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CRIT recall is about water rights, council responses

Tribal water rights are at the center of an effort by two members of the Colorado River Indian Tribes (CRIT) to recall the entire CRIT Tribal Council. Tim Stevens-Welsh and Amber Van Fleet took out recall petitions and gathered enough signatures to trigger the special election, which will be held April 28th. They say the Tribal Council should not be …

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Parker schools respond to 2 student gun statements

Neither incident represented a legitimate threat or intention, according to police, but schools responded in abundance of caution — Two Parker school principals have written letters to parents about alleged statements from students regarding firearms in the days since the Parkland, Florida shooting. First, a Parker High School student was taken into custody on February 16th after he allegedly talked …

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New film reveals how 4 tribes became part of CRIT reservation

A new 54-minute documentary film will tell the story of how families from four different southwestern tribes came together to live as one entity, the Colorado River Indian Tribes (CRIT), and how a Japanese-American internment camp played a role in how it all happened. The film is set to premiere in Parker, AZ next week. In Our Voice: The Chemehuevi, …

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This former truck stop just went up for auction online

PHOTOS BELOW. A prime piece of commercial real estate next to Interstate 10 in Quartzsite just went up for auction online, and there’s no reserve. The property formerly known as Ted’s Truck Stop and Ted’s Bull Pen has frontage on Main Street in Quartzsite and on I-10, with a huge sign included. It’s almost 8 acres in total. “It’s been …

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Justice for Cynthia: Parker man and woman sentenced for 2016 murder

A Parker man and woman have both been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for the 2016 murder of Cynthia Williams, whose body was found in a canal in the valley south of Parker. Cynthia Williams On Wednesday, Sharon Marie Clark, 57, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Diane J. Humetewa to 25 years in prison, followed by a …

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Parker man fatally shot after driving onto property in Chino Valley

A Parker man was fatally shot after he drove onto someone’s property in Chino Valley and fired a shot, according to media reports. Delton Griffith, 58, had apparently driven his pickup truck onto the property unannounced and gotten it stuck in the middle of a garden area. When the resident of the property and another man visiting approached the vehicle, …

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WATCH: Hundreds of VW buses descend on Lake Havasu

The happiest people drive VW buses. I was on my way to an editing session when I noticed a lot of Volkswagen buses on the highway. I followed them to Buses By The Bridge, an annual VW bus meetup in Lake Havasu City, AZ. Here’s a little of the action from the event!

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Standoff in Big River leads to domestic violence arrest

A man was arrested Wednesday in Big River for assaulting his girlfriend and pointing a firearm at her and their children, threatening to kill them. Deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Colorado River Station responded to the 7300 Block of Oneida Trail in Big River for a domestic battery investigation involving Christopher Worthy and his live-in girlfriend. During …

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Vehicle ploughs into others at Parker intersection

A vehicle ploughed into several others at a major intersection in Parker, AZ Thursday morning, according to Parker Police Department. The vehicle was doing a high rate of speed when it collided with other vehicles at around 11 a.m. at the intersection of Riverside Drive and California Avenue. 5 other vehicles were involved in the incident, with 3 sustaining heavy …

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