Guest Correspondent Cecil Addie

Mike Burke retired as Judge 10 years ago, reflects on his career

Although it seems like only yesterday, Michael Burke retired as the La Paz County Superior Court Judge almost ten years ago. Parker Live sat down with Burke, a pioneer in the La Paz County legal system, to find out how he is doing in retirement and reflect upon his time as judge. Burke grew up in California and ultimately became …

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Tom Simmons retires after 38 years at La Paz County, longest-serving employee

On February 11th, 2021, the longest serving employee in La Paz County history retired. Tom Simmons, who began his career when the county was first formed in 1983, ended a remarkable 38 years working in the County Public Works Department. When Tom started his career with the county, Ronald Reagan was the President, gas was 96 cents a gallon, the …

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