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Lake Powell area calm after the summer season

The monsoon season is over, the crowds have gone, and the daytime temperatures are ideal — perfect conditions for a fall trip to Lake Powell. The lake, which boasts more than 1,800 miles of shoreline, lies within the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, on the border of Arizona and Utah. The lake was created when the Glen Canyon Dam was built. Although the dam was, and still is, a controversial topic for many, the lake it created has become an outdoor person’s paradise.

Literary Las Vegas: Dan Mager

Part memoir, part self-help book, Dan Mager hopes his book, “Some Assembly Required: A Balanced Approach to Recovery from Addiction and Chronic Pain,” “will have value for anyone struggling.”

View caption contest for October 2014

Send caption idea, name, address and phone number to: aking@viewnews.com or View Caption Contest, PO Box 70, Las Vegas, NV 89125. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place. Entries are limited to five per person and must be postmarked by Oct. 25 . Anonymous submissions will be disqualified. Look for the winning captions in the Nov. 6 editions.