Palo Verde Valley Times

Palo Verde Valley Times153 S. Broadway
P.O. Box 1159
Blythe, California 92226
(760) 922-3181
(760) 922-3184 fax

A Western News&Info, Inc. publication.

About The Palo Verde Valley Times

The Palo Verde Valley Times newspaper circulation covers the City of Blythe and surrounding communities of Ehrenberg, Quartzsite, Palo Verde and Ripley. The Palo Verde Valley Times is published Wednesdays and Fridays and is also responsible for producing the Quartzsite TimesDesert Shopper (PDFs)Quartzsite Nugget (PDFs) and the Winter Visitor's Guide (PDFs).

The Palo Verde Valley Times has been publishing since 1925, has a paid circulation of 3,500 and total distribution of 4,500.

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Key Personnel

General Operations

Debbie White-Hoel


Kim Steele
Managing Editor


Gabriel Camargo
Advertising Consultant


Carolyn Kribbs
Classifieds/Circulation/Sign Pro


Mary Frost

About Blythe, California

Blythe is a community of about 19,000 full-time residents and is located about 27 miles west of Quartzsite, off Interstate 10. Blythe is an agricultural community of about 100,000 acres of farmland that grows alfalfa, grains, cotton and more.

Blythe is the home of Walt Scott, the first peach harvester for the season in the nation and award-winning cotton grower, Jack Seiler.

The 350 days of sunshine per year with winter temperatures between 55 and 75, make Blythe an inviting winter haven.

Blythe has several RV parks and campgrounds, some of which are located right on the Colorado River, offering fishing, boating and other water sport opportunities. The Colorado River recreation area extends from Yuma Arizona to Lake Powell, about 95 miles of navigable waters.

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Palo Verde Valley Times
153 S. Broadway
Blythe, California 92225

P.O. Box 1159
Blythe, California 92226

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Current Local News

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Former hospital exec awarded $500,000-plus for breach of contract


Peter Klune, former chief executive officer of the Palo Verde Hospital, is having the last laugh at the end of a long legal battle with the Palo Verde Healthcare District and three of its board members.

Two ISP staff awarded Silver Star


BLYTHE - The two Ironwood State Prison employees who stopped to rescue a woman trapped in a burning vehicle last October were just doing what anyone else would have done.

Wiping up her male competition


BLYTHE - Celeste Barnett doesn't need a urinal to prove she can make it in a man's world.

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