Tuesday, December 16, 2014   


Same sex marriage in Arizona: Clerk in Parker ready to issue licenses


11am- With a federal judge’s order agreeing with the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and prior decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court, same sex marriage has just become legal in the state of Arizona. After Attorney General Tom Horne made the decision not to appeal the decision Friday morning, Horne’s office sent letters to the court clerks in every county ... Read More »

Minor delays possible south of Parker


Motorists traveling between Parker and Parker South should expect minor delays today as workers apply sealant to preserve the roadway from mile posts 138 to 139. Work is scheduled between 6am and 5pm. ADOT says the sealant will help maintain the roadway for several years to come. Drivers should expect short delays as traffic is alternated through the work zone. ... Read More »

Fort Mojave Chairman runs to deliver message to CRIT


UPDATE: “The message was delivered” – Keith Moses (Photos via KM) The Chairman of the Fort Mojave Indian Tribe is running – literally – to deliver a message to the Colorado River Indian Tribes in Parker. Tim Williams was joined by some CRIT Mohave runners Tuesday morning as they ran along Highway 62 toward Parker, AZ. The party was greeted ... Read More »

5th straight win for Broncs

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The Parker Broncs won their fifth straight game and improved to 6-1 overall on the season after thoroughly beating the North Pointe Falcons on October 10 at Joe Bush Stadium in Parker. The Broncs scored on their first play on offense after Ryan Gray ran for a 77-yard TD and they scored two minutes later on their second play of ... Read More »

New AWC board member sworn in


La Paz County School Superintendent Janice Shelton has appointed Richard Lamb to complete the term of JoAnne Ehasz on the Arizona Western College District Governing Board. The position to represent La Paz County District 1 on the board was going to be on the November ballot for a six year term. As Lamb was the sole candidate, the election was ... Read More »

Sundance sold to Long Beach bar owner


According to a press release on its Facebook page, the historic Sundance Saloon on the Parker Strip has been sold. Norm Turley, a retired cop from Long Beach Police Department and co-owner of Dogz Bar & Grill in Belmont Shore, bought the property from long-time owner Jim Shubin after Shubin listed it for sale on Craigslist and elsewhere. The 1.5 ... Read More »

Broncs pick up the axe


Photo via Bylli E. The 4-1 Parker Broncs traveled to Wickenburg on Friday, October 3rd to take on the Wranglers in the annual “Axe Game” that pits the longtime rivals in a battle over a fireman’s axe that has a long history. That axe will spend the next year hanging in Parker High Principal Paul Olson’s office after the Broncs ... Read More »

Pro basketball player Shoni Schimmel visits Parker


Renowned Atlanta Dream player Shoni Schimmel stopped in Parker for a 3-day trip last week that included school visits and an appearance at Native Visions Film Festival. Schimmel, a noted Native American sportsperson, had an enthusiastic reception wherever she went, with Parker community kids swarming her at every appearance and some extra security requirements being discussed for her trip. A ... Read More »

Chinese restaurant gone in flames


China Garden, a popular Chinese restaurant in Parker, AZ, went up in flames sometime after 10am Thursday. An employee said he smelled smoke in the kitchen and everybody got out before it was consumed in flames. Agencies responded quickly as employees gathered at the side of the road, some sobbing. The restaurant is next to the busiest intersection in the ... Read More »