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.

High speeds chase ends in rollover

A man fled from law enforcement in Mohave County last week and led officers on a high-speed chase south on State Route 95 toward Parker, a pursuit which ended near La Paz Regional Hospital when the suspect rolled his vehicle. The man, Jason Tucker, who is in his thirties, was being investigated for allegedly threatening to kill one or more …

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Public packs boardroom to talk about future of the Parker Tube Float

Trash and trouble? Or income and opportunity? What the Parker Tube Float represents depends greatly on whether you’re the owner of a home or of a business. Members of the public packed the boardroom at the La Paz County Board of Supervisors Monday afternoon to talk about the future of the Parker Tube Float, the annual floating party that helps …

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Rogers re-elected as County Attorney, other wins confirmed

Tony Rogers has been re-elected as the La Paz County Attorney after provisional and ‘late early’ ballots were added to the final election count Monday. Rogers and challenger Kathy Field, who currently serves as the Public Defender, ran a heated campaign that went right up to the wire with less than 300 votes between them in last Tuesday’s count, or …

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Suspects arrested in Cynthia Williams case

UPDATE 11/15: The suspects in the Cynthia Williams case have been named as Sharon Marie Clark and Jeffrey Scott Williams. The defendants are non-Indian. Both defendants were brought before the United States District Court, District of Arizona for their initial appearance Monday. They have been initially charged with killing Cynthia Williams with malice aforethought. Detention hearings are scheduled for November …

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Duce Minor, Bill Risen in decisive wins on Election Night

Look toward the bottom of this post for the latest. Final numbers coming Monday afternoon. 8:11pm- The polls closed at 7pm and elections officials have been involved in the count. We’ll be finding out the future of La Paz County with at least one new County Supervisor, a new County Sheriff, a new County Assessor and a number of contested …

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La Paz County goes to vote

From the Parker Strip to Parker Town to Bouse to Quartzsite to Salome, La Paz County is out to vote today at 11 precincts. Who will win the highly-contested County Attorney race? We already know we’ll have a new Sheriff; who will it be? We already know we’ll have a new Supervisor in District 2; who will win? Can the …

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Viewfinder: 100 Years!

Parker Motor Company employees on the 100th Year Celebration in Downtown Parker. For our piece on the past 100 years and what they looked like through the years, go HERE. KLPZ’s live broadcast is HERE until 6pm.

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