To the Editor

To The Editor: Who is blocking desert trails?

Here’s an email from a mountain biker. “For the last few winters I’ve been biking on the trails around the Mineral Mine Road — just past where Shea Road turns into the Bill Williams Highway. This is a popular area with ATVs and motorcycles, although it is not part of the main off-road area. It is all a long way …

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To The Editor: Have you seen this boat? – RECOVERED

From Ashley B: Hey John, I’m hoping you can get this on Parker Live ASAP. This boat was stolen from our Ontario, CA dealership @ 3 am this morning. Hoping to get the word out and recover it! Thanks for your help. Okay friends: This boat was stolen from Sun Country Marine in Ontario at 3 a.m. this morning (Friday, …

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To The Editor: Are teachers having to buy their own classroom supplies?

A Parker Live reader suggests that budget cuts have left teachers without basic classroom supplies: “My relatives are teachers at the Elementary School in Parker. At our family gatherings they often tell us about their hard-won achievements and struggles as the school year progresses. Being a teacher is a tough job, and is becoming more difficult. Budget cuts put a …

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To The Editor: Red Ribbon Week #imakegoodchoices

Every year, Red Ribbon Week in Parker is marked in a pretty big way. It promotes and celebrates a drug-free community, and ends with Family Fun Day at Pop Harvey Park at the end of October. Below, a letter from Duce Minor, Director of PAACE, about this year’s events and how they went down. “We are excited and proud to …

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To The Editor: Fill the Truck!

Hello, I am looking for some publicity on our FILL THE TRUCK event. I am the chair for La Paz County Young Farmers and Ranchers program and we are teaming up with Parker Motor Company to do a food drive for our local food banks. It’s simple. There is a truck parked outside Parker Motor Co with a Banner on …

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To The Editor: Caterpillar Avalanche

“What on earth are all those yellow caterpillars doing all over the roads? It’s like an avalanche of them! An invasion! Please tell us what they are.” – Many On The Highway Well, MOTH, there’s no denying it, these critters are everywhere. Within just a few days, it seems the desert ecosystem is full of yellow caterpillars, all moving, going …

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To The Editor: Let’s build a trapshooting range!

“I am trying to get La Paz County to build a trapshooting range at the County shooting range in Bouse, AZ. I have been in contact with the Board of Supervisors and presented all the financial information they would need. I laid it out where they could build the facility with grant money. They could get a nice facility at …

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To The Editor: What about us?

Amid all the attention being paid to the future of the Alewine property on Riverside Drive, we received this comment Thursday: “I’m really happy for the very nice addition to Parker. I personally feel it will bring more people to town and therefore shop, eat and have fun. But hey, how about a shout out to us small mom and …

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To The Editor: What is ADOT Enforcement?

Two people booked into La Paz County Jail this past week were arrested not by La Paz County Sheriff, nor by any of our police departments or by the state police (DPS), but instead, their arrests were made by ADOT. Yes, that stands for Arizona Department of Transportation; the state department that operates Arizona’s roads, installs traffic lights, runs the …

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To The Editor: Kidnapping and rape arrest?

From a reader: “on Friday there were parker police, sheriff officers that stop a black ford that had a reg california license plate but was fixed up to look like an under cover car. There was not an arrest of store employees . It all pretain to the black car that was located at the pumps. 2 young white males …

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