By Grace Usher For many parents, back to school can be a time of stress and anxiety. The long, unnerving supply lists can seem like a bank breaking situation, especially for those who struggle to just get by. Multiple organizations in town are combating this crisis to ensure that every student ca... Read More
Beat The Heat With Summer Fun At The Museum
By Grace Usher This summer, the Lake Havasu Museum of History is combining education with fun. With an array of activities, crafts and more, the museum may just be the most fun learning experience for kids this summer. With the scalding heat, parents are always looking for ways to entertain th... 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
Pets Need To Beat The Heat Along With Their Humans
By Grace Usher This summer promises to produce some record high temperatures. People who have been in Lake Havasu City for a while know how to stay cool and safe. People prepare themselves and the kids, but what about the fur babies? There are many common misconceptions when it comes to pet... Read More
By Grace Usher For storm chasers and those obsessed by weather patterns and such, the 2018 Monsoon Convention in Phoenix was the place to be this weekend. This annual convention highlights the history, science and latest updates of the storm chasing world. “Monsoon Con” is coordinated ... Read More
Havasu Fourth Ends With A Bang
There was no shortage of activities in Lake Havasu City to ensure a booming Fourth of July. Beginning Wednesday morning, Calvary Baptist Church hosted a patriotic celebration to start the Independence Day with music, the presentation of the colors and community fellowship. Barbecues and partie... Read More
Sea Scouts Are Making Waves In The Lake
By Grace Usher The Lake Havasu Sea Scouts aim to learn leadership, responsibility and the principles of water safety. The coed branch of the Boy Scouts has been in Lake Havasu City since 2012, and there are currently 15 members. The Scouts are led by Kathy Weydig and Joel Silverstein. Weydig a... Read More
Put The Pop In Fourth Of July Fun
By Grace Usher Independence Day is Wednesday, and locals and visitors alike are getting ready for the celebrations. Traditionally, the Fourth of July is celebrated with barbecues, boating and, of course, fireworks. This holiday is one of the most crowded on the lake so prepare for early la... Read More
A Brief Mining History Of Havasu
By Grace Usher The desert area surrounding Lake Havasu City is great for hiking, off-roading and exploring. Little known about the desert area east of the lake though is its mining history. Crossman Peak today is one of the most rigorous trails for hikers with steep slopes and long length. In... Read More