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.

Dog… found

A happy ending! The missing dog we reported a week and a half ago was spotted in the desert off 6th Street in Parker today and reunited shortly after with owner Claudia Seechoma. The little guy didn’t stop making noise. Pic:

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REPORT: Cellphone use in Parker

The results of Parker Live’s recent cellphone survey are in, and – as you might predict – the two main players are Verizon and AT&T. Which is better in the Parker area? What else can we learn from this data? Let’s find out. Q1: What cellphone carrier do you use? The most popular carrier by far here is Verizon. With …

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BlueWater Challenge press release

With just days remaining until the flag drops on the newest Best In The Desert racing adventure, nearly 150 cars, trucks and UTVs have entered to take on the challenge. The BlueWater Desert Challenge in Parker, AZ, October 15-17, hosted by the BlueWater Resort & Casino, is the fourth event in the five-race 2010 Best In The Desert series. Unlike …

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Roulette Revolution at BlueWater

It’s a Roulette Revolution at BlueWater Resort & Casino. BlueWater is announcing its newly-installed Video Roulette M-P Series by IGT (International Gaming Technology).  The video roulette experience gives the player camaraderie, excitement and action in real-time game play, which features a real, live roulette wheel with an automated dealer. BlueWater says this is a unique form of gaming, and credits …

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Friday’s football game canceled

This week’s scheduled home game for the Parker Broncs against South Pointe is off. Phoenix’s South Pointe Griffins are forfeiting Friday night’s game due to a player shortage, so the game goes to the Broncs. The following week, the Broncs head to Chino Valley for an away game (Oct 15th), followed by the Homecoming game against Wickenburg (Oct 22nd).

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Shane Miller on off-road trail closures

Shane Miller of Parker 4-Wheelers stops by KLPZ 1380am to talk about why he’s encouraging letter-writing to BLM during the public comment period on its proposed closure of some off-road trails near Lake Havasu City, and why he’s encouraging people to support the proposed Map D. Watch the segment below (click the SMALL play button at the bottom to stay …

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Black bear in Havasu

Arizona Game and Fish confirms the reports of a black bear in Lake Havasu City. The News-Herald reports: Authorities were playing a waiting game Sunday after confirming the report of a black bear near the south boat launch ramp at Lake Havasu State Park. “There is a black bear in the park,” said Dee Pfleger, Arizona Game and Fish Department …

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Power outage upriver

Power lost to some APS customers around 6 p.m. No word from APS on a timescale for reconnection. ——- Restored 8:19 p.m.

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