The main hall of the town’s historical Quartzsite Improvement Association (QIA) served as the evening’s movie theater on Feb. 21, as the Quartzsite Museum Historical Society hosted the world premiere of documentary filmmaker Mert Türkoglu’s Hi Jolly homage.
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
With Christmas right around the corner, the Quartzsite Salvation Army is once again bringing its Angel Tree fundraiser back for local kids in need of gifts this holiday season.
The Pinal County Attorney’s Office will be reviewing a shooting incident that occurred early Oct. 29 near Parker for any possible charges, according to police reports.
As of Tuesday (Nov. 28) morning, law enforcement personnel from a multitude of State and area agencies were still on-scene after an early morning officer involved shooting on Interstate 10.
Quartzsite representatives and La Paz County dignitaries, partners, supporters and guests were hosted to a luncheon at the Parker Blue Water Resort & Casino Nov. 4.
The Town of Quartzsite’s Parks & Recreation Committee met on Nov. 1 at Town Hall and provided an update on the Town Park’s approximately 5-year-old Snack Shack project, which to date has remained incomplete due to the lack of completion funding.
As of Nov. 13, the search for missing teen Rhiyanna Nicole Timberlake continues, as neighboring Quartzsite law enforcement seek out any information regarding her whereabouts — believed to be in the Blythe, Ehrenberg, or Quartzsite area.
On Nov. 9, Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR) representatives held a public hearing to receive direct comment from locals on the issue of town’s proposed lease and transfer of 1,070-acre-feet of its Colorado River water entitlements to the Central Arizona Water Conservation District.
With the intent of having more public input and opportunity for townsfolk to voice concerns or provide feedback toward the future water and wastewater rate structure, the Town of Quartzsite hosted a public meeting at the Community Center on Nov. 2.
A male subject who claimed to have committed a murder in Lake Havasu City turned himself in to the Quartzsite Police Department (QPD) on Friday morning, according to police reports. The subject was in possession of a handgun.
The male victim of a shooting that occurred near Parker last weekend remains hospitalized as of Friday but is expected to recover from his injuries, according to Sgt. Tom Gray, public information officer for the Lake Havasu City Police Department.
As of Thursday, no further information had been released since Monday regarding a shooting over the weekend near Parker in which the daughter of a La Paz County supervisor was involved.
The Town of Quartzsite is scheduling meetings this November in an effort to answers questions, listen to concerns, and/or receive feedback from local residents regarding a number of upcoming projects the collective council is looking to press forward with.
On Oct. 24, the Quartzsite-based My La Paz, Inc., and youth-led Arizona Amateur Radio Association (AZARA) touched base with the common council at their regular meeting to highlight some of the young membership’s ongoing projects and continuing strides in the field of engineering and radio sciences.
At the last regular Town Council meeting on Oct. 23, Quartzsite Council Member Hal Davidson announced that he has opted to step down from his post effective immediately.
With the September Kmart department store closure in neighboring Blythe, Calif., the Town of Quartzsite Transit Advisory Committee (TAC) held a public discussion to explore alternative pick-up and drop-off locations for resident ridership – as well as the potential reduction of overall Camel…
This year’s Quartzsite Halloween event is scheduled to be held on Saturday, Oct. 28, at the Community Center (295 Chandler), beginning at 4 p.m. with fun games, food and activities.
Since the passing of late community leader and Councilmember Carol Kelley in March of this year, the fate of the Quartzsite Food Bank has been left in the generous hands of its entrusted volunteers.
On Oct. 10, the Quartzsite Town Council held their regularly scheduled meeting at the Town Hall council chamber. Councilmembers Jerald “Jerry” Kinkade, Bruce Swart and Hal Davidson were not in attendance.
Late last month at the Town Council’s second monthly meeting, Quartzsite Police Department Police (QPD) Chief William Ponce returned from his FBI training to not only thank the council for their support, but to also introduce the town’s newest officer — David Gray.
On Oct. 4, the Town of Quartzsite’s Park & Recreation Committee held their regular monthly meeting at Town Hall. Items on the agenda included a review of possible changes to the Town Park rules, fees and rental applications; an update on the park’s Snack Shack; insurance coverage for spe…
As part of the State of Arizona’s Board of Education’s annual letter grade evaluation of schools, both Quartzsite Elementary and Ehrenberg Elementary received significant positive markings – with Quartzsite going from an “F” in 2014-2015 to a “C” this year and Ehrenberg improving their marki…
With election season right around the corner, one candidate has been busy campaigning across the state of Arizona in the hopes of a seat at the U.S. Senate — and her next stop will land her square in the middle of Quartzsite.
On Sept. 26, the Quartzsite Town Council held their regularly scheduled meeting at the Town Hall council chamber, located at 465 Plymouth Road.