John Wright

John is Editor of Parker Live. He is also the host of a daily afternoon radio show on KLPZ 1380am and a documentary filmmaker.

Delays possible on I-10 at night starting Monday


The Arizona Department of Transportation is scheduled to begin bridge repairs on Interstate 10 at Tom Wells Road (Exit 5) east of Ehrenberg beginning Monday, June 3. Work will take place nightly from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday through Thursday throughout the month. During work hours, westbound I-10 will exit and re-enter the highway at Tom Wells Road (Exit ...

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To The Editor: Golf championship results

L to R Roman Garcia & Art Navarro

Results of the Emerald Canyon Mens Championship Match held May 18th & 19th. Overall Champion: Roman Garcia Championship Net Winner: Art Navarro Senior Champion: Art Gonzalez Senior Net Winner: Larry Galliani Grand Senior Champion: Sharky Inman Grand Senior Net Winner: John Woody Via John Woody

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Editing from Ireland


As you read this I’m in the air, somewhere between Parker, Arizona and Belfast, Northern Ireland. My plane lands on the Emerald Isle early Tuesday morning (very early, much to my dad’s chagrin – he’ll be picking me up). My mom, dad, brother, sister, nieces, uncle and a lot of old friends all live there, and until recently, most of ...

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Large brush fire near Ehrenberg


Image via Quartzsite Fire & Rescue Facebook page A wildfire has broken out near Ehrenberg, AZ. Quartzsite Fire and Rescue reports, “Ehrenberg Fire Department, Buckskin Fire Department, Quartzsite Fire and Rescue and other stations are on scene and have engaged the fire. Bulldozers are at work establishing fire breaks and state resources are responding. So far everyone is healthy.” Updates ...

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Parker Police arrest homicide suspect


UPDATE 9:35pm– The suspect was arrested at around 8:45 p.m. with no further incident by Officer Shrewsbury and Sergeant Romo at his residence. He was taken into custody and booked into the CRIT Jail and is awaiting interview by the FBI.* UPDATE 6:00pm– Reportedly the FBI has taken over the investigation into what happened early this morning. The suspect is ...

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