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Body of teenage boy recovered at Lake Mohave

Five great places to visit at Lake Mead National Recreation Area

As summer begins and the Las Vegas Valley starts its months-long endeavor into triple-digit temperatures, it’s important to remember that one of the National Park Service’s crown jewels is located in the backyard of Boulder City.

Artist awarded $1.3 million for dam sculpture

An artist has won almost $1.35 million in a lawsuit over a sculpture commemorating workers who were paid $5 per day to risk their lives during the construction of Hoover Dam.

Railroad Trail earns national designation

The Historic Railroad Trail at Lake Mead National Recreation Area was recently designated as a national trail by the U.S. Department of the Interior.

Lake’s low levels could trigger federal shortage

Lake Mead is expected to shrink low enough by January 2017 to trigger the first federal shortage declaration on the Colorado River, according to a bleak new projection from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.

Tales about what’s on bottom of Lake Mead abound

With any large body of water comes questions of what truly lies beneath its surface, and that applies to Lake Mead, too.

Lake level hits record low

The drought that has plagued Lake Mead for years has driven the nation’s largest man-made reservoir to a record low.

Climate in crisis

From barren wasteland once filled with trees, to the sharp transition in rain patterns, climate change continues to harm the world in a variety of ways.

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