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File photo of Lake Mead (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Lake Mead Ends Swim Ban After Testing Mystery Foam

Officials say they’re welcoming swimmers back to the Overton Arm at Lake Mead after finding no dangerous toxins in the water.

06/13/2013

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Erin Brockovich Arrested While Boating In Nevada

Environmental activist Erin Brockovich, portrayed by Julia Roberts in a 2000 movie about her fight over the pollution of a California town, has been arrested on suspicion of boating while intoxicated at Lake Mead near Las Vegas, authorities said Sunday.

CBS Las Vegas–06/09/2013

Congressman Joe Heck (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)

Heck Calls For Better Search and Rescue Operations

Nevada Congressman Joe Heck today introduced legislation that allows expedited access to public lands for Good Samaritan search and recovery organizations so that they may conduct searches for missing persons.

06/07/2013

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Coroner: Body Is Missing Creech Airman

A body of a man missing in Lake Mead since year has been found, his identity confirmed.

04/18/2013

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Prescribed Burns Planned Near Lake Mead

Two prescribed burns are scheduled near Lake Mead over the next few weeks.

03/25/2013

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

Lake Mead Adds Restrictions To Watercraft Use

The National Park Service says personal watercraft owners with carbureted two-stroke engines are going to have to keep their Jet-Skis, SeaDoos and WaveRunners off Lake Mead and Lake Mohave after Jan. 1.

12/14/2012

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Cliff Jumper Dies At Lake Mead

A 28-year-old Las Vegas man is dead after cliff jumping over the weekend at Lake Mead.

10/16/2012

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Lake Mead Swimmers Report Skin Problem

Rangers say a higher than normal waterfowl population at Lake Mead’s Boulder Beach may be to blame for the poison ivy-like rash some swimmers have reported over the weekend.

10/09/2012

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National Parks Offer Free Admission

You can visit your favorite national park this Saturday at no charge.

09/28/2012

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Coroner IDs Vegas Man Killed In Rollover

Authorities have identified a 61-year-old Las Vegas man killed in a weekend rollover near Lake Mead that also injured his passenger.

09/04/2012

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