A woman who jumped to her death from the Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge Friday “was sly about it and didn’t want people to know.”
The 37th annual Christmas Parade of Lights is scheduled to set sail at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Las Vegas Boat Harbor/Lake Mead Marina Complex in Lake Mead National Recreation Area. The Lake Mead Boat Owners Association started this dazzling display of floating holiday lights in 1976 and every year puts up the money for event insurance and trophies for top parade entries.
Strong winds and freezing temperatures are forecast for Lake Mead National Recreation Area through Saturday; therefore, rangers are advising visitors and employees to be cautious of the hazards.
Willow Beach Road in Lake Mead National Recreation Area has reopened. It was temporarily closed due to flooding and storm damage.
The Hacienda Casino will soon be named Hoover Dam Lodge, according to tavern operator Dotty’s, which is in the final stages of purchasing the property.
Flooding and storm damage has caused the temporary closure of Willow Beach and St. Thomas roads in Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
When the Mike O’Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge carried its first car across Black Canyon in October 2010, officials wondered and worried about what might happen to a Hoover Dam suddenly transformed from major interstate highway to mere roadside attraction.
Forever Resorts, in cooperation with the National Park Service, will host its annual Cleanup Day on Saturday at Callville Bay Resort and Marina in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area. It’s a chance to come out and help clean up the marina and surrounding beaches.
The longtime operators of Lake Mead Cruises plan to hand over operation of the Desert Princess paddlewheel boat tours to a multinational corporation.
Lake Mead National Recreation Area visitors will have until 3 p.m. today to leave the park, which was closed after a budget stalemate Tuesday shut down the government.
A falling Lake Mead water level may mean rising electric rates for Boulder City residents.
With Lake Mead shrinking and a new deep-water straw still far from finished, the Southern Nevada Water Authority plans to declare an emergency and fast-track a new $12 million construction project aimed at securing the valley’s water supply through next summer.
Former longtime resident William Rinne started as a fisheries biologist for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and rose to serve as the agency’s acting commissioner. Along the way, he helped craft a sweeping, multistate program to protect both endangered species and the use of the Colorado River for water and power generation.
State wildlife officials caught and killed a sick bighorn sheep from a Boulder City park on Sept. 4 so they could run tests to determine if one of Nevada’s most important herds has been infected with a deadly strain of pneumonia.
The recycling program at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area has seen a 20 percent increase in the past three months, the park service recently announced.