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1/29/2015 12:01:00 AM
Havasu News
It seemed like Monday was going to be one of the worst days on record for Melissa Beard when she lost her engagement ring at a local park. Beard said the emotional tie to the ring, which is part of a three-piece set given to her by her husband, is larger…

1/28/2015 8:48:00 PM
The Press-Enterprise
A 27-year-old San Diego woman ended up behind bars after a deputy found 33 pounds of methamphetamine in her car, say sheriff's officials in the Colorado River city of Blythe. Rocio Josephine Preciado was arrested at 6:50 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23, along the…

1/28/2015 8:26:00 PM
In 2003, IID signed a landmark agreement with other Southern California water companies and the state of California to divide up the state's share of the Colorado River. That agreement is called the Quantification Settlement Agreement, or QSA. As part of…

1/28/2015 8:14:00 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. An environmental think tank says turning plant matter into liquid fuel or electricity is so…

1/28/2015 5:00:00 PM
Crokonkite News
Kelli Ward, R-Lake Havasu City, who works in an emergency department. Ward introduced two bills this session to require medical professionals contracted by the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System to check the database before writing prescriptions…

1/28/2015 2:05:00 PM
South Coast Today
LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ -- Robert Alan Poskus, 67, of Lake Havasu City, AZ, and Middleboro, MA, died after a lengthy illness on Monday, January 19, 2015. He was the husband of Anita Ellen (Smalley) Poskus; they had been married for 44 years. He was born in…

1/28/2015 11:22:00 AM
The State Press
Senate Bill 1190, authored by Sen. Kelli Ward, R-Lake Havasu City, is pending a hearing in the Senate Judiciary committee. Tempe USG President Cassidy Possehl said the bill is necessary to protect students who require medical assistance, even if they are…

1/28/2015 8:05:00 AM
Alamogordo Daily News
When the 17-year veteran learned a coworker's truck had broken down two-and-a-half hours away in Lake Havasu, Arizona, he volunteered his truck, trailer and time to help the Airman get it back to his Las Vegas-area residence on Jan. 6. However, the ride…

1/28/2015 12:37:00 AM
Working with their regulatory agency—the Colorado River Basin Regional Water Quality Control Board—Imperial County farmers have prevented more than 33,000 tons of silt from entering the New and Alamo rivers, and ultimately the Salton Sea. "The Imperial…

1/28/2015 12:16:00 AM
The Desert Sun
Under the water transfer deal, CVWD's allotment of water from the Colorado River is set to gradually increase from about 330,000 acre-feet in 2010 to 428,000 acre-feet in 2045. That water flows to farms, some golf courses and ponds near La Quinta that are…

FOX News
John Hickenlooper, his word carries a lot of weight. "There was a lot of surprise with that remark," said Bill Hasencamp, Colorado River Program manager at the Metropolitan Water District in Los Angeles, which serves 19 million people. Eklund later tried…

1/27/2015 11:16:00 PM
Havasu News
Students at Havasu schools should prepare for a more challenging assessment test that takes effect in April, according to Brad Gardner, Lake Havasu Unified School District director of education services. The state school board adopted the new assessment…

1/27/2015 11:02:00 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. Israeli Group Says Military Attacks on Palestinian Homes Appeared to Violate Law January 28…

1/27/2015 6:02:00 PM
We’ll hopefully be road tripping Iceland in September (fingers crossed). Lake Havasu Falls I was first introduced to Lake Havasu Falls on Pinterest. What a stunning place! This is on my must-visit list for 2015. We often road trip down to Arizona in the…

1/27/2015 5:45:00 PM
Nerd Wallet
The population was just 36 in 2000. The largest city in Mohave County with 52,527 people, Lake Havasu City is named after the sparking blue waters of its 19,300-acre lake at the Arizona-California border. It also boasts an arid desert climate, though…

1/27/2015 11:56:00 AM
The Yampa is the latest addition to the Google Street View project since Google unveiled Street View for the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon in 2014. For George Wendt, President and Founder of O.A.R.S. Rafting Company, it’s an amazing advance…

1/27/2015 9:59:00 AM
Financial Content
LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz., Jan. 27, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- State Bank Corp. (OTCBB:SBAZ) ("Company"), the holding company for Mohave State Bank ("Bank"), today announced net income of $517,000, or $0.09 per diluted share, for the quarter ended December 31…

1/27/2015 12:39:00 AM
She had a good reason to get back. "My daughter is having a baby," she said. Provencal and her husband spend their winters at Lake Havasu in Arizona. "Earlier this morning we saw approximately 30 flights, both incoming and outgoing, across the airlines and…

1/27/2015 12:22:00 AM
Havasu News
So far in the outbreak that originated in California, no cases of measles have been officially reported in or around Lake Havasu City. The good luck is unlikely to last given our area’s proximity to the outbreak and the fact that it has produced cases as…

A bit of background via the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory: The contaminated sites, on floodplains in the upper Colorado River basin, operated from the 1940s to the 1970s to produce “yellowcake,” a precursor of uranium fuel used in nuclear power…

1/26/2015 11:10:00 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. A bipartisan group of prominent current and former officials will join the president on…

1/26/2015 1:31:00 PM
CBS News
Boise, Idaho, in ZIP code 83706: $753 9 percent lower than the statewide average of $831 6. Lake Havasu City, Arizona, in ZIP code 86403: $769 25 percent lower than the statewide average of $1,021 7. West Lafayette, Indiana, in ZIP code 47907: $770 14…

1/26/2015 9:09:00 AM
The 41-year-old MacCluggage won 19 world titles in his 20-year career, the last was his third Pro Ski plum despite the strong challenge from younger talented rivals in the 2014 World Jet Ski Finals in Lake Havasu last October. The Pro Ski or more known as…

1/26/2015 7:44:00 AM
KINGMAN - Lake Havasu grabbed nearly every available rebound in the first half and the Kingman Bulldogs missed enough layups to put at least another 10 points on the board. Those two things combined allowed Havasu to beat Kingman in a non-section game…

1/26/2015 7:00:00 AM
Yahoo News
Capturing the view In 2014, American Rivers released the first "River View" project, a 286-mile-long (460 km) float down the Colorado River. The Yampa project was similar: Working with local rafting outfitter O.A.R.S., and partnering with the conservation…

1/26/2015 12:57:00 AM
It defends Arizona's rights to Colorado River water, protects critical groundwater supplies and determines whether new subdivisions have a 100-year assured water supply. It is supposed to provide planning assistance, especially to rural areas where water…

1/26/2015 12:55:00 AM
Mohave Daily News
WASHINGTON — Without water from the Colorado River, Arizona’s gross state product would drop by more than $185 billion in a year and the state would lose more than 2 million jobs, a new report claims. The first-ever study, released earlier this month…

1/26/2015 12:55:00 AM
Mohave Daily News
About 1,343 people were unemployed in the city out of a work force of 17,847. Kingman’s rate decreased to 7.4 percent in December while Lake Havasu City’s rate decreased to 8.7 percent. Colorado City’s rate dropped to 6.8 percent. In other Arizona…

1/25/2015 11:18:00 PM
Havasu News
The Lake Havasu City Council approved a plan in November 2011 for approximately 200 condominiums in three eight-story towers, a marina with 142 boat mooring slips and additional retail space. The developer is now asking the City Council to approve a two…

1/25/2015 4:00:00 PM
Even if Washington still thinks in terms of tidy lines separating nation states, mineral resources are about as influenced by such lines on a map as the water gushing down the Colorado River. Mexico, an emerging powerhouse with more than 100 million people…

1/25/2015 7:18:00 AM
Casper Star-Tribune
LAKE HAVASU CITY, Arizona -- Dick and Betty Ullery celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Dec. 19, 2014. High school sweethearts, they met when she was 15 and he was 16. After graduating from Colorado State University in 1960, they moved to Riverton…

1/25/2015 5:02:00 AM
Seattle Post Intelligencer
The motorhome is now parked at the Paradise Casino in Winterhaven, California. Less than 1/2 mile away is the Colorado River and on the other side…the sunniest place on Earth…Yuma, Arizona. I’m here hanging out and enjoying the nice weather…

1/24/2015 11:44:00 PM
Havasu News
Back in 2001, the director of the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality told Lake Havasu City residents flat out that the department would take “corrective action” – a building moratorium was most likely – if the city didn’t move forward…

1/24/2015 10:28:00 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 nets, with holes smaller than mosquitoes, trap much more than traditional fishing nets…

1/24/2015 9:59:00 PM
Sun Independent
This hike has three different sets of pools and does go all the way to the Colorado River, but for the purposes of this article, the first set of pools will mark the end of the trail. Roughly two hours south of us, just outside of Las Vegas and literally…

1/24/2015 8:40:00 PM
Inland Newstoday
PARKER DAM – (INT) – Deliveries along the State Water Project are far short of normal, but imported water from the Colorado River may help alleviate Southern California’s deficit. Springtime run-off down the river is predicted to be 87 percent of…

1/24/2015 12:27:00 AM
Havasu News
Lake Havasu City’s strength as a community will be tested over the next year as Lake Havasu High School athletics enters the 2015-2016 school year with only $36,000. On Thursday night, LHHS Athletic Director Roger Burger presented the options for an…

1/23/2015 10:00:00 PM
John Hofmann, the executive vice president of water with the Lower Colorado River Authority said they are on top of it. "Oh, we worry any time we are not full," Hofmann said. "That's our job, to worry when it's not full. People rely on LCRA to manage this…

1/23/2015 9:01:00 AM
Live Science
[Gallery: Take a Trip Down the Wild Yampa River] "The wild Yampa is important because it shows that we can sustain vibrant agriculture while conserving endangered fish and supporting recreation," American Rivers' Matt Rice, director of the Colorado River…

1/23/2015 7:37:00 AM
Albert Lea Tribune
Gen loved to travel, having spent time in Europe, north Africa and Scandinavia. She wintered in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, with her husband for a number of years. Summers were spent at the family cabin at Leech Lake in Walker, where she loved to swim…

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