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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
Citizen Spotlight: Havasu’s Local Hero
A Facebook post to the “Havasu Orchids and Onions New and Improved” group highlighted a local Havasu man’s selfless acts and has left many calling him a “hero.” On Tuesday, Brian White, a plumber with Van Rooy Plumbing, was responding to a call for a leaky water heater when his repeated... Read More
Staying Cool In The Heat
The Las Vegas office of the National Weather Service is reporting an incoming high-pressure weather system that will bring very hot temperatures to Lake Havasu City, with temperatures climbing over 115 degrees starting Sunday and carrying into next week. The Center for Disease Control and Prevent... Read More
Body Building – A Lifestyle, Not A ‘Diet’
With the temperature creeping up every single day, many of us are beginning to glance at our swim suits and contemplate starting a gym plan. For Savannah Snyder, her swim suits involved not just a gym plan, but a complete lifestyle change. Snyder, a Lake Havasu local, began competing in “Nat... Read More
Citizen Spotlight: Nicole Norona
If a child is hurt in an accident and in desperate need of blood, one  might think a quick call to 9-1-1 will end the issue, but in Lake Havasu, the accident is just the beginning. When Nicole Norona had to take her 18-month-old daughter Ciera to Havasu Regional Medical Center for blood testi... Read More
Lake Havasu Summer Programs
Now that school is out, what is there for the children of Lake Havasu to do? The following is a list of events and camps going on around town that provide children with safe and supervised fun. The programs vary from educational to religious to just plain fun. This list will be updated as more pr... Read More