Category: Laughlin

SECOND COLORADO RIVER BRIDGE PROGRESS UPDATE

Assistant Bullhead City Public Works Director Bob Leuck reports tangible progress on the ongoing effort to construct and stretch a second bridge across the Colorado River to Laughlin. Leuck told city council members during their December 6 meeting that project principals met at an October 31 kickoff meeting. Leuck said reknowned engineer Louis Berger is leading the charge in designing the structure. “The best thing to say is that is officially under design.We’ve been waiting for for many, many years to be able to say that,” Leuck said. He said the bidding process leading to award of a construction...

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COLLEGE OFFERS CAREER HELP FOR HOMELESS

    Mohave Community College is helping with an effort to fight poverty by teaching the homeless skills they can use to get back on their feet and earn a paycheck. The Edgewater Casino donated two blackjack tables, cards and chips to MCC’s Community Education program, which are being used in this effort.      Stephanie Nudelman is the coordinator of MCC Community Education on the Bullhead City campus and is helping spearhead the effort.     “The MCC Foundation in Bullhead City came to me with the idea of creating a Blackjack/Poker event free for our community, so we began...

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FATAL FIRE INVESTIGATED IN LAUGHLIN

A fatal fire is under investigation at the Crown Point Apartment Homes in Laughlin. Clark County Fire Department spokesman Jeff Buchanan said personnel responded at 5:44 p.m. Monday to the fire at the apartment complex on the Needles highway. Crews extinguished the fire within ten minutes before locating a deceased subject in the burned unit on the upper level of the two story structure. The gender and name of the victim was not initially disclosed. Other apartment units were protected from fire damage and no other complex occupants were displaced, according to Buchanan. He said there’s no damage estimate...

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LAUGHLIN LAND SALE OPEN HOUSE MONDAY

The co-owners of the land that formerly hosted the dismantled Mohave Generating Station power plant is holding an open house Monday as it markets the property for sale. The 2,048-acre parcel is owned by Southern California Edison, NV Energy and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. The open house is part of the property marketing campaign. It starts at 5:30 p.m. at the Regional Government Center Town Hall in...

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