Friday, September 19, 2014


Suspected Salome burglar arrested


A suspected burglar that allegedly targeted unoccupied homes in the Salome and Wenden areas of La Paz County, AZ has been apprehended by law enforcement. On Thursday September 11th 2014, the La Paz County Sheriff’s Investigative Unit/Task Force, worked in a cooperative effort with surrounding agencies to apprehend Jonathan Pollock, accused of entering unoccupied homes and removing large amounts of ... Read More »

Sundance for sale on Craigslist for $2.9m


Anybody want to buy a famous waterfront saloon? The Sundance Saloon property is for sale on Craigslist with an asking price of $2.9 million. Citing “260 feet of prime, crystal clear, privately owned waterfront property” and the “restaurant/bar/dance hall/building and property”, the listing also includes Sundance’s liquor license, bar decks, dance floors, boat and waverunner slips. Sundance had a heady ... Read More »

Police warn of power bill scam


Don’t be caught out A phone scam is being run on Parker area locals today, according to several sources including Parker Police Department. Locals typically receive calls from someone purporting to be a representative of APS (or another power company), saying they have not received payment and will cut the power off today unless the person sends money. The suggestion ... Read More »

Shontz-Weis wins judge race by 2 votes


It’s official! The incumbent in the election for Precinct 6 Justice of the Peace, Charlene Shontz-Weis, has won the race by just 2 votes. The canvass was approved by the La Paz County Board of Supervisors at a Thursday morning meeting. Weis ran against Rich Tozer, former head of the County’s Probation Department. This was Tozer’s second time going up ... Read More »

Parker Treasure Hunt: September


The Parker Treasure Hunt is back for September! We’ll add a clue every day until the prize marker is found, at which point it can be traded for $100 in cold, hard cash at Lane’s Auto Care & Tire Pros. Good luck and happy hunting! —– 9/3 – This place is not like it used to be, I’m fairly close ... Read More »

Dog 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


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

2014.07.26  HIDTA Award.

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 »