Friday, January 30, 2015   


New CRIT vice-chair and council to take office January


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


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


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 »

Parker Treasure Hunt: December


Think you have Christmas covered? If not, or if you could always use an extra $100, the Parker Treasure Hunt is back! Below you’ll find a clue for every weekday in the month of December (until someone finds the loot). You’re looking for a disc-shaped prize marker which can be traded for $100 in cash at Lane’s Auto Care & ... Read More »

Suspected arsonists arrested


Two people have been arrested for arson and booked into the La Paz County Detention Facility in Parker. Stacy Satzman and John Fullilove are the two primary suspects for a fire at the Betty Hunter Realty Office in Bouse, AZ. On September 4th 2014 at approximately 5:11 am, the La Paz County Sheriff’s Office and the Bouse Fire Department were ... Read More »

Engines and choppers and gunfire: a Parker Thanksgiving


A parade of big motor-bearing machines rumble along one behind another on a dirt road at sunset, a cloud of dust kicked up by giant tires with deep treads. On one side, a row of people are lined up gleefully shooting machine guns and pistols. On the other, a silver helicopter suddenly lunges over a ridge and down over the ... Read More »

Citizens reminded to buckle up after fatal accident


La Paz County Sheriff’s Department and the Colorado River Indian Tribes Police Department issued a press release reminding the public to ensure seat belt use for safety after a fatal accident. Sometime between 4 am and 5 am Wednesday morning, Kellee Renae Nopah was driving a white Toyota Sequoia westbound toward Parker, AZ on Shea Road. According to law enforcement, ... Read More »

Casino employee robs casino; apprehended within 30 minutes


An armed robbery occurred at BlueWater Resort & Casino at 3:51 a.m. Wednesday. Police arrested the suspect without incident less than half an hour later, at 4:18 a.m. and recovered the stolen money. According to Colorado River Indian Tribes Police Chief William Ponce, the suspect was an off-duty employee of the casino at the time of the robbery. He is ... Read More »

Roads to be slightly busier than last year for Thanksgiving


An estimated 3.5 million Southern Californians and 888,314 Arizonans will be traveling for Thanksgiving this year according to AAA, an increase for both states over last year. So roads can be expected to be a little busier than last year, which the auto club attributes to lower gas prices and an improving economy. Gas prices are an average of around ... Read More »