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Lake Mead remains popular

For the second year in a row, Lake Mead National Recreation Area is the sixth-most-visited park in the nation.

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New deputy superintendent named at Lake Mead

Lake Mead National Recreation Area has named its new deputy superintendent, who will start work early next year.

Deadline set for Colorado River drought plans

For more than a year, federal officials have pushed for the completion of emergency drought plans by the seven states that share Colorado River water.

‘Error’ in park service Lake Mead plan jolts community

The National Park Service accidentally left a key detail out of its new low-water plan for Lake Mead, much to the dismay of residents of the small, lake-crazy community of Meadview, Arizona.

Park Service prepares for additional drop at Lake Mead

The National Park Service expects to spend about $25 million to move marinas and extend boat launch ramps if Lake Mead continues to shrink in the coming years, according to a new low-water plan released last week.

 
Access to Lake Mead’s water gets deep

No one needs to remind local residents that they live in the middle of a desert or that for the past 17 years Southern Nevada has experienced a severe drought. Anyone who has journeyed to Lake Mead has seen the prominent “bathtub ring” showing how much the water level has fallen.

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Grants to fund student trips to Lake Mead

Hundreds of Clark County School District students will be able to visit Lake Mead National Recreation Area during the 2018-19 school year after nonprofit organizations provided more than $10,000 in grants to underwrite expenses.

Traffic delays on I-11 beyond engineers’ control

The newly opened stretch of Interstate 11 near Boulder City is designed to cut as much as 30 minutes off the trip between Las Vegas and Kingman, Arizona.

 
Fireboat named in honor of late ranger

Lake Mead ranger Thomas Kenneth “T.K.” Brown was honored in the most appropriate way Friday as a fireboat was named in his memory.