Tuesday, October 21, 2014   

Author Archives: John Wright

Officer-involved shooting in Parker

UPDATE: The original version of this article said that the suspect was in custody. Although this was true at the time, the suspect is now deceased. 3:31pm– Parker Police Chief Rod Mendoza confirmed that a CRIT Police officer shot a suspect near 19th Street and Mohave Avenue in Parker after the suspect was reported to be brandishing a hand gun. ... Read More »

Parker PD investigates recent burglaries

Parker PD Press Release: Police have been investigating burglaries that have occurred during the last several weeks. These thieves have been targeting businesses primarily from midnight to 5 a.m. At a majority of these scenes footprints and bicycle tire prints were left that evidentially led police to a residential area where convicted thieves reside. The suspects are adult males and ... Read More »

PAACE honors coalition members, supporters

The Parker Area Alliance for Community Empowerment held an award luncheon Tuesday to honor those who it says deserve recognition for inter-agency work and community help with anti-drugs programs throughout the year. Cenpatico, the area’s mental health provider, awarded a check to PAACE for help with renovations, and local agencies and governments received awards. Read More »

Swearing in of new AWC board member

Arizona Western College District #2 has a new board member. The swearing-in of Melissa Wright was held in front of the La Paz campus and conducted by La Paz County Schools Superintendent Janice Shelton. In attendance were the college president Dr. Glenn E. Mayle, Associate Dean for La Paz County Services Rich Tozer, board members Anna Camacho and Randy Hartless, ... Read More »

Blue Cross to cover La Paz urgent care

La Paz Regional Hospital and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona have signed a three year contractual agreement which includes, for the first time, urgent care services. “We have been a Blue Cross provider for years,” said James Ehasz, hospital CFO, “and effective December 1, urgent care is included in our contract.” The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona network ... Read More »