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Efforts to quell invasive species continue

Invasive species pose a threat statewide and officials are working to help educate Nevada residents about them during this week’s observance of National Invasive Species Awareness Week, which continues through Friday, March 2.

The Latest
Lake Mead forecast improves slightly despite dry winter

Winter is off to an alarmingly dry start across the Colorado River Basin, but you wouldn’t know it from the latest federal projections for Lake Mead.

After the Storm

Andy Saylor

Colorado River’s forecast bleak

The first forecast for the Colorado River is in, and the outlook for the coming year is bleak.

Two indicted on federal corruption charges

A former official for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation in Boulder City and an accountant for a private accounting firm were indicted Dec. 13 on federal corruption charges.

Dam police department dissolved; park rangers now patrol facility

Changes have come to security at Hoover Dam, as National Park Service rangers now provide law enforcement, rather than the Bureau of Reclamation’s defunct police department.

News Briefs

Firefighters join annual toy drive

Hometown Hero: Berger honored for saving man’s life

Ask Gary Berger if he did anything out of the ordinary on July 30, and he will emphatically say no. Others, however, might disagree.

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