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May The Tortoise Be With You!
Jayne Hanson / 28 Apr 2021
Featured

May The Tortoise Be With You!

By Jayne Hanson The Arizona Game and Fish Department’s Desert Tortoise Adoption Program is once again offering its annual adoption program of native, captive Sonoran Desert Tortoise to Arizona residents. These adorable, non-traditional pets cannot be released back into the wild for the loomi...

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Havasu: ‘Snow and Behold!’
Jayne Hanson / 26 Jan 2021
Featured

Havasu: ‘Snow and Behold!’

Lake Havasu City residents woke up to a winter wonderland cloaking Crossman's Peak Tuesday morning after a winter storm system moved through the Tri-state area. "A big trough of low pressure moved in from the northwest Monday," said Warning Coordination Meteorologist Dan Berc, of the Las Vegas Na...

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New PWC Monument Making History In Lake Havasu City
Jayne Hanson / 31 Jul 2020
Community, Community News, Featured, Lifestyle, Story

New PWC Monument Making History In Lake Havasu City

By Jayne Hanson Groundbreaking for a new PWC Monument Project happened Wednesday on the island in Lake Havasu City as the three-phase project ramps for a September install. “It’s on the corner of Beachcomber and McCulloch, on the island near the walking path,” said Chris Hagest, PWC Monu...

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C.E.R.T. Spells Relief For Havasu Firefighters During Triple Digit Temps
Jayne Hanson / 16 Jul 2020
Citizen, Community, Featured, Spotlight

C.E.R.T. Spells Relief For Havasu Firefighters During Triple Digit Temps

By Jayne Hanson Lake Havasu Community Emergency Response Team members routinely volunteer to help local firefighters and other first responders beat the blaze of Arizona’s triple-digit temperatures. “The C.E.R.T. team is an absolute essential resource and an asset to the fire department an...

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Havasu Pioneers Reunion Unleashes Nostalgia In LHC
Jayne Hanson / 08 Mar 2020
Community, Coverage, Events, Story

Havasu Pioneers Reunion Unleashes Nostalgia In LHC

By Jayne Hanson It is among the Havasu Pioneers Reunion members where Lake Havasu City’s possibly only and first urban legend originates – the arrival of Havasu’s first fly that was brought to town by the circus. Even without a date, the circumstance is just one story that coaxes the nostal...

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‘Elf, The Musical’ Begins Friday At Grace Arts Live
Jayne Hanson / 06 Dec 2019
Entertainment

‘Elf, The Musical’ Begins Friday At Grace Arts Live

By Jayne Hanson Buddy the Elf is set to make his way through Lake Havasu City via Grace Arts Live’s community theatre stage for the next three weekends. “Elf, The Musical” is based on the beloved holiday film “Elf” that follows the life mishaps, adventures and travels of Buddy the Elf. ...

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Troop Box Recipients Sought For ‘Labor Of Love’ Deliveries
Jayne Hanson / 26 Jun 2019
Community, Non-Profit

Troop Box Recipients Sought For ‘Labor Of Love’ Deliveries

By Jayne Hanson It’s a self-proclaimed Labor of Love when it comes to monthly volunteer efforts that place niceties and necessities into the hands of deployed U.S. military men and women – but they want more. “This started off being small, and now it’s grown,” said Judy Harvey, Auxil...

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‘Freedom Isn’t Free’ – Run For The Wall Set To Rumble Through I-40 Wednesday
Jayne Hanson / 12 May 2019
Events, Preview

‘Freedom Isn’t Free’ – Run For The Wall Set To Rumble Through I-40 Wednesday

By Jayne Hanson The message is, Freedom isn’t Free. And, so they ride, to honor and to heal. Two waves of Run For The Wall riders are set to thunder by on Interstate 40 Wednesday during the kick off of the 31st annual journey to The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C. “We ge...

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Starline Elementary Gifted Students Win State Competition, Heading for Nationals
Jayne Hanson / 18 Apr 2019
School Articles

Starline Elementary Gifted Students Win State Competition, Heading for Nationals

By Jayne Hanson Four of Starline Elementary School’s brightest students are set to advance to a national competition after prevailing over at least 10 other Arizona teams during a recent state competition at Arizona State University’s Tempe campus. “It was really cool for a first-year co...

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TEACHER SPOTLIGHT: Bridget Hagest, Coaxing Havasu’s Gifted Students In Her Own Way
Jayne Hanson / 21 Jan 2019
School Articles, Spotlight, Teacher

TEACHER SPOTLIGHT: Bridget Hagest, Coaxing Havasu’s Gifted Students In Her Own Way

By Jayne Hanson Starline Elementary School teacher Bridget Hagest, of Lake Havasu City, has a knack for teaching that extends beyond the ho-hum standard to nurture critical thinking and kindness when it comes to her 39 combination fifth- and sixth-grade gifted students. Hagest’s latest ventu...

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