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Temple Bar Willow Beach


Dolan Springs

Peach Springs Truxton 66


Valentine Hackberry


68 40

Bullhead City Kingman




Fort Mohave Yucca




Lake Havasu City 95

Parker Poston

LA PAZ Bouse 72






Salome 10

Ehrenberg 95


YUMA Martinez Lake Dateland

Winterhaven Roll



Yuma Gadsden San Luis





Colorado River Region Cities & Towns

Blythe, CA Bouse Bullhead City Chloride Cibola Colorado City, CO Dateland Dolan Springs Ehrenberg Fort Mohave Gadsden Hackberry Kaibab Kanab Kingman Lake Havasu City Laughlin, NV Littlefield Martinez Lake Mesquite Moccasin Needles, CA

Oatman Parker Peach Springs Poston Quartzsite Riviera Roll Salome San Luis Somerton Tacna Temple Bar Topock Truxton Valentine Wellton Wenden Wickieup Willow Beach Winterhaven Yucca Yuma

Some Colorado River Region Attractions Oatman, Arizona Historic “almost” ghost town founded in 1906, gift and antique stores, saloons and restaurants, free-roaming burros, Ghostrider Gunfighters, Gold Mine Tours. Located just 25 miles SE of Bullhead City off Highway 95. 928-768-6222 London Bridge The famous bridge from London, England. Taken apart, shipped 7,000 miles to Lake Havasu City and re-assembled, it’s here for you to see along with an English Village with restaurants, shops and amusement rides. 800242-8278 Davis Dam Completed in 1953, Davis Dam created Lake Mohave and regulates water flow to the lower Colorado River and Mexico. Self-guided outdoor tour. 928-754-3628

Good Ol’ Fashion County Fair La Paz County Celebrates in March

You won’t want to miss this year’s fair, it’s going to be better than ever. Four days of fun and entertainment, from great carnival rides to all the livestock, arts & crafts, cooking and other exhibits... from the mouthwatering foods to the pocketbook tempting vendors - this will be a “GOOD OL’ FASHION COUNTY FAIR” from March 11-14. This year the livestock will be even better with over 150 Steer, Lambs and Swine. We will also have lots of rabbits, birds and goats. The kids have worked hard preparing their animals for the Showmanship and Market Classes. Please come out and cheer them on. This year’s FFA Farm Olympics promises to be great fun with events such as Find Money in horse manure or a haystack, Dummy Roping, Grease Pig and many more. Saturday’s main event will be a concert by a great country rock band Thunder Road at 8pm. Every evening we will once again have performances by Michael Mesmer, who puts on an excellent Comedy Hypnosis Show. Saturday at



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2pm will be the Colgate Country Showdown. The Miss La Paz Pageant takes place on Thursday and Friday evenings. There will also be several strolling entertainers and a petting zoo as well. Once again our carnival rides will be provided by Butler amusements. The Exhibit Hall will be loaded with arts & crafts, demonstrations and vendors. You will be able to purchase anything from $1.00 toys to fine arts and hand made clothing. The Colorado River Indian Tribes Museum will have an excellent display of museum articles, bead work and many crafts. With our great variety of food vendors you will be able to eat anything from kettle korn and cotton candy to steak or pork sandwiches, Mexican food, Oriental food, Indian Fry Bread and everything in between. All in all, this is an event you won’t want to miss! Come join us for our Good Ol’ Fashion County Fair at Manataba Park, Corner of 2nd Ave and Mohave in Parker, Arizona. If we can answer any questions please call us at 928-669-8100.

Armed Forces Park Needs You! Completion Depends on Sales and Donations

Completed construction of the Armed Forces Park located at 291 Gila Street will feature over 3,000 individually engraved black granite plaques, a manicured lawn, benches and winding walkways. Standing majestically in the center, a flag pole will fly our nation’s flag 24 hours a day. It promises to be a restful, beautiful location for reflection and relaxation. The park serves as an outward, permanent reminder of the service that individuals have given and are currently giving to their country by displaying plaques engraved with a veteran’s name, rank and dates of service, as well as the service emblem. Set amid towering, lush trees with wide, lighted walkways, your



8” by 16” solid black granite plaque will be set on a low wall lining both sides of the park’s curving sidewalks. This is an excellent opportunity for those now serving or those who have previously served in the Armed Forces to put their names out before the public as a reminder of their service. The cost for the engraved plaque is $100.00 each. They can be purchased from the Arizona Department of Veteran Services, 2811 S. 4th Avenue, Suite D. For more information call 928-726-2851. The park is sponsored by the Yuma Chamber of Commerce, Military Affairs Committee. The proceeds from the plaque sales will be used for park construction and future maintenance costs.

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Sponsored by: Yuma Chamber of Commerce and Military Affairs Committee • The Only Park of its Kind in Arizona • Dedicated to Honor Those who have Served in the Armed Forces - Past or Present • Permanent Reminder of YOUR Service to your Country • Granite Plaques Engraved with Name, Rank, Dates of Service and Service Emblem Engraved Plaques are $100 each and can be purchased from the Az Department of Veteran Services.

For more information contact the Az Department of Veteran Services 2811 S. 4th Ave., Suite D, Yuma, Az 85364 • 928-726-2851

Feel the rumble and hear the thundering sounds of freedom at the 42nd Annual Yuma Air Show Saturday, Feb 21 at the Marine Corps Air Station. Fans will have the opportunity to watch military and civilians display thrilling, high energy and stunning aerial skills that are sure to WOW all ages. Visitors to the annual event will also enjoy aircraft static displays and various commercial booths. There will be an area for the kids to have fun such as Sea World, Bouncy Castle, and more. Civilian aircraft performers include



Eric Beard with his incredible Yak 54, John Collver with his restored AT-6 Texan and Greg Medford with his CJ-6A warbird. Some of the military aircraft are the F-16, F-117, F-5, Yuma’s own Harrier and more. Military hardware will be displayed along the flight line with plenty of food, beverages, air show T-shirts and souvenir memorabilia available. Gates open at 8am and the air show is FREE! Bring your lawn chairs, but no coolers, pets, backpacks or RVs will be allowed. For more information visit

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