Category: Lake Havasu City

LIFE VESTS GO FAST AT EXCHANGE EVENT

The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Division of Boating Safety in partnership with Arizona Game and Fish conducted a life jacket exchange at the Site Six Marina on the Island in Lake Havasu City on Saturday (7/8). Within 10 minutes, 175 life jackets had been exchanged for old, worn, or tattered life jackets. People were excited as they showed up early and were standing in line prior to the event even getting underway. During the event, volunteers from the MCSO Boating Safety Officer Program, Anglers United and the Sea Scouts wore their life jackets to show their ease and comfort....

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ROCK TOSS TRIGGERS WEEKEND SHOOTING

  An argument between two neighbors escalated into a shooting over the weekend in Lake Havasu City. Sergeant Tom Gray said officers responded at 11:32 a.m. on Saturday, July 8 to the dispute in the 2200 block of Palo Verde Boulevard. Gray said officers made contact with a multiple gunshot victim who was transported to the hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injuries. The victim had reportedly tossed a rock during the argument, striking the head of his neighbor, 30-year-old Andrew Bullard. Gray said Bullard retrieved a firearmfrom his home and shot the rock thrower in his yard. Bullard...

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APPLICATIONS WELCOME FOR LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

Leadership Lake Havasu is accepting applications until July 31. Members of past classes will tell you that the nine-month program offers insights into the community, its leaders, it organizations and how things work that you don’t normally get in day-to-day business activity. Program participants gain contacts within their group as well as learning where some of the hot buttons are pushed in local government and agencies – and who’s pushing those buttons. In turn, successful completion of Leadership Lake Havasu brings benefits to the employer – a more knowledgeable employee. The application is a 15-page marketing piece that explains...

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BYRD JAILED FOR SECOND ARSON FIRE

    A woman on probation for a previous arson fire recently torched an RV in north Lake Havasu City, according to the Mohave County Sheriff’s office. Agency spokeswoman Trish Carter said deputies and firefighters responded at 4:53 p.m. on June 28 to the fire in the 3500 block of London Bridge Road. Carter said Vanessa Byrd, 40, and Mark Whitaker, 50, had been trespassing on the property. She said a witness told deputies that he saw Byrd running from the RV with a 5 gallon gas can before it was engulfed in flames. Byrd was arrested for arson...

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MATH HELP AVAILABLE

Mohave Community College is offering the community free help learning college level math. MCC Student Success Center administrators know math causes stress and anxiety for many people, and a lack of math skills can add to the cost of a student’s college education because they will have to take non-credit courses to get up to speed with college-level math requirements. Worse yet, a lack of math skills can cause a student to avoid pursuing their dream career, because of college math requirements. “Roughly 60% of high school students in Arizona failed the last AzMERIT test, and many will have...

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