Lake Mead News

3/21/2019 11:46:00 PM
Mohave Valley Daily News
BULLHEAD CITY — Bass — striped and otherwise — are biting. So are the rainbow trout. “Our striper bite is picking up,” said Rusty Braun, proprietor of Riviera Marina in Bullhead City. “The reports of ...

3/21/2019 4:56:00 PM
Courthouse News Service
FILE – In this July 25, 2017, file photo, rafters float down the Colorado River near Moab, Utah. Rivers are drying up, popular mountain recreation spots are closing and water restrictions are in full ...

3/21/2019 4:11:00 PM
Eastern Arizona Courier
The deal, which now needs congressional approval, most immediately decides who shares in cuts in the amount of water that will become necessary when Lake Mead drops below a certain level. For Arizona ...

3/21/2019 1:51:00 PM
KUNC
Water leaders from the seven states that make up the Colorado River basin are one step closer to finalizing a drought contingency plan. Representatives from Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, New Mexico, Nevada ...

3/21/2019 12:31:00 PM
Austin American-Statesman
The Texas Department of Transportation’s $48 million plan to add frontage road bridges over the Colorado River in Bastrop has hit a delay. The project, which was expected to be bid out to contractors ...

3/21/2019 12:04:00 PM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
The body of Dr. Thomas Burchard, 71, was discovered by officers about 10:50 a.m. March 7 in a desert area near the entrance to the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, the Metropolitan Police ...

3/21/2019 3:08:00 AM
Yahoo News
Already, the drought has left water levels at Lake Mead — the nearly 250-square-mile reservoir that's held back by the formidable Hoover Dam — at their lowest levels in half a century. The water ...

3/20/2019 10:38:00 PM
Lasvegas Now
Police say an employee of an apartment complex in the 1900 block of North Jones Boulevard, near Lake Mead Boulevard, found the woman's body during a welfare check. Upon arrival, officers located a ...

3/20/2019 8:35:00 PM
The Daily Courier
PHOENIX — The leaders of Colorado River basin states are asking Congress to approve the newly adopted drought contingency plan that they admit is not a long-term solution to a dryer future and less ...

3/20/2019 7:27:00 PM
KTNV Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The investigations continue into two bodies found along the same stretch of road on State Route 147 heading towards East Lake Mead. Thomas Burchard, 71, and Marcos Madrid, 33, were ...

3/20/2019 5:50:00 PM
The Arizona Republic
Discover Arizona: Havasupai Falls, Colorado River, Flagstaff and more Take a closer look at the beauty of the Grand Canyon state, as capture by Arizona Republic photographers. Check out this story on ...

3/20/2019 2:17:00 PM
KSNV
LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — UPDATE 3:55 PM| The coroner's office has identified the woman as 68-year-old Cheryl Brown. The coroner says Brown's was a black Las Vegas resident and her cause of death is ...

3/20/2019 12:51:00 PM
nytimes.com
The victory, though, may be short-lived, because the reservoirs of Lake Mead and Lake Powell are already at less than 40 percent of their capacity and climate change is threatening to make matters ...

3/20/2019 9:16:00 AM
Vail Daily
FILE - In this July 28, 2014, file photo, lightning strikes over Lake Mead near Hoover Dam that impounds Colorado River water at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Arizona. Several states that ...

3/20/2019 9:12:00 AM
KSL
SALT LAKE CITY — Representatives from the seven member states of the Colorado River Basin endorsed drought contingency plans Tuesday and transmitted a letter of agreement to Congress for action. From ...

3/20/2019 3:13:00 AM
YAHOO!
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Seven states that rely on a major waterway in the U.S. West have finished a yearslong effort to create a plan to protect the Colorado River amid a prolonged drought, the ...

3/20/2019 1:56:00 AM
sfgate.com
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Seven states that rely on a major waterway in the U.S. West have finished a yearslong effort to create a plan to protect the Colorado River amid a prolonged drought, the ...

3/20/2019 1:22:00 AM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Sam Gordon goes over the key points of the game. Sitting on top of a mountain overlooking the Lake Mead recreation area, Scott Baranoff gives a tour of his 4,655 square feet Frank Lloyd-Wright ...

3/20/2019 12:35:00 AM
The Denver Post
Faced with reservoirs less than half full along the Colorado River, federal authorities and negotiators for Colorado and six other western states on Tuesday finalized a landmark plan to share the ...

3/20/2019 12:05:00 AM
Havasu News
The deal, which now needs congressional approval, most immediately decides who shares in cuts in the amount of water that will become necessary when Lake Mead drops below a certain level. For Arizona ...

3/19/2019 10:30:00 PM
The Business Journals
Arizona and six other states finalized a drought plan on Tuesday for the Colorado River that will impact businesses and consumers across the West. The plan now heads to Congress, where it will be ...

3/19/2019 8:28:00 PM
ABC News
The U.S. government says seven Western states that rely on the Colorado River have completed their work on a plan to protect the waterway amid a prolonged drought. U.S. Bureau of Reclamation ...

3/19/2019 7:56:00 PM
ABC News
The U.S. government says seven Western states that rely on the Colorado River have completed their work on a plan to protect the waterway amid a prolonged drought. U.S. Bureau of Reclamation ...

3/19/2019 7:22:00 PM
Kingman Daily Miner
PHOENIX – The leaders of Colorado River basin states are asking Congress to approve the newly adopted drought contingency plan that they admit is not a long-term solution to a dryer future and ...

3/19/2019 7:00:00 PM
Arizona Daily Star
Arizona and the six other Colorado River Basin states took a big step toward completion of a drought plan by asking Congress to approve it. The request is an acknowledgment by the states and the U ...

3/19/2019 5:03:00 PM
Environmental Defense Fund
It’s finally time to celebrate that federal and state agencies as well as local water districts have agreed on the terms of Drought Contingency Plan (DCP) agreements in both the Upper and Lower ...

3/19/2019 4:56:00 PM
Deseret News
SALT LAKE CITY — Representatives from the seven member states of the Colorado River Basin endorsed drought contingency plans Tuesday and transmitted a letter of agreement to Congress for action. From ...

3/19/2019 4:28:00 PM
nytimes.com
The water is saved, for now. Seven Western states have agreed on a plan to manage the Colorado River amid a 19-year drought, voluntarily cutting their water use to prevent the federal government from ...

3/19/2019 4:22:00 PM
MarketWatch
Jeffrey Kightlinger, general manager of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, issues the following statement on the seven Colorado River Basin states together asking Congress for ...

3/19/2019 4:13:00 PM
U.S. News & World Report
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Seven states that rely on a major waterway in the U.S. West have finished a yearslong effort to create a plan to protect the Colorado River amid a prolonged drought, the ...

3/19/2019 1:42:00 PM
Yahoo News
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Seven states that rely on a major river in the U.S. West are pushing for federal legislation to implement a plan to protect the water amid a prolonged drought, signaling they ...

3/19/2019 11:56:00 AM
Grand Canyon News
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The National Park Service recently redesignated Fort Sumter National Monument to Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie National Historical Park. The park includes Fort Sumter, Fort Moultrie ...

3/19/2019 10:24:00 AM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
The seven Colorado River states have finished their emergency drought plan by deadline day, but the completed deal set to be signed in Arizona on Tuesday afternoon excludes the river’s largest water ...

3/18/2019 11:03:00 PM
The Arizona Republic
Outlook improves for Colorado River reservoirs, but a drought deal is still in the works This year's above-average snowpack could help avert a Colorado River shortage next year. Western states are ...

3/18/2019 6:09:00 PM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Sitting on top of a mountain overlooking the Lake Mead recreation area, Scott Baranoff gives a tour of his 4,655 square feet Frank Lloyd-Wright inspired home in Boulder City. St. Mary's Coach and ...

3/18/2019 5:43:00 PM
FOX5 Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- The Clark County coroner has identified a man found dead in a car near Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Dr. Thomas Kirk Burchard, 71, of Salinas, Calif. was found dead in a ...

3/18/2019 5:27:00 PM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
(Courtesy Raiders.com) Real Estate Millions: Boulder City Home (613 Lido Dr) - VIDEO Sitting on top of a mountain overlooking the Lake Mead recreation area, Scott Baranoff gives a tour of his 4,655 ...

3/18/2019 2:23:00 PM
KUNC
High snowpack in the southern Rocky Mountains this winter will likely stave off a shortage declaration in the Colorado River watershed in 2020, relieving pressure on water managers attempting to ...

3/15/2019 6:16:00 PM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
For the moment, Mother Nature is smiling on the Colorado River. Enough snow has piled up in the mountains that feed the river to stave off a dreaded shortage declaration for one more year, according ...

3/15/2019 4:16:00 PM
KTNV Las Vegas
Henderson Police responded most to the Walmart at 300 E. Lake Mead -- over a dozen times a week last year with a total of 669 calls. Of the big properties on the Strip, the MGM Grand had the most ...

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