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US 95 closed south of Quartzsite because of flowing runoff
QUARTZSITE, Ariz. (AP) — A section of U.S. 95 in western Arizona was closed Saturday morning because of storm runoff flowing through washes across the north-south highway.The Arizona Department of Transportation says the closure is about 20 miles (32 kilometers) south of Quartzsite and that there's
The Latest: Western Arizona highway reopens after closure
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Details emerge in McDonald's parking lot slaying: Suspect faces first-degree murder, held on $2M bond
Pictured booked at the La Paz County Jail in neighboring Parker, Arizona, 49-year-old local Troy Elliot Washington is currently facing a felony first degree murder with malice charge in relation to the July 27 death of Diane Washington in the Blythe McDonald’s parking lot.
More than 1700 marijuana plants seized in Vidal and Big River
A 70-year-old Big River man was arrested and more that 1700 marijuana plants were seized the morning of Aug. 8 by San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Deputies when they served search warrants on two properties, one in Big River, Calif. and another in Vidal, Calif. They also seized 19 pounds of processed
BLM to gather wild burros
LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. – The Bureau of Land Management is conducting a trio of emergency gathers of wild burros that started today in Bullhead City, Ariz. and next week in Cibola and the Parker Strip.
Shutdown of Parker water system planned for early Aug. 15
The Town of Parker is continuing with repairs and maintenance to its water lines. The town advises that repairs to the water main line on 16thStreet will be taking place in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Aug. 15, resulting in water being turned off to all those living in the Town of Parker
The Latest: Scottsdale-area resort evacuated due to outage
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Things don’t go smoothly for first day of service dog at Wallace Junior High
A Wallace Junior High student has a service animal, a dog, with her this year. However, things didn’t go smoothly in the first week of school. The student’s grandmother has threatened to file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Justice as the school and district administration did not allow her
Busy year for Mariah Sharpe, Miss Indian Arizona 2017-18.
“I’ve been attending local pageants, conferences, parades and town events,” she said. “I’ve also been volunteering at the Mo Chem Ho Na Senior Center in the summer when I’m off.”
Democrat David Brill seeking seat in Congress
Dr. David Brill, MD, is a Democrat looking to unseat Republican Paul Gosar in the race for Arizona U.S. House District 4. He was interviewed by the Parker Pioneer Aug. 9 by telephone. The resident of Prescott said he’s running for Congress because he’s frustrated with how the district has been negle
New heights for planned outdoor bar near Havasu Heights
“We really don’t have any expectations at this point of being that busy, but I think it’s going to do well especially with off-roaders who ride the Peace Trail, which is nearby,” said Chris Blackwell. “Our hope is that people will come and visit the Thirsty Lizard Saloon when it opens.”
Effort underway to revive gold mine
A new attempt is underway to revive the former Copperstone Gold Mine between Parker and Quartzsite. Martin Kostuik, President of Toronto-based Kerr Mines, Inc., told the Pioneer Aug. 2 that they believe this could be a long-term, lasting project for La Paz County. He said they are currently trying t
Parker Little League completes 2018 season
Parker Little League has completed its 2018 season, one in which generous sponsorships from the community meant young players were not charged to participate. The season began in spring with t-ball for the youngest players, seen here.Pioneer photo/John Gutekunst
Parker biker couple killed in South Dakota accident - Parker Live
According toKOTA TV, James and Deanna Bradley, 54 and 45, were killed when their motorcycle slammed into the side of a semi on Highway 14-16 as they crossed the intersection with South Ellsworth Road. Another motorcycle also hit the semi but the riders were not seriously injured, according to the re
Big River resident shoots himself, then gets arrested for illegal possession of a firearm
A Big River resident accidentally shot himself and was subsequently arrested for being a felon in illegal possession of a firearm. Allen James King, 27, was arrested the afternoon of Aug. 3 by San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Deputies following an investigation of the shooting that occurred July 15.A
Jumps mark start of Anti-Terrorism Awareness Month at YPG
To mark the start of August being the start of Anti-Terrorism Awareness Month, Jose Reyes, chief instructor at the U.S. Army's Military Freefall School at Yuma Proving Ground, parachuted from the back of a U.S. Air Force C-17 cargo plane, eventually landing at the Phillips Drop Zone where members of
Bonnie Baker Senior Center August schedule
The Bonnie Baker Senior Center is located at 149350 Ukiah Trial in Big River. Lunch reservations are required. To make a reservation, call the center at 760-665-2667 before 8:30 a.m. on the day you wish to eat. Transportation is available for those who need it to get to the center. To schedule a pic
Authorities searching for missing teen last seen in Quartzsite
The Center for Search & Investigations for Missing Children is looking for public assistance in finding 16-year-old Delilah Halfmoon, who was reported missing earlier this week. She was last seen on Wednesday, August 1st, in Quartzsite, Arizona.
From the Animal Shelter: Core vaccinations
There are several basic vaccines all cats and dogs should receive. These help provide protection against communicable disease. With many reported cases of rabies in wild animals this summer, we should be concerned. No one wants a beloved animal companion infected. Rabies is always fatal unless a
Parker man sentenced to prison for assault with a dangerous weapon
PHOENIX – On Aug. 1, 2018, Jason Allen Martinez, 37, of Parker, Ariz., and a member of the Colorado River Indian Tribes, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge David G. Campbell to 77 months in prison, followed by a term of three years of supervised release. Martinez had previously pleaded guilty to