Friday, May 22, 2015   


Top 20 Internet Comments About Bernie The Skeleton


After Parker’s ‘Bernie The Skeleton’ story hit the news Monday, it did what we expected and went viral. People are now getting a laugh out of the Bernie discovery all across the nation and the world, with news coverage from outlets like Fox News, Associated Press, NBC, USA Today, The Daily Mail and more. Below, Parker Live presents the 20 ... Read More »

Divers find fake skeleton tea party at bottom of river

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UPDATE: If you know Bernie The Skeleton’s story, where he came from or how he got there, get in touch with Parker Live by clicking HERE! Don’t worry: we think it’s funny and will keep you anonymous. UPDATE 2: Nationwide, this story is making people laugh at Fox News (link), ABC Action News (link), NBC 12 News (link) The Arizona ... Read More »

Half an inch of rain in a few minutes Saturday


Cloud-to-ground lightning, loud thunder, sheets of rain and strong gusts of wind – it all happened in just a few minutes on Saturday evening when Parker, AZ received over half an inch of rainfall. The Arizona Monsoon isn’t until summer, but this storm had all the characteristics desert people are used to seeing during the annual stormy season, including flowing ... Read More »

Suspected drug dealer arrested in Parker


On April 22nd 2015 at 9:50 pm, Ruth Bartley was arrested for Transportation of Dangerous Drugs for Sale. The La Paz County Task Force has been looking into allegations that a female by the name of Ruth Bartley has been selling large quantities of methamphetamine on the CRIT Reservation and within the Town of Parker. According to some sources, Bartley ... Read More »

Fundraising Scam in the Parker Area


BEWARE Parker Businesses! End Zone Athletics continues to solicit Parker Area Businesses. This company does not have a contract with Parker Unified School District. This company is notorious for its unethical business practice. After speaking with Mr. Brad Sale, Superintendent of Parker Unified School District, I wanted to reaffirm to our business community that they are not working with this company. ... Read More »

38th Annual Parker Tube Float!


“It’s Like, Totally Tubular!” The 38th Annual Parker Tube Float will be held on Saturday, June 6, 2015 and this year’s theme is “It’s Like, Totally Tubular!” 80’s Pop Culture movies, music and language will be included in our advertising and be the theme for the winner of the float contest! We also feature Best Hat designed with our theme and ... Read More »

La Paz County set to borrow $1.1 million for vehicles, sewer infrastructure


A proposal to finance $1.132 million for new Sheriff’s Department patrol vehicles and new wastewater infrastructure north of Parker was heard by the La Paz County Board of Supervisors Monday. $530,000 of the plan would allow the County to purchase 10 new patrol vehicles for the Sheriff’s Department, replacing old vehicles which have 130k or even 200k miles on them. ... Read More »

Chamber makes presentation to Tribes


The Colorado River Indian Tribes was honored at the Parker Area Chamber of Commerce Business Mixer by Mary Hamilton, the Chamber’s Director. Mary said it was a great privilege to work with the Tribes on all sorts of projects and mutual interests, and that CRIT had been a long-time member of the Chamber and supporter of the community. Tribal Council ... Read More »

A new juvenile probation program, a new veterans’ court


Juveniles on probation will be learning self-regulation skills in a new mandatory program by La Paz County Probation Department, while their parents are given the opportunity to be part of a support group. Beginning in May, the Probation Department will be conducting an ongoing program to teach court-involved youth self-regulation skills, meeting at the Probation Office for about an hour ... Read More »