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.

CRIT Chairwoman stands with Biden for national monument designation

Leadership from the Colorado River Indian Tribes were part of the official designation of the Baaj Nwaavjo I’tah Kukveni Grand Canyon National Monument on Tuesday. CRIT Chairwoman Amelia Flores was among a group of tribal leaders standing beside President Joe Biden as he signed the order to protect over 1 million acres of ancestral homelands and water sources that flow …

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Art Fox remembered

Arthur Boyd Fox was born February 23, 1932 in Bethany, Illinois and passed away June 9, 2023 in Billings, MT with his loving wife Ruby, of 55 years by his side. He is survived by Ruby and their children, Robin (Steve) Hanson of Mesa, AZ, Gary (Judy) Fox of Columbus, GA and Tom (Jenny) Fox of Worden, MT. He leaves …

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CRIT to get fiber internet under federal grant

The Colorado River Indian Tribes (CRIT) has announced that they have officially accepted a $25 million USDA grant intended to cover the costs of construction, improvement, or acquisition of facilities and equipment needed to provide broadband internet service in eligible rural areas such as the Colorado River Indian Reservation. CRIT will utilize American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to provide …

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Sheriff confirms two fatalities from upriver crash

La Paz County Sheriff William Ponce has confirmed that two are dead following a single car crash in the upriver area north of Parker. Both were employees of Fox’s RV Resort restaurant and bar, according to the establishment. At 11:23 pm on Friday, June 2nd, Sheriff’s deputies and Buckskin Fire Department personnel were dispatched to a single vehicle rollover accident …

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Man drowns north of Lake Havasu City

A 69 year old California man drowned Wednesday on the lake north of Lake Havasu City, according to law enforcement. On May 24th at approximately 3:30 pm, boating deputies responded to a report of a drowning on the Colorado River, approximately 2.5 miles north of Lake Havasu City. According to witness statements, the victim jumped from his anchored vessel to …

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