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August 16, 2018

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Search underway for boater missing at Lake Mead
Mon, Aug 13, 2018 (9:19 a.m.)
Authorities are searching for a 69-year-old boater who set out on Lake Mead about noon Friday from the Callville Bay Marina and hasn’t been ...
Interstate 11 celebrates it's grand opening, allowing vehicles to use the newly finished highway to bypass Boulder City on their way to Arizona, Thursday Aug. 9, 2018.
First stretch of Interstate 11 opens, bypassing Boulder City
Thursday, August 9, 2018
The first major addition to the federal interstate system since 1992, the opening of the initial stretch of Interstate 11 was touted today as the beginning of a larger story. The $315 million project between ...
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, an original operator of Hoover Dam when it was erected in the 1930s, wants to equip it with a $3 billion pipeline and a pump station powered by solar and wind energy.
The $3 billion plan to turn Hoover Dam into a giant battery
Monday, July 30, 2018
Hoover Dam helped transform the American West, harnessing the force of the Colorado River — along with millions of cubic feet of concrete and tens of millions of ...
A worker looks over trays of microgreens and herbs in a grow room at Oasis Biotech, a new indoor vertical farming facility, Wednesday, July 18, 2018.
Unconventional farm aims to 'redefine the meaning of fresh produce to Las Vegas'
Thursday, July 19, 2018
A half-dozen workers covered head to toe in protective garb use tweezers to carefully place tiny seeds, one-by-one, to ensure each is planted in its precise space. The workers are just a few of the almost 140 employees who carry out various farming jobs ...
Searchers find body of missing California man at Lake Mohave
Monday, June 18, 2018
The body of a California man has been recovered, a day after he disappeared while swimming at the Lake Mohave reservoir on the Colorado River, a National Park Service official said Monday. Park rangers and ...
Authorities closed U.S. 93 in both directions after reports of a man armed with a gun and in a heavily reinforced vehicle near the Hoover Dam on Friday, June 15, 2018.
Henderson man arrested after barricade on bridge near Hoover Dam
Friday, June 15, 2018
A man who stopped traffic in a tactical-style vehicle on a high-span bridge on the Arizona-Nevada border near the Hoover Dam has been identified as a Henderson resident. It was not clear what motivated the suspect ...
Student engineer Joe Franco stands on a train engine while it is stopped during an event to celebrate the driving of the final railroad spike reconnecting the Nevada Southern Railway from Boulder City to Henderson, Friday, April 13, 2018.
Tourism boost: Train route linking Boulder City, Henderson could add stops
Saturday, April 14, 2018
The Nevada Southern Railway route begins at the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Boulder City and stops just after passing the bridge in Henderson near the Railroad Pass hotel. Plans are ...
Crews search for swimmer in Lake Mead missing for 2 days
Friday, September 8, 2017
Authorities are still searching for a swimmer who went missing two days ago in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area. National Park Service officials say the man in his 60s went under water Wednesday afternoon near ...
Construction of Interstate 11 has presented challenges for Henderson's Railroad Pass Casino, but owner Joe DeSimone is optimistic the project will ultimately help the hotel, the casino and the travel center he is building on the site.
Interstate 11 segment near Railroad Pass to open on Wednesday
Friday, August 11, 2017
The first portion of the Interstate 11 project is set to open next week. The Nevada Department of Transportation will open the southbound lanes of I-11 from Foothill Drive in Henderson to Silverline Road in Boulder City on Tuesday. ...
First section of Interstate 11 set to open
Thursday, August 10, 2017
The Nevada Department of Transportation has announced the first section of Interstate 11 will open next week. The southbound section will open on Tuesday, running more than 2 miles between ...
42-year-old man found dead in Lake Mead
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
The body of a 42-year-old Las Vegas man who went missing in late July while swimming at Lake Mead has been recovered. The man's body was recovered on Tuesday. Earth Resource Group located ...
Authorities searching for missing swimmer at Lake Mead
Monday, July 31, 2017
Authorities are searching for a man that went missing after swimming in Lake Mead. Lake Mead officials say two men were swimming from ...
Members of the Boulder City Heatwave swim club march in the parade during the 67th annual Damboree Celebration in Boulder City, Nev. Saturday, July 4, 2015.
Pancakes, pyrotechnics and patriotism: Boulder City’s Fourth of July festivities are a daylong family tradition
Sunday, July 2, 2017
When it comes to watching fireworks at a Fourth of July celebration, there are only three words Mike Pacini thinks people need to know. “Ooh, aah and oh,” he said of the involuntary chant of rapt spectators. “Once the fireworks start, you can usually hear a pin drop before the first explosion. Then collectively, that’s when the crowd says it.”
Fireworks explode during Independence Day Weekend celebrations at Caesars Palace Sunday, July 3, 2016. The event was part of the Caesars Palaces 50th Anniversary Summer of Caesars celebration.
Where to watch fireworks in Las Vegas on the Fourth of July
Holiday celebration:
Saturday, July 1, 2017
There will be no shortage of fireworks shows throughout Southern Nevada during the next four days to celebrate the Fourth of July. Here’s where you can watch ...
1 man drowns, 1 rescued at Lake Mead
Monday, June 5, 2017
One man drowned and another was rescued at Lake Mead on Sunday afternoon, according to National Park Service spokeswoman Christie Vanover. The men were seen struggling in the ...

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