Lake Mead News

4/25/2017 8:11:00 PM
KSCJ
A downstream adventure into the heart of one of America’s most important water systems examining where our water comes from and where it all goes The Colorado River is a crucial resource for a surprisingly large part of the United States, and every ...

4/25/2017 4:04:00 PM
KSL
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities at Grand Canyon National Park say an Idaho man has died while on a private boating trip on the Colorado River. Park rangers were called about noon Sunday about a man being pulled out of the water and ...

4/25/2017 5:55:00 AM
kdminer.com
The first of two major local fishing tournaments will be held May 5-6 at South Cove on Lake Mead. Mike Stapleton is co-chairman and a member of the Kingman Fire Fighters Association. Along with co-chair Matt Wolsey, these two firefighters operate one of ...

4/24/2017 7:37:00 PM
St George Utah
ST. GEORGE — An Idaho man is dead after drowning in the Colorado River during a boating trip Sunday afternoon in Grand Canyon National Park. Park personnel were first alerted to the incident at 12 p.m. by a personal locator beacon before receiving a call ...

4/24/2017 5:20:00 PM
Elko Daily Free Press
Areas in the state with Enhanced 911 are Carson City, Mesquite, Nellis Air Force Base, U.S. Department of the Interior at Lake Mead, North Las Vegas, Las Vegas Fire and Rescue, Henderson, Boulder City, and Pershing, Lander, Mineral, Douglas, Lyon ...

4/24/2017 3:44:00 PM
Associated Press
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) -- Authorities at Grand Canyon National Park say an Idaho man has died while on a private boating trip on the Colorado River. Park rangers were called about noon Sunday about a man being pulled out of the water and ...

4/24/2017 1:59:00 PM
inkstain.net
Amid the Colorado River water management attention last week rightly focused on the fact that a wet winter in the Upper Basin means a big release this year from Lake Powell to help refill Lake Mead, I missed another bit of business that may be even more ...

4/24/2017 5:01:00 AM
89.3 KPCC
"There it is. Take it." Those are the famous – or to some, infamous – words of William Mullholland when the Los Angeles Aqueduct opened over 100 years ago. That water rushed from the Owens Valley into the San Fernando Reservoir and gave the city the ...

4/24/2017 3:08:00 AM
Circle of Blue
9 million acre-feet: Water to be released this year from Lake Powell to Lake Mead, about nine percent above the minimum requirement. A large snowpack in the Colorado River’s upper basin allowed the increase. A warm and dry March, however, scuttled ...

4/23/2017 11:06:00 PM
Daily Herald
He loved his Traeger grill and especially loved experimenting with food and restaurants. He loved the annual beach and Lake Mead trips. He loved his Padres and the former San Diego Chargers. He was the super fan for all his kids and grandkids. He had a ...

4/23/2017 11:51:00 AM
blog.goodsam.com
Pirate Cove RV Resort has been rated a TOP BEACH RV PARK by Good Sam. We are a Pirate-themed, first-class destination located in California along the Colorado River and Route 66. This secluded cove is a Caribbean style oasis with white sandy beaches and ...

4/23/2017 10:27:00 AM
12news.com
AZZ001-003-036-NVZ016-020>022-240100- /O.CON.KVEF.WI.Y.0028.170423T1900Z-170424T0300Z/ Northwest Plateau-Northwest Deserts- Lake Mead National Recreation Area-Northeast Clark County- Las Vegas Valley-Southern Clark County- Including Colorado City ...

4/23/2017 4:03:00 AM
Arizona Capitol Times
Arizona water leaders have continued this collaborative paradigm to protect water levels in Lake Mead, during an almost two-decade long drought, by negotiating the 2007 Shortage and Sharing Guidelines, as well as Minute 32x with Mexico, the Drought ...

4/23/2017 1:00:00 AM
Lake Powell Life
At approximately 12 p.m. on Sunday, April 23, Grand Canyon National Park was alerted to a personal locator beacon activation near Hance Rapid on the Colorado River. The Grand Canyon Regional Communications Center then received a satellite call from a ...

4/22/2017 1:40:00 PM
Mohave Daily News
NEEDLES — The Best Western Colorado River Inn on West Broadway received the Champion Green Award at the chain’s District VI meeting in Costa Mesa this year. The awards were presented in front of several hundred District VI Best Western hoteliers from ...

4/22/2017 12:09:00 AM
rvlife.com
The Pirate’s Den RV Resort and Marina on the Colorado River is a great year-round Arizona destination in Parker. Located about 180 miles south of Las Vegas, Pirate’s Den RV Resort features 152 campsites, two popular restaurants, and an adjacent ...

4/21/2017 6:14:00 AM
Havasu News
“So we condensed down the area.’’ That gives Bullhead City and Kingman the signs they want, she said. “It doesn’t include up to Lake Mead,’’ Cobb said. “And Lake Havasu wanted to be excluded. Even that, however, was not enough to blunt all ...

4/21/2017 5:36:00 AM
12news.com
AZZ101-CAZ229-NVZ466-220300- /O.CON.KVEF.FW.W.0001.170421T1700Z-170422T0300Z/ Lake Mead NRA/Colorado River-AZ side-Lower Colorado River Valley- Lake Mead NRA/Colorado River-NV side- 459 AM PDT Fri Apr 21 2017 /459 AM MST Fri Apr 21 2017/ ...RED FLAG ...

4/20/2017 12:42:00 PM
KTNV
Two kayakers had to be rescued from the Colorado River around 1:40 a.m. April 20. According to the Bullhead City Police Department, they received multipled calls from concerned citizens who said they could hear the men calling for help. When Police ...

4/20/2017 11:15:00 AM
coyotegulch.wordpress.com
The Las Vegas Review Journal recently did a marvelous job of showing readers — rather than merely telling them — precisely what it takes for a drop of water to exit Lake Mead (Sin City’s primary water resource) and travel to a residential water faucet.

4/20/2017 9:45:00 AM
12news.com
AZZ101-CAZ229-NVZ466-211200- /O.NEW.KVEF.FW.W.0001.170421T1700Z-170422T0300Z/ Lake Mead NRA/Colorado River-AZ side-Lower Colorado River Valley- Lake Mead NRA/Colorado River-NV side- 914 AM PDT Thu Apr 20 2017 /914 AM MST Thu Apr 20 2017/ ...RED FLAG ...

4/20/2017 7:58:00 AM
vegasseven.com
But the question of whether Lake Mead and the Colorado River will run out of water—emptied by growth, apathy, lack of snowpack from the Rockies and global warming—recurs in debates by scientists, politicians, water experts and academics. Since the ...

4/19/2017 10:28:00 PM
barnesandnoble.com
The Crystal Valley upstream from Redstone used to be busier than it is today. Ute Indians lived there until prospectors, trappers, ranchers, farmers, and miners forcibly removed them. A small town, which no longer exists, arose to support the settlers, and ...

4/19/2017 1:53:00 PM
indianz.com
A welcome sign on the Colorado River Indian Reservation in Parker, Arizona. Photo: moominsean A non-Indian leaseholder has lost an appeal in a long-running dispute over the boundaries of the Colorado River Indian Reservation. In 1949, the late William ...

4/19/2017 1:14:00 PM
KTNV
Reports say the Desert Princess, a triple-decked boat, lost power Tuesday afternoon on Lake Mead. A park service spokeswoman says a distress call came in just after noon reporting the boat was in the southwestern end of the lake. She says the boat had been ...

4/18/2017 8:04:00 PM
m.lasvegassun.com
Strong winds caused a triple-decker, paddlewheel boat that had lost power to drift at Lake Mead National Recreation Area this afternoon, according to the National Park Service. One crew member out of 163 people aboard the Desert Princess vessel suffered ...

4/18/2017 7:09:00 PM
Lasvegas Now
LAS VEGAS - A paddle wheeler boat lost power on Lake Mead Tuesday stranding more than 160 passengers, according to the National Park Service. Around 12:30 p.m. the Lake Mead Interagency Communication Center received a radio distress call from the “Desert ...

4/18/2017 5:00:00 PM
whowhatwhy.org
Among them, Lake Mead — America’s largest reservoir — today sits at historically low levels; about 41% capacity. According to Castle, there is a “substantial probability” — approximately a one in three chance — that levels at Mead will fall ...

4/18/2017 4:52:00 PM
news3lv.com
There was quite the scare on Lake Mead today. One of its biggest boats lost power Tuesday afternoon and then the wind took over. The Desert Princess paddle wheeler, a favorite with tourists, was left drifting. Shortly after noon, as it pulled out of its ...

4/18/2017 4:38:00 PM
Fox 5 KVVU-TV
A paddle boat that lost power during a trip to the Hoover Dam on Tuesday lost power and was set adrift, hitting other vessels in the process. Christie Vanover, a spokeswoman for the National Park Service, confirmed the power loss on board the Desert ...

4/18/2017 3:41:00 PM
inkstain.net
Dan Elliott has details on yesterday’s USBR announcement of a 9 million acre foot release from Lake Mead: The Bureau of Reclamation, which manages dams and reservoirs on the Colorado River, said it will release 9 million acre-feet from Lake Powell ...

4/18/2017 11:19:00 AM
Grand Canyon News
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — For the third time this decade, environmental group American Rivers named the Lower Colorado River as the nation’s most endangered in its annual report. According to American Rivers’ report, the Lower Colorado River provides ...

4/18/2017 11:04:00 AM
visibleearth.nasa.gov
For more information about agriculture on the California-Mexico border, and the Colorado River Delta, see the high-resolution images from the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER). Note: Often times, due to the size ...

4/18/2017 9:40:00 AM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
The federal government plans to release an above-average amount of Colorado River water into Lake Mead this year, but it’s less than many hoped after a healthy snow season across much of the West. The Bureau of Reclamation, which manages dams and ...

4/18/2017 8:56:00 AM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
The federal government plans to release an above-average amount of Colorado River water into Lake Mead this year, but it’s less than many hoped after a healthy snow season across much of the West. The Bureau of Reclamation, which manages dams and ...

4/17/2017 10:42:00 PM
ABC 15 Taking Action
The Bureau of Reclamation, which manages dams and reservoirs on the Colorado River, said it will release 9 million acre-feet (11 billion cubic meters) from Lake Powell, sending it down the Colorado to Lake Mead, where it will be tapped by Arizona ...

4/17/2017 8:34:00 PM
KTNV
The federal government plans to release an above-average amount of water from a major reservoir in the Southwestern U.S. this year, but it's less than many hoped. The Bureau of Reclamation said Monday it will release 9 million acre-feet from Lake Powell.

4/17/2017 7:35:00 PM
morningconsult.com
The challenge of sustaining the Colorado River can seem crushing — there is a projected shortfall in supply of one trillion gallons to meet new demands of the region’s diverse and growing economy and warmer future by 2060. Like the challenges of a ...

4/17/2017 6:15:00 PM
news3lv.com
Molina was found dismembered and burned on Dec. 28 near Lake Mead and Lamb. Molina was found dismembered and burned on Dec. 28 near Lake Mead and Lamb. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department police arrest report says Newton killed Molina at an ...

4/17/2017 11:21:00 AM
coyotegulch.wordpress.com
National Public Radio has some of the best interviewing talent in American journalism, and there’s none better than Terry Gross, whose Peabody Award-winning weekday program, “Fresh Air,” has consistently delivered provocative and fascinating ...

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