Tuesday, October 21, 2014   


Jacque Nelson comes up with $43k in plea deal


A woman who was charged with multiple counts of defrauding the Bouse Elementary School District has entered a new tentative plea agreement with the La Paz County Attorney’s Office. Jacqueline Nelson’s last plea agreement fell through when Nelson rejected it. She would have had to pay $3,500 at the beginning and another $1,800 a month until restitution was paid in ... Read More »

Parker prepares for Ebola


“Do you see this teaspoon? Imagine an amount of blood one-fifth the size of this teaspoon. Not very big. That much blood can contain 10 billion Ebola particles in an infected person.” A classroom at Arizona Western College was packed with first responders, health care workers and others Monday for a preparedness meeting on the emerging and ever-changing Ebola threat. The La Paz ... Read More »

Residents flock to defend Buckskin Fire Chief


“This place is gonna rumble” -Crowd member An agenda item that appeared on the October 8th meeting of the Buckskin Fire District Board drew a strong response from members of the public, and led to one person being asked to leave the meeting. “Approve/Deny to Promote, Demote, Hire, Terminate, Reprimand, Appraise or Suspend Chris Chambers, Fire Chief”, agenda item 16, ... Read More »

Same sex marriage in Arizona: Clerk in Parker ready to issue licenses


11am- With a federal judge’s order agreeing with the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and prior decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court, same sex marriage has just become legal in the state of Arizona. After Attorney General Tom Horne made the decision not to appeal the decision Friday morning, Horne’s office sent letters to the court clerks in every county ... Read More »

Minor delays possible south of Parker


Motorists traveling between Parker and Parker South should expect minor delays today as workers apply sealant to preserve the roadway from mile posts 138 to 139. Work is scheduled between 6am and 5pm. ADOT says the sealant will help maintain the roadway for several years to come. Drivers should expect short delays as traffic is alternated through the work zone. ... Read More »

Fort Mojave Chairman runs to deliver message to CRIT


UPDATE: “The message was delivered” – Keith Moses (Photos via KM) The Chairman of the Fort Mojave Indian Tribe is running – literally – to deliver a message to the Colorado River Indian Tribes in Parker. Tim Williams was joined by some CRIT Mohave runners Tuesday morning as they ran along Highway 62 toward Parker, AZ. The party was greeted ... Read More »

5th straight win for Broncs

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The Parker Broncs won their fifth straight game and improved to 6-1 overall on the season after thoroughly beating the North Pointe Falcons on October 10 at Joe Bush Stadium in Parker. The Broncs scored on their first play on offense after Ryan Gray ran for a 77-yard TD and they scored two minutes later on their second play of ... Read More »

New AWC board member sworn in


La Paz County School Superintendent Janice Shelton has appointed Richard Lamb to complete the term of JoAnne Ehasz on the Arizona Western College District Governing Board. The position to represent La Paz County District 1 on the board was going to be on the November ballot for a six year term. As Lamb was the sole candidate, the election was ... Read More »