Winter is off to an alarmingly dry start across the Colorado River Basin, but you wouldn’t know it from the latest federal projections for Lake Mead.
The National Park Service group shivered one early January morning as a white truck carefully backed a boat into Echo Bay at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
The first forecast for the Colorado River is in, and the outlook for the coming year is bleak.
A former official for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation in Boulder City and an accountant for a private accounting firm were indicted Dec. 13 on federal corruption charges.
Changes have come to security at Hoover Dam, as National Park Service rangers now provide law enforcement, rather than the Bureau of Reclamation’s defunct police department.
Boulder Beach Campground is getting a face-lift and receiving more than $3 million in improvements.
Ask Gary Berger if he did anything out of the ordinary on July 30, and he will emphatically say no. Others, however, might disagree.
National Park Service officials are seeking input from the public as they prepare for the worst at Lake Mead.