Saturday, April 18, 2015   

Author Archives: John Wright

Task Force wars: Sheriff responds

La Paz County Sheriff John Drum has given Parker Live a response to Quartzsite Police Chief Jeff Gilbert, who issued a rebuttal to the media late last night over Drum’s assertions regarding the narcotics task force. The response is below. ———— I would like to respond to Chief Gilbert’s response to the letter I read to the Board of Supervisors ... Read More »

Sheriff’s statement on narcotics task force future

The following letter was read into the record at the Board of Supervisor’s meeting on March 18th 2013 by Sheriff John Drum: I am here today to talk with you about the La Paz County Task Force. When La Paz County broke away from Yuma in 1983, we didn’t have a Narcotics Task Force. Our officers handled drug cases as ... Read More »

Domestic violence incidents

Parker Police Department On March 14th at approximately 4pm Parker Police responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence located on the 1500 block of Kofa Avenue. Once the police arrived they interviewed all involved parties and arrested Michael Ryan, 21, and booked him into the La Paz County Jail for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, per domestic violence. ... Read More »

Health & Wellness Expo scheduled for April 6th

In celebration of Public Health Week, La Paz County Health Department is hosting the first annual Health and Wellness Expo, April 6th at Western Park. Health and wellness partners from the southwest area will be raffling off prizes, conducting screenings and passing out information on health and wellness services offered in the community. Residents and visitors are encouraged to join ... Read More »

Suddenlink makes DNS change

The cable provider Suddenlink stopped using an old server name today, which resulted in some confusion and lack of internet connectivity for some customers in the Parker area. The good news is that a simple change can fix the problem. Suddenlink inherited some old DNS Servers from NPG Cable. The company finally unplugged them this morning. If your computer or ... Read More »

Rotary Rodeo Rifle Raffle


Photo: The Parker Rotary Beer Garden and the Rifle Raffle with the new Miss La Paz County. Money collected goes towards the Scholarship fund and the tips collected goes to Rotary to eradicate polio worldwide. Read More »