Lake Mohave News

1/21/2019 5:15:00 PM
Payson Roundup
GREELEY, Colo. – After one of the hottest and driest years on record, the Colorado River and its tributaries across the Southwest are likely headed for another year of low water. That’s according to a...

1/21/2019 2:18:00 PM
KUNC
Following one of the hottest and driest years on record, the Colorado River and its tributaries throughout the western U.S. are likely headed for another year of low water. That’s according to an anal...

1/21/2019 9:01:00 AM
Healio
Bill Peckham, who passed on a trip with his family to raft down the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon at age 15 but did it 35 years later – while performing dialysis – died Jan. 18. He was 55. “I am ...

1/21/2019 6:49:00 AM
Phoenix New Times
As the Colorado River teeters on the brink of shortage, water leaders in Arizona are begging developers to pressure legislators to sign off on a drought plan, while also aiming to reassure those devel...

1/20/2019 6:00:00 AM
Arizona Daily Star
Longstanding urban-rural tensions over a proposed drought plan have escalated after Pinal County farmers stepped up their request for state money for well-drilling to replace Colorado River water ...

1/19/2019 10:39:00 PM
Mohave Valley Daily News
The Colorado River Union High School District’s governing board voted Friday night to offer the job to Catalfamo. “We are very excited for Ed to lead the fieldhouse to success,” said school board pres...

1/19/2019 10:38:00 PM
Mohave Valley Daily News
Sixty people showed up at the Colorado River Historical Society as it hosted its first guest speaker in the new Colorado River Museum on Saturday. The presentation was hosted by George Petterson, an e...

1/19/2019 6:05:00 PM
Arizona Daily Star
Longstanding urban-rural tensions over a proposed drought plan have escalated after Pinal County farmers stepped up their request for state money for well-drilling to replace Colorado River water ...

1/17/2019 11:41:00 PM
Havasu News
It includes a promise of 105,000 acre feet of Colorado River water for the next three years, 70,000 acre feet of groundwater for four years after that. The draft legislation also includes $5 million i...

1/17/2019 11:26:00 PM
Mohave Valley Daily News
Each member of the Colorado River Union High School District and Bullhead City Elementary School District governing boards talked Thursday about whether it would be better to have one superintendent f...

1/17/2019 11:17:00 PM
Mohave Valley Daily News
“Maybe a switch to a lure like a Long A or Pencil Popper, to name a couple.” Another positive sign has been recent reports of striper activity on Lake Mohave, Braun said. “There is some striper activi...

1/17/2019 11:12:00 PM
Mohave Valley Daily News
LAUGHLIN — The 28th annual Bids for Kids Charity Auction, to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Colorado River, will be held Friday, Feb. 1, at the Aquarius Casino Resort. Sponsored by Horizon Comm...

1/17/2019 6:26:00 PM
Kingman Daily Miner
It includes a promise of 105,000 acre feet of Colorado River water for the next three years, 70,000 acre feet of groundwater for four years after that. The draft legislation also includes $5 ...

1/17/2019 4:02:00 PM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Arizona has less than two weeks left to approve an emergency plan for the drought-stricken Colorado River, and Nevada officials aren’t just watching the clock run out from the sidelines. John Entsming...

1/17/2019 1:36:00 PM
Arizona Capitol Times
It includes a promise of 105,000 acre feet of Colorado River water for the next three years, 70,000 acre feet of groundwater for four years after that. The draft legislation also includes $5 million i...

1/17/2019 7:03:00 AM
KNPR
Specifically, he wants a drought plan finished - one that keeps the Colorado River system at healthy levels. Drought and over-allocation means Lake Mead is at risk of dropping really low.

1/17/2019 7:01:00 AM
Phoenix New Times
After months of roller-coaster negotiations, Arizona finally has the makings of legislation that would allow it to take part in a regional plan to prevent the Colorado River system from collapsing. Th...

1/16/2019 7:50:00 PM
KPNX
Gov. Doug Ducey said, “this is by far the most pressing issue we face as a state.” Arizona is facing a deadline to come up with a plan to conserve Colorado River water feeding Lake Mead. That deadline ...

1/16/2019 3:11:00 PM
Arizona Capitol Times
The six draft measures would allow Arizona to sign onto a multi-state drought plan with six other southwestern states working to stabilize water levels in the Colorado River by agreeing to use less wa...

1/16/2019 11:48:00 AM
KUNC
The seven states that rely on the Colorado River are trying to finalize details on how use less of its water. Currently all eyes are on Arizona, which has a had a tough time agreeing how to dole out c...

1/15/2019 10:32:00 PM
Mohave Valley Daily News
PHOENIX (AP) — Faced with reduced levels in Colorado River reservoirs, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said Tuesday that securing the state’s water future is its most pressing issue. Ducey and top lawmakers f...

1/15/2019 8:53:00 PM
TucsonSentinel
Lakes Powell and Mead are below 40 percent capacity. The U.S. Department of Interior is threatening to bullwhip the six states sucking on straws in the Colorado River if they can’t reach a drought agr...

1/15/2019 7:09:00 PM
The Arizona Republic
Arizona under pressure to pass Colorado River drought plan as deadline nears Arizona lawmakers face a Jan. 31 deadline to pass a Colorado River drought plan. If the state misses the deadline, federal ...

1/15/2019 6:23:00 PM
Kingman Daily Miner
PHOENIX – Faced with reduced levels in Colorado River reservoirs, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said Tuesday that securing the state's water future is its most pressing issue. Ducey and top lawmakers ...

1/15/2019 5:36:00 PM
AZFamily
During his state of the state speech Monday, he stressed that the Legislature needs to pass a drought contingency plan for the Colorado River before Jan. 31. The drought contingency plan is an agreeme...

1/15/2019 2:06:00 PM
Your Hub
Lake Powell straddles Utah and Arizona and with a capacity of 27 million acre feet is the second-largest reservoir in the United States, storing water from the mighty Colorado River. And right now, it ...

1/15/2019 12:24:00 AM
KPNX
PHOENIX — Gov. Doug Ducey said in his state of the state speech Monday that Arizona has just 17 days left to ratify the interstate agreement to conserve Colorado River water. The Lower Basin Drought C...

1/14/2019 10:15:00 PM
Mohave Valley Daily News
BULLHEAD CITY — The governing boards of the Colorado River Union High School District and Bullhead City Elementary School District will meet Thursday evening to decide how to structure top leadership ...

1/14/2019 10:14:00 PM
Mohave Valley Daily News
LAUGHLIN — The 28th annual Bids for Kids Charity Auction, to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Colorado River, will be held Friday, Feb. 1, at the Aquarius Casino Resort. Sponsored by Horizon Comm...

1/14/2019 5:30:00 PM
Arizona Daily Star
PHOENIX — A proposed Colorado River drought plan that will cost well over $100 million is just the beginning of what's needed to protect the over-allocated river, said Bruce Babbitt, the former ...

1/14/2019 4:15:00 PM
Arizona Capitol Times
Gov. Doug Ducey kicked off the first “State of the State” speech of his second term Monday with a call to action for lawmakers to act quickly on a multi-state drought plan to stave off declining water ...

1/14/2019 6:05:00 AM
Yale Environment 360
The beginnings of the mighty Colorado River on the west slope of Rocky Mountain National Park are humble. A large marsh creates a small trickle of a stream at La Poudre Pass, and thus begins the long, ...

1/14/2019 4:40:00 AM
Voice of San Diego
The Colorado River is both a source of economic productivity in the American West as well as the central commodity in a complex accounting system used by major farmers and entire states. That’s why of...

1/14/2019 4:09:00 AM
Voice of San Diego
The Colorado River may not look like it, but it’s one of the world’s largest banks. The river is not only the source of much of the American West’s economic productivity – San Diego, Phoenix and Denve...

1/13/2019 10:23:00 PM
Havasu News
Lake Havasu is an 80 year-old reservoir fed by the Colorado River. It covers 19,300 acres with an average depth of 35 feet. At its deepest points, however, it is some 90 feet deep. There are a lot of ...

1/13/2019 10:19:00 PM
Mohave Valley Daily News
As a Mohave High School student, Hall worked at the Boys & Girls Club of the Colorado River, and she’s now a special education teacher at Desert Valley Elementary School. Hall said she enjoys her part...

1/13/2019 7:25:00 PM
East Valley Tribune
The more pressing one is to get sufficient votes for a drought contingency plan crafted by various interests to deal with the problem of declining water supplies coming out of the Colorado River. Most ...

1/13/2019 5:34:00 PM
The Daily Courier
Put simply, he said, Arizona and other states along the Colorado River are withdrawing more water than is naturally recharged. He said that threatens to draw down Lake Mead to a point where there will ...

1/13/2019 3:41:00 AM
The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Last year was a bad water year in Colorado and the Colorado River Basin. A record-low snowpack on the Grand Mesa and the rest of our high country was followed by low streamflows, stressed fish, and th...

1/12/2019 11:44:00 PM
Havasu News
Arizona water leaders and lawmakers will either get a drought plan formulated and approved before a Jan. 31 deadline or the federal government will decide how to make cuts in Colorado River allocation...

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