Category: Mohave Valley

COUNTY SUPERVISOR MOSS SETS NEW YEAR’S PRIORITIES

Steve Moss said improving law enforcement and roads are his top priorities as he begins his second four year term as Mohave County supervisor. “Our criminal justice system and our road systems are not being adequately maintained,” Moss said. He introduces the matter for discussion at the Board’s first meeting of 2017. Moss said problems must be identified and prioritized before solutions are explored. And he believes need of additional revenue may be part of the answer. “We’ll have to talk about property taxes and sales taxes and transportation taxes and jail taxes and any other taxes. Those are...

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PRESCRIPTION PILL SUSPECT FILED LAWSUITS

Suspicions involving a Fort Mohave Doctor’s questionable drug prescription activity were exposed years before his late November arrest in Wyoming in an ongoing federal criminal investigation. The DEA has declined to detail the case and charges pending against Dr. Shakeel Kahn, 50, and his wife Lyn, 45. The charging indictment has been ordered sealed by a federal judge. The Kahn’s were arrested November 30 in Casper, Wyoming. The pain management specialist saw his license to practice medicine in Wyoming and Arizona suspended due to medical board findings this year that he was overprescribing drugs to patients. Dr. Kahn filed...

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MOSS MINE BUYS CRUSHING PLANT

The Northern Vertex Mining Corp. is pleased to announce the placement of a purchase order with Goodfellow Crushers (“Goodfellow”) of Boulder City, NV for the design, fabrication and delivery of a three-stage crushing plant for the Company’s 100% owned Moss mine project.  The plant will consist of a primary jaw crusher, a secondary cone crusher, and two tertiary cone crushers. The plant will be fabricated in the Goodfellow facility in Boulder City, NV with additional fabrication at the KPI-JCI facility in Eugene, OR. Kenneth Berry, President and CEO commented “The placement of this purchase order is a significant milestone...

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TWO KILLED IN MOHAVE VALLEY HOUSE FIRE

Two people died in a Wednesday residential structure fire in the western Arizona community of Mohave Valley. The names of the elderly male and female found inside the single wide mobile home on Fremont Road are withheld pending notification of kin. Mohave Valley Fire Chief Ted Martin said crews responded at 12:30 a.m. and that the mobile home was fully involved in fire. He said personnel focused their attention to minimize damage to a second mobile home that caught fire. The bodies of the victims were found in a bedroom and the living room of the first mobile home....

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DOT FOODS EYEBALLS BULLHEAD CITY

Senior Vice President Jim Tracy said Dot Foods has still not decided whether it will locate in Arizona, California or Nevada. The revelation came at the December 20 Bullhead City Council meeting as the governing body approved the company’s request for an incentive package valued in the neighborhood of $600,000. Much of the public thought the company that boasts $6-billion in annual sales from ten distribution facilities in other states committed to Mohave Valley in May when Mohave County and the state each pledged $500,000 in return for the jobs and economic stimulus. Economic Development Director Bennett Bratley said...

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