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Guy swipes famous skeletons, puts them on his balcony

UPDATE: Martin Sholl admits to taking the skeletons in the comments section below. He says he did it because he was the person who first spotted them in May, and was never mentioned by name in the international news that followed. He blames Lt. Bagby for this, and Parker Live (despite never contacting us a single time). Sour grapes, it …

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Parker Livecast #29: Bernie The Skeleton 911 Call

Listen here to the 911 call made to La Paz County Dispatch minutes after a snorkeler discovered “human remains” at the bottom of the Colorado River (aka Bernie The Fake Skeleton). That and more on this episode of the Parker Livecast! We’re joined for this show by Bianca, aka “Bee”, a regular Parker visitor from the Netherlands. Also joining us …

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WORLD EXCLUSIVE: Mystery solved! Skeleton Tea Party planners come forward

“We never imagined that anybody would ever find them” – Skeletons were placed by dive buddies from Phoenix – They hoped the media sensation would blow over – They met with sheriff’s officials Thursday The people at the center of an international news story around the discovery of a mysterious fake skeleton ‘tea party’ at the bottom of the Colorado …

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Top 20 Internet Comments About Bernie The Skeleton

After Parker’s ‘Bernie The Skeleton’ story hit the news Monday, it did what we expected and went viral. People are now getting a laugh out of the Bernie discovery all across the nation and the world, with news coverage from outlets like Fox News, Associated Press, NBC, USA Today, The Daily Mail and more. Below, Parker Live presents the 20 …

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Divers find fake skeleton tea party at bottom of river

UPDATE: If you know Bernie The Skeleton’s story, where he came from or how he got there, get in touch with Parker Live by clicking HERE! Don’t worry: we think it’s funny and will keep you anonymous. UPDATE 2: Nationwide, this story is making people laugh at Fox News (link), ABC Action News (link), NBC 12 News (link) The Arizona …

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COLUMN: The ingredients of a national news blip

It’s not the most interesting or compelling story of the year from Parker, AZ, but you can never tell what the news outlets are going to find newsworthy. A fireworks show ending in a (not particularly large) brush fire here on Monday night caught the attention of the national press, who reported it with the following headlines after Parker Live …

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Top Ten Parker Live Stories of 2015

Spray-painting, boats sinking and fake skeletons: there’s no place like Parker, Arizona, and nobody covers it the way Parker Live does! Dear readers: The Parker community is huge, and includes a ton of people who come and go from our shores all year long. Most of you don’t live here on a permanent, year-round basis, but consider yourselves river people …

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PAID: Speaking from the Grave – Julie LaBenz

Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction. Certainly, no one could have predicted that Parker would be the center of a worldwide media story centered around fake skeletons at the bottom of the river. I’m not sure if it was the unexpected nature of the story in that it was strange to find a fake skeleton tea party at the bottom …

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Parker Livecast #25: Memorial Day Weekend Edition

This edition of the Parker Livecast is a 30-minute smorgasbord of recaps, updates and stories from Parker, AZ with John Wright, Josh Savino and Michael Collins just in time for Memorial Day Weekend. Whether you’re kicking off summer at the river, traveling for the long weekend or just chillin’, this episode is a free-flowing conversation that’ll catch you right up. …

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Parker Livecast #24: Sheriff’s Curt Bagby on the weirdest week of his career

Lieutenant Curt Bagby has been in law enforcement for over two decades, but he’s never had a week like this: spent mostly dealing with calls from media outlets around the world who all want information about a completely unimportant story about the discovery of two Costco skeletons on the bed of the Colorado River north of Parker. Bagby has been …

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