Monday, September 1, 2014

News

Chocolate Lab Found in Big River

This male chocolate lab was found in Big River this morning on Rio Vista Close to town. He has no collar, no dew claws, trimmed toes. He is very friendly. Probably a hunting dog. If this is your dog please contact Mary Hamilton at 760 238-6773. Read More »

Judge still undecided in Tuesday election

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UPDATE 8/28 5:30pm: Latest unofficial results show the following: Tozer 442 Weis 444 This (we think) includes all votes but are still not final or official. —– UPDATE 8/27 3pm: How about trying to game out the Precinct 6 Justice of the Peace race? Here’s some extra information that might help us with a prediction. (1) When we add uncounted ... Read More »

Deputy County Attorney honored for work with children

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La Paz Chief Deputy County Attorney Karen Hobbs was honored by HIDTA for her work in behalf of drug endangered children. The mission of the Arizona High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) is to facilitate, support, and enhance collaborative drug control efforts among law enforcement agencies. The HIDTA awards ceremony was held on July 15, 2014 at the 34th Annual ... Read More »

Parker Broncs beat Yuma 33-26

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What a barnburner! Broncs were up 20-6 at halftime. Yuma came back in the third quarter and by the fourth it was tied 26-26. With 15 seconds remaining QB Cody Esquerra rolled out and hit Roman Robledo in the end zone to put the Broncs up 32-26. Parker added an extra point to win it 33-26! Some great plays by ... Read More »

CRIT investigator dies

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A criminal investigator with CRIT Police died Friday, according to a letter by CRIT Police Chief William Ponce. David Mills is survived by his wife and five children. The cause of death had not been determined by the time Ponce wrote the letter. Read More »

Rockslide closes road near famous Sundance Saloon

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A rockslide has blocked the two-lane river roadway that connects Sundance Saloon to Buckskin State Park north of Parker, AZ. The boulders fell from the steep mountainside adjacent to the road after a recent storm. The Parker area has received almost three-quarters its average annual rainfall in just two weeks. The County Highway Department Director said the road may be ... Read More »

Street lights, water worries, and other news

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Here’s a quick summary of some news you might be interested in: Via Joaquin Vences La Paz County The Board of Supervisors approved a new console (made by Motorola) for 911 Central Dispatch at a cost of over $37,000. They’re dealing with more calls now, according to the Sheriff’s Department. (Example: Last week’s storms overloaded Dispatch.) The Board also approved ... Read More »

V22 Osprey in training exercises at Parker Airport

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This is a Bell Boeing V22 Osprey at Parker Airport, captured Monday by frequent Parker Live media contributor Michael Collins. The V22 Osprey is a military tiltrotor aircraft, acting as both a helicopter (at times) and an airplane (at other times). It was developed as a joint effort by Bell Helicopter and Boeing in 1983, aimed at allowing vertical takeoffs ... Read More »

Man shoots at Sheriff deputies, standoff lasts hours

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A standoff lasting hours between cops and a suspect in an Ehrenberg home ended Saturday after a successful “tactical entry”. On Saturday (August 9th), La Paz County Sheriff Deputy Sergeant D. Schlecht and Deputy R. Rosado responded to an Ehrenberg residence in regards to a disturbance. According to the Sheriff’s Office, upon their arrival Vincent Marlowe walked out onto the ... Read More »

Armed robbery suspect arrested

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A man suspected of being involved in the June robbery of a ’76′ gas station in Blythe, CA has been arrested in Ehrenberg, AZ. Early Thursday morning (August 7th), La Paz County Task Force and La Paz County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Michael Nopah, who was allegedly involved in the robbery and successfully fled the scene while his suspected accomplice was ... Read More »