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File photo of Lake Mead. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

More Water Coming To Lake Mead

Runoff from Lake Powell doesn’t fix drought

08/14/2014

Drought And Climate Change Threaten Colorado River Basin. (credit:  David McNew/Getty Images)

Water Levels At Nevada’s Lake Mead Drop To New Low

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.

07/08/2014

An aerial view shows the Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge part of the Hoover Dam Bypass Project behind the Hoover Dam on Oct. 26, 2010 in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Ne. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Visitor Numbers Dropping At Hoover Dam

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.

11/19/2013

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State Considers Changes To Bridge

There could be changes to help prevent people from jumping off the Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge.

07/27/2012

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NHP Finds Second Body At Hoover Dam

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.

07/13/2012

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Man Falls To Death At Hoover Dam

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.

07/12/2012

Hoover Dam is an immense concrete structure 30 miles southwest of Las Vegas on U.S. 93 built in the 1930s to control Colorado River run-off. (Credit: usbr.gov)

National Recognition For Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge

The American Society of Civil Engineers honored the Hoover Dam bypass bridge with the the most outstanding civil engineering project for 2012.

03/23/2012

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Hoover Dam Bill Advances to Senate

A bill renewing contracts for states and cities that get their electricity from Hoover Dam moved forward yesterday.

06/16/2011

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Missing Lake Mead Boater Presumed Drowned

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The National Park Service says a 38-year-old Las Vegas man has not been found and is presumed drowned, two days after jumping from a boat into the chilly water of Lake […]

CBS Las Vegas–06/02/2011

Hoover Dam is an immense concrete structure 30 miles southwest of Las Vegas on U.S. 93 built in the 1930s to control Colorado River run-off. (Credit: usbr.gov)

Best Day Trips For Families Around Las Vegas

Las Vegas is generally considered a playground for adults, but there are many attractions and activities in the surrounding areas that make perfect family-friendly day trips away from the city. The best of these family day trips can make a Las Vegas visit a memorable time for everyone.

01/24/2011

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