How personal income has changed in La Paz County—plus, see how it compares to the rest of the state and country
Stacker analyzed Bureau of Economic Analysis data to see how personal income has changed in La Paz County, Arizona and how it compares to state and national levels.
🚧 Paving and Guardrail Work Causes Lane Restrictions on I-10 in Quartzsite, AZ 🚧
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Arizona. Attention motorists in Quartzsite, AZ: Travel disruptions are expected on Interstate 10 due to ongoing construction activities. I-10 will be narrowed to a single lane in both directions from mileposts 11 to 24 until 6 a.m. Friday, February 23, to facilitate paving operations. In addition, westbound I-10 will experience lane reductions between mileposts 12 and 19 until Friday, March 15, as guardrail installation takes place. Drivers should exercise caution, anticipate possible delays, and consider adjusting travel plans during these periods.
'Person of interest' sought in Parker shooting
PARKER — On Feb. 18 at approximately 8:24 p.m., Colorado River Indian Tribes Police and Parker Police were dispatched to Western Park located on Desert Avenue in reference to shots fired. As officers arrived on scene, they found a female victim in her vehicle with a single gunshot wound....
Federal grant will aid desert EV charging facility
Blythe has received a $19 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation that will pay for an electric vehicle charging station. The WattEV Electric Vehicle Charging Station will be developed alongside Interstate 10 and will assist people traveling between Phoenix and Los Angeles, according to a statement on the city’s website.
TRIO works in Yuma and La Paz County
Yuma, AZ (February 20, 2024) – Middle school, high school, and college-age students from Arizona Western College’s TRIO programs will participate in the 2024 AWC National TRIO Day Celebration on Saturday, February 24, to express appreciation to the community for its support. For millions of students from low-income...
🚧 Upcoming Lane Closures on I-10 in Quartzsite for Paving and Guardrail Work 🏗️
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Arizona. Travelers on I-10 near Quartzsite, Arizona, are advised to prepare for upcoming traffic restrictions. The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) has announced that I-10 will be down to one lane between mileposts 11 to 24 starting at 7 p.m. Monday, February 19, until 6 a.m. Friday, February 23, to facilitate essential paving operations. Moreover, westbound lanes on I-10 will be narrowed between mileposts 12 to 19 until Friday, March 15, due to guardrail maintenance activities. Motorists are encouraged to allow extra travel time and to be cautious when driving through the work zones.
Today the gas price is close to $3.19 in Ehrenberg as of 2024-02-20. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Tuesday is $3.276, a week ago the price is $3.225 , according to AAA.
🚧 Ongoing I-10 Desert Rehabilitation Project in Blythe Area
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Southern California. The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has announced the continuation of the I-10 Blythe Desert Rehab and Beautification project. Currently, the work is undergoing preparation stages in the center median and on the shoulders along the I-10 corridor. Motorists will be pleased to know that there are no lane closures at this time, however, they are advised to exercise caution when driving through the work zones. Stay alert for any potential hazards and comply with posted signs and signals to ensure the safety of both workers and travelers. For more information on this project, visit the provided link: https://t.co/3v6BoqNss1.
Blythe Farmer’s Market Gets A $$$ Boost
American taxpayers through the U-S Department of Agriculture are giving Riverside County nearly 181-thousand dollars to help pay for a farmer’s market in Blythe for the next 3 years. Riverside County taxpayers are matching 25% of that total, donating another 45-thousand dollars. Blythe Marketfest as it is called, is...
Savor the Flavor: Top 3 Fast Food Experiences in Blythe
This article presents a guide to three popular fast food joints in Blythe. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Quartzsite Hosts Annual Gold Show 2024 at QIA Building
Quartzsite, Arizona, known for its prospecting history, recently hosted the 2024 Quartzsite Gold Show at the Quartzsite Improvement Association (QIA) Building. This annual event attracted many gold enthusiasts. It showcased new gold mining technologies and offered learning opportunities. Attendees saw demonstrations on metal detecting, panning, and using sluice boxes, which catered to both seasoned miners and beginners.
People in this Arizona town say a new clean energy project will drain their wells
The battle over who gets to use often dwindling rural groundwater in Arizona continues, and attention has turned to La Paz County. There, outside of a tiny town called Brenda, Arizona, a Southern California company called Heliogen is asking the federal government to let it use groundwater from a stressed basin to create a clean energy fuel.
Blythe receives $19 million grant for pioneering EV charging project
In a significant step towards sustainable transportation, the City of Blythe has been awarded a groundbreaking grant of $19 million. This marks a major milestone in the City’s commitment to environmental stewardship and public-private partnership excellence. Facilitated through the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Charging and Fueling Infrastructure Discretionary Grant program, this grant funds the installation of the WattEV Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station project in Blythe.
Gunshot at Western Park leaves female in critical condition, suspect wanted
A gunshot at Western Park in Parker left a female victim in critical condition and a suspect is wanted by Colorado River Indian Tribes Police Department. On Sunday at approximately 8:24 pm, CRIT Police and Parker Police were dispatched to Western Park on Desert Avenue in reference to shots fired. As officers arrived on scene they found a female victim in her vehicle with a single gunshot wound. Officers administered life saving measures until the Fire Departments and Ambulance arrived on scene.
Parker, February 14 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Safford High School basketball team will have a game with Parker High School on February 14, 2024, 19:00:00 CST.
Parker residents voice concerns over proposed hydrogen plant
PARKER — The La Paz County Planning & Zoning Commission heard a presentation Thursday, Feb. 1 on a proposed facility near Brenda that would produce hydrogen for fuel. Jantien Shizuru, a representative of Heliogen, said the Pasadena, Calif.-based company produces green hydrogen as part of their goal to “decarbonize industry.”
Temporary Closure of Public Lands Near Parker and Bouse for Legacy Racing Event
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Lake Havasu Field Office has announced a temporary closure of selected public lands for the Legacy Racing Event off-highway vehicle (OHV) race events near Parker and Bouse communities. The closure will be effective from 11:59 p.m. on February 20, 2024, to midnight on February 25, 2024. Restrictions will start a day earlier, at 11:59 p.m. on February 19, 2024.
Tracking more rain chances, winds, and chilly temperatures this weekend
YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY-TV) - Two more lower-pressure systems will move through the Desert. Southwest today, keeping temperatures chilly and bringing additional precipitation to the region tonight and again Saturday. More showers will be possible tonight and through tomorrow morning, where the greatest chance for light and moderate rain will...
Quartzsite Gold Show 2024 Starts Friday
Explore the excitement of gold in Quartzsite, Arizona, at the upcoming Gold Show this weekend. The event features a variety of arts and crafts, along with some of the region's finest gold nuggets. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about gold prospecting, jewelry making, and metal detecting through hands-on experiences. The Gold Show offers a chance to discover the rich heritage of gold in Quartzsite. Don't miss out on this unique event.
Free pizza, festival and ribbon cutting this weekend at Pizza Hut
Pizza Hut in Parker is having a 3-day grand re-opening event this weekend that involves fun for the whole family, including ‘Carnival Day’ on Saturday. The restaurant has been remodeled in recent weeks and the company is keen to celebrate, and to share the love with the public in Parker with free pizza, performances and more.