Community News

Restaurant Week Begins Today In Lake Havasu
By Nicole Matheson Today kicks off Restaurant Week in Lake Havasu City, brought together by the Lake Havasu Hospitality Association. Their goal is to promote local businesses from Sept. 18-27 that have been struggling during pandemic. RiverScene was able to sample dining experiences at three of t... Read More
Lake Havasu BMX Hosts State And Gold Cup Qualifiers
The Lake Havasu City BMX yearly Arizona State and Gold Cup qualifiers took place last weekend. More than 300 riders, with 70 motos participated Saturday afternoon and evening. “Block racing" was utilized event promoter Morriah Solano said in an email to RiverScene. Solano said the format worked... Read More
Becasue of the Covid-19 Pandemic of 2020, a Soroptimist International of Lake Havasu City annual event is the latest victim of the Covid-19 Pandemic of 2020. The 48th annual House and Garden Tour has been postponed until December 2021. Lake Havasu City Soroptimists will continue to meet its chari... Read More
Havasu Schools Benefit From Moms Club Efforts
The Moms Club of Lake Havasu City organized a school supply drive to benefit the city's schools, teachers and children as its club's service project earlier this summer. The club recently donated $400 for the Adopt a Teacher program at The Book Exchange. Many club members are or have been teacher... Read More
Pandemic Forces Innovative Approach To Fundraising
By Becky Maxedon Not many Americans alive today have ever lived through a worldwide pandemic. Everything people thought they had planned, controlled, and expected have been altered and the proverbial thinking cap has become a normal method for planning events as well as just about everything else... Read More
By Nicole Matheson Wild land fire is a danger that plagues much of the United States as well as the world. The Southwest U.S. is a particular hot spot for fire activity throughout much of the year. During the summer months, it's hard to find a moment when the news isn’t reporting out of control... Read More
Soroptimist Grants Offered To Women
The Soroptimist Live Your Dream program offers education and training awards for women.  It provides cash grants to women who are working to better their lives through additional schooling and skills training. Eligible applicants are women with financial need and have primary financial ... Read More
Getting A Little Exotic In Arizona – Exotic Pets That Is
By Nicole Matheson Pets bring joy to many people’s lives, not only cats and dogs but reptiles, amphibians, fish, birds and other small mammals that you might not expect. Arizona law allows many unusual pets that are gaining in popularity in Lake Havasu City. RiverScene spoke with Nolan and A... Read More
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... Read More