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Remember the boat that sank at the weekend? Owner says it’s been stolen

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Boat sinks on viral video; a few hours later it’s been stolen, according to man who reached out to Parker Live. And it wasn’t insured A boat that drew over 200,000 views when a Facebook video showed it sinking on the Parker Strip has been stolen, according to its owner. The blue and white Tige wakeboard boat went underwater on ...

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Infant death in Salome

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An infant in Salome, AZ – a small town between Parker and Phoenix – has died, according to the La Paz County Sheriff’s Office. On Saturday, August 8th, 2015 at approximately 4pm, deputies responded to a residence on Highway 72 near Salome for a call relating to an infant who was not breathing. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with ...

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Man arrested after fight

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The La Paz County Sheriff’s Office made a tactical entry into a home in the Lakeside 5 area north of Parker on Sunday evening. The incident began on Saturday when Kevin Foran allegedly left his home to visit a family member a few houses down on Treasure Road, accusing him of breaking into his house. He allegedly struck the family ...

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Better Business Bureau open for La Paz and Mohave Counties

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A nonprofit organization focused on advancing marketplace trust is now operating in La Paz and Mohave counties. The local director of the Better Business Bureau Elaine Cullen paid a visit to the morning show at KLPZ 1380am last week, saying she hopes the BBB presence here will give consumers good resources. “We have some of the best free consumer resources ...

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Parker firefighters respond to the Willow Fire

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The ‘Willow Fire’ continues to burn north of Lake Havasu City in an area called Mohave Valley. It began in the Havasu National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday morning, according to Mohave County Emergency Management, and continues to blaze through willow trees and brush north of I-40. By Saturday night, smoke from the fire could be seen for well over a ...

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Parker Rotary Club prepares backpacks for Bouse kids

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The Parker Rotary Club filled 45 backpacks with school supplies Thursday, sending them to Bouse Elementary School District ahead of their first day of school later this month. With the generous support of Walmart who co-sponsored the drive, the club bought the backpacks and supplies for the kids of the school, who are in a rural area of La Paz ...

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Man hit by prop survives, recovering in hospital

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A man who was hit by a boat propeller on Sunday afternoon is recovering in hospital, according to Sheriff’s Boating Division deputies. The man, who is military and stationed in Twentynine Palms, was apparently a passenger in a boat that was anchored near Headgate Dam, just southwest of BlueWater Resort & Casino. The rocks there are a popular place to ...

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Win a set of tickets to Wet ‘n’ Wild Phoenix

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UPDATE: Thanks all who entered. This contest is now over. Look out for future opportunities to win! KLPZ 1380am/Parker Live is teaming up with Wet ‘n’ Wild Phoenix to give away a set of single day admission tickets to the popular water park. The tickets are good for any time in the 2015 season, so enter to win and potentially ...

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Upriver resident dies, law enforcement investigates

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A report of gunfire and suspicious activity led to an investigation of the death of an upriver resident over the weekend. In the evening hours of Sunday, August 2nd, 2015, deputies from the La Paz County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a residence in Cienega Springs north of Parker in regards to a possible suspicious death. Upon arrival, the emergency ...

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