Citizen

Citizen Spotlight: Janice Brown And Sarah Ross
By Emily Cassens Lake Havasu City just wouldn’t be the same without Parks and Recreation — an essential organization that plays a huge part in making the community such a great place to play. There are two women who work behind the scenes of Parks and Recreation to ensure its operations ar... Read More
Fitness Spotlight: Rudy Arevalo
By Stefanie Thompson When Rudy Arevalo first moved to Lake Havasu City from Southern California, he hoped to “get to live where I used to vacation and get to work at what was a hobby.” Now 13 years later, he has fully achieved that goal. Arevalo began the Arevalo Academy teaching mixed ... Read More
Tales From The Skies: Adventures Of Ballooning
As the Havasu Balloon Festival and Fair kicks off today, the adventures of taking to the air are in the hands of the balloon pilots. And adventures of some of those pilots provide the backdrop to the serene experience of flight. When piloting a balloon, every moment is crucial in a successful fli... Read More
Buses By The Bridge: Who’s Driving That Darn Van?
There is more than meets the grill of a Volkswagen Bus. Inside, secrets, adventures and stories abound. What truly makes the VW culture such an iconic community is not the vessels themselves, but the drivers behind every wheel. Every January, the crazy, kooky and down-to-earth trek from across th... Read More
Julie Mendes: Local Window Artist
There is a certain charm of the small, local business setting that makes Lake Havasu City quaint with character. Locals know their favorite restaurants and businesses and often see those windows decorated with colorful art that depicts the services of the business or celebrates a holiday or season. ... Read More
By Grace Usher Upon meeting Aymie Spitzer, folks are greeted with a warm smile and quirky attitude. Spitzer has light in her eyes and is full of endless ideas. [caption id="attachment_22627" align="aligncenter" width="225"] Aymie Spitzer, Graphic Designer. Grace Usher/ RiverScene Magazine[/cap... Read More
90-Year-Old Takes Flight To Celebrate Birthday
  Most birthdays are filled with parties and gifts, ending with a wish blown over candles. Most only wish to make it to 90 years old, never thinking about how to celebrate such a milestone. For Richard “Dick” Couch, the only way to celebrate 90 hard-earned years was in style. For ... Read More
  Many adults have memories of childhood art class - trying to replicate and iconic piece, making gifts for mom or finding pride in something created from scratch. Though there is a potential artist in every child, it takes a dedicated mentor to help guide the artist within. For more than... Read More
As the holiday season swiftly approaches, the electricity of the air has transitioned to fall, scrumptious treats are sitting on tables and the town is beginning to twinkle with the spirit of season’s greetings. This twinkle is partly due to the Lake Havasu Tradition of Christmas Lights in the Eng... Read More
Youth are considered to be the heart and future of Lake Havasu City and their success is in the hands of those who kindle their dreams, hobbies and aspirations. Matthew Sepulveda has been tending to the well being of Havasu’s kids for more than 20 years. Since moving to Lake Havasu in 1994... Read More