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2008-10-02 09:00:18

By Stephen Speckman Deseret News A rare fish found only in Utah may become a snag in the Southern Nevada Water Authority's bid to pump water from sources along the state's border with Utah to Las Vegas.

2008-09-18 09:00:24

By Stephen Speckman Deseret News If Nevada wins a water war with Utah along the border they share, Utah officials and environmental groups contend it will add to an already bad air-pollution problem along the Wasatch Front.

2008-08-11 06:00:20

By Henry Brean By HENRY BREAN REVIEW-JOURNAL A plan to pipe groundwater to Las Vegas from eastern Nevada has drawn its first legal challenge since state regulators began approving portions of the project last year.

2008-08-08 09:01:00

By Stephen Speckman Deseret News Along with a lawsuit filed this week over water on the Utah/ Nevada border, Great Basin Water Network expects to file a petition today appealing Nevada State Engineer Tracy Taylor's ruling last month that granted almost 19,000 acre-feet of water rights to the Southern Nevada Water Authority to supply Las Vegas with water.

2008-07-10 12:00:38

By Stephen Speckman Deseret News Nevada State Engineer Tracy Taylor on Wednesday denied 15 applications requesting "interested person" classifications on a controversial water issue along the Utah/Nevada border.

2008-07-09 06:00:00

By Patty Henetz, The Salt Lake Tribune Jul.

2008-07-08 09:00:36

By Stephen Speckman Deseret News The Southern Nevada Water Authority has filed a request to deny "interested person status" to 15 applicants, including several from Utah, who want a say in a proposal to pipe water from sources near the Utah/Nevada border to Las Vegas.

2008-07-05 06:00:12

By Patty Henetz, The Salt Lake Tribune Jul. 5--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 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.

2008-06-20 09:00:18

By Dennis Romboy Deseret News The National Congress of American Indians has approved a resolution opposing a controversial project to pump water from western Utah and eastern Nevada deserts to Las Vegas.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • 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.