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Dog missing

UPDATE: Dog found in a drainage ditch, and is safe and well.   The big dog in this photograph has been missing since last Saturday. She is a large, brown Mastiff mix and answers to the name Gracie. She has a pink collar with tags that contain a valid address, but the number is an old one. If you see …

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A foggy morning

Desert dwellers awoke to a foggy morning today after yesterday’s rainfall. The KLPZ weather station recorded 0.35″ of rain on Friday and a further 0.19″ yesterday, which comes to a total of around 0.54″, or just over half an inch of rain. We will have increasing sunshine today for an afternoon high temperature of around 68 degrees. High temps are …

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Headgate Dam

This is Headgate Dam in Parker, during construction of hydroelectric generators. Does anybody know what year this was? Thanks to Megan and Roger for the photo.

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1100 pounds of food for the needy collected by 4H

Parker 4-H Clubs collected over 1,100 pounds of canned food last night for the annual 4-H Trick or Treat So Others Can Eat event. 4-H wishes to thank the hard work of the youth, leaders, and the generous community. Photo Brett Stickland.

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Your planking photos revealed

This is an open thread for today only! If you have a planking picture to submit, it needs to be emailed to by midnight tonight. We’ll post your submissions below, and each valid submission (per person) will receive 11 registrations to KLPZ’s iPhone Giveaway. Below: Sherrie Irwin, Randy Hartless, Mary Hamilton, Shauna Marler, Claudia Woodhouse, Jay Clagg, Eddy Bernini, …

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Power pole on fire

Last night, Buckskin Fire Department attended a power pole fire on Rio Vista Drive north of Parker. Photographs by Michael Collins.

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The Monument Fire, as seen by La Paz Co. DPS

Arizona Department of Public Safety officers from La Paz County were dispatched to the Monument Fire near Sierra Vista last month. These photographs were taken by them as they attended the emergency in that area, helping firefighters to save many homes. The fire burned over 20,000 acres before being contained. (Via Chad Hinderliter.)

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In the air with Ted & Gil

Some great aerial photographs from one of our resident pilots Ted Sutton and a fellow local pilot. You’ll recognize the Colorado River, of course; some of the other shots depict a location near Alamo Lake called Artillary Peak. (Click photo for larger version.)

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