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10 Sunsets: Captures by Parker Live readers

Yesterday I shared Rauni Sue’s photo of a beautiful Parker sunset under the caption “They say the sunsets here are better than anywhere else.” And to prove it’s true, Parker Live readers – being who they are – flooded my inbox over the following hours with lots more captures from their own vantage points and their own cameras. It’s nice …

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Viewfinder: First same sex marriage license in La Paz County issued

“I can barely believe this day has come,” said Lindee Woody as she entered the La Paz County Superior Court complex on Kofa Avenue in Parker, AZ. Woody and her partner of more than 14 years Cherre Hooper say they have been waiting for this day for many years. “Literally my whole life I could only imagine this as a …

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Viewfinder: Down & Dirty Show party

Thursday night’s party at The Bar was hosted by Jim Beaver’s Down & Dirty Show with a live webcast from the venue. The packed event happened ahead of this weekend’s big off-road race, the BlueWater Challenge from Best In The Desert, with racing Saturday and Sunday.

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Viewfinder: A Gathering for Aly

People from many cities came out Sunday night to say goodbye to Alyson Tozer one last time. It was amazing. Beautiful vibe. Hundreds of people. Balloons released. Tears rolled. Live music. Photos and video. Tributes all around. Laughter and smiling. A true celebration. And at the end of the night, a few of us stood in the river with Aly’s …

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Viewfinder: Bridge repaving

Paving and other finishing work takes place at the new four-lane bridge between Parker, AZ and Earp, CA with CalTrans anticipating the opening ceremony on October 1st at 10 a.m. Construction will be wrapping up soon at the bridge, which has been in progress for well over 3 years and was projected to cost around $40 million.

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Viewfinder: Weather Overground

Thunderstorms are in the forecast for the Parker area today with a 50% chance this morning and an 80% chance building after 4pm. Take care with running washes; don’t drive through them if you don’t know how deep they are. Via Michael Collins

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