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Parker Livecast #12: Thanksgiving on the River

Happy Thanksgiving! On this week’s edition of the Parker Livecast, we chat about what our listeners will likely be doing this week, turkey cooking methods and holiday traditions. Also on the Livecast this week: Lt. Curt Bagby of the La Paz County Sheriff’s Office jumps on the phone to follow up on last week’s conversation about marijuana law. It turns …

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Parker Livecast #11: Marijuana and other laws of the river

What are the differences between Arizona and California marijuana laws? If you have a prescription card in California, how is it treated by the authorities in Parker, AZ? How does Arizona law treat DUIs, guns and other issues? Our special guest this week is Julie LaBenz, Attorney at Law, and she brings some new case law to talk about. Also …

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Parker Livecast #10: “If the hens became self-aware”

On this week’s edition of the Parker Livecast, we engage in a free-flowing ramble of unlinked subjects, including love, culture and road safety. We also chat to KLPZ football commentator Randy Hartless on the status of the Parker Broncs football team and their postseason prospects, Collins records a public service announcement (PSA), and we contemplate what would happen if Rose …

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Parker Livecast #9: Ghost Hunting and Power Lifting

In this Halloween episode of the Parker Livecast we recap Josh’s experience hunting ghosts this week in Parker-area abandoned buildings. We also talk to 16 year old Ashley Hoban, a Parker High School Junior who’s just taken a world record in power lifting! We celebrate her achievement and make note that – despite being very strong – she does not …

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Parker Livecast #8: River Dave and the Enduro

Listen here as we chat to River Dave of RiverDavesPlace.com, a popular website for river rats who love the Parker Strip. We talk about how he got the website started, how they run it today and their event this weekend, the famous Parker Enduro boat race. Also on the Livecast this week: sneaky unauthorized purchases using Apple Pay in Parker, …

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Parker Livecast #7: John Tuba and Problem Child

This week on the Parker Livecast, the challenges of filming off-road racing as we’re joined by John Tuba of Tuba Art Films. We also chat on the phone with Eddie Knox about setting a new world record in a drag boat last weekend on Lake Havasu, and about the plans to bring the boats to the Parker Strip next spring. …

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Parker Livecast #6: China Garden Song and the Desert Challenge

This week on the Parker Livecast, John Wright, Josh Savino and Mike Collins are in the studio and joined by Jimmy Beaver on the phone to talk about this weekend’s big desert race. We recap last weekend, listen to an original song parody, mourn the loss of China Garden and review porta-potties. Listen using the player here! Leave feedback in …

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Parker Livecast #5: Bird Singing

In this special edition of the Parker Livecast, we chat with a group of Native American Bird Singers, local Parker guys, members of the CRIT (Colorado River Indian Tribes) reservation. Where did these songs come from? How old are they? How many are there? What are they about? Plus they perform some live for us in the studio. This segment …

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Parker Livecast #4: “Topless Pizza”

On this week’s edition of the Parker Livecast, John Wright, Josh Savino, Jim Beaver and Michael Collins are joined by Anthony Rothacher, owner of a legendary local pizza joint in Parker called La Piazza. We try to get him angry with a prank phonecall, but he doesn’t buckle. Listener discretion: this episode contains adult language. 00:57 – Introducing Mike Collins …

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Parker Livecast #3: “My neighborhood was flooded”

On this week’s episode of the Parker Livecast, John Wright, Josh Savino, Jimmy Beaver and Melissa Wright engage in a wide-ranging discussion, starting with the extend of flooding in Arizona and taking a detour around Josh’s plan to camp out overnight outside a Parker donut shop. 0:12 – “It’s been a wild week” 0:50 – “My neighborhood was flooded” 3:50 …

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