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Lake Mead/Hoover Dam

Project to prevent flooding in Bootleg Canyon

With rainfall that makes its way swiftly down the mountains, creating a host of problems in its wake, the Boulder City Public Works department is working with the Regional Flood Control District on a project that will prevent flooding in Bootleg Canyon.

New deputy superintendent joins staff at Lake Mead

From law enforcement to scientific research, all the way to public administration, Lake Mead National Recreation Area’s new deputy superintendent, Patrick Gubbins, comes to the park with a wealth of experience.

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Lake Mead dips to lowest level in decades

Lake Mead’s water level continues to drop to a record low, with staggering numbers that have rarely been seen since it began filling up nearly 80 years ago.

Water trail beckons outdoor enthusiasts

With its steep canyon walls, shimmering river, pocket oases, abundant wildlife and myriad recreational activities, it should come as no surprise to area residents that Black Canyon along the Colorado River has gained national attention.

Act aims to contain invasive mussel

Lake Mead is one of about 600 bodies of water across the country that’s infested with quagga mussels, and Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., is hoping to contain them through Washington.

Search underway for missing Las Vegas man

The National Park Service is searching for a Las Vegas man who was last seen in the water near Callville Bay Marina.

Black Canyon waterway earns national designation

A 30-mile portion of the Colorado River that flows through Lake Mead National Recreation Area has been designated as a National Water Trail by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell.

Two die in plane crash near Echo Bay airstrip

Two people died after a small plane crashed near the Echo Bay airstrip Thursday night, according to the Clark County Fire Department.

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Body found at Lake Mead

One dies, 15 rescued in incidents at Lake Mead

One man died and more than 15 others were rescued in separate incidents over the weekend at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

Safety lessons begin Lake Mead’s 50th celebration

The Lake Mead National Recreation Area brought in its 50th year Saturday as vendors, park rangers and visitors made their way to Hemenway Harbor to check out seasonal events, as well as gain an insight on boating safety.

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