John Wright

John is Editor of Parker Live. He is also the host of a daily afternoon radio show on KLPZ 1380am and a documentary filmmaker.

The Future of Planet Ranch

Mohave County isn’t happy about the sale of Planet Ranch. Why? Read on. It’s been used by the U.S. Defense Department to simulate low-yield nuclear weapons. It’s been purchased by the City of Scottsdale for its rich water rights from the Bill Williams River. Some of its 171,000 acres have been used for farming alfalfa. It’s been eyed by various business interests …

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Broncs win…

…for a second straight week. Last week, Parker beat Santa Cruz 33 – 6. This week, the Broncs put the hurt on Sedona 41 – 13. How long will the winning streak last? Listen to live coverage with Randy Hartless and Brad Sale next Friday night on 1380am to find out.

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Lost dog

Lost: Monday, September 20th about 8 pm by Blake School. 4-year-old Brown Chug (1/2 Pug, 1/2 Chihuahua), (Male) Has the body of of a chihuahua, face and tail of a Pug. Answers to Chapo or Arnold. Has a brown & tan flea stripe collar. For more information call: Claudia @ (928) 231-0294.

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Ken Bennett on KLPZ

Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett joins KLPZ in-studio in Parker this morning; watch the segment again here.

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Cellphones in Parker: SURVEY

How good or bad is your cellphone experience in the Parker area? Help us compile a report by answering a few questions about your phone. Who knows, maybe the carriers will listen! Take the survey! Tell us about your phone! This will only take a minute or so. (General questions only; no personal info taken.)

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“Nearly 100 people” show to write letters to BLM

Last night’s meeting organized by Shane Miller of the Parker 4 Wheelers at Schlotzsky’s in Lake Havasu City was attended by almost 100 people, according to various people who were there. The meeting was billed as a letter-writing workshop, a way to use the Bureau of Land Management’s current ‘public comment period’ to assert a strong public opposition to the …

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Fall recipe: best dessert ever?

It’s becoming pie season. Every time we talk about Banoffee pie, we hear from people who want to try the recipe, and for good reason… this British dessert is delicious… so delicious it got me my first job in America here in Parker 6 years ago. Here’s the simplified version of how to make the banana-and-toffee goodness: Take a can …

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$100 winners

Here are the 5 lucky winners of KLPZ’s Cold Hard Cash promotion, in which the winners came to pick up their prize money as $100 bills frozen in blocks of ice. At least one told us they would take longer to thaw than to spend; we hope all five found something nice to spend them on! Thanks to all who …

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