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Meet The New Track Operators At SARA Park BMX
By Grace Usher There are new track operators at SARA Park BMX Track with an extensive background in the sport. The new operators, Harry and Patty Leary have spent most of their lives sleeping, eating and breathing BMX. [caption id="attachment_26629" align="aligncenter" width="384"] Harry and P... Read More
By Grace Usher Mohave Community College is preparing for its newest program on the Lake Havasu City campus. The welding program debuted on the Neal Campus in Kingman and is now coming to Bullhead and Lake Havasu cities in the fall. [caption id="attachment_26427" align="aligncenter" width="... Read More
By Grace Usher For nearly 20 years, the Lake Havasu Museum of History has maintained the past of Lake Havasu City. Backtracking to 1975, a group of Havasuvians came together with the common goal to preserve the history and artifacts of the area. The Lake Havasu City Historical society was for... Read More
by Grace Usher More than $40,000 has been donated to the local veteran community by the local nonprofit Veterans Thrift Store. The family owned and operated 501(c)3 is a success because of the efforts of couple Jack Kemp and Kay Davidson with the help of their daughter, Roberta Arreola. There... Read More
Chihuahuas, On Your Mark, Get Set, Go!
The 10th Annual Chihuahua Races were held Saturday evening at Paws and Claws Animal Care. Chihuahuas of all sizes turned out for the event along with their owners who were there cheering them on. The grand prize winner of the race was "Eva" who is owned by Kyle Wolfe and Chelsea Schembri. [cap... Read More
By Grace Usher Every year, the Havasu Balloon Festival Board distributes profits gathered from the January event  to local charities. This year, the organization donated $150,000 to multiple charities across town. “We decided after the first year that we would use this type of format to sh... Read More
By Grace Usher Who knew there are more than 250 types of agave cactus in Arizona? Or that many plants need an iron supplement in order to sustain in the mineral-deficient soils of Lake Havasu? Many home gardeners have the inspiration to start their plant projects but lack the wisdom to maintain a... Read More
It Takes A Community To Build A Garden
By Grace Usher There seems to be a common misconception floating around the desert that vegetation cannot be grown and that Lake Havasu City is said to be the ideal climate for plant death rather than life. Our dry, mineral-deprived soils and lack of rainfall are similar to Death Valley, Calif. H... Read More