Category: Lake Havasu City

Road Work Week of July 21, 2014

Monsoon season is in full swing and weather can change suddenly, sometimes resulting in sudden or unexpected flooding. Mohave County Public Works urges drivers to be aware of weather conditions and forecasts. In instances where County-maintained roads and streets sustain damage from monsoon weather, road maintenance crews will prioritize the repair, restoration, and cleanup of affected roads over some regularly scheduled maintenance activities.   ROAD MAINTENANCE: In the Arizona Strip, crews will be repair areas of Rouch Road.   In the Meadview area, blades will be active on Gregg’s Hideout Rd.   Off Hwy 93, crews will be repairing westbound White Hills Rd. near MP6. NearDolan Springs, a blade will be on First St. from Ash Dr. to Becky Rd. In the Kingman area, storm cleanup will be focused in the Butler area and in the residential area east of Castle Rock Rd. Additionally, a blade will be active in the Cactus Wren area. Off I-40 east of Kingman, a blade will be working on Blake Ranch Rd. In Valle Vista, crews will be chip sealing Mano Dr. off Morningside Dr., while farther east off Route 66, a blade will be working on Antares Rd.   In Golden Valley, the blades will be active in the areas of: NE – Bacobi / Chino to Burro; NW – Troy / Glen Canyon to Estrella; SE – Redwall / Aztec to...

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Lake Havasu City Poll Workers Needed

Lake Havasu City, AZ – The is seeking poll workers for both the August 26thPrimary and the November 4th General Elections.  According to Supervisor Buster Johnson, workers are desperately needed in the Lake Havasu City area.  “There are 17 precincts throughout Lake Havasu City.  Each precinct needs 6 different workers made up of 2 Republicans, 2 Democrats, and 2 individuals from another party affiliation such as a Libertarian or a Green Party Member.  The two other individuals can also be Independents or party not designated,” Johnson explained. For those interested, the job is an all-day affair usually lasting from roughly 5:30 a.m. until...

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IRS Phone Scam

The Bullhead City Police Department is warning the public about a tax scam.     Victims nationwide have reported receiving a phone call from someone claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and stating they owe taxes. Victims are then instructed to pay using a pre-paid debit card or wire transfer. The scammers threaten those who refuse to pay with arrest, deportation or loss of a business or driver’s license.  According to the Treasury Inspector General for Taxpayer Administration, the IRS usually first contacts people by mail – not by phone – about unpaid taxes. And, the...

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Popular Babysitting/Home Safety Class Being Offered One More Week

Due to overwhelming participation and Camp I Wanna Go finishing for the summer, the Lake Havasu City Fire Department is extending its Babysitting/Home Safety class to accommodate more students this year.  There is availability for 16 students during the week of July 21 through July 24. Whether kids watch their younger siblings, baby-sit with help from a friend, are seasoned babysitters, or are alone at home, the seminars will provide valuable information. Students will learn how to handle the responsibilities and dangers of being home alone or babysitting and how to handle them safely and effectively. Subjects taught will cover fire safety, water safety, kitchen and bathroom safety, first aid, and more. There is a $30 non-refundable registration fee.  Pre-registration is required to attend the seminar.  A parent or guardian must register the student(s) for the seminar.  Scholarships, which have been provided by Lake Havasu City Kiwanis Club, are still available. For more information on the program and to register contact Kathy Black, Public Education Specialist at (928) 855-3609. Contributed by  Jerri...

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Back-to-School Safety  

  It’s that time of year again… congested morning traffic, school busses stopping frequently and kids scattered through crosswalks. It’s back to school and the Bullhead City Police Department would like to start off the new school year safely.  Over the summer, motorists have been used to driving the normal speed limit, but people need to be aware of the change. Children will be excited getting to and from school while using the intersections and crosswalks, so drivers should watch the road carefully for pedestrians and kids on bicycles. Officers will be out enforcing the 15 mile per hour school zone speed limit. Parents should also talk to their children about the rules of the road. Pedestrians walk against traffic and bicyclists ride with the traffic. For safety reasons, it’s important to wear a helmet while riding a bicycle and children should lock up their bikes when they arrive at school. In case children get on the wrong school bus, it’s a good idea to teach them their phone number, address and parents’ names. Parents may also want to practice walking with their children to school or to their bus stop so they are familiar with the route and the safe intersections to cross. Motorists need to be patient when following school busses and remember, vehicles traveling in both directions, must stop for school busses that display flashing lights and an extended...

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