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Vilma Urbina Wins Woman Of The Year Award
Vilma Urbina was named "Woman of the Year" Thursday evening at a Women With Willpower dinner. She was nominated by Denise Johnk and Charlene Pruden for the honor. Urbina opened her first assisted living home in 2013 and has since opened two more homes, employs 20 people and provides care and hous... Read More
Big O Tires sponsored “Big Shots” Day at the Saturday Diamondback’s game at Chase Field. The 10 lucky Jamaica Elementary School students who had the opportunity to go to a game and be treated like a “Big Shot” were Xander Comer, Koen Taylor, Collin Miller, Joshua Messer, Tripp Burke, Ai... Read More
K-12 Foundation Honors Academic Excellence
The Lake Havasu Unified School District K-12 Foundation honored academic excellence Friday evening at its 13th annual recognition banquet. At the event at Shugrue’s Bridgeview Room, 20 high-performing seniors and their “honored teachers” were feted by the foundation for their accomplishment... Read More
As the 2017-18 academic year draws to an end, student awards will be announced over the next several weeks. Lake Havasu High School recognized 100 Career and Technical Education Students in a formal ceremony Thursday night at the Performing Arts Center. The following students have excelled in ... Read More
  The Law Enforcement Torch Run took place in Lake Havasu City Tuesday in honor of special athletes that will gather in Glendale May 3-5 for the 2018 Arizona Special Olympics. In June 1962, Eunice Kennedy Shriver started a day camp called Camp Shriver for children with intellectual disab... Read More
The anxiety a teen experiences when taking the trip to the local motor vehicle division to take the permit test may have been eliminated by technology. The Arizona MVD allows teen drivers to take their permit test at home online or from a professional driving school, according to the department... Read More
Lake Havasu Participates In ‘My Water Pledge’
  Lake Havasu City Mayor Mark Nexsen joins the Wyland National Mayor’s Water Conservation competition called “My Water Pledge” asking citizens to take the pledge to save water at through April 30. My Water Pledge is a friendly competition between cities across the U.S. to see who c... Read More
Desert Storm Weekend Photo Gallery
Event coverage sponsored by Big O Tires Lake Havasu.  Thousands turned out on McCulloch Boulevard Thursday to revel in the Desert Storm Street Party. Mega boats and haulers were on full display – many jaw-dropping examples of what will be seen on Lake Havasu over the weekend. Friday morning... Read More
Teams Walk To Cure Cancer In Relay For Life
The American Cancer Society Relay for Life movement is one of the world' s most impactful events to rasie funds to end cancer. Lake Havasu City's annual event was from at ASU Colleges at Lake Havasu City Friday at 6 p.m. through 6 a.m. Saturday. Teams and individuals walked to support cancer sur... Read More
Batten Down The Hatches
Strong winds and lower temperatures are expected later this week for northwestern Arizona, according to the National Weather Service. The service reports widespread gusty southwest winds with gusts from 30-60 mph are expected late Wednesday-Thursday. Also forecast is a significant drop in tempera... Read More