coordinator, presented Mudshark Brewery with the certificate. Mayor Nexsen said, “Many businesses and individuals take great strides to conserve water in Lake Havasu City, and we should be recognizing them for their efforts. Their endeavor is exactly what the Vision 20/20 Revitalization Plan strives to achieve, so that Lake Havasu City...

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MONSOON SEASON CAUTION FROM SHERIFF’S OFFICE

(Monsoon approaches Lake Havasu shore–Kalen Marshall Photography) With the monsoon season upon us, the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Division of Boating Safety wants to remind citizens of the safety concerns while boating on Lake Havasu and the Colorado River. Monsoons can suddenly appear with heavy rains carried by high winds with scattered dark clouds and lightning. Lightning has been known to strike the water. Heed all warnings issued by the National Weather Service at weather.gov. Please check the local weather, prior to heading out on the water. If monsoon weather is in the forecast, please consider staying safe and...

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