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I can’t let this day pass without paying tribute to the person who inspired me most in life and who died yesterday, Apple’s Steve Jobs. Almost everything I do in work and life has been impacted in some way by his influence, since I was 11 years old, the day I got my first Mac. Here’s to the world he …

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Pirates Den RV Resort & Marina

It’s no longer speculation, it’s the real thing.   The Pirate’s Den RV Resort & Marina is about to open.  We would like to invite you to follow us at Facebook by going to our page known as the Pirates Den Resort.  Click on the “like” link and leave us your comments. Imagine, the sun is setting and the sky is …

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Willett gets paid

La Paz County has settled it’s debt with Yakima Compost Company’s Jim Willett in an agreement signed yesterday. The agreement comes as the County finalizes plans for a bond paid for by a temporary sales tax hike. Details to follow.

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Best in the Desert Seeks Volunteers

Best in the Desert Racing Association is responsible for bringing four major races to our area each year. The newest, BlueWater Desert Challenge, is just around the corner on October 15 & 16, 2011. One of the most fun things a race enthusiast spectator can do is volunteer to help with the race. There are currently 5 volunteer positions available …

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Parker library in Parade magazine

The Parker Public Library appears in Sunday’s issue of Parade magazine under the title The Little Library That Could. The piece highlights the importance of the library in the community and the funding struggles which threaten its success. Click on the image to see it larger, or click here to download a PDF.

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Quartzsite mayor to change again?

Unconfirmed reports are suggesting that Jennifer Jones’ recent legal action challenging the recall election of Jose Lizarraga as Mayor of Quartzsite, which recently ousted Mayor Ed Foster, has been upheld by Judge Burke of La Paz Superior Court. The action challenged the legitimacy of Lizarraga’s candidacy for the office, based on her assertion that he violated open meeting laws as …

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La Paz Economic Development Corporation

The La Paz Economic Development Corporation has completed a grant funded process that created a new brand for the organization and for La Paz County’s economic development and marketing efforts. Additionally this process produced a Marketing Needs and Plan document for use by both organizations. Market research in the form of a perception survey was conducted by The Spalding Group …

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BlueWater Desert Challenge

Best in the Desert Racing Association announces that the BlueWater Desert Challenge is on its way to the Parker Area again this year. The two-day race begins with the time trials on Thursday, October 13. Thursday night, General Tire will host a party in “The Dig” Lounge at BlueWater Resort & Casino. On Friday, October 14, Contingency will be held …

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ADOT to smooth out railroad crossing Monday

An ADOT project will making driving over the railroad crossing at Riverside Drive more pleasant. Many complaints have been generated by motorists over the sharp edges at the crossing, which is at the busiest intersection in the Parker area. Contractors will mill away the raised asphalt at the edges of the crossing starting on Monday, September 19th. ADOT expects the …

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Jennifer Jones challenges Quartzsite mayor election

Update: Sept 12th to add list of reasons An activist in the town of Quartzsite has filed a legal challenge to the recall election which unseated mayor Ed Foster. Jennifer Jones is best-known for her appearance in the viral web video which showed her forcible removal from the podium during a Quartzsite council meeting, and in her role as publisher of …

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