Saturday, April 19, 2014

Category Archives: News

County Fair pageants open for entries


2014 La Paz County Fair Stage activities for youth is open for registration for events for all int he community from tot to teen. Pageants available for infants to 16 year olds are: Most Beautiful Baby, Most Beautiful Tot, Little Miss La Paz, Junior Miss La Paz, Pre Teen & Teen Miss La Paz County. New shows and competitions include ... Read More »

Former Parker Police Chief to be charged with felony?


An Arizona Department of Public Safety detective who conducted a criminal investigation into the actions of former Parker Police Chief Rod Mendoza has requested that Mohave County charge him with a class 6 felony for tampering with physical evidence. The revelation comes in a report by independent investigators which looked into several allegations and rumors at the behest of the ... Read More »

New AT&T Wireless tower to go live soon


AT&T Wireless took the first week of 2014 to install a new cell tower serving the Parker, AZ area. The 120-foot tower was constructed on Geronimo Avenue in Parker, on a lot owned by Parker Towing. The tower will be the wireless carrier’s first in La Paz County. Before now, AT&T Wireless customers in the Parker area were served by ... Read More »

One foot river drawdown began Monday


Photo credit: Joaquin Vences The Bureau of Reclamation is lowering the level of the river along the Parker Strip by approximately one foot beginning Monday (January 6th) and lasting two weeks (through January 17th). The annual drawdown is intended to help the Colorado River Indian Tribes perform maintenance on the canals which serve the agricultural Parker Valley with irrigation water. ... Read More »

Man found deceased on New Years, believed to be natural causes


A 28 year old man on a journey across the country was found dead at Flying J truck stop in Ehrenberg, AZ last week. On January 1st at approximately 11:15 a.m., Robert James Parsons from Holly, Michigan was found deceased in bed in his motorhome after his friends were unable to contact him, according to La Paz County Sheriff’s Office. ... Read More »

Happy New Year!


Holidays have come and gone, and now we’re headed into a brave new year! Welcome back snowbirds; you’ll be with us another few months for the best weather of the year. Weekend visitors, the best fun is yet to come, as you know. I’ll be staying busy with Parker Live, my radio show on KLPZ 1380am and filmmaking, and hoping ... Read More »

Local man dies in County custody


A local man was found deceased in his cell at the La Paz County Detention Facility in Parker last week. On December 23rd 2013, at approximately 2:45 pm, Jesse Ray Flores of Parker was found by jail staff doing a routine check. Flores was arrested back on July 27th for Aggravated Assault and had just returned from Superior Court where ... Read More »

Parker High alumnus Daniel Fackel honored


The Association of Old Crows’ President Lt Gen Robert Elder, Jr., USAF (Ret) left and Mr. Dean Ebert (right) A Parker High School graduate has been honored “for exceptional and meritorious service during Operation Enduring Freedom as an electronic warfare officer.” Daniel Fackel graduated in Parker in 1998 and later joined the U.S. Army. His citation says: “CPT Fackel’s outstanding dedication ... Read More »