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Wetlands trail reopens

The Wetlands Trail at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area is now open after being closed several years for repairs.

Latinos find their roots at Lake Mead

Conservation and nature are near and dear to Diana Tapia and Cecilia Arteaga. So the pair, who are interning this summer as Lake Mead National Recreation Area communication specialists, set out to create an event to combine their love of nature and their goal of celebrating Latino heritage.

Ranger: Think about safety before entering lake

With summer heat beckoning visitors to the cooler temperatures of Lake Mead, rangers at the National Recreation Area offer reminders about basic safety tips to ensure a safe time on the water.

Lake Mead may see less water than expected

Several hundred billion gallons of water vanished from federal forecasts for Lake Mead over the past two months, but Bureau of Reclamation officials insist there’s no reason to panic.

Dam to be closed Monday for fashion show

Hoover Dam will be closed for several hours on Monday morning for the J Summer Fashion Show, in which Jessica Minh Anh will turn the dam into a catwalk and premiere haute couture and creative fashion collections.

Canyons closed, warnings issued for summer safety

With summer officially starting next week and temperatures already in the triple digits, there are heat restrictions in place and things to remember to stay safe and healthy.

Students focus on similarities of Nevada, India deserts through photos

The opportunity to see Nevada’s similarities to the other side of the world can be experienced at the “Two Deserts, One Sky” art exhibit at the Alan Bible Visitor Center at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

Wear it to work: Life jackets serve as reminder about water safety

Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day is Friday, and with it comes a reminder of the importance of water safety, especially when living close to Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

Dam to be lit blue to promote lung cancer awareness

Tonight the public can witness something new: the Hoover Dam turning turquoise to help promote the fight against lung cancer.

War of words flares in Arizona over Lake Mead water

Officials in Arizona have reached an impasse on a multistate agreement aimed at storing more Colorado River water in Lake Mead, but Southern Nevada Water Authority chief John Entsminger said he is confident the deal will still get done.

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