Category: POLITICS

Bruck appointed to BHC council by unanimous vote

BULLHEAD CITY—The six remaining members of the city council agreed—former Vice Mayor Kathy Bruck was the most qualified person to replace the late Mickey McClure, at least until November. By unanimous vote during Tuesday’s regularly scheduled meeting, the city council formally appointed Bruck to the vacancy created by McClure’s death earlier this year. Bruck had been ranked as the most qualified applicant for the vacancy by a special nominating committee that had been empaneled to review the eight people vying for the appointment. That ranking was the compelling reason to select Bruck, according to several city council members. “Because Kathy...

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Kingman Races Soon Begin

  Anyone wanting to run for Mayor or three Kingman City Council seats can get started this Friday. That’s when necessary paperwork for prospective candidates will first become available at the City Clerk’s office. Terms of office are expiring at the end of this year for Mayor Richard Anderson, Vice Mayor Carol Young and council members Larry Carver and Kenneth Dean. The Kingman races track along with most other elections scheduled in August and...

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Father of GOP Presidential Candidate Campaigns in Kingman

Invoking the legacy of President Ronald Reagan, Rev. Rafael Cruz—father of Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz—stirred a crowd of about 150 Mohave County residents at the First Assembly of God Monday night to fight the good fight– restore the rule of law and return to the principles of the U.S. Constitution. Of course, he was campaigning for his son and he drew parallels between him and President Reagan. Cruz’s delivery was that of a good sermon, complete with biblical references and a call to return to the country’s roots as a Christian nation. The crowd applauded enthusiastically as the...

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Trump Wins Laughlin

A record number of Republicans turned out for Tuesday’s presidential caucus in Laughlin, and an overwhelming majority of them backed billionaire businessman Donald Trump. A total of 203 votes were cast for Trump, which was 54 percent of the 375 Republicans that participated in the caucus from all five Laughlin and one Searchlight precincts. Trump’s showing in Laughlin mirrored his results throughout Nevada as the front-runner won in all but two of the state’s 17 counties. Florida Senator Marco Rubio came in a distant second with 20 percent of the vote and Texas Senator Ted Cruz ended with 13...

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Trump wins Laughlin

A record number of Republicans turned out for Tuesday’s presidential caucus in Laughlin, and an overwhelming majority of them backed billionaire businessman Donald Trump. A total of 203 votes were cast for Trump, which was 54 percent of the 375 Republicans that participated in the caucus from all five Laughlin and one Searchlight precincts. Trump’s showing in Laughlin mirrored his results throughout Nevada as the front-runner won in all but two of the state’s 17 counties. Florida Senator Marco Rubio came in a distant second with 20 percent of the vote and Texas Senator Ted Cruz ended with 13 percent of...

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