Thursday, April 24, 2014

Category Archives: News

Soroptimist honors Neola “Sis” Voegtli

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The below is a speech given by the Soroptimists’ Sheri Newman honoring Neola “Sis” Voegtli with the organization’s ‘Making a Difference for Women Award’. It is my honor today to present to you our honoree for our “Making a Difference for Women Award” winner, Neola “Sis” Voegtli. The award honors women who, through their professional or personal efforts have made ... Read More »

Ehrenberg I-10 exit to be closed Monday


The Arizona Department of Transportation is in the process of improving the Interstate 10 Ehrenberg traffic interchange (Exit 1) and will need to close the eastbound on- and off-ramps for several hours early Monday, March 24th. The eastbound off-ramp will be closed from midnight to 2 a.m. The eastbound on-ramp will be closed from 2 to 4 a.m. Motorists are ... Read More »

Can you identify these people?


The people pictured here on security camera are accused of robbing Teri’s Health & Water, a long-term business on Joshua Avenue in Parker. Authorities are currently asking for any information anyone may have on the identities of the people pictured. The vehicle in the footage is described as an older, all-black car with black rims with a white sticker on ... Read More »

Highway 95: Traffic flowing again after accident


A single vehicle rollover collision just north of Bill Williams Bridge closed Highway 95 for a time during this morning’s commute. The highway is now open again after the Arizona Department of Public Safety attended the scene. The accident involved a single passenger car with injuries to the driver. No fatalities are being reported at this time. Traffic was stopped ... Read More »

Power outage scheduled for Wednesday morning


APS is to take a second scheduled power outage Wednesday morning at around 9:30 a.m, according to APS Energy Delivery Section Leader John Croteau. The areas affected will be from Rio Lindo Shores though Lakeside and Highland Estates north of Parker. The outage is expected to last around 10 minutes. Earlier this month APS said it was performing routine maintenance ... Read More »

Captured. Man escapes from jail, $11,000 reward


UPDATE Tuesday 3:35 p.m.: Reports that Mickey has been captured by law enforcement in Blythe, CA. Via Parker PD. UPDATE Tuesday 2:00 p.m.: The reward has been increased to $11,000 for information leading to the arrest of Mickey Anderson. Suspected murderer Mickey Anderson (pictured), has escaped from the CRIT Detention Facility. Anderson, who was being held for homicide, should be ... Read More »

Sheriff and CRIT partner up to get tough on meth

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The La Paz County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Task Force has entered into an Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) with the Colorado River Indian Tribes. The agreement allows the Narcotics Task Force to assist CRIT with narcotics enforcement in La Paz County. A Sheriff’s Office Press Release says: “Over the years, non-Tribal Members have been coming to the reservation to use it has ... Read More »

La Paz County students to gather at State Capitol on tobacco issues


On Tuesday, March 18th, students from La Paz County will take a STAND against tobacco use at the Arizona State Capitol. Students Taking a New Direction (STAND) is organizing their first legislative day on March 18th. More than 250 students from 25 local youth chapters will gather at the State Capitol to showcase their efforts to pass local legislation that ... Read More »

Gregory Green appointed third head of Probation


Gregory Green has been appointed as the third La Paz County Probation Department Chief Probation Officer since the County was established in 1983. Greg comes to Arizona with 36 years experience involving juvenile delinquents and adult criminal offenders. His latest criminal justice assignment for the last 15 years has been with the Allegany County Probation Department, located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, ... Read More »

DPS air patrol conducts enforcement in La Paz County


Eight Arizona DPS Highway Patrol officers, working in conjunction with a DPS fixed-wing aircraft and crew, conducted 71 traffic stops in a 9.5 hour period on February 25th along Interstate 10 and February 26th along State Route 95 north of Parker.

 Among the 71 traffic stops, 65 were initiated and directed by the crew aboard the DPS fixed-wing aircraft.

 During ... Read More »