Lake Havasu News

7/5/2015 12:52:00 AM
At the meeting of the International Water and Boundary Commission’s citizens forum held June 10 in Calexico, members heard about a study analyzing the tremendous economic importance of the Colorado River to the basin region. The study was done by Tim…

7/5/2015 12:51:00 AM
Havasu News
The Colorado River Indian Tribes argue a flurry of “fast-tracked” solar projects springing to life in the Mojave Desert threaten their ancestral homeland and have taken their complaints to state and federal courts. The tribes filed suit against…

7/5/2015 12:14:00 AM
Havasu News
There is a lot at risk when a person decides to get behind the wheel of a vehicle while intoxicated. Human lives, other drivers and property are in harm’s way whenever someone makes a bad decision. But let’s say your destination is only a few blocks…

7/4/2015 11:29:00 PM
The Daily Sentinel
The runoff couldn’t be swept down to the Colorado River quickly enough and it pushed water into front yards, driveways and pastures along the way. For Tera Baker, who lives in the 3400 block of F Road, a river of water overran the ditch by her home and…

7/4/2015 11:10:00 PM
Ogden Standard-Examiner
They purchased a lot in Island Park Idaho where they spent summers during retirement and winters in Arizona, eventually settled into a home in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. Tina's husband died in 2004 and she spent the last years with Robert in Wildomar…

7/4/2015 10:55:00 PM
Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) TRAVIS COUNTY (KXAN) — The body of an adult male was found in the…

7/4/2015 10:20:00 PM
Summit County Citizens Voice
Coming soon: Water and climate change in Colorado, a three-part series of solutions-oriented stories underwritten by the Colorado River Water Conservation District. The two judges had cut a convicted child abuser’s sentence in half because they claimed…

7/4/2015 8:53:00 PM
ASPEN - Ranchers and farmers in western Colorado are incentivized to divert more water from the state’s streams and rivers than they need, an investigative reporter with ProPublica said at the Aspen Ideas Festival last week. Abrahm Lustgarten, whose…

7/4/2015 5:06:00 PM
The Phoenix QuikTrip clerk murdered over cigarettes and the 8-year-old murder victim of a known Lake Havasu meth user both leap immediately to mind; but many, many others do not become the news of the day. Judge Hoffman opined that the current national fad…

7/4/2015 3:01:00 PM
WEBBERVILLE, Texas -- At around 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Austin-Travis County EMS tweeted that crews recovered an adult male from the Colorado River. The body was found off of 1900 Citation Drive in Webberville in the Colorado River. The Travis County Sheriff's…

7/4/2015 1:33:00 PM
Salt Lake Tribune
LaBonde said being able to access all the water in the reservoir could be important in case of worse shortages on the Colorado River system. LaBonde said he expects the state's Water Development Commission will consider this fall whether to endorse a…

7/4/2015 10:23:00 AM
Truth Out
Why Do I Keep Hearing About the California Drought, If It's the Colorado River That We're "Killing"? Pretty much every state west of the Rockies has been facing a water shortage of one kind or another in recent years. California's is a severe, but…

7/4/2015 12:29:00 AM
Park Record
Bovi said he made the decision to retire about a year ago, on a trip to Lake Havasu, on the border between California and Arizona. "I took some time off, 10 days, to work on the house, and I went outside and it was like 29 degrees and I called my friends…

7/4/2015 12:27:00 AM
The Santa Margarita district, which includes such cities as San Clemente and Mission Viejo, imports all its drinking water from the Colorado River more than 300 miles away. It has no groundwater and no local water source of its own. Officials with the…

7/3/2015 9:28:00 PM
Havasu News
George was born at “Queen of Angels” Hospital in Los Angeles. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Lake Havasu City. He spent most of his life putting up buildings as a Journeyman Ironworker out of Local 433, Los Angeles. He is preceded…

7/3/2015 4:11:00 PM
WEBBERVILLE, Texas – Crews are searching the Colorado River for a 25-year-old man who reportedly went missing Friday afternoon. According to Travis County ESD #12, crews have been searching the river near Little Webberville Park, just off FM 969 for more…

7/3/2015 2:50:00 PM
Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) WEBBERVILLE, Texas (KXAN) — Crews are searching the Colorado River…

7/3/2015 12:05:00 PM
ABC 15 Taking Action
LAKE HAVASU CITY - Lake Havasu City's cycling community is mourning the loss of a well-known bike shop owner who was killed in a collision with a vehicle. The Today's News-Herald reports that the Arizona Department of Public Safety says 60-year-old Deborah…

7/3/2015 10:10:00 AM
London Bridge (Ok, so it’s not in London) Out in Lake Havasu, Arizona sits the original London Bridge built in, you guessed it, London in 1831. A shrewd developer named Robert P. McCulloch bought the bridge fro the city of London in 1967, had it…

7/3/2015 6:26:00 AM
KINGMAN - Carter Rhoades has been the go-to pitcher for Kingman's Senior All-Stars and he did not disappoint in Wednesday's District 9 Tournament championship game, tossing six innings of no-hit ball in Kingman's 3-1 win over Havasu at Southside Park…

7/3/2015 5:32:00 AM
Lampasas Dispatch Record
Colorado River CattleWomen and Storm's Drive-In presented beef gift certificates for Father's Day. There were three winners in this year's drawing for Beef for Father's Day. You must be an online subscriber to view this story. The full version of this…

7/3/2015 1:03:00 AM
Mohave Daily News
This season, the Little League games were played in Lake Havasu City and Kingman. Last year was the first season in a half-decade that the Tri-state hosted any Little League games. The last time the community hosted Little League was when Mohave Valley…

7/3/2015 12:57:00 AM
Mohave Daily News
BULLHEAD CITY — Residents along the Colorado River will have two opportunities to ooh and ahh Saturday. At 8:45 p.m., the Avi Resort & Casino and Fort Mojave Indian Tribe will present the annual fireworks show near the Avi. At 9 p.m., the Laughlin…

7/3/2015 12:53:00 AM
Grand Forks Herald
I am usually all tuckered out before the bombs start bursting above the Red River. And I see you are having fireworks over Lake Havasu down there in Tucson, Ariz. I will be thinking of you on the Fourth of July and remembering the fun we used to have in…

7/3/2015 12:47:00 AM
Scott Enochs enjoyed his first visit to the Colorado River, staying at Emerald Cove with his wife, Gaye, friend Jimmy Aguilar, who is recovering from cancer treatments, friend Warren Bousman, and Warren's girlfriend, Barbara Grissom. Scott says they did a…

7/3/2015 12:24:00 AM
Post Independent
It was started after a weedwacker somehow ignited some dead vegetation, according to Maria Piña, Colorado River Fire Rescue spokesperson. Firefighters were able to contain it to 1 acre. Nearly 90 minutes later, crews responded to another fire just east of…


7/2/2015 11:39:00 PM
Lake Havasu City, AZ -- At the March Board of Supervisors meeting, Mohave County Supervisors, at Supervisor Buster Johnson’s request, approved the county’s participation in the National Association of Counties (NACo) Prescription, Health & Dental…

7/2/2015 11:04:00 PM
Orange County Register
“I hate to think what would’ve happened if we were at the very top,” Fadroski says. Fadroski, of Lake Havasu City, Ariz., is a gentle man, but in his youth, he was a Marine drill sergeant – featured on Marine brochures. He says Disney was smart to…

7/2/2015 10:01:00 PM
Havasu News
Woodworking students at Lake Havasu High School next school year will enjoy more than a dozen new pieces of equipment and a remodeled woodshop. “Oh, we’re just starting,” contractor Larry Prielipp said during a tour of the woodshop Wednesday…

7/2/2015 6:14:00 PM
Baristo Road, Palm Springs; Civic Center Park, 73510 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert; and Colorado River Fairgrounds, 591 N. Olive Lake Blvd., Blythe. Many of the displays will be preceded by family friendly events and entertainment. The Riverside County…

7/2/2015 3:20:00 PM
The Christian Science Monitor
Colorado hosts the headwaters for the Rio Grande and, west of the continental divide, feeds water into the Colorado River. "In some ways, we're kind of like the canary in the coal mine," he says…

7/2/2015 1:18:00 PM
Sky-Hi News
KREMMLING — On a warm June afternoon, Pumphouse Campground is a flurry of activity. A mélange of commercial rafting companies, weekend warriors and all ilk of river rat crowds the banks of the Upper Colorado River. I’ve come here with a commercial…

7/2/2015 9:51:00 AM
Los Angeles Times
Despite the brutal summer heat, thousands of people will converge on Laughlin, Nev., in early August to chill – not in an air-conditioned casino but on the Colorado River. The Aug. 8 River Regatta, one of the region’s biggest annual events, will…

7/2/2015 7:16:00 AM
Yahoo Finance
The Testing, Which Went Very Well, Will Be Continued Throughout the Summer DENVER, CO / ACCESSWIRE / July 2, 2015 / Colorado River Discovery (CRD), a rafting company based in Page, Arizona, has just launched a new raft powered entirely by an electric motor…

7/2/2015 7:10:00 AM
Financial Content
DENVER, CO / ACCESSWIRE / July 2, 2015 / Colorado River Discovery (CRD), a rafting company based in Page, Arizona, has just launched a new raft powered entirely by an electric motor. The launch was the culmination of eight years of research and development…

7/2/2015 1:10:00 AM
Havasu News
A Lake Havasu City man was arrested Tuesday after police said they found him in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Police said they contacted Jose Ortiz-Ramirez, 20, during a suspicious vehicle call and found him in possession of four grams of…

7/2/2015 12:38:00 AM
Mohave Daily News
Both Angius and Moss are Republicans. Another Republican, Arizona Rep. Sonny Borrelli, of Lake Havasu City, said that conservatives need to recognize that they can no longer count on the Supreme Court to resolve the major issues of today or to defend our…

7/1/2015 11:04:00 PM
The Daily Sentinel
Rescuers pulled four adults and one teenager from the Colorado River Wednesday after three of them collided with a concrete piling while floating underneath the Fifth Street Bridge and two others jumped in to save them. No injuries were reported…

7/1/2015 9:04:00 PM
Aircraft Spruce and Specialty Co. announced the death of co-founder Bob Irwin on June 26 in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. He was 95. Irwin and his wife Flo helped start Aircraft Spruce, as the Corona, California-based aviation superstore is generally known to…

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