Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Author Archives: John Wright

La Paz County election: analysis

Some La Paz County races were too close to call Wednesday morning, with an unusually high number of provisional ballots still to be counted and a tight write-in race for County Attorney still being counted today. La Paz County has confirmed that there are 810 ballots still to be counted countywide, which could shake up some of the races in ... Read More »

Provisional ballot count high

The number of provisional ballots being cast in today’s election is higher than normal, says Donna Hale, La Paz County Elections Director. By early afternoon over 60 were cast in the town of Parker, and over 40 upriver. Provisional votes take a few days to process, because they take longer to verify. Write-in votes also take longer, because they must ... Read More »

La Paz County votes

La Paz County came out to vote today at 11 polling locations around the county, with votes being cast for the offices of President of the United States, U.S. Senator, U.S. Representative, County Supervisor, County Attorney, Sheriff, Treasurer, Schools Superintendent, Recorder, Assessor, AWC Governing Board, Constable and others, along with ballot propositions. Among the most-watched of these is the race for County Attorney, ... Read More »

Lady Broncs head to quarterfinals today

Parker High School’s volleyball team heads to Prescott for the quarterfinals today after beating Yuma Catholic again and sending them through to the championships. The game, at Tim’s Toyota Center, is today at 4 p.m. For a full report, see the News-Herald story HERE. —- UPDATE: The Lady Broncs lost to Thatcher in Prescott Valley. Pioneer story HERE. Read More »

Christmas for the Troops

Parker’s annual drive to send gifts to the warzones our troops are stationed at for Christmas, headed by Bill and Barbara Risen, now has a new website for updates. Visit the site and bookmark it HERE. Read More »

County receives grant for officers

La Paz County Sheriff’s Department Press Release The Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety has awarded the La Paz County Sheriff’s Office with a $30,000 grant for overtime for fiscal year 2012-2013 that will fund officers to enforce traffic laws in La Paz County. This grant helps La Paz County pay officer’s overtime during the many holidays that people visit ... Read More »