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From the shores of the Colorado River on the beautiful Parker Strip!

From the shores of the Colorado River on the beautiful Parker Strip!
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From the shores of the Colorado River on the beautiful Parker Strip!

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Cops: Which state’s laws are enforced on the Parker Strip?

7/5/2018
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Which state’s laws are enforced on the Parker Strip? California’s or Arizona’s? Does it depend on what side of the river you’re on? Or what state you’re a resident of? Or what state your boat is registered in? Or what agency pulls you over? How do boating cops do their job, and what should … The post Cops: Which state’s laws are enforced on the Parker Strip? appeared first on Parker Live.

Duration:00:40:07

LISTEN: The Tube Float is back!

6/7/2018
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This Saturday, June 9th, the Parker Tube Float returns with improvements and a streamlined entry process. Mary Hamilton stopped by our studio from the Parker Regional Chamber of Commerce and Tourism to talk about the float, what to expect, and more. Listen on your way to Parker right here. All official details and event info … The post LISTEN: The Tube Float is back! appeared first on Parker Live.

Duration:00:41:05

Meet the man who stayed at our jail for 30 days

1/24/2017
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James Burns is a filmmaker and producer with VICE whose early experiences in solitary confinement led to later concerns and an interest in the practice, which is in widespread use in America today. La Paz County Sheriff’s Department allowed him to film a month-long stay at its detention facility in Parker, beginning in mid-December and … The post Meet the man who stayed at our jail for 30 days appeared first on Parker Live.

Duration:00:20:08

Meet Tuff! The real story behind the names on the Parker bridge

10/10/2016
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For 44 years now, it’s been there, big and bold, on a concrete column rising from the Colorado River. The column is one of several holding up a railroad bridge that links the states of California and Arizona by train in Parker, AZ. It reads: “KEN, TUFF RIVER RATZ”. You can’t miss it. For over … The post Meet Tuff! The real story behind the names on the Parker bridge appeared first on Parker Live.

Duration:00:08:52

Parker Livecast #37: Catfish Junction live in studio

3/28/2016
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Soroptimist International of Parker brought Catfish Junction to the Parker Strip to play the Blues & Brews festival at La Paz County Park last Saturday. Just before the weekend, the Orange County-based band stopped by KLPZ 1380am and performed live acoustically in the studio. This episode of the Parker Livecast is an edited version of the live broadcast with the band's performances and a little chat sprinkled through. Enjoy! Find the Parker Livecast on iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn and your...

Duration:00:23:58

Meet the 9th President of Arizona Western College

3/22/2016
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Parker Live stopped by AWC's Parker Learning Center to chat for the first time with Dr. Daniel Corr, who will be the 9th President of Arizona Western College in La Paz and Yuma Counties in just a few months. Press play to hear what Dr. Corr thinks the purpose of the college is, and how he thinks it can play an important role in the Parker area and the other communities served by AWC. Dr. Corr comes to the area from Scottsdale Community College. He was hired after an extensive 3-month...

Duration:00:08:17

The largest Latin rock festival in America is about to hit Quartzsite

3/9/2016
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An estimated 10,000 to 20,000 peopleare set to descend upon the small desert town of Quartzsite, AZ, andthey aren'tthe usual customers. A who's who of rock en español will appear on stage in Quartzsite, AZ at the Rock Fiesta festival on March 18th and 19th. The first-time two-day festival is being called the 'Coachella of Latin rock' and brings with it lots of big-name headliners like Caifanes and Cafe Tacuba, bands that may not be familiar to the rest of the American music audience, and...

Duration:00:10:20

Parker Livecast Special: DUI Workshop at Roadrunner

2/19/2016
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Have you ever wondered what your real alcohol tolerance is, what your blood alcohol content (BAC) may look like after a typical night out at a bar, or how much it's safe to consume before you get behind the wheel or a car or boat? With the help of the La Paz County Sheriff's Lieutenant Curt Bagby, we tested that tolerance with 4 volunteers at Roadrunner Floating Dock Bar on the Parker Strip. Years ago in the Parker area, Sheriff's deputies would train for DUI enforcement with volunteers...

Duration:00:38:47

Parker Livecast #33: The Downtown Experience 2016

2/4/2016
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Press play to hear a 6-minute brief about today's Parker 425 Downtown Experience from Parker Area Chamber of Commerce Director Mary Hamilton, joined by La Paz County Sheriff's Lieutenant Curt Bagby. The event begins at 1pm and runs until 7pm. Full details below. See you downtown! The post Parker Livecast #33: The Downtown Experience 2016 appeared first on Parker Live.

Duration:00:06:50

Parker Livecast #32: Interview with Casey Folks

1/29/2016
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With big changes coming at this year's Parker 425, hear from the man behind the race what to expect, why the format will be different, how we got two races out of one, and why Casey is still excited by off-road racing after all these years. "It's the smartest thing to do, it's the safest thing to do, and I believe in my heart it'll be a home run. Press play to listen to this interview with Casey Folks, Director of Best In The Desert and the guy behind the huge-and-growing racing series...

Duration:00:22:41

Parker Livecast #31: Who is living in this cave near Parker?

11/13/2015
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Warning: Contains some adult language. This entire episode of the Parker Livecast was recorded ‘live’ from a truck in the middle of the desert, traveling out to an old mineshaft where we believe someone is living, in an attempt to interview them. It didn’t work out quite like that, as you’ll hear by listening here. ... The post Parker Livecast #31: Who is living in this cave near Parker? appeared first on Parker Live.

Duration:00:27:49

Parker Livecast #30: Keith Moses, CRIT Fair/Expo and NatiVisions Film Festival

10/2/2015
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Keith Moses joins us on the 30th edition of the Parker Livecast to chat about this weekend’s 43rd Annual CRIT Fair and Expo, last weekend’s successful NatiVisions Film Festival and the premiere screening of CRIT’s film, ‘The Marking of a Milestone’. We hear about a few of the many plans for this weekend’s activities (which ... The post Parker Livecast #30: Keith Moses, CRIT Fair/Expo and NatiVisions Film Festival appeared first on Parker Live.

Duration:00:19:11

Parker Livecast #29: Bernie The Skeleton 911 Call

9/25/2015
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Listen here to the 911 call made to La Paz County Dispatch minutes after a snorkeler discovered “human remains” at the bottom of the Colorado River (aka Bernie The Fake Skeleton). That and more on this episode of the Parker Livecast! We’re joined for this show by Bianca, aka “Bee”, a regular Parker visitor from ... The post Parker Livecast #29: Bernie The Skeleton 911 Call appeared first on Parker Live.

Duration:00:31:40

Parker Livecast #28: One Year Anniversary / Labor Day edition

9/4/2015
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Recorded live at Roadrunner Floating Dock Bar on a beautiful evening this week, the one-year anniversary edition of the Parker Livecast is a lively conversation ahead of Labor Day, always a fun weekend on the river. John Wright, Josh Savino and Joaquin Vences sit around a table on the ‘finger’ dock at Roadrunner, talking about ... The post Parker Livecast #28: One Year Anniversary / Labor Day edition appeared first on Parker Live.

Duration:00:31:13

Parker Livecast #27: Mid-Summer Catchup & Parker Broncs

7/31/2015
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It’s the middle of the Parker summer, and we’ve come back from vacations and the river to catch up with the semi-regular cast and crew of the Parker Livecast! This week’s edition also includes a great segment with the Parker Broncs football team and Coach Jeston Lotts ahead of their season opener in August. After ... The post Parker Livecast #27: Mid-Summer Catchup & Parker Broncs appeared first on Parker Live.

Duration:00:30:17

Parker Livecast #26: Tube Float!

6/5/2015
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It’s a week everybody looks forward to – Parker Tube Float is Saturday and this episode of the Livecast covers it by chatting with event organizer Mary Hamilton and Sheriff’s Lieutenants Curt Bagby and Donald Schlecht. On this week’s edition: Josh Savino spent an unexpected 5 nights in a Phoenix hospital and is still recovering ... The post Parker Livecast #26: Tube Float! appeared first on Parker Live.

Duration:00:33:53

Parker Livecast #25: Memorial Day Weekend Edition

5/22/2015
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This edition of the Parker Livecast is a 30-minute smorgasbord of recaps, updates and stories from Parker, AZ with John Wright, Josh Savino and Michael Collins just in time for Memorial Day Weekend. Whether you’re kicking off summer at the river, traveling for the long weekend or just chillin’, this episode is a free-flowing conversation ... The post Parker Livecast #25: Memorial Day Weekend Edition appeared first on Parker Live.

Duration:00:30:02

Parker Livecast #24: Sheriff’s Curt Bagby on the weirdest week of his caree

5/8/2015
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Lieutenant Curt Bagby has been in law enforcement for over two decades, but he’s never had a week like this: spent mostly dealing with calls from media outlets around the world who all want information about a completely unimportant story about the discovery of two Costco skeletons on the bed of the Colorado River north ... The post Parker Livecast #24: Sheriff’s Curt Bagby on the weirdest week of his career appeared first on Parker Live.

Duration:00:44:36

Parker Livecast #16: Hiccups and Weddings

1/19/2015
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It’s a new year, and a new edition of the Parker Livecast with your hosts John Wright and Josh Savino. In this irreverent episode, John explains why he wouldn’t use the bathroom while Josh was in the one next door, Josh talks about performing a wedding in which the audience didn’t get his jokes, and ... The post Parker Livecast #16: Hiccups and Weddings appeared first on Parker Live.

Duration:00:29:24

Parker Livecast #15: Christmas Edition

12/22/2014
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The last podcast of the year at Parker Live drops here! Josh Savino, Jim Beaver and Jennifer Griffis talk about their Christmas traditions, and John Wright jumps on the phone from Philadelphia. Find this podcast weekly on iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn and your favorite podcast apps (open your app, search ‘Parker Livecast’ and subscribe for free ... The post Parker Livecast #15: Christmas Edition appeared first on Parker Live.

Duration:00:43:49