Tuesday, March 3, 2015   

News

Launch ramp cleared of debris, County Supervisor says

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La Paz County Supervisor King Clapperton says the Cienega Springs launch ramp has been cleared of debris after last year’s flooding. The ramp, popular with river goers especially in the summer months, doubles as a drainage channel during flash floods, when the wash may be running. During 2014’s active monsoon season, silt, sand and other debris washed into the ramp ... Read More »

New K9 unit at Sheriff’s Office

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The La Paz county Sheriff’s Office has announced a new Detention K9 unit, after Officer Danielle Banuelos successfully graduated from the Arizona Department of Corrections K9 Academy. On December 10th 2014, Banuelos and her canine partner Orlis, a German Shepherd, completed a rigorous eight-week K9 academy in Tucson, Arizona. The objective of the training is to certify officers as K9 ... Read More »

Lake Moovalya annual drawdown begins

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The Bureau of Reclamation has lowered the level of the river in Parker, AZ by approximately one foot in elevation. The drawdown will last for about two weeks. Lake Moovalya is the proper name for the stretch of the Colorado River between Headgate Rock Dam and Parker Dam. Reclamation is coordinating this activity with the Bureau of Indian Affairs to ... Read More »

Parker prosecutor to be honored in D.C.

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A Parker-based prosecutor serving La Paz County Attorney’s Office is to be honored in Washington D.C. as Prosecutor of the Year by the federal Office of National Drug Control Policy. Karen Hobbs was recognized during the Arizona HIDTA Award Ceremony in Flagstaff recently for her efforts to protect drug-endangered children here in La Paz County. Now, she has been selected ... Read More »

ADBA Races coming to the Parker Strip

In 2014 we saw many races in the Parker area and in 2015 things won’t be any different. Arizona Drag Boat Association and Bluewater Resort & Casino are excited to bring two weekends of racing to the Parker Strip. February 20-22 and April 3-5. Mark your calendars now! Read More »

New CRIT vice-chair and council to take office January

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The Colorado River Indian Tribes will have a new vice-chairman and council after Saturday’s election. According to CRIT’s certified official election results, Keith Moses (pictured) will be sworn in as vice-chairman on January 2nd, along with Herman Laffoon Jr., Johnny Hill Jr. and Granthum Stevens who will join the CRIT Tribal Council. The 4-year term expires on December 31st, 2018. ... Read More »

Man rides penny-farthing across the world

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A man from London is riding his penny-farthing bicycle through the Parker area today on his way around the world. Joff Summerfield, 46, set off on the bike in June 2014 from Toronto, Canada and plans to spend the next year or so making his way through the American continents on the custom-made bicycle. This weekend he’ll be out on ... Read More »

Parker Black Friday – Dec 19th

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The Parker Area Chamber of Commerce is urging citizens and visitors in the Parker area to “Shop Local!” If you’re planning a big last-minute shopping trip out of town this week, or planning on taking advantage of those after-Christmas sales events, look at your list and think about the items that you can obtain right here in Parker. Every dollar ... Read More »

KLPZ’s 12 Days of Christmas

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It’s back! Make your Christmas just a tad merrier by getting in on this action: register your name for the presents below at the locations named and be in with a chance to win the item just before Christmas! It’s that simple. KLPZ’s 12 Days of Christmas is brought to you by the great businesses below. Register for as many ... Read More »