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
By Grace Usher The “Almost” 9th Annual Dashboard Cookie Bake-Off happened Friday morning. The event was held in the parking lot of the London Bridge Resort Convention Center. The contestants of the bake-off were the Journey of Hope riders who visited Lake Havasu City on their way to Washingto... Read More
Here Fishy Fishy
Pond Hopper Nation teamed up with professional angler Roy Hawk Saturday morning to teach children how to fish. Volunteers set up at Mesquite Bay, Lake Havasu State Park, and Site Six to assist the kids with their new fishing poles that were donated to them. [caption id="attachment_26508" align="a... Read More
Cancer Survivors Feted At Saturday Breakfast
In 1988, the first National Cancer Survivors Day was celebrated and since then the day has been marked on the first Saturday in June. Saturday, cancer survivors in Lake Havasu City gathered to celebrate the day with a breakfast sponsored by the Cancer Association of Havasu. Most of those in at... Read More
Veterans, Children Given Gift Of Mobility
Saturday at American Legion Post 81 in Lake Havasu City, three veterans and two children were presented with power wheelchairs from the Veterans Mobility Project. The project is an offshoot of the Cloverlane Foundation and Maneuvering Veterans Froward. Veterans and other recipients are nominated ... Read More
30th Run For The Wall Passes Through Area On I-40
The 30th Annual Run for the Wall began Wednesday and will culminate in Washington, D.C. with a visit to the Vietnam War Memorial Wall and an always huge, thunderous motorcycle parade. The website for the run states, “Founded by Vietnam Veterans, Run for the Wall® recognizes the sacrifices and ... Read More
Caught Being K.I.N.D at Havasupai Elementary
More Kids Involved in Nice Deeds (K.I.N.D.) were spotted this week at Havasupai Elementary School. The group of 8  students were recognized performing a thoughtful gesture to faculty, staff or a peer student. Each student that was caught being kind was awarded a $10 coupon from Heather's Water a... Read More
Vilma Urbina Wins Woman Of The Year Award
Vilma Urbina was named "Woman of the Year" Thursday evening at a Women With Willpower dinner. She was nominated by Denise Johnk and Charlene Pruden for the honor. Urbina opened her first assisted living home in 2013 and has since opened two more homes, employs 20 people and provides care and hous... Read More
Big O Tires sponsored “Big Shots” Day at the Saturday Diamondback’s game at Chase Field. The 10 lucky Jamaica Elementary School students who had the opportunity to go to a game and be treated like a “Big Shot” were Xander Comer, Koen Taylor, Collin Miller, Joshua Messer, Tripp Burke, Ai... Read More
Students Graduate From ASU Saturday
17 students graduated from ASU Saturday morning.  Director of the PED James Gray, U.S Navy Veteran Ashley Gagnon, ASU student Chris Millet, Dr. Raymond Van der Riet, and Water Conservation Specialist Briana Morgan were all guest speakers at the graduation. Here are photos from Saturday's ceremon... Read More