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Author Archives: John Wright

Parker Live refreshed


Whether you’re new here or checking it out for the first time, welcome. You’re looking at the new-look, new-format version of one of the Colorado River’s most popular websites. Here we’ll give you Parker area news, events, views, photos, videos and – the majority of the time – we aim to get it to you in a timely manner. Press ... Read More »

Iron Man 3


New to Parker Live: Movie reviews with Keith Moses & Josh Savino! Showing Thursday night in Parker is Iron Man 3, the third installment in the popular franchise starring Robert Downey Jr. and Gwyneth Paltrow. This time, BlueWater Cinemas in Parker has been allowed to show the movie in an advanced screening Thursday at 9pm. And, here on Parker Live, ... Read More »

New traffic signals for Riverside and California


The Arizona Department of Transportation is scheduled to install new traffic signals on State Route 95 and Riverside Drive in Parker beginning this Friday, May 3rd. The new traffic signal installation is expected to take approximately three days to complete. Crews will work 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and continue Monday, May 6 and Tuesday, May 7. Drivers should ... Read More »

Sheri Newman to retire from Superior Court


Sheri Newman, Clerk of the Superior Court in La Paz County since 1991, announced her retirement today, in a letter to Governor Jan Brewer. Newman’s retirement is effective June 30th, 2013. “I have served 22 ½ years as the elected Clerk of the Superior Court of La Paz County. The people of La Paz County and this State have been ... Read More »

Break-in at Parker youth center


A burglary at Players 9th Street Youth Center Tuesday night prompted PAACE, which runs the center, to release this photo of the intruder. They’re asking the public if anybody recognizes the person caught on security camera wearing a mask, but a distinctive sweatshirt or jacket with a thunderbird or eagle on the front. Randy Hartless asked the public to call ... Read More »

To the Editor: highest sunflower?


From D. White: “I have a 9 1/2 foot tall sunflower that I planted and I was wondering if there is a local record for tallest sunflower? I know the world’s record is 26 feet and I can’t compete with that. Oh, it’s not a yellow sunflower it’s orange and red. Thank you.” Added later: “I guess it did turn ... Read More »

I’m not an expert, but…

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As part of my job each day, I’m exposed to a lot of news that I dissect and analyze and present it on the radio with a little opinion thrown in for good measure. As part of this, I often comb through all the great research being done in contemporary science, and the data it produces for us to learn ... Read More »