Jurors ruled the aerial tour company had an inadequate maintenance program, which led to the deaths of four people when their helicopter crashed near Lake Mead in December 2011.
Sparks Assemblyman calls Tesla plant the biggest thing to hit the state since the Hoover Dam was built.
Runoff from Lake Powell doesn’t fix drought
Drought in the southwestern U.S. will deplete the vast Lake Mead this week to levels not seen since Hoover Dam was completed and the reservoir on the Colorado River was filled in the 1930s, federal water managers said Tuesday.
Officials report the number of people taking paid tours of the historic site dropped from 823,000 in 2011 to 755,000 in 2012 and are trending down in 2013.
There could be changes to help prevent people from jumping off the Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge.
Authorities responding to a suicidal man who fell from a Hoover Dam bypass bridge say an unrelated dead body was found nearby around the same time.
A man fell to his death just after 12:30pm from the Hoover Dam bypass bridge where authorities attempted to try and talk him out of jumping.
The American Society of Civil Engineers honored the Hoover Dam bypass bridge with the the most outstanding civil engineering project for 2012.
A bill renewing contracts for states and cities that get their electricity from Hoover Dam moved forward yesterday.