Viewfinder: Marines Touch Down

  A Marine Bell AH-1W Cobra helicopter touches down with mechanical trouble near Stroke’s Steak House north of Parker, AZ, lunchtime Friday. Fixes currently on the way. The unit is with the Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 469, a squadron based at Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, California. Marine and army aircraft routinely use the desert airspace above the …

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Viewfinder: A stormy day

  A storm passed through the Parker area between around 2:40pm and 3:15pm Thursday, with the potential for more weather on the way later in the afternoon. The town of Quartzsite and Bouse were also hit pretty hard. The weather brought a significant decrease in temps, more than 20 degrees in the center of the storm. Keep up with the …

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Viewfinder: FLOG 2015

KLPZ’s annual FLOG tournament, aka Baseball Golf, took place Saturday morning at Emerald Canyon Golf Course. The wacky 9-hole scramble is in its 15th year, and brought the usual hilarity, costumes, competition and insanity. Each July the tournament offers players the chance to swing baseball bats at a golf course, and to use them like pool cues on the greens. …

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