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County of Mohave

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Mission
The mission of Mohave County is to serve its citizens through the efficient management of resources and the promotion of cooperation among communities, in a visionary manner that enhances the lives of those served."
About Us
Mohave County is one of the fastest growing counties in the United States for many reasons. People thinking about relocating here need to have realistic expectations and understand important differences between rural Mohave County and the areas they are moving from. This web page contains many useful sources of information that will help peoplel understand the unique attributes of a rural desert southwest area and other important demographic and economic information.

Recent News

Fogging Update: Surveillance Leads to Adult Mosquito Control in Mohave Valley on Monday, August 2nd Evening

MOHAVE VALLEY, AZ -- Mosquito surveillance conducted this week in Mohave Valley by the Mohave County Environmental Health Division (MCEHD) revealed the following locations that met the protocol to conduct mosquito fogging.  The MCEHD uses the…

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Mohave County Fire and Fireworks Prohibition Remains in Effect for Lower Elevations

MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ -- The Outdoor Fire and Permissible Consumer Fireworks Prohibition enacted by the Mohave County Board of Supervisors on May 10, 2021, remains in effect in the unincorporated areas of the County below 4,000 ft in elevation. Most of…

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Mohave County Flood Control Truth in Taxation Information

Mohave County, AZ - Mohave County Flood Control District has prepared its truth in taxation information for the fiscal year 2021-2022 budget in compliance with Arizona Revised Statutes § 48-254. According to the 2021 levy limit referenced by…

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Community Meetings Scheduled for County Health Improvement Initiative

MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ -- The Mohave County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) and Kingman Regional Medical Center (KRMC) will host a virtual “Kick-Off” for the Live Well Mohave project on Thursday, July 15 from 8:30 am – 9:30 am. Live…

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Cooling Stations Available in County Excessive Heat Wave Warning in Effect

MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ -- Mohave County is alerting residents to an Excessive Heat Warning from the National Weather Service. It remains in effect for the County until 9 pm this Monday, July 12. The NWS says the hot temperatures are “potentially…

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Mohave County Offers Free CERT Training

MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ -- The Mohave County Department of Risk and Emergency Management will be offering new training sessions in August for individuals interested in learning basic disaster skills such as fire safety, light urban search and rescue, team…

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Fogging Update: Surveillance Leads to Adult Mosquito Control

Mohave County, AZ -- Mosquito surveillance conducted this week in Fort Mohave and Mohave Valley by the Mohave County Environmental Health Division (MCEHD) revealed the following locations that met the protocol to conduct mosquito fogging.  The…

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Delta Variant Exists in Mohave County COVID-19 Cases Also: Remember Vaccinations Curb Severity, Not Cure-All for Contracting COVID-19

MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ -- The Delta variant of COVID-19 is spreading across the country, in Arizona, and it is present in some COVID-19 positive cases found in Mohave County. County Health Director Denise Burley says, “research indicates the Delta…

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Mohave County News Wrap-Up Edition - June 2021

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Mohave County Offices Closed Monday Board of Supervisors Meeting to Be Held Tuesday Also: Fireworks and Fire Restrictions in Place

MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ -- All Mohave County offices will be closed on Monday, July 5, 2021 in honor of July 4th  The holiday itself falls on Sunday this year. The Board of Supervisors meeting will take place at 9:30am on July 6th at the County…

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Cooling Stations Available in County Excessive Heat Wave Warning in Effect

Mohave County, AZ -- Mohave County is alerting residents to an Excessive Heat Warning from the National Weather Service. It remains in effect for the County until 9 pm this Saturday, June 19. Several cooling stations have been opened up for…

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Mohave County TV District May Have Channel Disruptions Maintenance Occurring

Mohave County, AZ -- There are scheduled maintenance projects taking place in Phoenix for the ABC-15 KNXV and the NBC KPNX-12 TV networks. Because of this, there may be temporary service disruptions to those channels and sub-channels. The…

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Mohave County Awarded Two Grants Totaling Nearly $1 Million: Durable Bridge Over Truxton Wash and Griffith Park Road Improvement

Mohave County, AZ -- Mohave County is among the beneficiaries as the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announced more than $5.6 million in Accelerated Innovation Deployment (AID) Demonstration…

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54 New Covid-19 Cases Since Friday, June 4th Noon, There is 1 New Death 20,929 Total Positives/ 643 Total Deaths

Mohave County, AZ -- The Mohave County Health Department (MCDPH) Nursing staff has been notified of 54 confirmed COVID-19 cases reported since Friday noon. There is also 1 new death. The one new death is a 60-69 person, a previously reported…

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Pfizer Vaccine Now Available to 12-17 Year Olds in Mohave County

Mohave County, AZ -- The Mohave County Department of Public Health has now allocated Pfizer vaccine to the following providers this week. Two doses are required and this vaccine can be administered to the 12-17 age group. In Mohave County, that is…

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Mohave County Wrap-Up Edition for May 2021

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Golden Valley Water System Back to Normal

GOLDEN VALLEY, AZ -- On the night of May 7, the Golden Valley Improvement District (GVID) number 1 well failed as a result of water infiltration into the submersible motor and a replacement motor was needed.  This well is the lead production…

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500 Golden Valley Homes Without Water Water Level in Tank Fell Too Low Bottled Water Likely Later on May 11 as Repairs Take Place

Golden Valley, AZ -- About 500 homes in the Golden Valley area are currently without water as the county works to resolve the issue.  County engineer Mike Garmon says “If you’re without water service, it’s because you live in…

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Important Update for Residents of 500 Golden Valley Homes Without Water Boiling of Current Water a Necessity

Golden Valley, AZ -- The following is an updated special message to Golden Valley residents affected by having a lack of water due to the low level in the tank as discussed in our release earlier today.  It should be emphasized that this is a…

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Mohave County News: Hualapai’s Flag Fire 88% Contained

Park to Open Within Days to Non-Residents Mohave County, AZ -- The Flag Fire is now 88% contained. Resources have been released so that the Type 3 Incident Management Team is no longer needed. Local BLM crews will be patrolling the fire and…

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Mohave County April 2021 Wrap-Up Edition

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Pine Lake Residents Can Now Return Home Hualapai Park Remains Closed to All Others Further Details Below

Mohave County, AZ -- The evacuation orders previously issued for the Pine Lake community will officially be lifted at 10am today (Friday, April 30th.) Residents of Pine Lake are authorized to return to their homes. This repopulation order is for…

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Mohave County’s Steven Latoski Receives National Urban Engineer of the Year Award

Mohave County, AZ -- Mohave County Public Works Director Steven Latoski has received the prestigious National Association of County Engineers Award (NACE) as its 2021 Urban County Engineer of the Year. He came out on top nationally representing…

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Morning Update on Flag Fire - April 29, 2021

Containment 13% Total Acreage Burned is 1,279 $1.4 Million in Cost So Far Mohave County, AZ - Things haven’t officially changed much since last night’s report on the Flag Fire in the Kingman area’s nearby Hualapai Mountains. The…

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Hualapai Fire & Evacuations

A wildfire, size and depth unknown, is currently raging out of control in the Hualapai Mountains near Pine Lake.  Mohave County officials say that air support is en route.  One twin engine aircraft was unable to get close enough due to…

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Update on Flag Fire 1,400 Acres Burned in Hualapais Fire Has Burned Mostly 'Undergrowth'

Mohave County, AZ -- The Flag Fire in the Kingman area’s nearby Hualapai Mountains has officially burned over 1,400 acres as of late this afternoon. It has resulted in the evacuation of the residents of approximately 200 homes in Pine Lake, as…

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Mohave County Chairman Johnson Issues Emergency Declaration on Hualapai’s Flag Fire Donations NOT Needed at This Time

MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ -- Mohave County Supervisor Buster Johnson has declared a County Emergency as a result of the Flag Fire in the Hualapai Mountains. (SEE ATTACHED). In the declaration, Johnson asserts it is ordered that “Hualapai Mountain Park…

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Hualapai Fire At 600 Acres Shelter at Palo Christy Elementary Multiple Fire Units & Aircraft Nearby at Scene

MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ - The Flag Fire in the Kingman area’s nearby Hualapai Mountains has officially burned over 600 acres as of April 26, 2021 morning.  It has resulted in the evacuation of the residents of approximately 200 homes in Pine…

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District 1 Supervisor Lingenfelter Appointed By House Speaker to Important County Water Basin Committee

Mohave County, AZ -- One of the most important issues Mohave County is facing is the present and future needs of water supply. County Supervisor Travis Lingenfelter has just received a significant appointment as a member of the Mohave County West…

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Christina Spurlock Chosen as Acting Clerk of Mohave County Superior Court Judge Gurtler Praises 'Well Prepared' Appointee

Mohave County, AZ -- Mohave County Superior Court Judge Charles W. Gurtler has issued an Administrative Order appointing Christina Spurlock as the Acting Clerk of the Superior Court. According to the order, she “will serve as Acting Clerk of…

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10,000 Moderna; 300 J and J Arrive Next Week Vaccinations Available Now Lake Havasu City Event Successful

Mohave County, AZ -- Mohave County has been allocated 10,000 Moderna doses and 300 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine for next week. Although the Moderna vaccine is sufficient to meet current demand, the J & J vaccine allocation is…

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County Suggests Reaching Out for Vaccination Now Demand Has Lowered and Vaccine Available

Mohave County, AZ -- Mohave County Health Director Denise Burley says due to the abundance of vaccine in communities, now is the time to schedule a COVID-19 vaccination.  She points out, “In some cases, there are same day appointments…

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Firewood Permits Now Available Through County Emergency Management

Mohave County, AZ -- A limited number of Firewood Permits are now available through the Mohave County Department of Risk Emergency Management.   Forestry health and wildland fire mitigation activities inside the Hualapai Mountain Park this…

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Mohave County Board of Supervisors to Appoint Cerbat Justice of Peace Replacement

Mohave County, AZ -- The Board of Supervisors is expected on Monday to appoint a replacement to serve as the Cerbat Justice of the Peace. The current Cerbat JP John Taylor, a Republican has resigned. There are four finalists for the…

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Mohave County/Safeway Walk-Thru Vaccine Program in Bullhead City on Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Mohave County, AZ -- The Mohave County Department of Public Health and Safeway Pharmacy are working together to conduct a special Bullhead City area WALK-IN clinic vaccination event next Wednesday (March 31) from 8am to 4pm. It will take place…

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Mohave County Health Department Moves to Open Vaccinations for All Adults 10,000 Moderna; 1,200 J and J Arrive Next Week

Mohave County, AZ -- The Mohave County Health Department has announced it will move to opening vaccinations for everyone 18 Years & Older effective tomorrow morning. County Health Director Denise Burley said, “the tapering of demand in our…

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Mohave County Health Department Moves on March 19th to 55 Years and Older Opening Increased Vaccine Enables Change

Mohave County, AZ -- On March 18th, Mohave County announced it will receive 10,000 doses of the Moderna vaccine next week, an increase of 2,000 doses from recent weeks. The county will also be getting 500 doses of the newly approved Johnson &…

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County Gets 8,000 Moderna Vaccine Doses County/Safeway Holds Lake Havasu City Vaccine Event on Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Mohave County, AZ -- The County will be receiving 8,000 doses of the Moderna vaccine next week, a continuation of the amount of that vaccine received from the state for each of the past three weeks. ADHS informed counties that the Johnsons &…

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County Gets 8,000 Moderna Doses; 1,700 Johnson and Johnson Doses Next Week, Kingman 2nd Dose Event Wednesday; Lake Havasu City Event Upcoming

Mohave County, AZ -- Mohave County will receive 8,000 doses of the Moderna vaccine next week, plus 1,700 doses of the newly approved Johnson & Johnson vaccine. All of the vaccine is expected to arrive by Wednesday. County Health…

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Johnson and Johnson Vaccine Arriving; County Will Not Open to 55 & Older for Time Being; Demand Great, Vaccine Scarce

Mohave County, AZ -- Mohave County Health Director Denise Burley announced that the newly approved one dose Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine will be joining the Moderna vaccine going into the arms of county residents.  Burley said,…

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Mohave County Wrap-Up Edition for February 2021

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Drive-Thru Vaccine Program in Bullhead City on March 3, 2021

Mohave County, AZ -- Safeway Pharmacy and the Mohave County Department of Public Health are working together to conduct a special Bullhead City area vaccination event. Event Information: Wednesday, March 3, 2021 8:00 am to 4:00 pm …

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Mohave County Gets Major Increase in Vaccine Doses Next Week, 8,000 - Upped From 3,000 Embry Back on Board as Provider

The Mohave County Department of Public Health has good news to share as it will be receiving 8,000 doses of the Moderna vaccine next week, a substantial increase from the 3,000 doses received in previous weeks. County Health Director Denise Burley…

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Vaccine Doses Arrive Bad Weather Prevented Vaccinations Delivery Last Week County Back on Track

Mohave County, AZ -- Bad weather conditions in much of the country prevented the delivery of the Moderna vaccine to Mohave County last week. It forced the cancellation of many appointments and stopped new ones from occurring.  …

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Bad Weather Prevents Vaccine Shipment to Mohave County Doses

Mohave County's expansion to open the COVID vaccination to the 65 Years & Older and Educators/Child Care Workers in the 1B COVID-19 Phase were impeded due to severe weather conditions in many parts of U.S. The county's weekly dose allocation of…

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Mohave County Extends Vaccines for 75 Years and Older Prioritization for Another Week Scarcity of Vaccine and Vulnerabilty Cited

Mohave County, AZ -- Due to demand and limited availability of vaccine doses, Mohave County will extend the 1B phase sub category 75 Years and Older prioritization for at least one more week before moving to the next 1B sub-categories. Those who…

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MCC’s Proposed Training Center Receives County Approval for Support Letter Next Step in Early Progress

Mohave County, AZ -- The County Board of Supervisors passed unanimously the authority for the Chairman of the Board to execute a letter of support to Arizona Governor Doug Ducey for the development of Mohave Community College’s planned…

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Mohave County News Wrap-Up Edition - January 2021

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Vaccinations for 75 and Older Priority Continues Through Next Week; New Major Provider Embry Now On Board

Mohave County, AZ -- Mohave County health care providers and facilities will continue offering vaccination administration to the Phase 1B prioritized group “75 and Older”, as well as the sub 1B category “Protective Services…

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Board Of Supervisors Extends Public Letters AndComments Submission Methods

MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ – There are specific rules regarding public input at Mohave County Board of Supervisors meetings. Now, in addition to being physically present to comment at meetings, the board has made it clear that the public may also…

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Vaccination Is Safe 75 And Older 1b Sub-category Phase Ongoing New Provider Onboard By Midweek

MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ – Mohave County health care providers and facilities are offering vaccination administration to the Phase 1B prioritized group “75 Years and Older.” The County Health Department wants individuals to know: - The…

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County Advances to 1B Phase

MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ – Mohave County will be transitioning from Phase 1a of COVID-19 vaccination administration to Phase 1b. Due to limited vaccine  availability nationwide, it will be necessary to sub-prioritize the vaccine administration…

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Medical Volunteers Needed

Mohave County, AZ -- The Mohave County Department of Public Health is recruiting volunteers to register for its Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) to assist with administering the new COVID-19 vaccine to our community members. MCDPH is actively planning…

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Mohave County Wrap-Up News - December 2020

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Updated Information on COVID-19 Vaccine Availability in Mohave County

MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ – The status regarding vaccinations for COVID-19 is evolving and remains fluid in Mohave County.  However, more specific and helpful information is forthcoming.  The County has received a very limited first run…

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Latest Information on COVID-19 Vaccine For Mohave County

MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ (December 17, 2020) -- Beginning as early as next week, Mohave County may receive its first allotment of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine. These shipments will be sent directly to facilities that have been approved through an…

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Mohave County Courthouse Trees Experience Loss, but Remain standing Tall

Mohave County, AZ -- For 70 years, the Cypress trees at the Mohave County Courthouse have been admired by all. There have been 13 of these majestic living Italian Trees in front and to the side of the courthouse. Arborist David Stehly has been…

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Kingman Veteran Villas Near Completion

Progress is occurring regarding the Kingman Veteran Villas (KVV.) The first twenty-four units have been completed. Each villa contains 930 Sq. Ft. of living area, consisting of one bedroom, kitchen, bath, and single car garage. The Mohave County…

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Supervisor Johnson Elected New Chair

Mohave County, AZ - The Mohave County Board of Supervisors elected District 3 Supervisor Buster Johnson at its November 16 meeting as its new Chairman for a one year term beginning in January.  District 5 Supervisor Ron Gould was elected as the…

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Fire Prohibition in Unincorporated Areas Has Been Lifted

Mohave County, AZ -- The prohibition on open fires, campfires, and consumer fireworks within the unincorporated areas of Mohave County has been lifted to coincide with the lifting of a similar prohibition on Bureau of Land Management managed…

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Governor’s Orders Still Remain Key Supersede Any Local Decisions on Covid-19 Issues

Mohave County, AZ -- Mohave County Health Director Denise Burley reminds that although “mask mandates have recently ended in Bullhead City, Kingman, and Lake Havasu City, the requirements outlined in the Governor’s Executive Orders are…

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County Offers Public Workshop Express Opinions on Mandated Masks in County Buildings

The Mohave County Board of Supervisors will be holding a Public Workshop this Thursday, October 22 at 12 noon. The public is invited to appear to field questions or make comments on the current mandating of masks in county buildings. (The county…

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Vote in Person Early 3 Locations Available in County

Records are being broken across the nation as voters are making their decisions in early voting. In Mohave County, early voting is ongoing at the main public libraries in Lake Havasu City and Bullhead City and at the Kathryn Heidenreich Adult Center…

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USGS Present Results of 3 Year Study on Health of Hualapai Valley Basin Aquifer

Supervisors, AZ Rep Cobb, Kingman Mayor Miles Also Participate Kingman, AZ -- It’s all about the Big W --Water and the goal of protecting and preserving this invaluable Mohave County resource. It will be the focal point of a major multi-media…

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Fogging in Mohave Valley on Friday, October 16, 2020

Mohave County, AZ -- Mosquito surveillance conducted this week in Mohave Valley by the Mohave County Environmental Health Division (MCEHD) revealed the following locations that met the protocol to conduct fogging. The MCEHD uses the CDC’s…

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Mosquito Fogging Set for Friday, September 18th Evening in Mohave Valley

Mohave County, AZ -- Mosquito surveillance conducted this past week in Mohave Valley by the Mohave County Environmental Health Division (MCEHD) revealed the following locations that met the protocol to conduct fogging. The MCEHD uses the CDC's…

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Mohave County Wrap-Up Edition for August 2020

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New Covid-19 Test Sites and Dates Announced Registration is Necessary

Kingman, AZ -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has approved new COVID-19 testing sites and dates. Here’s the specific information: Bullhead City - Thursday 9/10/2020 6am-10am & Saturday 9/12/2020 6am-10am -…

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COVID-19 Testing in Bullhead City Friday

Bullhead City will be hosting a COVID-19 testing event this Friday, August 28th, at the Bullhead City Police station. Advance registration is required by noon on Thursday. Call 928-704-1221 to register. The event is from 6:00-9:00 AM. Community…

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Fogging Update: Surveillance Leads To Adult Mosquito Control

Mohave County, AZ - Mosquito surveillance conducted this week in Mohave Valley by the Mohave County Environmental Health Division (MCEHD) revealed the following locations that met the protocol to conduct fogging. The MCEHD uses the CDC’s…

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Mohave County Election Results Official Poll Workers Needed for General Election

Mohave County, AZ - The 2020 Primary Election is officially over, following the final canvassing of all ballots and the unanimous acceptance of the results by the Board of Supervisors at Thursday’s special meeting. The voter turnout was 37.75%…

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County Primary Tax Rate Reduced in Final Budget

Mohave County, AZ - On August 3rd, the Mohave County Board of Supervisors approved and adopted its 2021 budget. It is a balanced budget that provides for the annual revenue needed to provide quality service to county residents, while keeping…

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30 New COVID-19 Cases 4 Deaths Total Positives Now Officially 3,137 Total Deaths in County 155

The Mohave County Health Department (MCDPH) Nursing staff was notified this afternoon of 30 new confirmed COVID-19 cases with a wide span of age ranges. There are also four deaths, all from previously reported cases. Two of them, one in the 60-69…

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Mohave County Receives Federal Funds for Local Non-Profits for Emergency Food and Shelter Programs Apply Immediately

Kingman, AZ -- Mohave County has been selected to receive additional CARES funding to help mitigate COVID-19 impacts through the State Set-Aside(SSA) process of the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) in the amount of $24,949.00. The awards…

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Yucca Fire District Board Vacancy

Mohave County, AZ -- It has fallen upon the Mohave County Board of Supervisors to fill a position on the Yucca Fire District Board. In accordance with A.R.S. § 48-802(d), to serve as a fire district board member, candidates must be, and during…

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Election Turnout Consistent With 2016 Primary

Complete Primary Election Results Expected Between 1 and 2am About 30,000 Early Voting Ballots Ready Shortly After 8pm County Elections Director Tempert Says About 70% Early Voters Mohave County, AZ -- Mohave County Elections Director Allen…

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Fogging Update: Surveillance Leads To Adult Mosquito Control In Mohave Valley

Mohave County, AZ -- Mosquito surveillance conducted this week in Mohave Valley by the Mohave County Environmental Health Division (MCEHD) revealed the following locations that met the protocol to conduct fogging. The MCEHD uses the CDC’s…

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Mohave County Wrap-Up Edition for July 2020

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Mosquito Surveillance Detects Positive West Nile Virus in Lake Havasu City

Mohave County, AZ -- Mosquito surveillance conducted by the Mohave County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) Environmental Health Division verified mosquitoes testing positive for West Nile Virus in Lake Havasu City, in the area of Body Beach. …

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Mohave County Wrap-Up Edition - June 2020

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Mohave County Library Re-opens Facilities Changes Will Be in Effect

Mohave County, AZ -- The Mohave County Library District has reopened library facilities to the public. Due to the pandemic, a number of changes have been made for the health and safety of library customers and staff. A trip to the library will…

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Mohave County Implements Outdoor Fires Prohibitions and Permissible Consumer Fireworks Ban; Takes Effect Immediately

Kingman, AZ -- The Mohave County Emergency Management Officer has determined that a fire emergency exists in the county and Board of Supervisors Chairman Jean Bishop has signed a county proclamation specifically imposing “a prohibition on open…

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County Opens With CDC Guidelines Monday

Kingman, AZ – The Mohave County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a motion Thursday afternoon recommending the county open up according to CDC guidelines on Monday, May 11.  This excludes three separate authorities within the county…

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Free COVID-19 Tests in Bullhead City on May 9th, Lake Havasu City Scheduled for May 16th, Download Test Form Online

Mohave County, AZ -- The Arizona testing blitz is continuing with two set up for the next two weekends in Mohave County cities. Sonora Quest Laboratories has free COVID-19 testing this weekend, Saturday, May 9 from 6am to 11am at the Anderson Auto…

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Call to the Public Comments Must be Submitted Beforehand for May 4th Board of Supervisor Meeting

Kingman, AZ -- Due to increased concerns regarding the coronavirus, COVID-19, the in-person Call to the Public (on items not on the agenda) portion of the Mohave County Board of Supervisors meetings remains suspended for the Monday, May 4, 2020…

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County Health Officials Confirm 2 New Positive Cases as of April 20th, Both are Kingman Residents Total in County Now 59, 3 Deaths Included

Mohave County, AZ -- The Mohave County Health Department MCDPH-Nursing staff was notified this afternoon of two more positive COVID-19 cases. (Despite the similarities, these are two different cases.) Both are in the Kingman service area and both…

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Social Distancing Thwarts the Spread of COVID-19, Detailed Info from Mohave County

Mohave County, AZ -- The Mohave County Health Department now has over 50 positive cases that have been confirmed. It’s an important reminder that COVID-19 is in our midst and we must deal with that reality by adhering to certain restrictions…

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Mohave County Health Officials Confirm 1 Death Reported in Lake Havasu City on April 20th, Total in County Remains 55, 3 Deaths Are Among Them

Mohave County, AZ -- The Mohave County Health Department MCDPH-Nursing staff was notified late this morning of the death of one of the (previously identified) hospitalized COVID-19 positive cases in the Lake Havasu City service area. The individual…

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County Health Officials Confirm 1 New Positive Case Count Rises to 49, 2 Earlier Deaths Are Included

Mohave County, AZ -- The Mohave County Health Department (MCDPH) Nursing staff was notified on April 15th of a positive COVID-19 case in the Lake Havasu City service area. The individual, is in the 65+ age range, and is currently hospitalized.…

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Health Officials Confirm There Are Now 30 Cases That Tested Positive in County 2 Deaths Are Included

Mohave County, AZ -- The Mohave County Department of Public Health (MCDPH)-Nursing staff was notified this morning of a positive COVID-19 case in the Lake Havasu City service area. The individual, is in the 20-44 year-old age range and is in…

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Health Officials Confirm That There Are Now 28 Cases That Tested Positive in County 2 Deaths Are Included 2nd Death Is a Previous Positive

Mohave County, AZ -- The Mohave County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) -Nursing staff was notified late this afternoon of two COVID-19 positive patients from the Kingman service area. The first patient is in the 20-44 age range, and is currently…

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Health Officials Confirm There Are Now 21 Cases That Tested Positive in Mohave County 1 Death is Included

Mohave County, AZ -- The Mohave County Department of Health (MCDPH) - Nursing was notified late this afternoon of a positive COVID-19 case in the Lake Havasu City service area. The individual, an adult in the 65+ age range, is currently…

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Health Officials Confirm There Are Now 22 Cases That Tested Positive in Mohave County 1 Death is Included

Mohave County, AZ -- There are now 22 positive COVID-19 cases in the county. The latest is a Lake Havasu City service area individual, an adult in the 50-64 age range, who is currently isolated at home. Nurses will begin the contact investigation as…

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11th and 12th Positive COVID-19 Cases Now Confirmed 'All Residents and Visitors Stay Home Unless Absolutely Necessary'

Mohave County, AZ -- This morning (04/03/20) the Mohave County Public Health Department received two positive COVID-10 test results in the county. One case, an adult, is out of the Lake Havasu City service area, and is in isolation, recovering…

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Mohave County’s 8th Positive Case Confirmed More Questions Answered

Mohave County, AZ -- The Mohave County Dept. of Public Health was notified today of an eighth COVID-19 case. This is an adult from the Lake Havasu area. It is travel-related and the individual is hospitalized out of our county. There are now a total…

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Social Distancing Critical County Establishes New Policies

Mohave County is implementing immediate changes to some of its policies because of the evolving nature of the coronavirus, COVID-19. The County Public Health Department and County Administration require these new policies to be put into effect…

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Arizona Department of Health Services Reports 'Widespread' Community COVID-19 Transmission

Take precautions and practice Social Distancing to protect you and your family Phoenix, AZ -- The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) has updated the community transmission level of COVID-19 in Arizona to “widespread.”…

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Social Distancing Critical County Establishes New Policies

Mohave County is implementing immediate changes to some of its policies because of the evolving nature of the coronavirus, COVID-19. The County Public Health Department and County Administration require these new policies to be put into effect…

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Mohave County Resident On Board Grand Princess Cruise Ship Returning Home in Self Quarantine

Mohave County, AZ -- On Monday, March 9, the Grand Princess Cruise ship, which has been floating off the coast of California since Thursday, March 5th, was allowed to dock in Oakland. The ship was carrying over 2,000 passengers and 1,100 crew…

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Mohave County Supervisors Move To Protect Limited Area Groundwater

Arizona Water Resources Director Called On For Action Kingman, AZ -- Mohave County Supervisors voted unanimously (5-0) at their latest meeting (2/3/20) to approve its chairman signing a letter to Thomas Buschatzke, the Director of the Arizona…

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Mohave County News Wrap-Up Edition for December 2019

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Pegasus Announces Firefly Data Storage Expansion

Mohave County is home to the largest renewable energy operated data storage center in the United States thanks to Pegasus Group Holdings. The company has announced project “Firefly”, a $5.2-billion second phase expansion of the…

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Mohave County Opposes Transfer

Mohave County has drawn a line in the sand against proposed transfer of Colorado River water beyond rural communities along the River in western Arizona to benefit larger cities elsewhere in the state. The Mohave County Board of Supervisors passed a…

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Fwd: Mohave County Wrap-Up News for July 2019

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Mohave County Wrap-Up Edition - June 2019

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Mohave County News Wrap Up Edition for August 2018

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Mohave County Flood Control Truth in Taxation Information

Kingman, AZ.  Mohave County Flood Control District has prepared its truth in taxation information for the fiscal year 2017-2018 budget in compliance with Arizona Revised Statutes § 48-254. According to the 2017 levy limit referenced by…

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Mohave County News - May 2017

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Mohave County News Wrap-Up Edition for July 2016

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Mohave County News - May 2016

Counties and Cities Continue to Get Hit by State Financial Woes Lake Havasu City, AZ – State lawmakers passed a $9.6 billion budget this past month.  Compared to last year, lawmakers are spending roughly half a billion more.  While lawmakers…

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County Announces Passing Of Mohave County Assessor

KINGMAN, AZ---It is with heavy hearts that the Mohave County Board of Supervisors announce the passing of longtime Mohave County Assessor Ron Nicholson.  Ron was a committed public servant who began his career with Mohave County in October 1993,…

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County of Mohave News: Periodic Road Closure - Oatman Road

Mohave County, AZ -- In order to improve traffic safety, Mohave County, in conjunction with ADOT and Intermountain West Civil Constructors, Inc., will be applying thermoplastic centerline and edgeline striping on approximately 7.5 miles of Oatman…

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Mohave County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events Spring 2016

Mohave County, in conjunction with the Kingman Fire Department and the Bullhead City Fire Department, will be sponsoring two (2) Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection events in Bullhead City and Kingman. The household hazardous waste events…

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Mohave County Department of Public Health News - Cautionary Measures Due To Wildfire Smoke

Mohave County, AZ---The Mohave County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) is issuing information on the health effects of smoke from the wildfires in the Mohave County, Topock areas. Not everyone who is exposed to thick smoke will have health…

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Mohave County’s Supervisorial District III News: March 2016 Wrap-Up Edition

Johnson Opposes Raise of Court Filing Fees Lake Havasu City, AZ – Supervisor Buster Johnson was the lone vote against the Superior Court’s proposal to raise court filing fees during the March Board of Supervisors meeting.  For constituents…

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County Emergency Alert System To Be Tested, Registration Urged

On March 8, 2016, Mohave County will be conducting a performance test of the system at 10 a.m., by contacting everyone in the county who is currently in the emergency database. Receiving a test message will assure that residents will receive a…

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Periodic Road Closures On Oatman Highway – March 21 - 24, 2016

Mohave County, AZ---In order to improve traffic safety, Mohave County, in conjunction with ADOT and Intermountain West Civil Constructors, Inc., will be applying thermoplastic centerline and edgeline striping on approximately 7.5 miles of Oatman…

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Public Registration Available For County Emergency Warnings

KINGMAN, AZ---Residents of Mohave County can now register their cell phone numbers and associated residential addresses to receive emergency warnings via the countywide emergency notification system recently acquired with grant funding by the Mohave…

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County Announces Passing Of Mohave County Recorder

KINGMAN, AZ---It is with heavy hearts that the Mohave County Board of Supervisors announce the passing of Mohave County Recorder, Carol Meier.  Carol has been committed to serving the citizens of Mohave County for over 24 years starting her career…

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County Board To Hold A Burro Workshop

KINGMAN, AZ---The Mohave County Board of Supervisors has scheduled a workshop  to address the feral burro population and the dangers they pose to travelers as well as the destruction of habitat not only in Mohave County but in neighboring…

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Mohave County News - 2015 Year In Review

Kingman, AZ---The Mohave County Board of Supervisors is currently addressing the business issues of 2016, but paused to reflect on the many challenges and accomplishments of 2015.   On a federal level the Board took the following actions to limit…

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County to Participate in Water Settlement Negotiations

KINGMAN, AZ---At the January 4, 2016 meeting of Mohave County’s Board of Supervisors, a motion was made by Supervisor Angius, seconded by Supervisor Watson and unanimously approved by the Board for Chairman Bishop to sign a Non-Disclosure…

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Mohave County News - January 2, 2016

Former Administrative Assistant to Supervisor Johnson To Serve on Arizona Senate Lake Havasu City, AZ---The Mohave County Board of Supervisors selected Sue Donahue to fill out State Senator Kelli Ward remaining term, who decided to step down from…

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Mohave County News - County Emergency Management Message

Kingman, AZ -- In the wake of the Paris terrorist attacks, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has issued a statement that there is no creditable evidence of an impending attack on the U.S. However, these attacks, as well as recent homeland…

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Mohave County News - Welcome Back Trout Day Announced

Bullhead City, AZ -- Arizona Game and Fish and Mohave County are planning a “Welcome Back the Trout” day commemorate the return of this popular sport fish. The event and clinic will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Davis Camp in…

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Mohave County Department Of Public Health News: Mosquito Surveillance

Mohave County, Kingman – The Mohave County Department of Public Health (MCDPH), Environmental Health division is responding to numerous mosquito calls and requests from the Public for the County to control the mosquito’s by spraying pesticides…

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County Vehicle Auction Scheduled

Kingman, AZ---Mohave County will hold its annual online surplus auction of retired vehicles and miscellaneous vehicle equipment and parts for one week, beginning October 20, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. through October 27, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. These surplus…

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Mohave County News - New Effective Flood Insurance Rate Maps To Be Released

Kingman, AZ. - Mohave County Flood Control District in partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will release new effective flood insurance rate maps to communities in Mohave County, Arizona, on December 2, 2015.  The new maps…

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Mohave County News: September 2015

Mohave County Using Recycled Tires to Save Taxpayers Money & To Quiet the Roads Lake Havasu City, AZ –Mohave County has found a new way to save taxpayers money by using recycled tires to help chip seal roads.  It is estimated that this new…

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Bishop Receives Lifetime Achiever Award

Kingman, AZ---Mohave County is proud to announce that Jean Bishop, Mohave County District 4 Supervisor, has been awarded the Andy Devine Lifetime Achiever Award. Formal presentation to Supervisor Bishop occurred at the 38th Annual Andy Awards Dinner…

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Mohave County News - Information Technology Department Nationally Recognized

“In this year's survey, the Center for Digital Government recognizes 54 counties as adaptive IT leaders, collaborators and arbiters of the public trust.” The Center for Digital Government (CDG) and the National Association of Counties (NACo)…

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Mohave County News: May 2015 Wrap-Up Edition

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Mohave County News: December 2014 Wrap-Up Edition

Supervisor Johnson’s Term as AACo President Comes to an End Phoenix, AZ – Mohave County Supervisor Buster Johnson passed the reigns of being Arizona Association of Counties (AACo) President onto Navajo County Attorney Brad Carlyon during the…

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County And Federal Officials Disagree On Legislation

Kingman, AZ---Mohave County officials oppose federal legislation (HR 4924 & S 2503) introduced by members of the Arizona Congressional Delegation that provides for the Big Sandy River-Planet Ranch Water Rights Settlement Agreement.  The…

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Welcome Back The Trout Event To Be Held At Davis Camp October 4th, 2014

Bullhead City, AZ---Trout stocking south of Davis Dam has been on hiatus for nearly a year, but that will change beginning Oct. 1. Trout from Arizona Game and Fish hatcheries, and raised by the US Fish and Wildlife Service at the Willow Beach…

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Mohave County News - Board Addresses Cerbat Constable Vacancy

Kingman, AZ -- The Board of Supervisors at their meeting of June 23, 2014 accepted the resignation of Jean Bishop as Constable Cerbat Precinct and observed her swearing in ceremony to the Supervisor District 4 position.   In accordance with A.R.S.…

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Mohave County News - Outdoor Fire and Permissible Consumer Fireworks Ban

Kingman, AZ -- Mohave County is implementing outdoor fire and permissible consumer fireworks use prohibitions on private and public lands in the unincorporated areas of the county, effective Friday, June 20, 2014, due to the very high fire danger…

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Mohave County News - Public Information Meeting - U.S. 93 Access at Mile 54.5

Public Information Meeting - U.S. 93 Access at Mile 54.5   Kingman, AZ -- Mohave County Public Works will host a Public Information Meeting. This meeting will provide opportunity for discussion and questions on actions necessary to maintain U.S. 93…

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County’s South Mohave Valley Library Closes for Relocation

Kingman, AZ - The Mohave County Library located at 8045 Highway 95, Suite D in South Mohave Valley will close to the public at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 22, 2014, and will reopen at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 3, 2014, at its new location at 5744 Highway 95,…

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Mohave County Parks Restaurant Day Rescheduled!

Kingman, AZ -- Mohave County Parks aimed to bring the first installment of Restaurant Day to Mohave County on May 17, 2014, which coincides with the next worldwide Restaurant Day in 2014. Since the first Restaurant Day in Finland in 2011, the event…

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Mohave County Department of Public Health News - Make Your Child’s Shots Less Stressful

Kingman, AZ - Vaccines help protect babies and young children against 14 serious diseases. Even though you are keeping her safe from diseases, it’s hard to see your child cry when she gets her shots. But you can take some steps before, during, and…

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Mohave County Department of Public Health News - Five Important Reasons to Vaccinate Your Child

Kingman, AZ - You want to do what is best for your children. You know about the importance of car seats, baby gates and other ways to keep them safe. But, did you know that one of the best ways to protect your children is to make sure they have all…

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Mohave County Department of Public Health News - Vaccinating On Time Is Important For Disease Protection

Kingman, AZ - Parents agree that feeding and sleep schedules are important to help keep their children healthy. The same goes for childhood immunizations. Vaccinating children on time is the best way to protect them against 14 serious and…

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Mohave County To Sponsor Restaurant Day - May 17, 2014

Kingman, AZ - Mohave County joins a worldwide phenomenon where anyone can set up an outdoor restaurant for a day. You cook! You serve! You star! The first Restaurant Day took place in Finland on May 21, 2011 and featured 45 one-day “pop-up”…

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Mohave County News - December 1, 2013

Johnson Testifies at State Study Committee on Fire Districts A study committee on countywide fire districts was formed last year by Arizona State Senator Chester Crandell and Representative Michelle Ugenti.  The purpose of the committee was to…

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County Vehicle Auction Scheduled

Kingman, AZ---Mohave County will hold its annual online surplus auction of retired vehicles and miscellaneous vehicle equipment and parts. The 24/7 online auction opens at 8:00 a.m. December 3, 2013 and closes at 6:00 p.m. December 10, 2013.   The…

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Mohave County News - September 30, 2013

Mohave County Sees on Average Over 150,000 Cyber Attacks Daily On It's Systems Local governments have become the prime target for cyber-attacks in recent years.  According to a recent report by the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS)…

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October Is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Mohave County Supervisor Buster Johnson, 1st Vice Chair of the National Association of Counties (NACo) Cyber Security Task Force, would like to inform the  public that October mark’s the Department of Homeland Security’s 10th annual…

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Supervisor Johnson Appointed to Vice Chairman of Cyber Security Task Force

Lake Havasu City, AZ---Mohave County Supervisor Buster Johnson has been appointed by National Association of Counties (NACo) President, Linda Langston, to serve as Vice-Chairman of NACo’s Cyber Security Task Force. Supervisor Johnson was first…

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Millions of Tax Payer Dollars Continue to Flow into Colorado City for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance and Medicaid

Lake Havasu City, AZ---Supervisor Buster Johnson has received figures from the Department of Economic Security (DES) on the number of recipients receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance and Medicaid paid out by tax payer dollars in the Colorado…

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Support Groups Available For Individuals Caring For Those With Special Needs

The Mohave County Department of Public Health has partnered with the Mentally Ill Kids in Distress (MIKID) Foundation in Kingman and Lake Havasu City to offer parent support groups for those caring for someone with special needs. Meetings will…

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Mohave County News - August 30, 2013

Supervisor Johnson Testifies During Federal Hearing on EPA & IRS   Supervisor Buster Johnson took to the podium during the recent Congressional Field Hearing on the overreach of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Environmental…

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Mohave County News - No Criminal Findings In Lincoln Life Investigation

MOHAVE COUNTY---Findings on the inquiry into the potential mishandling of Lincoln Financial voluntary insurance payroll deductions and all other insurance and benefit issues were presented to the Board of Supervisors at their August 5, 2013 meeting,…

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Mohave County News - August 02, 2013

Supervisor Johnson Attends National Conference Mohave County Supervisor Buster Johnson along with Supervisor Hildy Angius and Supervisor Joy Brotherton attended the 2013 National Association of Counties (NACo) Annual Conference: County Solutions…

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Fire And Fireworks Restrictions To Be Lifted

Mohave County. The outdoor fire and fireworks prohibitions that have been in  effect for much of Mohave County will be lifted at 6:00 A.M., August 2, 2013. The Hualapai Mountain Park ban on outdoor fires except those fueled by propane will also…

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Mohave County News - More Lightning Caused Wildfires

HUALAPAI MOUNTAINS. The residents of the Pine Lake community located south of Kingman in the Hualapai Mountains were extremely nervous again yesterday when two new fires erupted and smoke could be spotted from miles away. “The two fires, one…

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Hualapai Mountain Park Reopens After Dean Peak Fire

Kingman, AZ---Mohave County is pleased to reopen its Hualapai Mountain Park to the public following days of closure due to the threat of wildfire. Select lodging facilities and  recreational areas central to the Park will reopen on Wednesday,…

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EPA Approves Arizona 1 Uranium Mine Application

Lake Havasu City, AZ---Supervisor Buster Johnson would like to commend the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for taking a look at the concerns regarding the permitting of the Arizona 1 Uranium Mine, and coming to the conclusion that the mine was…

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Mohave County News - June 30, 2013

Griffith Energy Continues to Benefit Mohave County Taxpayers   The Griffith Energy Power Plant, located 10 miles south of Kingman on the Interstate 40 Industrial Corridor, has had a long history in Mohave County and is considered one of Mohave…

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Mohave County News - Fire Emergency Declaration

Whereas, the Mohave County Board of Supervisors on June 17, 2013, imposed outdoor fire and fireworks prohibitions at elevations over 2000 feet in Mohave County due to the extreme fire danger; Whereas, the Chairman of the Mohave County Board of…

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Camp Levi Levi Closed; Additional Fire Restrictons Implemented For Hualapai Mountain Park

KINGMAN, AZ---The Camp Levi Levi Boy Scout Camp was closed at 5 p.m., June 18, 2013, due to the extreme fire danger in the Hualapai Mountains. The Camp will remain closed for a minimum of seven days or until the fire danger drops below very high,…

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Board Prohibits Outdoor Fire And Permissible Consumer Fireworks

The Mohave County Board of Supervisors at its June 17, 2013, meeting enacted an Outdoor Fire and Permissible Consumer Fireworks Prohibition in unincorporated areas of Mohave County within Fire Zones 2, 3, and 4, which include elevations from 2001 to…

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Mohave County News - Fire Danger

KINGMAN, AZ---The Fire danger level in the Hualapai Mountains and other mountain  areas is “extreme” in many locations. The high temperatures, windy conditions, and low  humidity in recent weeks have caused a drastic escalation…

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Mohave County Achieves CRS- Class 6

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Mohave County News - May 31, 2013

Health Concerns Arise with Mohave County’s Increase in Green Pools The number of deserted swimming pools getting green with algae and becoming habitats for mosquitoes has been rising across Mohave County since the start of the economic…

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County Publishes Recommended Budget Prior to Budget Workshop

The staff recommendation to the Board of Supervisors for the Fiscal Year  2013-2014 Mohave County Budget has been posted on the County website, which can be accessed by clicking here. This recommended budget will be the topic of the Board of…

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Johnson Urges State Legislators to Return Funds to Mohave County

Mohave County Supervisor Buster Johnson is urging state legislators to reconsider their budget proposal for fiscal year 2014 regarding the distribution of counties’ share of lottery revenues.  The Senate Rules Committee introduced 11…

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Mohave County News - April 30, 2013

Mohave County Makes Changes to Your Voting Experience Just over five months have passed since the 2012 General Election, and it is already time to start gearing up for the next major one.  With no candidates mentioned yet for the 2014…

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County Officials Urge Action On County Priorities

Lake Havasu City, AZ---Supervisor Buster Johnson is pleased to announce that Mohave County is one of fifteen counties that has signed onto a County Supervisor Association sponsored letter urging Governor Jan Brewer, Senate President Andy Biggs,…

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Mohave County News - Public Notice

The Mohave County Justice of the Peace redistricting plan will be presented to the Mohave County Board of Supervisors for approval at the May 6, 2013 Mohave County Board of Supervisors meeting. The plan is available for review at the Mohave County…

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Mohave County Board Of Supervisors News - Clockwork Orange

Lake Havasu City, AZ – Supervisor Buster Johnson, Mohave County, Arizona District 3 would like to advise the public about the devastating effects of a new drug that is making its way to our children. The drug is called Clockwork Orange and is in…

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Mohave County News - March 31, 2013

Johnson Attends National Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C. Supervisor Buster Johnson brought the concerns of Mohave County to the nation’s capital as part of the National Association of Counties’ (NACo) 2013 Legislative…

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Water Main Repair – Golden Valley Improvement District No. 1

Golden valley – The Mohave County Public Works Department continues to repair a water main break on the Golden Valley County Improvement District No. 1 (GVID) Water System. The break occurred on the west side of Estrella Road, just south of State…

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Pertussis Confirmed in Mohave County

Supervisor Buster Johnson would like to inform the public of an outbreak of pertussis in Mohave County.  A few cases have been confirmed in the Kingman, Bullhead and Lake Havasu area, and there have been 114 confirmed cases in the Colorado City…

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Mohave County News - February 28, 2013

Appeals Court Upholds Decision to Keep Uranium Mine Near Arizona Strip Open Lake Havasu City, AZ – Another victory was had in the battle to reopen the Arizona Strip Area back up to Uranium Mining.  “This decision is another triumph in the…

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Lake Mohave Ranchos Fire District – Update

Mohave County has contracted with Mr. John Flynn of Policy Logic, LLC, to act as administrator for the Lake Mohave Ranchos Fire District. This is in accordance with action taken by the Board of Supervisors at its regular meeting on February 4, 2013.…

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Mohave County News - January 30, 2013

Decision on Uranium Mining Supervisor Buster Johnson expressed his delight with the decision of the Arizona District Court concluding that Mohave County could challenge the efforts of the Obama Administration denying the County the opportunity to…

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Ruby Jessop Escapes Polygamy Twelve Years Later

At a news conference in Phoenix, Arizona, attended by Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne, Mohave County Sheriff Tom Sheahan, Mohave County Supervisor Buster Johnson and Flora Jessop, it was announced that the twelve year search for Ruby Jessop was…

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Child Protective Services

Lake Havasu City, AZ---Supervisor Buster Johnson attended January 14, 2013 State of the State address in Phoenix, Arizona.  He is pleased to announce that during Governor Jan Brewer’s state of the state address she addressed the vital…

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CPS Sends Lake Havasu Youth To Colorado City

Lake Havasu City, AZ---It has come to the attention of Supervisor Buster Johnson that Child Protective Services has sent a foster child from Lake Havasu City to live with a single male in Colorado City.  Supervisor Johnson stated “I have…

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Elections Language Option

Lake Havasu City, AZ – Supervisor Buster Johnson would like to inform the public that the Mohave County Elections Department has updated their website to include a language link to accommodate our Spanish speaking voters. Supervisor Johnson…

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Mohavecounty Warns Residents Of Possible Cyber Attacks

MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ---In the wake of an alleged cyber attack on the Maricopa County Elections Department and recent reports of a potential cyber attack against banks and online financial transaction, MohaveCounty is warning residents to protect their…

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Mohave County News - Golden Shores Center

Senior donation: Volunteers and staff of the Golden Shores Senior and Nutrition Center gather Monday, Dec. 17, to receive a donation of $1,000 to the Volunteers of Golden Shores from Mohave County as designated by Chairman of the Board of…

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Mohave County News - Salvation Army

Holiday donations: Chairman of the Mohave County Board of Supervisors Buster Johnson (right), District 3, presents a $700 check to Salvation Army Major Larry Feist Monday, Dec. 17, at the agency’s Lake Havasu City facility on Swanson Avenue. Feist…

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Probation Department Presents Annual Awards For 2011

KINGMAN, AZ---Mohave County Chief Probation Officer Darrell Reeves presented 2011 annual awards to five department employees who showed outstanding initiative and work ethic during that year. Deputy Probation Officer Senior Josh Frisby received…

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Celeb Meet and Greet

HUALAPAI MOUNTAIN PARK – An international celebrity will hold a meet and greet at Mohave County’s majestic Hualapai Mountain Park this December. “’Tis the season for Santa to return for his Hualapai Wonderland event at our County Park,”…

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Professional of the Year - County OMB Manager Honored With State Award

Kingman, AZ – Mohave County Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Manager Gene Hepler received a state honor at the Arizona Association of Counties (AACo) annual conference on November 16 in Carefree – and it was a surprise. Hepler was…

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County Offers Housing Assistance For People With HIV/AIDS

KINGMAN, AZ---MohaveCounty is going into its sixth year of supplying grant-funded housing and medical assistance to people with HIV/AIDS. HIV/AIDS stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. The U.S. Department…

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New Road Superintendent Hits The Ground Running

KINGMAN, AZ---Mohave County’s new road superintendent arrives just in time to deal with historic weather events and their impacts. Kingman native Kevin Stockbridge started with the county on September 10 and, according to Public Works Director…

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A Community Effort To Identify Healthcare Needs In Mohave County

KRMC and the Mohave County Department of Public Health have begun a major initiative to identify healthcare needs in Mohave County. As part of the initiative, we are performing a community health assessment. This involves: - Collecting local…

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Mike Massie Retires After 22 Years With County Library

KINGMAN, AZ---The Mohave County Board of Supervisors honored Mike Massie Monday, Nov. 5, 2012 on his retirement after 22 years with the County Library. Massie, who was born in southern California and grew up in the Culver City and Torrance areas,…

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Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Once again, Mohave County Public Works, Solid Waste Division, with the assistance of The Bullhead City Fire Department and the City of Bullhead will be conducting a Household Hazardous Waste Collection event for the environmentally safe disposal of…

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Regional Exercise

On Tuesday (Oct. 30), area fire departments and law enforcement agencies worked together on a regional hazardous materials exercise with the Arizona National Guard 91st Civil Support Team from Phoenix. Local, State and Federal first responders…

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Mohavecounty Online Vehicle Auction A ‘Success’

KINGMAN , AZ---MohaveCounty’s online, surplus vehicle auction returned $273,337.84 to the county coffers. The one-week auction began Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 23, and continued through Oct. 30. The annual online auction services were furnished…

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County Economic Development Efforts Succeeding

Kingman, AZ – Although the Mohave County Economic Development Department (EDD) has been battling a struggling economy in recent years, good news may be coming up the road. “We are working with a transportation company on locating within the…

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Ambrose To Take Lead For Title V Program

KINGMAN, AZ---It’s said that with age, comes wisdom. But wisdom isn’t any good if one cannot find work. Mohave County’s Title V program has helped many residents who have years of experience return to the workforce. According to the county…

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Annual County Vehicle Auction Underway

KINGMAN, AZ---For one week, MohaveCounty is holding an online auction of surplus vehicles beginning at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23. These are vehicles that have served their full use with the county, Public Works Director Steven Latoski said. “Our…

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Mohave County News - October 19, 2012

Special Meeting: The Mohave County Board of Supervisors holds a special meeting Thursday afternoon, Oct. 18, to take another look at Chairman Buster Johnson’s proposal to participate in the Governor’s Capitol Christmas Celebration as part of the…

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Youths Deserve Credit For Success

Kingman, AZ – A core group of student volunteers from Kingman High School and Kingman Academy of Learning (KAOL) have achieved a goal in their battle against second-hand smoke at public parks. Mohave County Tobacco Use and Chronic Disease…

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Department Of Public Health Program Garners Three State Awards Including Large County Program Partner Of The Year

KINGMAN, AZ---Mohave County Tobacco Use and Chronic Disease Prevention Program was presented three state awards in September including Large County Program Partner of the Year. On September 25, Mohave County Community Health Education Specialist…

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Housing Authority Meeting

The Mohave County Housing Authority gathered following a Board of Directors meeting Monday, Oct. 15, at the County Administration Building in Kingman. Pictured are Authority Directors (from left) Gary Watson, Sally Diehl, Rand D. Barta, Deputy…

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Grants Fund Improvements For County Parks

KINGMAN , AZ---Mohave County Parks have achieved some major improvements during the last three years thanks to grant funding. The Parks Department has received a total of $272,494.35 for specific projects during that time, said Parks Administrator…

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First 2012 Case of West Nile Virus in Mohave County is Confirmed

FOGGING TO BEGIN OCTOBER 15, 2012 Mosquito samples collected by Mohave County health officials have not been confirmed  positive for the West Nile virus although  a Mohave Valley man in his 70’s has been confirmed with the first case of…

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Eligibility Changes for Childhood Immunizations at Public Health

Mohave County, AZ -- The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) has announced important policy changes to the federally funded Vaccines for Children (VFC) program that will affect the Mohave County Department of Public Health (MCDPH). …

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New Website, Cyber Security On Board Agenda

KINGMAN, AZ---Mohave County Information Technology (IT) Department is working to improve county website access while sharing information that may assist citizens on how to protect themselves while using the internet. During the Monday, Oct. 15,…

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ERACE Continues Success In Tracking Illegal Dumpers

KINGMAN, AZ---Those who dump trash illegally in MohaveCounty will be tracked, caught and punished. Mohave County Environmental Rural Clean-up Enforcement (ERACE) Investigator Todd Davison said his three-man program is seeing good results. Just…

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Mohave County News - EOC Activation

Mohave County Division of Emergency Management activated a Cross County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012 as an exercise with the assistance of Kingman, Lake Havasu City and Bullhead City EOC staff. Pictured are (from left)…

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Mohave County News - September 17, 2012

Kingman, AZ -- Deputy Mohave County Manager Dana Hlavac, Criminal Justice Services, spent most of July studying at Harvard thanks to an Arizona City/County Management Association (ACMA) scholarship. Hlavac attended the Harvard Kennedy School of…

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Governor Appoints Jason Foose To Council

Kingman, AZ – Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has appointed Mohave County Surveyor Jason Foose to the Arizona Geographic Information Council (AGIC). Foose is a member of the Arizona Professional Land Surveyors (APLS) Board of Directors, which is a…

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Mohave County Job Help Hub Serves Job Seekers In The Bullhead City Area

Bullhead City, AZ – The Job Help Hub partnership between the Mohave County Community Services Department and Mohave County Library has served more than 800 job seekers since early February, according to Workforce Development Program Supervisor…

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Free Home Buyer Education Class Offered

Kingman – A free “Home Buyer Education Course” is being offered, to those who are interested in becoming homeowners in the Kingman area. The class is sponsored by the Mohave County Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) and will be held…

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Mohave County News - Retirement

The Mohave County Board of Supervisors honors Clerk of the Board Barbara Bracken and Deputy Clerk Linda Romero Thursday, Sept. 6, at the County Administration Building in Kingman. Bracken and Romero are retiring after many years of service.…

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Mohave County News - Jack Sinclair Honored With State Award

Kingman, AZ - Mohave County Development Services Department Plan Examiner Jack Sinclair has received a state award from the Arizona Building Officials (AZBO). Thursday, Sinclair was honored by the Board of Supervisors for his achievement of being…

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Mohave County News: Veterans Support

Local veterans unite to support Mohave County’s assistance for homeless veterans Kingman, AZ -- Local veterans showed up at the Mohave County Board of Supervisors meeting in Kingman Thursday, Sept. 6, in support of the county’s assistance for…

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Mohave County News - Probation

Kingman, AZ – Mohave County Chief Probation Officer Darrell Reeves presented his department’s Second Quarter (April through June) Staff Awards Tuesday, Aug. 28, in Kingman. Susan Fellows was named Employee of the Quarter. Fellows, who has…

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Mohave County Probation Department Honors Dustin Alder

KINGMAN, AZ---Deputy Probation Officer Senior Dustin Alder was honored Thursday, Aug. 23, for his years of service to MohaveCounty. Chief Probation Officer Darrell Reeves presented a plaque of appreciation for Alder’s dedicated service. Alder is…

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Locey Garners HR Training Scholarship

KINGMAN, AZ---Mohave County Human Resources (HR) Technician Shondi Locey has been awarded a $2,000 scholarship for career training. On August 9, International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA-HR) President Kimla Milburn…

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Mohave County News - Veterans At Home

Kingman, AZ - Two veterans who served America during separate wars have homes at Somerset Village Apartments in Kingman thanks to Mohave County and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Lucy Alderson, 90, served as a medical technician at…

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Mohave County News - Interim Justice of The Peace Sought

Kingman, AZ - The Mohave County Board of Supervisors is seeking applicants who would like to serve as Justice of the Peace for the Bullhead City area. Bullhead City Justice of the Peace Thomas W. Brady submitted his letter of resignation Thursday,…

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Mohave County News - Election Brief

KINGMAN, AZ---The last day for early voting in the Primary Election is Friday, Aug. 24, 2012. “In Kingman, early voting is being held at 1776 Airway Avenue, Suite B, right behind the Kathryn Heidenreich Adult Center,” said Mohave County Voter…

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Mohave County News - County Clerk Linda Romero Retire In September 7, 2012

Kingman, AZ - One Mohave County office will be changing in September. Clerk of the Board of Supervisors Barbara Bracken and Deputy Clerk Linda Romero are retiring on September 7. “It’s time to move on,” Bracken said. “I have 25 years with…

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Hlavac Receives ICMA Credentialed Manager Designation

KINGMAN, AZ---Deputy Mohave County Manager Dana Hlavac, Criminal Justice Services, has received “Credentialed Manager” designation from the International City/County Management Association (ICMA). Hlavac is now one of more than 1,200 local…

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NACO Honors Mohave County With Three Achievement Awards

Kingman, AZ – Mohave County Board of Supervisors Chairman Buster Johnson presented National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Awards for three MohaveCounty programs Monday, Aug. 6, during the regular Board meeting in Kingman. Johnson,…

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Leaders of the Pack

The Mohave County Board of Supervisors presented awards to “Leader of the Pack” contributors to the 2012 Mohave County COYOTE (COalition YOuth TEam) Summer Program Monday, Aug. 6, at the County Administration Building in Kingman. Pictured are…

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Mohave County Library Expansion Grand Opening Celebrated

Bullhead City, AZ – Mohave County Supervisor Tom Sockwell, District 2, saw his long-term efforts for an expanded library facility in Bullhead City come to fruition Tuesday, July 31. Sockwell joined Library District Citizens’ Advisory Committee…

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MohaveCounty to Assist BLM

Kingman, AZ – Mohave County Board of Supervisors Chairman Buster Johnson approved an emergency request contract with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Wednesday for the use of county road graders on federal roads in a storm and fire…

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Mohave County News - Cyber Crime

Kingman, AZ – Mohave County Board of Supervisors Chairman Buster Johnson has stepped into the national forum to help lead the fight against online fraud and hackers. The National Association of Counties (NACo) has launched a public/private…

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Mohave County Helps Veterans Escape Homelessness

Kingman, AZ – Mohave County’s Housing Authority has launched a program to assist homeless veterans. Mohave County Housing and Community Revitalization Manager David Wolf and senior housing specialists Danya Herd of the county’s Section 8…

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Animal Shelter

Kingman, AZ – Mohave County and City of Kingman officials joined Home Depot volunteers and members of the community to celebrate the completion of the COalition YOuth TEam (COYOTE) Animal Shelter Construction Project in Kingman July 18th…

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County Public Defender’s Office Attorney, Legal Secretary Honored With State Awards

Kingman, AZ – Mohave County Public Defender’s Office Attorney Kyle Kinkead and Legal Secretary Christina Wallace were honored with state awards during the Arizona Public Defenders Association (APDA) Annual Conference held in Tempe on June 21. …

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Mohave County News - Primary Election

KINGMAN, AZ - The last day to register to vote in the August Primary Election is July 30. “Time is running out for those people who need to register to vote,” Voter Registration Supervisor Kim Stewart said. “People who have moved or changed…

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