Category: Mohave Valley

2014 Primary Elections for Mohave County

BULLHEAD CITY 2014 Primary Elections  Mayor Position Candidates: Tom Brady Kathy Bruck Rodney Head Candidates for Two Council Member Seats Steven D’Amico Mickey McClure Felix R. Romant III Larry “Tuna” Tunforss Mike Villagran Annette Wegmann Kingman 2014 Primary Elections   Mayor Position Candidates: Richard Anderson Erin Cochran   Candidates for Three Council Member Seats: Mark Abram Carol Decker-Noli Jennee Miles Janice Palmer Kent Simmons Stuart Yocum Lake Havasu City 2014 Primary Elections Mayor Position Candidates: Mark Nexsen Bill Ullery Tom Becker (Write-In) Candidates for Three Council Member Seats: Abilio “Bill” Baptista Dave Calvi Doug Claeys Jeni Coke LaJuana Gillette Michele Lin David McAtlin Joe Tommila Cal Sheehy 2014 Mohave County Offices & Issues up for Election: Clerk of Superior Court Constable Bullhead City Superior Court Division 1 Constable Cerbat Superior Court Division 2 Constable Kingman Superior Court Division 3 Constable Lake Havasu City Superior Court Division 4 Constable North Canyon Justice Court Superior Court Division 6 Mohave Community College Board District 4 (4 yr. Unexpired Term) Superior Court Division 7 Mohave Community College Board District 2 Justice of the Peace Bullhead City Mohave Community College Board District 5 Justice of the Peace Cerbat Bullhead City Mayor & Council Seats (possible runoff) Justice of the Peace Kingman Kingman Mayor & Council Seats (possible runoff) Justice of the Peace Lake Havasu City Lake Havasu City Mayor & Council Seats (possible runoff) Justice of...

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U.S. National Debt Now Stands at $1.1 Million per Taxpayer 

New figures released by the U.S. Department of the Treasury reveal that the total national debt has surpassed $17 trillion, up from the $10.6 trillion it was back in 2009.  “These new figures are staggering,” Supervisor Buster Johnson stated.  “The number one job of any government is to create a balanced budget.  The federal government needs to come together to stop this out of control spending.  They claim to have lowered the 2014 deficit, but they are still spending $492 billion more than they had in revenue,” Johnson continued. According to financial magazine Forbes, $17 trillion is just the tip of the ice berg.  “The United States has nearly a hundred times that in long-term unfunded liability,” Johnson stated.  According to Forbes, the total amount of unfunded liabilities is $126 trillion, or $1.1 million per U.S. taxpayer.  “While the US National Debt Clock may calculate that every man, woman and child owes $55,346 in funded liabilities, it is the actual tax payers that will end up paying over $1 million in both funded and unfunded liabilities to pay this debt back,” Johnson explained. According to the Senate Budget Committee, $3.7 trillion has been spent on welfare which according to Forbes has contributed the most to the rising debt.  “Social Security is not an entitlement,” Johnson stated.  “Taxpayers pay into this fund and expect the money they put in to...

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ROAD MAINTENANCE

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. In the Arizona Strip, crews will be performing storm cleanup and repairs.In the Meadview area, blades will be active on Gregg’s Hideout Rd. Off Hwy 93, a blade will be active in White Hills on Lunado Dr. Traffic Control crews will be painting edgeline striping on Chloride Rd. later in the week. In the Kingman area, crews will be doing storm repair in the Butler area, sweeping and repairing shoulders. Off I-40 east of Kingman, a blade will be working on Knight Creek Rd. before heading into the Round Valley area. In Golden Valley, crews will be laying millings on Estrella Rd. from Agua Fria Dr. to Zuni Dr. Traffic Control crews will be painting edgeline striping on the east side of the Valley, on Colorado Rd., Verde Rd., Aztec Rd., and Shinarump Dr. The blades will be active in the areas of: NE – Adobe to Verde / Hwy 68 to Agua Fria; NW – Jurassic / Estrella to Air Ranch; SE – Redwall & Shipp / Verde to Colorado; SW...

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HIT & RUN PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE NEEDED– FORT MOHAVE       

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a hit and run accident that occurred behind a convenience store located at 5480 South Highway 95 Tuesday (7/29) evening. Approximately 9:10 p.m. deputies responded to the scene of where a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle that fled the scene.  Upon arrival, Fort Mohave Fire Department personnel were at the scene treating a 48-year-old female victim.  FMFD transported the victim to Valley View Medical Center where she was later taken to a hospital in Las Vegas. Investigations have determined that the victim is an employee of the store.  The victim was walking to the back of the store to take the trash out when she was run over by a vehicle which fled the scene.  The surveillance camera captured pictures of a dark in color newer model Jeep Cherokee style vehicle with luggage racks on top of the roof and with dark windows driven by a white male subject. If anyone has any information, please contact Mohave County Sheriff’s Office at (928) 753-0753 or Mohave Silent Witness at (928) 753-1234. Photo caption: The suspect’s vehicle of the Hit and...

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