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Parker prosecutor to be honored in D.C.

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A Parker-based prosecutor serving La Paz County Attorney’s Office is to be honored in Washington D.C. as Prosecutor of the Year by the federal Office of National Drug Control Policy. Karen Hobbs was recognized during the Arizona HIDTA Award Ceremony in Flagstaff recently for her efforts to protect drug-endangered children here in La Paz County. Now, she has been selected ... Read More »

ADBA Races coming to the Parker Strip

In 2014 we saw many races in the Parker area and in 2015 things won’t be any different. Arizona Drag Boat Association and Bluewater Resort & Casino are excited to bring two weekends of racing to the Parker Strip. February 20-22 and April 3-5. Mark your calendars now! Read More »

New CRIT vice-chair and council to take office January

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The Colorado River Indian Tribes will have a new vice-chairman and council after Saturday’s election. According to CRIT’s certified official election results, Keith Moses (pictured) will be sworn in as vice-chairman on January 2nd, along with Herman Laffoon Jr., Johnny Hill Jr. and Granthum Stevens who will join the CRIT Tribal Council. The 4-year term expires on December 31st, 2018. ... Read More »

Man rides penny-farthing across the world

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A man from London is riding his penny-farthing bicycle through the Parker area today on his way around the world. Joff Summerfield, 46, set off on the bike in June 2014 from Toronto, Canada and plans to spend the next year or so making his way through the American continents on the custom-made bicycle. This weekend he’ll be out on ... Read More »

Parker Black Friday – Dec 19th

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The Parker Area Chamber of Commerce is urging citizens and visitors in the Parker area to “Shop Local!” If you’re planning a big last-minute shopping trip out of town this week, or planning on taking advantage of those after-Christmas sales events, look at your list and think about the items that you can obtain right here in Parker. Every dollar ... Read More »

KLPZ’s 12 Days of Christmas

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It’s back! Make your Christmas just a tad merrier by getting in on this action: register your name for the presents below at the locations named and be in with a chance to win the item just before Christmas! It’s that simple. KLPZ’s 12 Days of Christmas is brought to you by the great businesses below. Register for as many ... Read More »

Parker Treasure Hunt: December

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Think you have Christmas covered? If not, or if you could always use an extra $100, the Parker Treasure Hunt is back! Below you’ll find a clue for every weekday in the month of December (until someone finds the loot). You’re looking for a disc-shaped prize marker which can be traded for $100 in cash at Lane’s Auto Care & ... Read More »

Suspected arsonists arrested

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Two people have been arrested for arson and booked into the La Paz County Detention Facility in Parker. Stacy Satzman and John Fullilove are the two primary suspects for a fire at the Betty Hunter Realty Office in Bouse, AZ. On September 4th 2014 at approximately 5:11 am, the La Paz County Sheriff’s Office and the Bouse Fire Department were ... Read More »

Engines and choppers and gunfire: a Parker Thanksgiving

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A parade of big motor-bearing machines rumble along one behind another on a dirt road at sunset, a cloud of dust kicked up by giant tires with deep treads. On one side, a row of people are lined up gleefully shooting machine guns and pistols. On the other, a silver helicopter suddenly lunges over a ridge and down over the ... Read More »