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Parker burro herd to be thinned by 100

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is to conduct an emergency ‘gather’ of wild burros along the Parker Strip this week, thinning the herd by 100 animals. The gathers follow others last week in Bullhead City, for a total of 470 animals. BLM says the gathers are needed after “discussions and concerns brought forth by private landowners and community leaders …

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River Cribs

Have you ever wanted to see inside one of the riverfront homes on the Parker Strip? Us too! Watch here as Parker Live takes you in for a quick tour of this River Crib. River Cribs Leave a comment on Facebook HERE.

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AMBER ALERT: 1 year old girl taken from Havasu

UPDATE: The girl has apparently been found. — ORIGINAL STORY: An Amber Alert has been issued for a one-year-old Lake Havasu girl. Joanne McLaskey, 1, was taken from her home Friday by 55-year-old Patrick Colley in a stolen silver 2007 Hummer H3 with Arizona licence plate CDJ0796, according to authorities. The suspect was staying at the home before taking the …

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Over 1700 marijuana plants seized in Big River and Vidal

The Marijuana Enforcement Team of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department seized 1,709 cannabis plants at two locations in Big River and the town of Vidal, CA and arrested a man. On Tuesday, investigators from the team served two search warrants at locations in the unincorporated communities. Both locations had outdoor marijuana cultivations on the property. In addition to the …

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Parker biker couple killed in South Dakota accident

A couple from Parker, AZ were riding their motorcycle in South Dakota when they collided with a semi truck and died. Photo: KOTA TV According to KOTA TV, James and Deanna Bradley, 54 and 45, were killed when their motorcycle slammed into the side of a semi on Highway 14-16 as they crossed the intersection with South Ellsworth Road. Another …

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Big River man accidentally shoots self, arrested for possession of the gun

A Big River man accidentally shot himself with a .22 caliber rifle and was later arrested for possessing it, according to law enforcement. On July 15th at 4:52 p.m., deputies from the Colorado River Station/Parker Dam station of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department responded to La Paz Regional Hospital for a shooting victim. During the investigation it was determined …

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AWC to offer Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program

The Arizona Western College Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program is returning to La Paz County in the spring of 2019. Students interested in a career in the nursing field can earn their certified or licensed nursing assistant certificate through the program. Nursing assistants work under the supervision of nurses to provide high quality care to patients in nursing homes, assisted …

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Road closure and detour Tuesday and Wednesday

Mohave Road is to be closed between 1st Avenue and Navajo Avenue on Tuesday and Wednesday for construction. The road will be closed to all vehicle traffic in both directions between 1st Avenue and South Navajo Avenue due to construction on the new CRIT Fire Station. “The construction company will be digging a trench across the road and the road …

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U.S. House votes to transfer land to La Paz County

C-SPAN: WATCH THE BILL ON THE HOUSE FLOOR HERE. A big bill for La Paz County passed the U.S. House of Representatives Monday, with the support of several members of Congress and the Colorado River Indian Tribes. The bill, known as H.R. 2630, the ‘La Paz County Land Conveyance Act’, would transfer 8,800 acres of federal land to the County …

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