Lake Powell News

2/19/2020 11:47:00 PM
The Austin Chronicle
Armed with a permit it is seeking from the Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District, the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) plans to pump an astonishing 25,000 acre-foot of groundwater per year ...

2/19/2020 9:51:00 PM
Mohave Valley Daily News
BULLHEAD CITY — The Bullhead City Elementary School District board meets today at 5:30 p.m. in the Colorado River Schools district office, 1004 Hancock Road. Among items on the board’s agenda is ...

2/19/2020 12:26:00 PM
Welcome to Lake Powell Forest, the most convenient neighborhood in town. This 4 Bedroom, 1st and 2nd Floor Masters, provides an optimal multi-generational living opportunity, with new flooring and 14 ...

2/18/2020 4:30:00 PM
Mohave Valley Daily News
February is a very unpredictable month as most residents in the Colorado River area are well aware. This time of year, temperatures are near perfect except when blustery winds and spontaneous ...

2/18/2020 10:39:00 AM
Futurity News
The study estimates that the US could lose about 119 million cubic meters of water (more than 4.2 billion cubic feet)—roughly enough to fill Lake Powell, the largest reservoir in the Upper Colorado ...

2/18/2020 4:02:00 AM
Chad Wolf, left, Acting Secretary, Department of Homeland Security, speaks to the media, during a visit to the border wall being constructed northwest of County 9th Street and Avenue F along the ...

2/17/2020 11:16:00 PM
The Aspen Times
When the Basalt Vista project is completed in February 2022, Habitat for Humanity Roaring Fork will have built 58 homes for people in need in the Roaring Fork and Lower Colorado River Valleys. Scott ...

2/17/2020 11:00:00 PM
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — An endangered fish found in the Colorado River basin is on the upswing, federal officials said earlier this month as they proposed reclassifying the humpback chub as threatened. The ...

2/17/2020 10:30:00 PM
Mohave Valley Daily News
BULLHEAD CITY — Creating a dog beach at Rotary Park appears to be closer to reality after years of planning and discussions. The Parks and Recreation Commission has recommended that a section of ...

2/15/2020 10:30:00 PM
Mohave Valley Daily News
BULLHEAD CITY — They’re visiting Bullhead City as if on a pilgrimage. For fans throughout the Southwest and beyond, AYSO 397’s annual Colorado River Youth Soccer Invitational Tournament at Rotary Park ...

2/15/2020 9:00:00 PM
The Santa Fe New Mexican
While Babbitt’s proposal waves the white flag on the Gila diversion project, he suggests as a path forward stealing the 4.6 billion gallons (14,000 acre-feet) of water from another source in the ...

2/14/2020 4:31:00 PM
Post Independent Citizen Telegram
The Garfield County board of commissioners’ had some advice Monday to the Colorado River Water Conservation District: don’t wait to ask for a property tax increase. “This is a tough county for new ...

2/14/2020 7:05:00 AM
The top Republican on the House Armed Services Committee issued a sharp rebuke of President Donald Trump Thursday, slamming the administration's plan to divert $3.83 billion in Pentagon funding to ...

2/14/2020 1:01:00 AM
Times Free Press
In this Sept. 10, 2019, file photo, government contractors erect a section of Pentagon-funded border wall along the Colorado River in Yuma, Ariz. Defense officials say the Department of Homeland ...

2/13/2020 2:53:00 PM
FILE – In this Sept. 10, 2019 file photo, government contractors erect a section of Pentagon-funded border wall along the Colorado River in Yuma, Ariz. The White House says construction of the ...

2/13/2020 2:09:00 PM
In February if you are out where you have a good view of the sky, and even better, are close to a body of water like Granger Lake, Lake Buchanan, or the Colorado River, you may be fortunate to see a ...

2/13/2020 12:29:00 PM
Even under modest climate warming scenarios, the continental United States faces a significant loss of groundwater—about 119 million cubic meters, or roughly enough to fill Lake Powell four times or ...

2/13/2020 11:55:00 AM
Depletion of groundwater will be more disruptive to vegetation, streams and rivers in the eastern US than in the arid Southwest, where deep groundwater already is largely disconnected from surface ...

2/13/2020 10:21:00 AM
Air Force Times
Government contractors erect a section of Pentagon-funded border wall along the Colorado River, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019 in Yuma, Ariz. (Matt York/AP) WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is seeking to divert ...

2/13/2020 4:30:00 AM
International Business Times
In June 2018, Wright blocked traffic by barricading a black armored truck across the lanes of the Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Bridge over the Colorado River.

2/13/2020 2:31:00 AM
Navajo Times
Since then, there has been a gnawing sense of despondency and anxiety in the Page-Lake Powell area where the closure has not only affected NGS and Kayenta Mine employees but also has impacted ...

2/13/2020 1:07:00 AM
Austin American-Statesman
Double Eagle Ranch on Old 71 in Cedar Creek was a beautiful 680 acres of woods and scenery between the road and the Colorado River. Two other subdivisions are also on Old 71: Colorado Crossing and The ...

2/12/2020 9:46:00 PM
Mohave Valley Daily News
BULLHEAD CITY — Ten Colorado River Union High School District wrestlers will be competing in state tournaments this weekend at the Findlay Toyota Center in Prescott Valley. Three members of the Mohave ...

2/12/2020 9:00:00 PM
Before the Court is defendant John Ryan’s motion to dismiss the Amended Complaint on Colorado River 1 abstention grounds (Docket No. 44). Responses to this motion eventually (cf. Docket Nos. 45, 46) ...

2/12/2020 2:09:00 PM
It's time for our annual fishing trip with the guys at Lake Powell. We fish for chunky stripers and nice walleye, and show you how to do it at Bullfrog Marina to the northern canyons.

2/12/2020 10:35:00 AM
We join Bob Reed from Uplake Adventures on a Winter Solstice Run at Lake Powell. The annual Winter Solstice Run starts at Wahweep Marina on the southern end, and goes all the way to Hite Marina at the ...

2/11/2020 9:07:00 PM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
The snowpack in the Rocky Mountains is currently 14 percent above average for this time of year, but last year’s dry summer could reduce runoff to the Colorado River. Warren Turkett, a natural ...

2/11/2020 7:26:00 PM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
The snowpack in the Rocky Mountains is currently 14 percent above average for this time of year, but last year’s dry summer could reduce runoff to the Colorado River enough to trigger another 10-foot ...

2/11/2020 9:21:00 AM
The Arizona Republic
A lack of water will shape the future of central Arizona, especially Maricopa and Pinal counties. The last cities to develop could face the biggest limits.

2/11/2020 2:00:00 AM
New York Times
Jim Walmsley has smashed records at 50 and 100 miles. Now he hopes to make the Olympics in a distance he’s never run: 26.2 miles.

2/10/2020 10:15:00 PM
Mohave Valley Daily News
BULLHEAD CITY — More than half of Monday’s meeting of the Colorado River Union High School District Board was spent with the board members cloistered in executive session. For example, one of the ...

2/10/2020 9:28:00 AM
The Arizona Republic
Buckeye leads the country in growth, but it doesn't have enough water to support its projected population as leaders search for solutions.

2/9/2020 9:49:00 PM
Mohave Valley Daily News
BULLHEAD CITY — A significant portion of the Colorado River Union High School District board’s meeting will be in executive session. The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. Monday and will be in the Colorado ...

2/9/2020 8:59:00 AM
Three men are missing after a boat capsized on Lake Fayette on Saturday night. The Texas Game Wardens said that five men were on the boat. Two of them were able to swim to shore. Lower Colorado River ...

2/8/2020 4:00:00 PM
Arizona Daily Star
The law allows pumping groundwater for new subdivisions whose developers lack access to renewable supplies such as Central Arizona Project water from the Colorado River. To meet state requirements for ...

2/7/2020 4:05:00 PM
In late January, the National Park Service (NPS) announced the return of its coveted permits to raft the Colorado River, right through Grand Canyon National Park. It’s a bucket-list journey, no doubt, ...

2/7/2020 10:02:00 AM
The Spectrum
What happens to conservation in Washington County with the Lake Powell Pipeline? Washington County needs to make a more serious effort at conservation before considering the Lake Powell Pipeline, ...

2/7/2020 5:26:00 AM
The coal-fired Navajo Generating Station closed in November. Plans are now moving forward to build a large pumped hydro energy storage facility in its footprint that could help integrate a new wave of ...

2/6/2020 10:47:00 PM
Mohave Valley Daily News
FORT MOHAVE — Just like the crisp morning air, sales at the opening of the second location of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Colorado River thrift store were brisk. The brand new store celebrated its ...

2/6/2020 6:28:00 PM
AUSTIN, Texas — Editor's note: The attached video is about the LCRA lowering some lakes until Feb. 28. The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) announced on Thursday that the Texas Commission on ...

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