Heat Wave Music Festival Wraps Up First Weekend
By Grace Usher The inaugural Heat Wave Music Festival and Art Party kicked off for its first weekend. The music festival is the first of its kind to hit Lake Havasu City. The festival is produced by Effin Records. Hosted by Grace Arts Live, all proceeds from ticket sales and participation in ... Read More
New WAHS Shelter Looking Cool
By Jayne Hanson Nearly two years into the project, Western Arizona Humane Society is within about six months of keeping it cool at the new animal shelter in Lake Havasu City. “I just want to thank the community for their support,” said WAHS Executive Director Patty Gillmore. “We absolute... Read More
Teacher’s Rally Kicks Off New School Year
By Grace Usher More than 600 teachers attended the Annual Teacher Back-To-School Rally to kick-off the 2018-19 school year early Wednesday morning. Teachers from all six elementary schools, Thunderbolt Middle School, and Lake Havasu High School gathered in the Performing Arts Center at Lake Havas... Read More
By Grace Usher More than 900 clothing items were gathered to be donated to school-ages children for the upcoming school year. Organized by Pay It Forward Havasu,  the group has been coordinating the event for four years. “We wanted to give back to the community,” said Rachel Kurth. The... Read More
By Grace Usher There is a new trend hitting schools this year thanks to the social media giant, Facebook. Schools around the country have been revitalizing their student’s bathrooms with motivational quotes and uplifting images. The concept was first reported in September 2017 as a mother an... Read More
Kids Enjoy Back To School Bash At Museum
The Back to School Bash, sponsored by First Things First and hosted by the Lake Havasu Museum of History Thursday brought children, parents and grandparents out. Museum volunteers helped the kids with projects and presented volcano demonstrations, explained petroglyphs and pictographs. Kids could... 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
Incoming LHHS Freshmen Prep For Learning
More than 60 incoming Lake Havasu High School freshmen are spending a few weeks prepping for not only the high school experience but also for math classes. According to math teacher Larry Olsen, students are reviewing expressions and equations in the SMART program. SMART stands for Summer Math Al... Read More
By Grace Usher As the approaching first day of school looms, 43 new teachers are being welcomed to Lake Havasu Unified School District for the upcoming 2018-19 school year. The teachers gathered at Lake Havasu High School for a week-long training and team -building camp.   “We are talking a... Read More