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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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LISTEN: Parker 250 brings UTV racers back to Parker

1/9/2018
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‘GMZ UTV Winter Nationals Casey Folks Parker 250 Presented By Polaris’ is the full name of the race that kicked off the 2018 Best In The Desert season in Parker, Arizona Saturday. The entry list was 14 pages long and brought racers from across the United States in multiple classes of desert-appropriate vehicle, including bikes, … The post LISTEN: Parker 250 brings UTV racers back to Parker appeared first on Parker Live.

Duration: 00:17:04


LISTEN: Sheriff’s Bagby almost hit by out of control Corvette

11/30/2017
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An “explosion” is how Sheriff’s Captain Curt Bagby described the collision of a white Corvette with a guardrail north of Parker last night. The collision happened so close to Bagby that the debris from the crash rained down on his vehicle, he told Parker Live. Part of the car ended up on the other side … The post LISTEN: Sheriff’s Bagby almost hit by out of control Corvette appeared first on Parker Live.

Duration: 00:22:45


LISTEN: Sheriff finds elderly in need of “immediate aid”

6/21/2017
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Sheriff Bill Risen stopped by KLPZ’s studio Wednesday morning to talk about his department’s findings after checking in on vulnerable elderly people during the current extreme heat wave (listen above, 15 mins). Risen said the deputies coordinated with Parker Police Department, Quartzsite Police Department and others Tuesday to try to reach some of the county’s … The post LISTEN: Sheriff finds elderly in need of “immediate aid” appeared first on Parker Live.

Duration: 00:15:23


The Tube Float is back this Saturday!

6/5/2017
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The Parker Tube Float is back for 2017 with a whole new route! Starting at Buckskin Mountain State Park and floating along the Colorado River for 3 miles to the south end of La Paz County Park north of Parker, Arizona, floaters are in for a treat on Saturday, June 10th, 2017. The new route … The post The Tube Float is back this Saturday! appeared first on Parker Live.

Duration: 00:39:24


LISTEN: Sheriff Risen, Captain Bagby on reduced funding

5/16/2017
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Sheriff Bill Risen and Captain Curt Bagby stopped by the studio of KLPZ 1380am Monday to talk about the challenges of operating the La Paz County Sheriff’s Department on reduced funding. Risen, elected in November, told Parker Live‘s John Wright that he has been asked to cut $30,000 per month from the department’s budget, and … The post LISTEN: Sheriff Risen, Captain Bagby on reduced funding appeared first on Parker Live.

Duration: 00:28:31


LISTEN: New route, big changes for Parker Tube Float

3/9/2017
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The Parker Regional Chamber of Commerce and Tourism has announced a new route and big changes for the 2017 Parker Tube Float. Making the announcement live on KLPZ 1380am, event organizer Mary Hamilton said that the Float will be held on June 10th, 2017 on an entirely new stretch of the Colorado River north of … The post LISTEN: New route, big changes for Parker Tube Float appeared first on Parker Live.

Duration: 00:28:33


LISTEN: County officials speak on financial situation

3/2/2017
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Four officials from La Paz County sat down for over an hour Thursday with Parker Live‘s John Wright live on KLPZ 1380am’s morning show to talk about the financial situation at the County. Recently elected Sheriff Bill Risen, recently promoted Sheriff’s Captain Curt Bagby, recently elected District 2 Supervisor Duce Minor and recently appointed Interim … The post LISTEN: County officials speak on financial situation appeared first on Parker Live.

Duration: 01:08:53


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

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