Citizen

This Girl Is Making Muscles, Not Excuses
By Grace Usher Cassidy Lanthron may be only 20 years old but she has quite the journey under her belt. At 15, she found herself unhappy physically, mentally and emotionally. Lanthorn is a born and raised Havasuvian. In her mid-teens she began to really look at herself and see personal iss... Read More
‘Twinkle Toes’ Celebrates His 92nd Birthday
By Grace Usher For many, the word “gym” sparks anxiety and reminds them of that bill we pay monthly and still never seem to use. For Larry “Twinkle Toes” Arsenault, the gym is a social experience. Today, his home gym - Planet Fitness - celebrated its favorite patron’s 92nd birthday. ... Read More
Meet the Hidden Helper Between the Bookshelves
The smell of old books, the feel of carpeted reading circles and the infinite realities between each page have created fond memories for many years. Though most remember a library from the student and reader point of view, it takes a special type of individual to maintain the organization and wonder... Read More
By Grace Usher Some careers are more than just a 9 to 5 desk job. In fact, a career in any professional sport becomes a lifestyle for both the athlete and the family. In the world of professional dirt bike racing, Davi and Britney Millsaps eat, breathe and live for the race. The Millsaps now ... Read More
By Grace Usher The Lake Havasu Special Olympics is a vital part of our local special needs community and was not always present. Recently retired couple, Chris and Don Bergen, are the key players in bringing Special Olympics Arizona to the River area. The couple met in Colorado Springs, Colo.,... Read More
Photographer Spotlight: Susan Stocker
Lake Havasu City photographer Susan Stocker said she first fell in love with photography in high school, but it became her passion as digital photography became prevalent. "Shooting reflections in nature speaks to my soul, but capturing an angelic baby and doing a digital composition is the most ... Read More
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