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Wildlife officials test for deadly pneumonia strain

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.

Lake search continues for missing man

The National Park Service is searching for a 23-year-old North Las Vegas man last seen in the water about a mile north of Cottonwood Cove on Lake Mohave Sunday. The search was suspended at 3 p.m. Monday and resumed Tuesday, according to Christie Vanover, spokeswoman for Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

Hacienda to be sold

The Hacienda Hotel and Casino is being sold, the employees were told in a meeting Thursday.

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Lake visitation up this year, Park Service says

Nearly 3.3 million people have visited the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in the year’s first six months, the National Park Service announced.

Park Service installs life jacket loaner stations

Park rangers from Lake Mead National Recreation Area stressed life jacket safety to a group of children at the Boulder City Library last week as part of a larger outreach to mitigate accidental youth drownings at Lake Mead.

Chicago man’s body recovered at Lake Mead

The body of a Chicago man was recovered last week at Lake Mead, 13 days after he went missing.

Lake Mead Park Service wins prestigious film award

The recently renovated Alan Bible Visitors Center at Lake Mead National Recreation Area has another reason to shine besides the new lighting fixtures and walkway.

Improvements being made to Las Vegas Bay Campground

A portion of the Las Vegas Bay Campground at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area is receiving a $200,000 renovation, National Park Service officials announced Monday.

As Lake Mead shrinks, California uses more than its share of water

As water managers in Nevada and elsewhere fight to keep Lake Mead as full as possible, an irrigation district in California has significantly overdrawn its Colorado River allotment over the past three years.

Boaters at Echo Bay advised to use low water launch ramp

Lake Mead National Recreation Area officials are encouraging boaters at Echo Bay to use a low water launch ramp because of a narrow channel near the main launch ramp.

Light at end of Lake Mead intake tunnel

After setbacks, delays and even a death, there is something to crow about at the site of the Southern Nevada Water Authority’s new water intake at Lake Mead.

Park Service works through tough weekend

Heat, alcohol and a mysterious substance made for a troubling Saturday at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.