Category: Mohave Valley

SUMMER SCHOOL START

Schools in the Bullhead City Elementary and Colorado River Union High School Districts will offer summer school programs beginning May 30.  Elementary and junior high classes will be offered through June 9.  High school classes will be available through June 22. Bus transportation is available in some areas.  Classes and subjects vary by campus.  Faculty members from different schools are collaborating on the programs. Enrichment programs emphasize STEAM curriculum – science, technology, engineering, art and math.  Credit recovery programs include English, math, science and history.  Physical education and sports programs are also available. Free meals or snacks will be...

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FISHING OUTLOOK FOR EXTENDED HOLIDAY WEEKEND

Now is the time to get the tackle box ready, grab the fishing rods, and explore northern Arizona for some spring fishing. Here are some updates on fish stocking activities in this region: About 9,000 rainbow trout, or around 5,000 pounds, were recently stocked in Ashurst Lake. Folks fishing at Ashurst Lake started catching fish shortly after stocking.  They were using small spinners such as rooster tails and small spoons. Kaibab Lake, north of Williams, will receive a similar load of fish. About 9,000 fish measuring up to 15 inches. Trout stocked in Lower Lake Mary during March and April...

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ROUTE 66 ARIZONA EARNS TOP PLATE AWARD

  “Flagstaff, Arizona, don’t forget Winona… Kingman…” Arizona figures prominently in the lyrics to the iconic pop song celebrating the highway known as the “Mother Road.” Now Arizona gets even more attention because the new Route 66 specialty license plate has been named the Best New License Plate in the U.S. The honor, which will be formally recognized at a 1:30 p.m. ceremony Thursday, May 25, at the northwest corner of Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza in Phoenix, comes from the Automobile License Plate Collectors Association (ALPCA). ALPCA has given the award since 1970. ALPCA members worldwide vote based on...

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TOWNSEND LAUNCHES RECALL FOR BURGESS BOND SUPPORT

A member of the Colorado River Union High School District is the target of a recall campaign filed with the Mohave County School Superintendent’s office. Superintendent Mike File said the Taxpayers in Action political action committee, headed by John Townsend, filed papers May 22 proposing the recall of Kerry Burgess. A submitted statement indicated that the ouster effort is entirely focused on Burgess’ support of the $35-million bond issue passed by voters last November. More than $32-million will fund construction of a multipurpose field house facility. File said 3,139 valid petition signatures must be gathered by September 18 to...

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EL RIO HOSTS HOLIDAY GOLF TOURNAMENT

  The El Rio Golf & Country Club will host a Golf Tournament on Saturday, May 27 to support Helping Honored Heroes, Inc., a Veteran’s Service organization committed to helping veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) by providing fully trained service dogs to Veterans, Law Enforcement officers and other First responders. The tournament is open to all golfers and begins at 8:30AM, located at 1 El Rio Paseo, Hwy 95, in Mohave Valley, Arizona. The entry fee for golf & lunch is $100 There are cash prizes, raffles and lunch afterwards. Helping Honored Heroes, Inc. an Arizona Non-Profit was...

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