The monsoonal rains that returned to Southern Nevada on Monday brought with them a special treat: waterfalls at the Hoover Dam.
Authorities were working to identify human remains found by a bystander at a Lake Mead National Recreation Area beach.
In July 1983, Lake Mead was nearing full capacity. As a result, in a rare move, the Hoover Dam opened its spillways, creating a show that visitors will never forget.
The summer shrinkage of Lake Mead has drastically slowed, but not stopped.
How Lake Mead grew, reached capacity, then fell over 80 years.
“What has been a slow motion train wreck for 20 years is accelerating, and the moment of reckoning is near,” the head of the Southern Nevada Water Authority told Congress.
The precipitous drop of Lake Mead this spring has slowed down in past week.
On this day in 1983, in a front-page story, the Review-Journal warned readers that holiday activities at Lake Mead would be limited because of high water levels.
Years of drought have left the Colorado River struggling to serve western states, as the federal government contemplates more restrictions.
Owner Craig Miller brought his houseboat in early June to a place for engine repairs, but rapidly declining Lake Mead left him with nothing but sand under his boat.
Here are the high school coaches’ all-league teams for baseball and softball.
Southern Nevada’s housing market is no stranger to volatility — and lately, it seems the industry is on anything but even ground.
A person drowned Saturday after a 15-foot boat they were on began to sink, the National Park Service confirmed Monday.
Should Lake Mead fall below its “dead pool” level of 895 feet, Hoover Dam could not produce power and would be unable to release water to California, Arizona and Mexico.
Lake Mead is 29 percent full, the lowest level since it was originally filled more than 80 years ago