John Wright

John is Editor of Parker Live. He is also the host of a daily afternoon radio show on KLPZ 1380am and a documentary filmmaker.

Gunshot at Western Park leaves female in critical condition, suspect wanted

A gunshot at Western Park in Parker left a female victim in critical condition and a suspect is wanted by Colorado River Indian Tribes Police Department. On Sunday at approximately 8:24 pm, CRIT Police and Parker Police were dispatched to Western Park on Desert Avenue in reference to shots fired. As officers arrived on scene they found a female victim …

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Free pizza, festival and ribbon cutting this weekend at Pizza Hut

Pizza Hut in Parker is having a 3-day grand re-opening event this weekend that involves fun for the whole family, including ‘Carnival Day’ on Saturday. The restaurant has been remodeled in recent weeks and the company is keen to celebrate, and to share the love with the public in Parker with free pizza, performances and more. Things get started on …

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Off-road racing returns to Parker February 24th

The second big off-road race of 2024 is coming up on Saturday, February 24th with related events slated from Wednesday of that week. The Parker Dam 500 is organized by Legacy Racing and will be preceded by qualifying races, pre-runs and a Downtown Experience on Arizona Avenue in Parker. The fact that there are two races in Parker this winter …

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