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Council concludes Ducey's water proposal is likely unconstitutional

The conclusion of Ken Behringer, counsel for the Arizona Legislative Council, will further complicate Gov. Doug Ducey’s efforts to pass a plan that aims to prevent levels in Lake Mead from falling below thresholds that would trigger catastrophic reductions in Arizona’s water allocation. Complete access…

Vigil held for pregnant Las Vegas woman killed in crash

Jairae Cruz, 9, center, attends a candlelight vigil for his mother Monique Leiwalo in Las Vegas on Friday, March 30, 2018, with his family members U’ilani Yette, 29, second from right, and Selena Viernes, 18, right. Leiwalo, who was eight months pregnant, was killed in…

Bathroom fan starts fire in apartment building near Lake Mead, Smoke Ranch

Las Vegas firefighters responded to reports of a fire at the Sandlin Apartments, located in the 2800 block of N. Jones Blvd (between West Lake Mead/Smoke Ranch) at 11:54 a.m. Friday. On arrival, smoke was showing from the attic of the two-story apartment building with…

Computers can't read

In this Nov. 16, 2017, photo, students work on computers in a freshman biology class at Lake Mead Christian Academy in Henderson, Nev. ASSOCIATED PRESS Enlarge. Those who suspect that computers are increasingly ruling our lives have new reason to be afraid. Teachers in Ohio’s…

Lake Mead Shortage Averted – For Now

So how much longer can the lake sustain without forcing southern Nevada and Arizona to take major cuts to their allotment of river water? … He said the release from Lake Powell, in combination with storage and conservation programs among the water users, have kept…

New normal? Drought expands across the Southwest

Water intake pipes that were once underwater sit above the water line along Lake Mead in Lake Mead National Recreation Area on Monday, May 18, 2015, near Boulder City. By Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press. Published Thursday, March 29, 2018 | 2:33 p.m.. Updated Thursday,…

GOLDSTRIKE CANYON, ARIZONA HOT SPRING TRAILS SUMMER CLOSURE DATES

BOULDER CITY, Nevada – This year, Goldstrike Canyon Trail will close April 15 through Sept. 30, and Arizona Hot Spring Trail will close May 15 through Sept. 30. https://www.nps.gov/lake/learn/news/goldstrike-canyon-arizona-hot-spring-trails-summer-closure-dates.htm Source: national park

RANGERS CRACKING DOWN ON GLASS, STYROFOAM AT LAKE MEAD, LAKE MOHAVE

BOULDER CITY, Nevada – During spring break, there will be “No Breaks” at Lake Mead National Recreation Area. https://www.nps.gov/lake/learn/news/rangers-cracking-down-on-glass-styrofoam-at-lake-mead-lake-mohave.htm Source: national park

COTTONWOOD COVE UPPER CAMPGROUND CLOSED TO OVERNIGHT CAMPING

BOULDER CITY, Nevada – For the safety of park visitors and staff, the Upper Campground at Cottonwood Cove within Lake Mead National Recreation Area is closed to overnight camping until further notice. https://www.nps.gov/lake/learn/news/cottonwood-cove-upper-campground-closed-to-overnight-camping.htm Source: national park

UPCOMING EVENTS AT LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA MARCH 3 TO APRIL 7

BOULDER CITY, Nevada. – The following events are happening at Lake Mead National Recreation Area March 3 to April 7. https://www.nps.gov/lake/learn/news/upcoming-events-at-lake-mead-national-recreation-area-march-3-to-april-7.htm Source: national park

NEARLY 7.9 MILLION PEOPLE VISITED LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA IN 2017

BOULDER CITY, Nevada – Lake Mead National Recreation Area welcomed nearly 7.9 million recreation visitors to the park in 2017, according to figures released by the National Park Service. It is the sixth most visited park in the entire National Park Service, moving up one…

UPCOMING EVENTS AT LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA JAN 13 TO FEB 24

BOULDER CITY, Nevada. – The following events are happening at Lake Mead National Recreation Area Jan. 6 to Feb. 24 https://www.nps.gov/lake/learn/news/upcoming-events-at-lake-mead-national-recreation-area-jan-13-to-feb-24.htm Source: national park

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE SELECTS URBAN PARK CONCESSIONAIRES TO OPERATE VISITOR SERVICES AT KATHERINE LANDING WITHIN LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA

BOULDER CITY, Nevada – The National Park Service has selected Urban Park Concessionaires dba Lake Mohave Recreation Company to operate commercial services and facilities under a new 15-year concession contract at Lake Mead National Recreation Area’s Katherine Landing on Lake Mohave. https://www.nps.gov/lake/learn/news/urban-park-concessionaires-selected.htm Source: national park

BOULDER BEACH CAMPGROUND TO UNDERGO $3.4 MILLION IN IMPROVEMENTS

BOULDER CITY, Nevada – The Boulder Beach Campground at Lake Mead National Recreation Area will undergo $3.4 million in improvements over the next few months. https://www.nps.gov/lake/learn/news/boulder-beach-campground-improvements.htm Source: national park

RIVER MOUNTAINS LOOP TRAIL DETOUR ENDS NOV 22

BOULDER CITY, Nevada – The temporary detour of the River Mountains Loop Trail near the Alfred Merritt Smith Water Treatment Facility will expire Nov. 22, 2017. https://www.nps.gov/lake/learn/news/river-mountains-loop-trail-detour-ends-nov-22.htm Source: national park

UPCOMING EVENTS AT LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA NOV 18 TO DEC 16

BOULDER CITY, Nevada – Lake Mead National Recreation Area rangers invite the public to the following events Nov. 18 to Dec. 16. https://www.nps.gov/lake/learn/news/events-at-lake-mead-national-recreation-site-nov-18-to-dec-16.htm Source: national park

Wounded Veterans Find Healing at Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Six wounded veterans helped the National Park Service preserve the nation’s history and culture at Lake Mead National Recreation Area Nov. 7-9. At the same time, they found healing. https://www.nps.gov/lake/learn/news/wounded-veterans-find-healing-at-lake-mead-national-recreation-area.htm Source: national park