Better Business Bureau open for La Paz and Mohave Counties


A nonprofit organization focused on advancing marketplace trust is now operating in La Paz and Mohave counties. The local director of the Better Business Bureau Elaine Cullen paid a visit to the morning show at KLPZ 1380am last week, saying she hopes the BBB presence here will give consumers good resources. “We have some of the best free consumer resources ...

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Parker firefighters respond to the Willow Fire


The ‘Willow Fire’ continues to burn north of Lake Havasu City in an area called Mohave Valley. It began in the Havasu National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday morning, according to Mohave County Emergency Management, and continues to blaze through willow trees and brush north of I-40. By Saturday night, smoke from the fire could be seen for well over a ...

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Parker Rotary Club prepares backpacks for Bouse kids


The Parker Rotary Club filled 45 backpacks with school supplies Thursday, sending them to Bouse Elementary School District ahead of their first day of school later this month. With the generous support of Walmart who co-sponsored the drive, the club bought the backpacks and supplies for the kids of the school, who are in a rural area of La Paz ...

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Man hit by prop survives, recovering in hospital


A man who was hit by a boat propeller on Sunday afternoon is recovering in hospital, according to Sheriff’s Boating Division deputies. The man, who is military and stationed in Twentynine Palms, was apparently a passenger in a boat that was anchored near Headgate Dam, just southwest of BlueWater Resort & Casino. The rocks there are a popular place to ...

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Win a set of tickets to Wet ‘n’ Wild Phoenix


UPDATE: Thanks all who entered. This contest is now over. Look out for future opportunities to win! KLPZ 1380am/Parker Live is teaming up with Wet ‘n’ Wild Phoenix to give away a set of single day admission tickets to the popular water park. The tickets are good for any time in the 2015 season, so enter to win and potentially ...

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Upriver resident dies, law enforcement investigates


A report of gunfire and suspicious activity led to an investigation of the death of an upriver resident over the weekend. In the evening hours of Sunday, August 2nd, 2015, deputies from the La Paz County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a residence in Cienega Springs north of Parker in regards to a possible suspicious death. Upon arrival, the emergency ...

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Fire at Riverview RV Park


UPDATE: Parker Fire and Buckskin Fire also attended, according to members of the public. A fire broke out at Riverview RV Park just north of the main intersection in Earp, CA around 4:45 p.m. Tuesday. CRIT Fire attended the scene, along with River Medical and the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department. No confirmation on which structures were burned or if ...

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DPS to investigate death in La Paz County jail


An investigation into a death in custody will be conducted by the Arizona Department of Public Safety. Beverly Pool was arrested on a warrant from Parker Magistrate Court at around 3:20pm on Friday, July 24th, 2015 by Parker Police Department. She was brought in to the La Paz County Detention Facility for booking, and accepted by the jail. She ate, ...

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4 places to cool off this month

Hualapai Mountain Park. Photo via Melissa Wright Photography

  Nine months out of the year, Parker, AZ enjoys beautiful weather. But like other desert cities, it gets really hot here, and it doesn’t cool off until late September. River rats aren’t bothered by this; we love the cool water as a lifestyle and join the thousands of visitors to our own stretch of paradise on many summer weekends. ...

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