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Wildlife Photo Contest Now Open
By Jayne Hanson An Arizona statewide wildlife photography contest is now open for submissions, and the winners will be featured in a next year's calendar and an award-winning publication. Arizona Game and Fish Department’s 12th annual Arizona Wildlife Calendar Photo Contest will result in on... Read More
Weekend Getaway: Tombstone
By Jayne Hanson A weekend adventure to Arizona’s notorious town of Tombstone draws most any traveler’s interest into a wily whirlwind of yesteryear when it comes to the Old West. Tombstone’s 70-mile distance traveling south from Tucson on Interstate 10 to Benson, then following Arizona... Read More
What A Hoot In The Havasu Heat
By Jayne Hanson What a hoot it has been for staffers at the local U.S. Bureau of Land Management office as a burrowing owl has taken up visiting their doorstep during Havasu’s midday triple-digit summer temperatures. “It was here last Thursday and Friday,” said Valerie Gohlke, Public Aff... Read More
The Masche Sextuplets Celebrate 10th Birthday In LHC
The Masche sextuplets talked birthdays, siblings, schooling and aspirations Friday in Lake Havasu City during an exclusive interview with River Scene Magazine. The six youngsters, who are of Chandler, are in Havasu to celebrate their 10th birthday with Bill and Laura Masche, who are their grandpa... Read More
Havasu Chamber Of Commerce Celebrates Excellence
  Lake Havasu Area Chamber of Commerce went ‘Out of This World’ to announce award winners from among its membership during its annual awards ceremony Friday at Shugrue’s Bridgeview Room. The event was well- attended by about 200 ticketholders Chamber of Commerce 2017 Awards include: Am... Read More
The London-Havasu Connection Is Strong
At least 50 citizens took part Friday evening beneath the London Bridge for a candlelight vigil in Lake Havasu City to show ongoing support for London, England, in the wake of the June 3 terrorist attack on their own London Bridge. [caption id="attachment_18502" align="alignnone" width="1021"] A ... Read More
Lake Havasu High School’s Class of 2017 celebrated endings and new beginnings with back flips, music and bravado on Thursday evening during the school’s graduation ceremony at Lee Barnes Stadium. [caption id="attachment_18241" align="alignnone" width="840"] Kaycee Olsen speaks at the 2017 LHH... Read More
Lake Havasu High School’s brightest and best graduating students were awarded scholarships valued at $4.1 million during the 2017 Evening of Excellence on Monday at the school’s Performing Art Center. In all, 119 local students received scholarships. Top earners included: Charlee Kraiss ($400... Read More
Vicki Hart gave birth to her son Duston in a sparsely staffed doctor’s office in Lake Havasu City in November of 1971. The newborn was breach, and premature. The nearest hospital was an hour’s drive, and the nearest Neonatal Infant Care Unit was in Phoenix. “I wasn’t due until December 6,... Read More
Linda Seaver Crowned Woman Of The Year In LHC
Women with Willpower’s 2017 Woman of the Year was announced Wednesday at London Bridge Resort and the winner is Linda Seaver, of Havasu Community Health Foundation. “I am a very behind-the-scenes person,” said Linda Seaver, who sits on the nonprofit’s Board of Directors. “So, this has m... Read More