Colorado River Tri-State: News stories that occurred in Needles, California and along the Colorado River communities during 2019.

Colorado River Tri-State: News stories that occurred in Needles, California and along the Colorado River communities during 2019.

As we all welcome in the New Year 2020, ZachNews takes a look back at a few of the news stories that occurred locally in Needles, California and along the Colorado River communities from Golden Shores, Arizona to Laughlin, Nevada during 2019 (More news stories from 2019 may be added later).

 

**** News Stories from the Year 2019: ****

** January 2019: **
– Downtown Needles, CA: Walking together for a healthier community during Mental Health Systems Needles Center For Change’s Health and Wellness One Mile Walk.
– Century City, CA: ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez reports on his experience at FOX’s RENT: Live!
** February 2019: **
– Needles, CA: City of Needles receives California’s Economic Development Excellence Award.
– Needles, CA: Winners from the 11th Annual Route 66 Hot Boat and Custom Car Show Award Ceremony.
** March 2019: **
– News Update!!: Needles, CA: City of Needles Mayor Jeff Williams presented the State of the City Address 2019.
– Live News Alert!!: Anaheim, CA: Video: City of Needles receives Game Changer Award of Excellence during the 39th Annual California Association for Local Economic Development (CALED).
** April 2019: **
– News Update!!: Downtown Needles, CA: Fatality and injury in residential structure fire on West Broadway at I Street.
– Needles, CA: California’s District 16 Republican State Senator Shannon Grove met with City of Needles Officials to discuss the old Needles Lagoon.
** May 2019: **
– Las Vegas, NV: Officials with the City of Needles will be attending the International Council of Shopping Centers’ RECon 2019.
– Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Vegetation fire along westbound Interstate 40.
– Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Needles High School’s Lady Stangs wins State Championship for Softball.
** June 2019: **
– Downtown Needles, CA: Come to the Route 66 Train Park Ribbon Cutting Ceremony today.
– Las Vegas, NV: City of Needles Officials attended the International Council of Shopping Centers’ RECon 2019.
– Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Needles City Council voted unanimously to declare the City of Needles a Second Amendment Sanctuary City.
– News Update!!: Needles, CA: City of Needles Mayor statement on becoming the first California city to declare itself a Second Amendment Sanctuary City.
– Breaking News!!: Fenner, CA: California Highway Patrol confirms three separate crashes and three fatalities overnight along eastbound Interstate 40.
** July 2019: **
– Breaking News!!: Topock, AZ: Multiple residential structures on fire along Shore Parkway.
– Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Vegetation fire burned near the Needles Bridge.
– Needles, CA: Fireworks and “Safe and Sane” Fireworks in the City of Needles, what’s not allowed and allowed.
– Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Needles City Council unanimously approved resolution declaring City of Needles a Second Amendment Sanctuary City.
– Breaking News!!: Essex, CA: Search underway in desert for lost hiker Barbara Thomas.
– Breaking News!!: Essex, CA: Daily searches for missing hiker Barbara Thomas in the Mohave National Preserve have been suspended.
** August 2019: **
– Mohave Valley, AZ: Mohave Valley Fire Department celebrates their 50 years of service with the community.
– Breaking News!!: Laughlin, NV: Fire burning at Big Bend State Park.
– News Update!!: Laughlin, NV: Fire out and Big Bend State Park reopened.
** September 2019: **
– Live Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: City of Needles will pay for the fees to cover the cost of the percentage for the cost-of-living (COLA) increase in water and wastewater rates.
– Golden Shores, AZ: Care packages of appreciation to the U.S.S. Ronald Reagan from the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6306 and Auxiliary and the community.
– Golden Shores, AZ: Video: POW/MIA Missing Man Table Ceremony at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6306 and Auxiliary.
– Downtown Los Angeles, CA: Officials with the City of Needles are attending the International Council of Shopping Centers’ Western Conference and Deal Making 2019.
** October 2019: **
– Needles, CA: A great night of awards and dancing during the Needles Chamber of Commerce’s Awards Dinner 2019 and Needles Dances with the Stars.
– News Alert!!: Needles, CA: Pictures: King and Queen Winners from the Needles High School’s Homecoming Royalty Coronation 2019 Ceremony.
– Needles, CA: City of Needles celebrates with Taiwan their National Day of the Republic of China 10-10.
– Traffic Alert!!: Needles, CA: Closure in effect as work along Needles Highway has begun.
– Downtown Needles, CA: Ribbon cutting grand openings held welcoming new Retro Pizza and Peace A-Work.
– Needles, CA: City of Needles’ Market Brief October 2019.
– Needles, CA: Groundbreaking ceremony held for Needles Highway Improvement Project as a resort, bar and restaurant reminds public they’re still open.
– News Alert!!: Bullhead City, AZ: Officials from the City of Needles will be speaking today at the Colorado River Tea Party Patriots Meeting.
– News Update!!: Needles, CA: North K Street Underpass to remain open following City of Needles, California Public Utility Commission and Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway meeting.
– Needles, CA: Spooks, treats and fun brings community together for Halloween night 2019.
** November 2019: **
– Breaking News!!: Mohave County, AZ: Second Amendment Sanctuary County approved during Mohave County Board of Supervisors Meeting.
– Breaking News!!: Mohave County, AZ: Pro Second Amendment County approved during Mohave County Board of Supervisors Meeting.
– Needles, CA: Needles Middle School and Vista Colorado Elementary School held ‘It’s Cool to Walk to School’ event.
– Bullhead City, AZ: Cameron Broadcasting receives ‘Business Member of the Month’ honors from the Needles Chamber of Commerce.
– News Update!!: Essex, CA: Missing hiker Barbara Thomas still not found 4 months later.
– Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Joseph Garcia, great volunteer and friend to the community, has passed away.
– Needles, CA: Family, friends and community gathered at Nikki Bunch Memorial Field for candlelight vigil for Joseph “Jo Jo” Garcia.
– Live Weather Alert!!: Colorado River Tri-State: Storm brings pouring rain, gusty winds, thunder and lightning on Thanksgiving Day 2019.
– Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Fatal crash reported along eastbound Interstate 40 near mile marker 133.
– News Update!!: Needles, CA: Identity released publicly of victim in fatal crash along eastbound Interstate 40 near mile marker 133 who was 11 years old.
– Downtown Needles, CA: Over 600 meals served and many young volunteering during free Thanksgiving Day Dinner at St. Anne’s Catholic Church Hall.
– Golden Shores, AZ: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6306 and Auxiliary serves dinner to the community on Thanksgiving Day.
** December 2019: **
– News Update!!: Needles, CA: California Highway Patrol needs public’s help regarding a vehicle that struck 11 year old victim in fatal crash Thanksgiving Day along eastbound Interstate 40.
– Live News Alert!!: Needles, CA: Portion of flood control wall north of Bush Street collapsed during storms on Thanksgiving Day.
– Needles, CA: Ribbon cutting ceremony held for the rehabilitation of the Needles Recreation Center.
– Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Fatal crash off eastbound Interstate 40 near California Avenue.
– News Update!!: Needles, CA: Identity of driver released in fatal crash off Interstate 40 near California Avenue.
– Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Needles City Council Member Clayton Hazlewood has resigned.
– Downtown Needles, CA: Community came together for joy, fun and thrills during the Needles Holiday Fun Fair 2019.

– News Alert!!: Needles, CA: Community has chance to fill vacant seat as a member of the Needles City Council.

https://zachnews.net/2019/12/17/news-alert-needles-ca-community-has-chance-to-fill-vacant-seat-as-a-member-of-the-needles-city-council/

– Needles, CA: Bringing joy to the community during A Concert for the Holidays 2019.
– Needles, CA: Students and faculty from Vista Colorado Elementary School sang Christmas song and gave fuzzy socks to people at the Needles Senior Center.
– Downtown Needles, CA: Students and faculty from Needles Community Day School prepared and gave out gift bags with warm blankets to several homeless people.
– Downtown Needles, CA: Avi Resort and Casino delivered 200 turkeys to Saint Vincent de Paul for families in the community.
– Needles, CA: Needles Unified School District delivered 80 turkeys to local families of students as part of the Needles Unified School District’s Holiday Basket Program.
– Downtown Needles, CA: Giving free groceries and Christmas blessings to the community during a pop-up mobile pantry.
– Needles, CA: Giving gifts, food and joy to local families during Needles Spark of Love Toy Drive 2019.
– Downtown Needles, CA: Spirit of giving, joy and Jesus delivered to community during Set Free Church of Needles’ 8th Annual Christmas Toy Store and Bicycle Giveaway.
– Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Major crash involving two vehicles along eastbound Interstate 40 just west of J Street.
– Downtown Needles, CA: Firehouse Ministries and Aquarius Casino Resort gives joy and free Christmas ham dinners and new toys to the community.
– Needles, CA: Fort Mojave Indian Tribe and Avi Resort and Casino gave to community joy and free Christmas turkey dinners during 2nd Annual Holiday Food Giveaway.

 

** ZachNews sends our thoughts, prayers, and condolences to the family and friends of all of the people we loss during 2019. **

** ZachNews sends many thanks to all of the people who volunteered and serviced to protect and safe lives in our community during 2019. **

** ZachNews wishes everybody a joyful and safe New Year 2020. **

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