National Park Service
Arizona reached a deal Friday with the Interior Department to pay for Grand Canyon National Park to completely reopen using state and local funds during the federal government shutdown.
A Las Vegas man has apparently drowned in the waters of Lake Mead.
Wildlife experts in California and Nevada are concerned about a deadly disease that is claiming the lives of a growing number of desert bighorn sheep in the Mojave National Preserve about 100 miles southwest of Las Vegas.
Authorities are investigating after a decomposing body was found in a houseboat near Lake Mead.
As far as road projects go, the official launch of the new Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge was relatively low-keyed.