Category: Arizona

NATIONAL HAMBURGER DAY

Today, May 28, is national hamburger day! The hamburger is a classic staple of western culture. Historically, it’s most likely that the first hamburger sandwich first appeared in the 19th or early 20th centuries, but there is much controversy over its origin. Over the years, the hamburger has risen as a culinary icon in America. Burger joints, takeaway food outlets and all-night-eateries serve them up in their millions – with cheese, salad, pickles, bacon and sauces. Why not celebrate National Hamburger Day by making hamburgers your own way on May 28th? Why We Love Hamburgers (and National Hamburger Day)...

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FENCE FIRE ARSON PROBE

The Northern Arizona Consolidated Fire District handled a small brush fire in north Kingman on Wednesday, May 24. Personnel responded at 2:47 p.m. to the fire that burned along a fence line in the vicinity of the intersection of Butler Avenue and Sierra Vista. The fire was quickly brought under control. “Cause of the fire was determined suspicious with evidence located on scene indicating that this fire was intentionally set,” a news release stated. “The MCSO was contacted to assist in the investigation.” No structures were damaged and no injuries were...

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HRMC CELEBRATES RURAL HOSPITAL WEEK

It’s Rural Hospital Week and Havasu Regional Medical Center is joining community hospitals and caregivers across the nation in highlighting the many ways we are making communities healthier – both inside and outside of our hospital walls. While rural communities are often considered “small towns,” communities like ours are the backbone of America. Interestingly, if you add up the population of areas like ours across the country, it equals nearly 60 million people, or one in five Americans. At the heart of many of those communities is the local hospital. The most obvious benefit we provide is also our...

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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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TEEN CRITICALLY INJURED IN ARIZONA STRIP ROLLOVER

  Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a single vehicle rollover accident on the Mt. Trumbull Loop, BLM road 1069, early Thursday (5/25) evening. At about 5:07 p.m., deputies responded to the scene of an injury accident. Eric Avila was driving the truck with his cousin, Jose Najera as passenger. They are both 17 years old and residents of Utah. Avila was airlifted by Mercy Air to Dixie Regional Medical Center while Najera was airlifted by Lifeflight to Dixie Regional Medical Center. Avila advised that he was driving approximately 60 miles per hour on a dirt road and he...

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