Lake Powell News

4/7/2020 8:41:00 PM
Havasu News
The Colorado River Indian Tribes are firing back after officials in the Town of Parker and La Paz County challenged the tribes' recent stay-at-home order. The orders contain strict demands, including ...

4/7/2020 4:03:00 PM
The Salt Lake Tribune
Residents who live near the base of the 10,300-foot mountain or in homes scattered across the sandstone mesas south of Lake Powell lack traditional street addresses. The public high school and chapter ...

4/7/2020 1:33:00 PM
Austin American-Statesman
State judges delivered a blow to landowners from Bastrop and Lee counties last week in a long-awaited decision that favored the water interests of the Lower Colorado River Authority over the property ...

4/7/2020 12:22:00 PM
LAist
The Upper Colorado River Basin – where a substantial amount of our water comes from – is hovering around normal. Reservoirs are at about their historical averages. However, as of last week, parts of ...

4/7/2020 9:28:00 AM
The Aspen Times
The Shoshone hydropower plant in Glenwood Canyon has been down since at least Feb. 14 and could be down until June, but a 2016 safety-net agreement has kept water flowing down the Colorado River. The ...

4/6/2020 11:15:00 PM
The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
With local irrigation entities beginning to divert Colorado River flows for another growing season, water managers are prepared to offset some of those diversions if need be this month to ...

4/6/2020 4:26:00 PM
KNAU Arizona Public Radio
Officials with Glen Canyon National Recreational Area will close all public boat ramps on Lake Powell to limit the spread of coronavirus. Boaters launch on Lake Powell Credit NPS They say the ramps ...

4/6/2020 2:30:00 PM
myhighplains.com
For most, it’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. The 24-day adventure took them down the scenic Colorado River…away from cell service, internet and far from the outside world. “It was pretty much ...

4/6/2020 9:42:00 AM
KNAU Arizona Public Radio
Glen Canyon, in coordination with the State of Utah, is closing all public boat ramps on Lake Powell to protect employee and visitor health and safety. Credit arizonaleisure.com The closure will ...

4/6/2020 6:23:00 AM
St. George News
Lake Powell in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, date not specified | Photo courtesy of the National Park Service, St. George News According to a press release from the National Park Service, Glen ...

4/5/2020 11:15:00 PM
The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
When the Dewey Bridge was completed in April of 1916, it was cause for celebration -- three days of festivities, in fact.

4/5/2020 10:14:00 PM
Columbus Dispatch
Joel Moine took The Daily Record with him down by the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon during his week-long hiking trip this year.

4/5/2020 5:17:00 PM
Austin American-Statesman
Flash flooding is likely to affect creeks, streams, low water crossings and underpasses, forecasters said. Rain gauges monitored by the Lower Colorado River Authority show widespread rainfall of up to ...

4/5/2020 2:28:00 PM
The Salt Lake Tribune
“The BLM has the opportunity to reject this industry wish list that will only advance the climate crisis and threatens our national parks and treasured public lands, the Colorado River and the ...

4/5/2020 9:32:00 AM
Gephardt Daily
GLEN CANYON NATIONAL RECREATION AREA, Utah, April 5, 2020 (Gephardt Daily) — Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, in coordination with the state of Utah, is closing all public boat ramps on Lake ...

4/5/2020 9:29:00 AM
KSL
Several" medical personnel from the Reserve 419th Fighter Wing will deploy to New York City today to assist in fighting the novel coronavirus, a Hill Air Force Base spokesperson ...

4/5/2020 7:30:00 AM
KSL
Another popular recreation destination in Utah is falling victim to the coronavirus pandemic, with Lake Powell closing its boat ramps effective 5 p.m. Monday and owners of moored vessels instructed to ...

4/4/2020 5:11:00 PM
deseret
SALT LAKE CITY — Another popular recreation destination in Utah is falling victim to the coronavirus pandemic, with Lake Powell closing its boat ramps effective 5 p.m. Monday and owners of moored ...

4/4/2020 5:11:00 PM
deseret
SALT LAKE CITY — Another popular recreation destination in Utah is falling victim to the coronavirus pandemic, with Lake Powell closing its boat ramps effective 5 p.m. Monday and owners of moored ...

4/4/2020 4:33:00 PM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
On a normal Saturday in April, the Colorado River near Laughlin would be full of jet skiers and flanked by sunbathers. The 97-mile drive from Las Vegas would take at least two hours as urban residents ...

4/4/2020 4:12:00 PM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Laughlin couple Debbie Holmgren and Todd Henke were some of the first to use the bus service’s $2 round trip to the Walmart across the Colorado River in Bullhead City, Arizona. The local bus service ...

4/3/2020 11:24:00 PM
Havasu News
An April 1 stay-at-home order by the Colorado River Indian Tribes Tribal Council closes reservation access to the Colorado River. Such activities include fishing, boating and swimming. Fishing, ...

4/3/2020 2:51:58 PM
Austin American-Statesman on MSN.com
Flash flooding is likely to affect creeks, streams, low water crossings and underpasses, forecasters said. Rain gauges monitored by the Lower Colorado River Authority show widespread rainfall of up to ...

4/2/2020 6:42:00 PM
KUSA
As Garfield County and the state of Colorado reels from the COVID-19 pandemic, Colorado River Fire Rescue (CRFR) Chief Randy Callahan said the department continues normal service while trying to ...

4/2/2020 2:34:00 PM
Austin American-Statesman
Because the rain will stretch out over several days, it’s unclear if major flooding will be an issue, said Bob Rose, meteorologist for the Lower Colorado River Authority. As the manager of the water ...

4/2/2020 1:17:00 PM
Fort Collins Coloradoan
A final decision will be made at next week's board meeting. Northern Water manages the Colorado-Big Thompson Project, which diverts water from the Upper Colorado River Basin to roughly 900,000 ...

4/2/2020 12:19:00 PM
Austin American-Statesman
Bastrop’s water system begins with seven wells that pull water from sources beneath the ground. Six of the city’s wells are alluvial wells that pump water from shallow water and silt deposits created ...

4/2/2020 10:56:00 AM
Havasu News
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4/2/2020 10:21:00 AM
WESH
Another iconic American park is closing to the public due to coronavirus.Grand Canyon National Park announced its closure "immediately" in a press release Wednesday evening.The country's second most ...

4/2/2020 9:15:00 AM
Psychology Today
When they pulled their rafts up on March 14, a guide from Flagstaff met them and told them the whole world was in the grip of an escalating pandemic. Half of the rafters were sure the guide was joking ...

4/2/2020 6:06:00 AM
Phoenix New Times
Look, we get it. Nobody likes intrusive ads. But it takes money to pay the reporters who provide Phoenix New Times's original, locally reported journalism. Make an annual financial donation and we’ll ...

4/1/2020 11:15:00 PM
The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Extensive Marine Corps training for one Mesa County sheriff’s deputy may have been the difference between life and death for one woman over the weekend.

4/1/2020 8:55:00 PM
Parker Live
The Tribal Council of the Colorado River Indian Tribes has passed a strict new resolution in an effort to protect the large number of at-risk tribal members from exposure to the coronavirus. The ...

4/1/2020 5:00:00 PM
KSL
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A salvage operation began Monday for the airplane that crashed into Lake Powell in February and left Olympic wrestler Rulon Gardner swimming in 44-degree water and stranded ...

4/1/2020 9:48:00 AM
The Motley Fool
On February 29, I left D.C. to head to the Grand Canyon for a three-week rafting trip down the Colorado River. And at the time there were about a 100 total coronavirus cases in the U.S., the S&P 500 ...

4/1/2020 2:06:00 AM
Inside Climate News
Mormon pioneers saw the frogs as messengers of clean water. Now, their survival is jeopardized by habitat loss, drought and soaring heat. HEBER VALLEY, Utah—Finding Columbia spotted frogs in Utah's ...

3/31/2020 11:00:00 PM
Mohave Valley Daily News
LAUGHLIN — The Colorado River Food Bank is working in overdrive these days to provide food to the many people in need of it in these trying times of closed casinos, laid off workers and lack of income ...

3/31/2020 4:59:00 PM
Telluride Daily Planet
On a brisk, beautiful morning in mid-February, Cari Galbraith and a crew of 15 others finished their final preparations, rigged their rafts and joyfully launched onto the waters of the Colorado River ...

3/31/2020 4:20:00 PM
TriplePundit
In the U.S., climate change is clearly impacting the Colorado River. Fed by faraway mountain snow melt, the river is a lifeline for a string of cities and communities through seven western states, ...

3/31/2020
Post Register
So, where does the water supply come from for Phoenix, Las Vegas and Los Angeles? For Phoenix, it’s water is supplied through surface water sources. The northern end of the city gets water from the ...





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