WASHINGTON — The National Park Service was taken to the woodshed on June 6 by members of Congress infuriated after hearing that red tape at Lake Mead prevented a family from recovering the body of a slain Las Vegas cabdriver for almost a year.
The afternoon was bright and the blue water looked white as it sprayed behind the high-powered speedboat.
Rushing across the water with blue lights flashing, the Nevada Department of Wildlife boat operated by game warden Paul Hearne pulled along side a small fishing boat with three generations on board.
A man took his life by jumping off the Hoover Dam bypass bridge early Saturday , the fifth confirmed suicide from the bridge.
Ushering in National Safe Boating Week, the National Park Service will hold its annual event Saturday at Lake Mead National Park to support safe boating.
On a day dedicated to green living, Lake Mead National Recreation Area decided to show off its roots.
An environmental advocacy group has named the Colorado the nation’s most endangered river, just as federal forecasters sounded warnings about lower flows and deeper declines in Lake Mead.
All the glory goes to Yellowstone, Yosemite and the Grand Canyon, but Lake Mead continues to be the people’s park.