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Lake Mead/Hoover Dam

Lake Mead rangers sent to patrol Mexico border

Several park rangers who normally patrol public land near Boulder City and Las Vegas have been dispatched to the U.S.-Mexico border in recent months under a surge program adopted by the Trump administration last year.

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Lake Mead readies plan for lower water levels

The National Park Service has completed all the steps needed to amend its general plan to address lower water conditions at Lake Mead.

Goodro named superintendent of Lake Mead

Margaret L. Goodro has been named the new superintendent of Lake Mead National Recreation Area. She replaces Lizette Richardson, who retired last year.

Snow staves off shortage

For the moment, Mother Nature is smiling on the Colorado River.

Shuttle service to Boulder City launched

A new shuttle service is bringing Las Vegas visitors to Boulder City.

Callville without power as marina moved

The marina in Lake Mead’s Callville Bay will be without power for the rest of the month to accommodate a renovation for low water levels.

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.

Local fishermen fare well at bass tourney

A duo from Boulder City High School took the top prize at a recent fishing tournament on Lake Mead.

Nevada, Arizona work to finalize drought plan

Arizona has one week left to approve an emergency plan for the drought-stricken Colorado River, and Nevada officials aren’t just watching the clock run out from the sidelines.

News Briefs, Dec. 27

Federal shutdown stops most park services at Lake Mead