Town happy with ‘Trunk or Treat’ event


Halloween in Parker this year revolved around the Parks & Recreation Committee’s ‘Trunk or Treat’ event at Pop Harvey Park Saturday night. The Parks and Recreation Committee thanked their partners at the La Paz County Attorney’s Office and PAACE Youth for Youth for a successful event. “We are so excited to see the level of participation for this event,” said ...

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Parker team wins 336 Enduro boat race


Photos by Tommy Gun Parker, AZ regulars Panic Attack Racing took the big win and were named ‘Kings of the River’ at last weekend’s 336 Enduro boat races. Brian Stern, Brad Stern and Cameron Bookey came in at the top of the pack overall out of 38 entries in the race, according to promoter Dave Johnson of On a ...

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17 indicted, 11 arrested in drug takedown


Parker area streets were teeming with law enforcement agents from federal and local agencies Tuesday as 11 people were taken into custody in short succession over alleged drug trafficking. A federal grand jury indicted 17 individuals, 11 of whom were arrested, following a coordinated effort to disrupt drug trafficking on the reservation of the Colorado River Indian Tribes. The charges ...

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Parker woman to compete on Wheel of Fortune


A 31-year resident of Parker, AZ will appear on the Wheel of Fortune TV game show. Margaret Dewey, who worked at Arizona Western College for 11 years and La Paz County Probation Department for 19 years, can be seen spinning the famous wheel with hosts Pat Sajak and Vanna White on Wednesday night. Margaret says she doesn’t believe anybody from ...

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Viewfinder: KLPZ’s new transmitter goes live


After several months of broadcasting at reduced power on a temporary transmitter, KLPZ 1380am in Parker went live this morning with its new signal. The transmitter is the beating heart of a radio station’s infrastructure, and is the core of the operation. KLPZ’s old one was destroyed by an electrical surged caused by lightning during a severe thunderstorm back in ...

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RESULTS: School budget override ‘election’, November 3


UPDATE: School budget override passes in unofficial results, with 56% of voters saying Yes, and 44% of voters saying No. Provisional and late ‘early’ ballots still to be counted. On Tuesday, November 3rd, voters will head to the ballot box in one of the simplest elections they will participate in, with the Parker Unified School District (PUSD) budget override on ...

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8th Annual Colorado River Chili Cook-Off


The Parker Area Chamber of Commerce presents the 8th Annual Colorado River Chili Cook Off and Classic Car and Bike show on Saturday, November 7th at La Paz County Park from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Live music from the Highway 95 Band, classic car and motorcycle show hosted by the Parker Rotary Club, kid’s balloon bounce, Jalapenos to Habaneros ...

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Ukrainian exchange student returns to Parker after 22 years


A Ukrainian man who spent a year in Parker, AZ when he was a teenager in 1993 has returned for a visit, telling Parker Rotary Club about his life since. Taras Dasho came to America as a Rotary exchange student during the 1993/1994 school year when he was 15 years old. He lived with four host families while attending Parker ...

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Guy swipes famous skeletons, puts them on his balcony


UPDATE: Martin Sholl admits to taking the skeletons in the comments section below. He says he did it because he was the person who first spotted them in May, and was never mentioned by name in the international news that followed. He blames Lt. Bagby for this, and Parker Live (despite never contacting us a single time). Sour grapes, it ...

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Parker is building: another construction project to start Monday


As the weather cools off, Parker is building, with many public works and construction projects getting started, underway or completed for improvements to infrastructure and services in the area. The Arizona Department of Transportation is the latest to announce the start of a new project: a sidewalk improvement plan on nearly a mile of sidewalk between Kofa Avenue near the ...

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