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Giving Back with Backpacks
A simple conversation between a group of coworkers about giving back to the community has turned into a massive success, all while uniting the city of Lake Havasu and helping it become "community strong." “It started with a couple of us talking, like ‘we as an office could really put some ser... Read More
Mudshark Brewery’s Watermelon Carving Contest
This is a sponsored story. National Watermelon Day is Aug. 3. What better way to celebrate watermelons than with a watermelon carving contest? Mudshark Brewery, proud brewer of Watermelon Wheat Beer, will be hosting a watermelon carving contest at Jersey’s Grill Aug. 3 from 5 to 8pm. “Summ... Read More
Leadership Lake Havasu Gearing Up For Class Of 2018
Citizens of Lake Havasu looking to improve themselves and the community need to look no farther than the Leadership Lake Havasu program offered by the Chamber of Commerce. [caption id="attachment_19294" align="aligncenter" width="1021"] Cal Sheehy speaks to an LLH class. photo courtesy LLH[/capti... Read More
Lake Havasu High School has a new athletic director and his name is Brady Krueger. Krueger took on the position following former director Roger Burger’s move to principal of Nautilus Elementary School. Krueger relocated to Lake Havasu City more than 12 years ago when he left Wisconsin after acc... Read More
Exploring Havasu: Havasu 95 Speedway
Lake Havasu City’s SARA Park is home to Havasu 95 Speedway, one of only three paved oval racetracks in the entire state of Arizona, the other two being Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, and Tucson Speedway in Tucson. [caption id="attachment_19274" align="aligncenter" width="1021"] phot... Read More
For some mothers, there seems to be only two options – stay home with the kids or go to work. For Colby DeVries, there was a third option: stay home and work. DeVries runs DeVries Darlings, a design company that specializes in custom shirts, hats, baby bedding and more. DeVries does all of her ... Read More
Citizen Spotlight: Ray Alcaraz
What do folks do when they have enough pictures and memorabilia to fill a museum? If they’re anything like Lake Havasu City local Ray Alcaraz, they do the obvious – they build their own museum. Alcaraz, a passionate vintage racecar fan, fell in love with racing in 1943 at 9 years old. “I... Read More
The 12U Scorpions Head To New York
  Lake Havasu’s own 12U Scorpions baseball team is making the trip of a lifetime this week to play in the Cooperstown Baseball World tournament, located in Cooperstown, NY. The tournament, boasted as the “only premier international tournament in the area,” will last a week and have as ... Read More
Lonestar Visits Lake Havasu
The hit country band Lonestar paid a visit to Lake Havasu City’s Tractor Supply store today, where they performed a free concert for fans from all over the Tri-State area as part of their “Life As We Know It” tour. [caption id="attachment_19161" align="aligncenter" width="1021"] Fans applau... Read More
Exploring Havasu: The Rodeo Grounds
Off State Route 95, nestled within the mountains and trails of SARA Park, lies the Lake Havasu Rodeo Grounds. The brainchild of long-time locals Dub and Dottie Campbell, it’s easy to find the grounds – simply turn off the highway onto Dub Campbell Parkway, and then turn onto Dottie Way. [capt... Read More