Citizen

Follow Your Egg-stra Special Passion
By Grace Usher There may not be anything as egg-stra special as Virgi Bondi’s hobby. She is a one-of-a-kind egg shell artist. She is the owner and sole-designer for her company Eggstra Special and it is unique in every context. Bondi was living in Japan from 1984-1989,  teaching English. T... Read More
Jaci Greeno: This Girl Is On Fire
By Grace Usher Teenagers may be overloaded with school, drama and the adjustments into adulthood, but many find escape through art. So is the story of Jaci Greeno, a senior who finds her peace in the art of song. Since she was able to make sound, Greeno, 17, has made song. Her talent has been... Read More
By Jayne Hanson Local U.S. Marine Natalie Marcom, owner of Nakoma CrossFit in Lake Havasu City, says it’s about putting one foot in front of the other when it comes to her life, her fitness, her family and her faith. “I love what I do,” Marcom said of her day-to-day at Nakoma CrossFit. ... Read More
Sarah Crabtree: Warrior Against All Odds
By Grace Usher At the age of 14, Sarah Crabtree’s only focus should have been preparing for the trials and tribulations of high school, but life had other plans in store. Mid-freshman year, she began to feel abnormal pain and bruise very easily. When her condition seemed to worsen, she was t... Read More
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