Wednesday, October 29, 2014   


Parker Treasure Hunt: September


The Parker Treasure Hunt is back for September! We’ll add a clue every day until the prize marker is found, at which point it can be traded for $100 in cold, hard cash at Lane’s Auto Care & Tire Pros. Good luck and happy hunting! —– 9/3 – This place is not like it used to be, I’m fairly close ... Read More »

Dog found in Big River


This male chocolate lab was found in Big River this morning on Rio Vista Close to town. He has no collar, no dew claws, trimmed toes. He is very friendly. Probably a hunting dog. If this is your dog please contact Mary Hamilton at (760) 238-6773. Read More »

Judge still undecided in Tuesday election


UPDATE 8/28 5:30pm: Latest unofficial results show the following: Tozer 442 Weis 444 This (we think) includes all votes but are still not final or official. —– UPDATE 8/27 3pm: How about trying to game out the Precinct 6 Justice of the Peace race? Here’s some extra information that might help us with a prediction. (1) When we add uncounted ... Read More »

Deputy County Attorney honored for work with children

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La Paz Chief Deputy County Attorney Karen Hobbs was honored by HIDTA for her work in behalf of drug endangered children. The mission of the Arizona High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) is to facilitate, support, and enhance collaborative drug control efforts among law enforcement agencies. The HIDTA awards ceremony was held on July 15, 2014 at the 34th Annual ... Read More »

Parker Broncs beat Yuma 33-26

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What a barnburner! Broncs were up 20-6 at halftime. Yuma came back in the third quarter and by the fourth it was tied 26-26. With 15 seconds remaining QB Cody Esquerra rolled out and hit Roman Robledo in the end zone to put the Broncs up 32-26. Parker added an extra point to win it 33-26! Some great plays by ... Read More »

CRIT investigator dies

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A criminal investigator with CRIT Police died Friday, according to a letter by CRIT Police Chief William Ponce. David Mills is survived by his wife and five children. The cause of death had not been determined by the time Ponce wrote the letter. Read More »

Rockslide closes road near famous Sundance Saloon


A rockslide has blocked the two-lane river roadway that connects Sundance Saloon to Buckskin State Park north of Parker, AZ. The boulders fell from the steep mountainside adjacent to the road after a recent storm. The Parker area has received almost three-quarters its average annual rainfall in just two weeks. The County Highway Department Director said the road may be ... Read More »

Street lights, water worries, and other news


Here’s a quick summary of some news you might be interested in: Via Joaquin Vences La Paz County The Board of Supervisors approved a new console (made by Motorola) for 911 Central Dispatch at a cost of over $37,000. They’re dealing with more calls now, according to the Sheriff’s Department. (Example: Last week’s storms overloaded Dispatch.) The Board also approved ... Read More »

V22 Osprey in training exercises at Parker Airport

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This is a Bell Boeing V22 Osprey at Parker Airport, captured Monday by frequent Parker Live media contributor Michael Collins. The V22 Osprey is a military tiltrotor aircraft, acting as both a helicopter (at times) and an airplane (at other times). It was developed as a joint effort by Bell Helicopter and Boeing in 1983, aimed at allowing vertical takeoffs ... Read More »