Category: Mohave Valley

COMMENT WELCOME FOR EPCOR RATE CASE

The Arizona Corporation Commission will hold a Public Comment Hearing Thursday, April 27 on the EPCOR Wastewater rate application. The session will begin at 6:00 p.m. at the Wigwam Resort, 300 E. Wigwam Blvd, Litchfield Park, AZ in Sachem Hall. EPCOR filed a rate application in April of last year, which could result in increases or decreased for utility service provided by its Agua Fria, Anthem, Mohave, Sun City, and Sun City West wastewater districts. The application evaluates the impact on rates if the systems were to be consolidated, left as they are, or deconsolidated further which would split...

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VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT FOR CERT SERVICE

            The Bullhead City, Mohave Valley and the Lake Havasu City Fire Departments are looking for individuals who have a desire to serve their community as a member of their Community Emergency Response Team (CERT).           CERTs work together with other first responders within their community to provide assistance with emergency first aid, triage, fire suppression, rehab, search & rescue and damage assessment activities during a disaster. Prior to becoming a volunteer emergency worker, applicants must first attend two weekend basic disaster volunteer training courses provided by Mohave County Emergency Management. The training program is free and can...

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STOLEN TRACTOR INVESTIGATION TRIGGERS MULTIPLE ARRESTS

  Eight arrests resulted from the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Operations Unit’s (T.O.U.) execution of two search warrants at 1571 Laguna Road and 1585 Laguna Road. The Mohave Area General Narcotics Enforcement Team (MAGNET), a HIDTA initiative, along with members of the Arizona Department of Public Safety Vehicle Theft Taskforce received information that a stolen tractor was located on the property. During the execution of the search warrant, a 2016 John Deere Tractor was located buried in the backyard of 1571 Laguna Road. Mohave County Road’s Department responded with equipment to dig out the tractor. The tractor had...

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SCHOOLS BEGIN KINDERGARTEN ENROLLMENT THURSDAY

All four Bullhead City Elementary School District grade schools will be enrolling and registering new kindergarten students on March 30 for the fall semester.  The annual Kindergarten Round-Up  is for new students who will turn five years old by August 31 of this year. Kindergarten Round-Up will be held at Coyote Canyon, Desert Valley, Diamondback and Sunrise Elementary Schools from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm. “This is an opportunity for parents to start the school registration process early and not have to wait until the last minute,” said Superintendent Riley Frei.  “It’s also a chance for parents to find...

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DRUGS SEIZED, CHILD REMOVED FROM MOHAVE VALLEY HOME

    Mohave Area General Narcotics Enforcement Team (MAGNET) detectives executed a search warrant in the 10500 block of S Lead Lane Tuesday (3/14) morning at about 7:05 a.m. MAGNET was assisted by the Department of Child Safety and Mohave County Sheriff’s Animal Control Officers. The search revealed approximately an ounce of methamphetamine, a BHO (Butane Honey Oil) lab, two rifles, two handguns, numerous drug paraphernalia located in the suspect’s bedroom. Brandi Jean Olmsted, 34, was arrested for vulnerable child abuse-reckless, marijuana violation and possession of drug paraphernalia, all felonies. Daniel Eric Waters, 42, was arrested for vulnerable child abuse-reckless,...

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