The news coming from Lake Mead was disconcerting, though not surprising: its water level continues to fall. As reported Friday by the Review-Journal’s Henry Brean, the lake declined to a record low of 1,081.82 feet above sea level late Wednesday night, a depth not seen since 1937, when Hoover Dam was completed and Colorado River water steadily rose behind it. Lake Mead will continue to shrink for several weeks.
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Federal officials have identified more than 5,500 acres high in the Spring Mountains as critical habitat for the endangered Mount Charleston blue butterfly.
Las Vega fighter Evan Dunham wants to avoid a potential third straight loss Wednesday night on an Ultimate Fighting Championship card in Atlantic City, N.J. Dunham, 32, will fight Edson Barboza on a UFC Fight Night card on Fox Sports 1. The University of Oregon alum returns in search of his first victory since February 2013.
The head of a Nevada gun-rights group and others are challenging the description of effect on a petition to require background checks on every gun sale in Nevada, including those between private parties.
Spoiler alert: When the World Series of Poker Main Event reconvenes in November, there won’t be many recognizable faces.
Nearly 15,000 southwest valley residents were without power for more than an hour Monday night, according to NV Energy.
Jorryt van Hoof held the chip lead Monday during the first evening break on Day 7 of the World Series of Poker Main Event at the Rio Convention Center.
The Southern Nevada Falcons are the No. 1 seed in this week’s Connie Mack state baseball tournament, after they finished the season 20-2. But as coaches of three of the top five seeds see it, there’s no difference between the Falcons and the eighth-seeded Las Vegas Mustangs (13-9).
The Southern Nevada Falcons will be the No. 1 seed in this week’s Connie Mack State Baseball Tournament after they finished the season 20-2. But as coaches of three of the top five seeds see it, there’s no difference between the Falcons and the eighth-seeded Las Vegas Mustangs-Navy (13-9).