Saturday, July 4, 2015   


EDC’s Skip Becker recognized at state level


An economic development professional in Parker has been recognized at the Arizona state level for bringing new business to La Paz County. On May 7th, 2015, Vincent “Skip” Becker, President and CEO of the La Paz Economic Development Corporation, received the 2015 Economic Developer of the Year Small Community Award from the Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED). The Economic ... Read More »

House gutted in fire


A fire gutted a mobile home leaving it a total loss Wednesday morning. The structure, at Riverglen Mobile Home Park on Cienega Springs Road north of Parker, went up in a blaze after a reported electrical fire, according to sources close to the family. The occupants of the home – a single mother and her two young children – were ... Read More »

Vehicle plows into Circle K


A vehicle crashed into the front of a Circle K gas station Tuesday and then took off. A store employee told Parker Live the incident was over before he saw anything. “Honestly I don’t know how it happened,” he said. “I just heard a loud boom and by the time I saw it he was taking off.” Parker Police Department ... Read More »

Parker P.D. respond to apparent murder-suicide


The Parker Police Department responded to a ‘shots fired’ call early Friday morning and found two people with gunshot wounds to the head. According to a press release by Sergeant Mike Bailey, when the officers arrived to the house on the 1500 Block of 15th Street, it was discovered that a female subject was lying on the floor of the ... Read More »

Town of Parker to perform road maintenance


UPDATE: Work pushed back to begin on May 20th. The Town of Parker Public Works Department plans to perform road maintenance on various streets, beginning later this month. The work to apply a scrub seal treatment to some Parker roads is planned to begin May 17th May 20th, 2015. “The work will cause a disruption to motoring around certain parts ... Read More »

Let’s put Parker on the map!


Dear Business Community: For many years now, as your previous Director of Tourism, I have been asking you all to make sure you have your business listed on Google. With our new ChamberMaster program, it is even more important that every single business in our area gets listed on Google. Now, with the virility of the Underwater Tea Party Skeletons and ... Read More »

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 »