Lake Mead News

1/22/2018 12:35:00 AM
High County News
288 pages, hardcover: $28. Riverhead Books, 2017. The funny thing about the newest book on the Colorado River is that it is not actually new at all. Yes, it is true that Where the Water Goes has a 2017 copyright, plus a forward-looking author in New Yorker ...

1/21/2018 4:40:00 PM
Frederick News-Post
Arizona, California and Nevada are in the process of negotiating a drought contingency plan to reduce the burden on Lake Mead, the reservoir behind the Hoover Dam that has dropped to 39 percent of capacity. Pat Mulroy, a Brookings Institution senior fellow ...

1/21/2018 2:29:00 PM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
There’s a term for what’s going on right now in the Sierra Nevada and the mountains that feed the Colorado River. It’s called a “snow drought,” and Nevada climate scientists warn that Westerners had better get used to the phenomenon. Periods of ...

1/21/2018 2:19:00 PM
Crux: Covering all things Catholic
From seeing 1,000-year-old Anasazi pictographs and looking at the brilliance of the Milky Way in the crystal clear night sky to celebrating Mass 1,500 feet above the Colorado River, the priests were happy to share the time together and bring their ...

1/21/2018 4:55:00 AM
Daily Courier
The supplies were for a construction camp at the foot of the trail where the National Park Service was building a bridge across the Colorado River. On this date in 1934, Jesse W. Ellison, who established the Q ranch in Gila County, died. On this date in ...

1/21/2018 3:35:00 AM
San Francisco Gate
"Water and climate change are joined at the hip," said Brad Udall, a researcher at Colorado State University who published a paper earlier this year showing how climate change has reduced flows in the Colorado River. "One of the primary impacts of a ...

1/21/2018 12:58:00 AM
Espresso on
Indeed, words fail to describe its sheer immensity: Over the course of its 277-mile length, the deepest and most spectacular sections are located in its namesake national park, where the Colorado River flows more than a mile below the canyon rim and the ...

1/21/2018 12:11:00 AM
Loveland Reporter Herald
Shortly after I returned to my boarding house on campus, a letter arrived from T.E. He thanked me for visiting, but then went on to tell me that Californians — like me — were stealing water from Arizona — via the Colorado River. I was clueless about ...

1/20/2018 11:26:00 PM
Mohave Daily News
Mission accomplished, she said, considering that the event drew tourists to both sides of the Colorado River. “It’s gotten a lot of attention,” she said. “The weather is so great in January.” When the Rotary Club of Bullhead City began Slab-O ...

1/20/2018 11:19:00 PM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
The National Park Service group shivered early Wednesday morning as a white truck carefully backed a boat into Echo Bay at Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Soon the team of four was out on the lake, scouring the Overton Arm for signs of majestic bald ...

1/20/2018 11:04:00 PM
Mohave Daily News
The Mustangs travel to Lake Mead on Jan. 23 and to the defending state champion Democracy Prep (Agassi) on Jan. 26; then host Mountain View Jan. 30, Lincoln County Feb. 2 and Adelson Feb. 6 before the regular season ends at Calvary Chapel on Feb. 8.

1/20/2018 8:10:00 PM
FOX5 Las Vegas
According to an LVMPD release, the male suspect entered the store on the 6100 block of Lake Mead Boulevard, near Jones Boulevard at 8:37 a.m. He threatened an employee with a semi-automatic handgun and forced the employee to give him money, police said.

1/20/2018 10:47:00 AM
Lasvegas Now — Go Mt. Charleston (@GoMtCharleston) January 20, 2018 Much of Lake Mead National Recreation Area is expected to remain open, but the visitor center and full-service restrooms will be closed, according to park officials.

1/20/2018 7:04:00 AM
The Sacramento Bee
The westbound bridge on Interstate 8 over the Colorado River at Yuma will be closed for repairs for a 24-hour period beginning Sunday morning. Transportation officials say the westbound freeway will be closed beginning at 4 a.m. Sunday at U.S. 95.

A 20 to 30-year-old black man standing 5-foot-9 to 5-foot-10 with a thin build entered the business on West Lake Mead Boulevard near North Jones Boulevard about 8:35 a.m. He threatened an employee with a firearm and forced the worker to give him an ...

1/19/2018 11:54:00 PM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
A few “trespassing” visitors also received citations at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, when park rangers were dispatched to clear out the campgrounds and keep boaters off the water across the 1.5 million acre reserve. The shutdown is expected to ...

1/19/2018 11:17:00 PM
The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Stowe said the driver sped away as the deputy approached. It traveled across the Colorado River toward downtown Rifle, with Rifle police taking over from the deputy in chasing it at that point. It then headed east on Ninth Street at speeds exceeding 60 mph ...

1/19/2018 10:55:00 PM
LAS VEGAS, NV - A man was found dead with multiple stab and gunshot wounds near Sunrise Mountain off Lake Mead Blvd. in Las Vegas on Thursday, police said. They believe the man was deceased for at least 24 hours before police found the body. The body was ...

1/19/2018 9:37:00 PM
Santa Fe New Mexican
The prospect of damming the Gila stems from decades of interstate litigation and congressional action over how to allocate the waters of the Colorado River system. The Gila, which flows from New Mexico into Arizona, is a tributary of the Colorado.

1/19/2018 5:35:00 PM
The Colorado Independent
“As of Wednesday, Jan. 17, the Upper Colorado River headwaters were at 84 percent of normal precipitation for this water year, which runs from October 2017 through September 2018. The current snow totals could have big implications for the region’s ...

1/19/2018 2:24:00 PM
At issue were disagreements between members of the Interjurisdictional Committee of the Colorado River (COIRCO) that consists of Mendoza, Rio Negro, Neuquen, Buenos Aires and La Pampa provinces. Four of the five COIRCO members granted approval, but La ...

1/19/2018 10:59:00 AM
KYMA Channel 11
EL CENTRO, Calif. - Crews will close westbound Interstate 8 (I-8) from East 16th Street in Yuma, Ariz. to Winterhaven Drive in California for 24 hours beginning Sunday at 3 a.m., according to Caltrans. The Howard C Giss Parkway on-ramp to westbound I-8 ...

1/19/2018 10:32:00 AM
Weather Underground
However, South Africa has no large-scale water resource on par with the Sierra Nevada snowpack or Lake Mead. The smaller reservoirs serving the Western Cape Water Supply System rely mainly on winter rains, and they’ve taken a huge hit from the past three ...

1/19/2018 12:59:00 AM
At 49, he has kayaked the full 277 miles of the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon; scaled the infamous nearly 3,000-foot “Nose” route on Yosemite’s El Capitan; and completed some of the world’s most grueling endurance races. Compared to the ...

1/19/2018 12:22:00 AM
News Deeply
There are still a few months left in the winter, but snowpack is historically low across portions of the Colorado River Basin, which will impact Colorado River flows and storage in Lake Mead and Lake Powell. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported that ...

1/18/2018 10:41:00 PM
Mohave Daily News
“The rainbow trout are still your best bet to target here along the Colorado River, below the Davis Dam,” Braun said. “Up on Lake Mohave, the striper bite is a little slow but the smallmouth bass should be picking up. The smallies seem to hang along ...

1/18/2018 6:08:00 PM
Kunc 91.5
That’s even worse news considering Berthoud Pass -- currently at 80 percent of average-- is one of the better sites for snowpack in the entire Colorado River watershed, which supplies water for about 40 million people in seven states. “The hole we’re ...

1/18/2018 2:22:00 PM
Washington Post
Forever Resorts, an authorized National Park Service concessionaire, is discounting houseboat rentals on Lake Mead and Lake Mohave in Nevada, and Lake Powell in Arizona. Save $450 to $550 on a variety of houseboats, plus save 15 percent on smaller watercraft.

1/18/2018 12:24:00 PM
The Spokesman-Review
Northwestern states have been working mightily to prevent invasive quagga and zebra mussels from contaminating their waterways, as they’ve done in much of the rest of the nation, from the Great Lakes to Lake Mead in Arizona and Nevada. Until the Montana ...

1/18/2018 8:01:00 AM
I tended to shoot lower than that, at 800 to 1,600. The picture of Lake Mead at the top of this post was taken about half an hour after sunset. I would encourage you to check the Tech Trader Flickr feed, where you can see all the images at their original ...

1/18/2018 12:25:00 AM
Mohave Daily News
BULLHEAD CITY — People from Needles to Lake Mead reported hearing — and sometimes feeling — a substantial boom around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. “It was big,” one person posted on a community Facebook group page. “...Weird,” someone else wrote.

Travel Market Report
In general, tip your guide $10 a day and your tracker $5 per day, at the end of the safari. Did you raft down the Colorado River and live to tell about it? Think about tipping your guide $25 per day per person in your party. Tour bus drivers While not ...

1/17/2018 11:24:00 PM
Mohave Daily News
BULLHEAD CITY — The Colorado River Chaos did not get themselves into gear until their backs were against the wall, but they won the five-team U-14 Martin Luther King weekend in Bullhead City baseball tournament at Rotary Park on Sunday despite starting ...

1/16/2018 11:21:00 PM
The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
The Colorado River District has begun a review of its hiring process after Mesa County commissioners and commissioners from some other counties questioned its hiring of the former executive director of the Thompson Divide Coalition as its communications ...

1/16/2018 11:08:00 PM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
A shutdown also would likely prompt the closure of popular national parks and monuments, including Red Rock Canyon and Lake Mead recreation areas, damaging tourism and adding to the public perception that Washington is dysfunctional. Fearing a possible ...

1/16/2018 6:44:00 AM
Daily Herald
In 2007, quagga and zebra mussels were found in Lake Mead, the next reservoir below Lake Powell along the Colorado River. It is believed they entered the U.S. on the hulls and in ballast water of freighters coming from ports in Eastern Europe. From there ...

1/16/2018 4:08:00 AM
News Deeply
A proposed pipeline would funnel Lake Powell water 140 miles to a growing region of Utah, but opponents question if imported water for the beleaguered Colorado is the best way to meet demand. Lake Powell, seen in this aerial shot taken January 27, 2017, is ...

1/16/2018 1:15:00 AM
Green is joined by Jake Stormoen (“Mythica”), Andrew Howard (“Hatfields and McCoys”), Anand Desai-Barochia (“Lake Mead”), Robyn Malcolm (“Top of the Lake”), and Kristian Nairn (“Game of Thrones”) in the cast. Steve Patscheck ...

1/15/2018 12:03:00 AM
The Center for Public Intergrity
Wockner points out that demand for the water that flows from Battle Creek down into the Little Snake, Yampa and Green rivers and ultimately into the Colorado River already exceeds supply. He says state agencies overseeing similar diversion projects under ...

1/14/2018 10:00:00 PM
Mohave Daily News
BULLHEAD CITY — The Colorado River Women’s Council gave out some awards Thursday, and it plans to give out awards of a different sort in March. The plaques handed out Thursday were for entrants in last month’s Boom Box Christmas Parade who took first ...

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