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.

Piranha 2D

This Friday, the horror film shot entirely on Lake Havasu, Piranha 3D, comes to theaters. Ahead of the release, we have our own take on the movie: Piranha 2D. Just when you thought it was safe, you found out that it was.

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Eight dead in off-road race

In an incident which rocked the sport of off-road racing, 8 spectators died after a truck plunged into the crowd at the California 200 in Mojave, stunning the off-road racing community. Many national news outlets are covering this story today. CNN posted this report: The driver, Brett Sloppy, says in a Facebook message that he is devastated by the accident: …

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Man dies at River Regatta

Bullhead-Laughlin’s answer to the Parker Tube Float, the River Regatta, turned out to be deadly for a California man who died after jumping from a float into the fast-moving Colorado River. According to KTLA: After receiving reports of a missing man Saturday, an air rescue team spotted a body in the Colorado River around 3:00 p.m. Scuba divers from the …

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How we got here

Friends, In December 2008, I talked with my boss Keith at KLPZ about doing something news-related on the internet. He loved the idea, and got behind me on starting it. In January 2009 the site began with myself and a handful of contributors who added news, photos, video, announcements, information, questions, discussions and more on a frequent basis. Within a …

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