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  • 20 June

    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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  • 16 June

    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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  • 6 June

    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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May, 2023

  • 26 May

    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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  • 25 May

    Law enforcement to be present on river this holiday weekend

    The first holiday weekend of the summer is upon us, and as people prepare to get on the river, law enforcement agencies are getting ready to ensure public safety. The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Colorado River Station will be conducting it’s Memorial Day Marine Enforcement Operation beginning Friday and ending on Monday (Memorial Day). Deputies from the San Bernardino County …

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  • 25 May

    Massive Tesla Supercharger breaks ground in La Paz County

    One of the largest Tesla Supercharger stations to date has broken ground in La Paz County along Interstate 10 in the town of Quartzsite. The massive 88-stall electric charging station is being built at 370 Main Event Blvd behind Terribles gas station, a location expected to see more development soon, including a car wash and Starbucks, according to the Desert …

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April, 2023

  • 25 April

    Saudi-owned farm in La Paz County denied plan for new wells

    The state of Arizona has denied plans for two new deepwater wells requested by a farming operation in La Paz County owned by a Saudi Arabian dairy company. Fondomonte Arizona already pumps enough groundwater to irrigate thousands of acres of land near Vicksburg, a 46-mile drive from Parker, where it uses it to grow alfalfa for export back to Saudi …

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  • 21 April

    Meet Parker’s new Town Manager, Ed Dickie

    After a rocky couple of years at the Town of Parker, a new mayor and council has voted to hire a fresh face from outside as Town Manager, a St. George native called Ed Dickie. Photo by Angela Gervasi, Nogales International Dickie will be starting May 8th after being approved by the Council on Tuesday. He recently spent around a …

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  • 7 April

    Sheriff’s deputy gets award for high-tech amber arrest

    A deputy sheriff has been honored for their role in an arrest following an amber alert using a high tech alert system. On November 18th, 2022 at around 8:12 pm, deputies with the La Paz County Sheriff’s Office were notified of a possible Amber Alert vehicle traveling on Highway 72 in the Bouse community toward the Town of Parker. The …

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  • 3 April

    Founder of Parker World Nation singing group, Cynthia Haring, dies

    Cynthia Haring, 69, a teacher, singer, songwriter, and performer who brought a group of Parker schoolchildren together as a singing group in the 1990s, has died. Cynthia was a native of Davenport, Iowa and a graduate of Bettendorf High School, the University of Northern Iowa and the University of Arizona in Tucson. As a young poet and artist, Cynthia performed …

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March, 2023

  • 25 March

    TWO off-road races planned for Parker in 2024, after permit competition

    Not one but two off-road races will be going ahead in Parker in early 2024, with all new organizers, after a competition for permits from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). The races, which are organized by two different racing organizations, emerged out of the failure of the Best in the Desert Racing Association to secure a permit from the …

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