Thursday, April 24, 2014

Author Archives: John Wright


This year’s very active monsoon season has given us lots of great photographs. Here are a few of the latest being posted to Facebook. Via Parker Area Tourism: Via Melissa Wright: VIa Kelli L: Via Kayla A: Read More »

Attorney General declines to prosecute Quartzsite Police Chief

Quartzsite Police Chief Jeff Gilbert says he has been exonerated of wrongdoing by the Arizona Attorney General’s Office, after the prosecutor declined to act on complaints initiated by Mayor Ed Foster. The Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) investigated Gilbert and Quartzsite Police Sergeant Xavier Frausto, according to Gilbert’s statement, on the basis of one of several complaints filed over ... Read More »

Sheriff to enforce new booster seat law

The La Paz County Sheriff’s Office sent out a memo today reminding citizens of the State of Arizona’s new law regarding childrens’ booster seats that went into effect on August 2nd. The new law requires all children who are either younger than 8 years old, or who are less than 4 feet 9 inches tall (4′ 9″) to be sitting ... Read More »

In memory of Daniel Pierce

La Paz County District 1 Supervisor Sandy Pierce has asked Parker Live to thank the community for its condolences and love after the death of her son Daniel. She asks that the community donate money to the Parker Senior Center and to Parker Food Bank in lieu of flowers at this time. Daniel, who was 32 years old, passed away ... Read More »

Judge sets hearing in Foster election case

A hearing has been set for Quartzsite Mayor-in-Waiting Ed Foster’s case asking a court to seat him as mayor of the town. In La Paz County Superior Court this morning, Judge Burke declined to issue an ex parte order seating Foster as mayor right away, opting to give the Town of Quartzsite a chance to defend their actions “disqualifying” Foster ... Read More »