Community

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
The annual presentation of “The Passion Experience” will be at Calvary Baptist Church tonight, Saturday and Sunday. 'The Passion Experience' is a celebration of the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus. There will be five performances: – Tonight, 7 p.m. – Saturday, 5 p.m. – Su... Read More
By GraceUsher The Open World Leadership Program sponsored by the Library of Congress brought five Russian young entrepreneurs to Lake Havasu City with the help of the Lake Havasu Rotary Club. The O.W.L.P. is aimed to promote understanding between entrepreneurs and business owners from differen... Read More
Street Scramble Raises Funds for Soroptimists
By Stefanie Thompson RiverScene Magazine Soroptimist International of Lake Havasu will be holding its fifth annual Street Scramble and Scavenger Hunt on Saturday, March 10. The event is part-race, part-puzzle and all fun. “We call it a ‘fun-raiser’ rather than a fundraiser,” said even... Read More
By Grace Usher Kids Involved in Nice Deeds (K.I.N.D.) spotlights those students who are giving back to their peers and community in the manner of random acts of kindness. Children are some of the best examples of kind deeds; many of which go unnoticed. Throughout the week, teachers were asked to lo... Read More