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.

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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Coming soon: BITD BlueWater Challenge

In a year that’s been tough for the sport of off-road racing, consider this the sport’s message that it is alive and well, and not going anywhere. The Best In The Desert BlueWater Challenge is a brand new off-road race in Parker, Arizona, bringing the total number of BITD events in Parker to three every year. It’ll be a 2-day …

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Raymond Pulu turns himself in

Raymond Pulu voluntarily gave himself up to law enforcement in Parker yesterday, confirms the La Paz County Sheriff’s Department. “He came in with an attorney, so we don’t have any more information than we did at the time of the investigation,” said Lieutenant Bagby. No doubt Pulu will not be speaking to law enforcement but preparing for a defense in …

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UFOs or military flares?

A few weeks ago, I was sitting on my deck one weeknight and happened to observe in the eastern sky a bright light, appearing suddenly as if switched on. As it ‘switched off’ again, another one, further south, lit up, and then a third, fourth and fifth. We watched them for a few minutes before they went out, and then …

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Register here for your chance to win $100!

UPDATE: PROMO NOW CLOSED. THOSE WHO HAVE ENTERED, LISTEN OUT FRIDAY FROM 6AM! For the past few weeks at KLPZ 1380am, lucky winners have taken away $100 in cold, hard cash – a one-hundred dollar bill frozen in a block of ice – in the last heat of the summer. This week, you can quintuple your chances of winning, simply …

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