Latest Lake Powell Stories

2008-07-04 15:00:24

By Patty Henetz, The Salt Lake Tribune Jul. 4--BAKER, Nev. -- On moonless nights here in the Utah-Nevada borderlands of Snake Valley, the naked eye can see five planets, countless stars and the great swath of the Milky Way.

2008-07-04 09:00:23

PAGE, Ariz. -- The search continues for a man believed to have drowned near Lake Powell. The National Park Service said Thursday that they are searching an area near Piute Farms within the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area for Benjamin Saltwater, 23, of Kayenta, Ariz.

2008-06-30 06:02:23

By Tom Wharton and Lindsay Whitehurst, The Salt Lake Tribune Jun. 30--Eric Baal, 37, worked as a carpenter and had helped to build many of the cabins on Cedar Mountain. On May 29, he took a break from work near Hurricane to go for a swim at Sand Hollow Reservoir, his sister Lousia Rozycki said.

2008-06-17 09:00:32

PAGE, Ariz., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Lake Powell Resorts & Marinas, an ARAMARK-managed property, today announced that Castle Rock Cut ("Cut"), a well-known 12-mile shortcut on Lake Powell, has opened for the first time in more than five years.

2008-06-14 12:00:12

Lake Powell's elevation reached 3,620 feet Wednesday and is expected to continue rising. At this elevation, boat passage on the Castle Rock Cut has been deemed safe. Glen Canyon National Recreation Area announced the official opening to boat travel Friday.

2008-02-12 15:15:00

Analysis of current and scheduled use and human-induced climate change sparks urgent warning from researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego

2007-04-22 19:09:42

By Copyright 2007 Deseret Morning News By Lee Davidson Deseret Morning News Lake Powell's blue water, winding red-rock canyons and sandy beaches form a vacation paradise for nearly 2 million visitors a year. But beware.

2005-03-08 07:28:05

The number of juvenile endangered fish recovered in the Colorado River declined dramatically after officials flooded the Grand Canyon in an effort to aid them and their fragile ecosystem. But scientists aren't sure what the fish decline means or why it happened.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.