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.
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 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.
With any large body of water comes questions of what truly lies beneath its surface, and that applies to Lake Mead, too.
The drought that has plagued Lake Mead for years has driven the nation’s largest man-made reservoir to a record low.
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.
After nearly a decade of revisions and input from the public, the National Park Service completed its wilderness management plan for the Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
Lake Mead’s water level is the highest it’s been since last May. Still, officials are reluctant to embrace the good news for too long.
From the time she was growing up in El Cajon, Calif., Erin Eichenberg has been fascinated with archaeology.
Lake Mead National Recreation Area officials have proposed raising fees, in some cases doubling them, and are seeking public comments about the changes.
The name crops up in several prominent places at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, from its busiest boat harbor to the road and the wash leading down to it. There is even a park in Boulder City, popular among grazing bighorn sheep, that bears the Hemenway name.
The Hoover Dam Lodge will temporarily close its doors as construction workers complete the renovation of the main casino floor and other areas. The closure is expected to last about seven weeks.
The front of the Hoover Dam Lodge is plastered with stone, a burnt orange trim and a line of windows that stretches along the entire the building for drivers to view as they travel up and down U.S. Highway 93.
Southern Nevada’s power will be dispersed a bit differently in 2017.
The B-29 Superfortress bomber at the bottom of Lake Mead will be studied even more as the National Park Service allows two business opportunities to operate guided scuba diving tours of the doomed aircraft.