Lake Havasu News

8/29/2015 12:34:00 AM
Havasu News
The Lake Havasu Area Chamber of Commerce received a finalist award for the 2015 Chamber of the Year program in mid-August at the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) Annual Convention. From left and presenting the award was Mick Fleming…

8/28/2015 9:46:00 PM
Gettysburg Times
If you have marveled at the Grand Canyon, carved by the Colorado River in the state of Arizona, you might expect less of the “Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania,” carved by Pine Creek in Tioga County. But what you find is a spectacular experience with its…

8/28/2015 4:55:00 PM
Cataract Canyon is in both areas because it stretches for 46 miles along the Colorado River beginning where the Green River flows into the Colorado River and ending where the Dirty Devil River flows into the Colorado. While Cataract Canyon is better known…

8/28/2015 4:47:00 PM
The ruling by San Francisco Superior Court Judge Curtis Karnow involved a lawsuit brought by the Water Authority in a dispute over rates for transporting water from the Colorado River to San Diego via the MWD's distribution system. The MWD is the primary…

8/28/2015 3:46:00 PM
Mansfield News Journal
MANSFIELD – In a typical summer, Paul Hawkins doesn’t have a close encounter with a bear, rescue a pregnant hiker from the onset of heat exhaustion or lead raft tours on the Colorado River. But the past three months have been anything but typical for…

8/28/2015 12:43:00 PM
While the metro areas were worst in Arizona, none of the nine regions in the state that were studied by the report were unscathed, with Lake Havasu doing best in at 4 extra hours of idling and a congestion cost of $114 last year. “When cars are in stop…

8/28/2015 6:45:00 AM
Palo Verde Valley Times
LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. - Local officials have begun planning for next year's Colorado River Celebration with evangelist Will Graham, which is scheduled to take place March 11-13. The free, three-day event will feature music from Christian artists and…

8/28/2015 1:52:00 AM
Mohave Daily News
BULLHEAD CITY — The Arizona Game and Fish Department is working to save lives on Arizona’s waterways by helping to prevent drownings in Lake Mohave and Lake Havasu with the installation of new life jacket loaner stations. “We are excited to bring…

8/28/2015 12:34:00 AM
Havasu News
Police arrested a Lake Havasu City man for illegal camping Wednesday after he was found sleeping underneath a cabana in Rotary Park. Raymond Greterman, 46, was charged with possession of alcohol in a city park in additional to illegal camping after he was…

8/28/2015 12:26:00 AM
Downtown Devil
“It’s the bureaucratic dragons (that are) really bogging down the system,” Rep. Sonny Borrelli, R – Lake Havasu City, said. “The bureaucratic agencies, they put up too many rules and roadblocks … where it just seems that the bureaucracy is just…

8/28/2015 12:09:00 AM
Early Friday morning, 24 river rafters will board buses in Flagstaff for a three-hour ride to Lees Ferry on the Colorado River. Except for the odd artificial arm or leg, or the collapsible wheelchairs piled in the back of the bus, they are a nondescript bunch…

8/28/2015 12:01:00 AM
Havasu News
The “Colorado River Celebration” event is expected to cost $410,000, with expenses split between the Billy Graham Evangelist Association and a Havasu-based finance committee. The finance committee aims to raise $205,000 by the event scheduled for March…

8/27/2015 9:15:00 PM
KWES NewsWest 9
"It's not the water that CRMWD delivers to our customers," said John W. Grant, General Manager at the Colorado River Municipal Water District. Water travels to the Big Spring sewage plant and then heads to the Colorado River Municipal Water District…

8/27/2015 7:13:00 PM
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo A billboard on the side of us 50 just south of the Colorado River, is causing quite a stir in our community. The controversial image depicting Donald trump as a dragon slayer is attached to the side of a private building in full view…

8/27/2015 4:33:00 PM
Mohave Daily News
Megan Kole is among the many new teachers; she will teach third grade at Vista Colorado Elementary School. Kole, born in Lake Havasu City and raised in Golden Shores, is familiar with the area, she said. She graduated from River Valley High School in 2005…

8/27/2015 4:19:00 PM
Tree Hugger
The U.S. Geological Survey has published a study in which they reveal startling concentrations of mercury and selenium in the Colorado River food webs of the Grand Canyon. The levels exceed dietary fish and wildlife toxicity thresholds throughout the…

8/27/2015 3:21:00 PM
Inside Tucson Business
While the metro areas were worst in Arizona, none of the nine regions in the state that were studied by the report were unscathed, with Lake Havasu doing best in at 4 extra hours of idling and a congestion cost of $114 last year. “When cars are in stop…

8/27/2015 3:04:00 PM
Casper Star-Tribune
BILLINGS, Mont. — Members of a federal cleanup crew were initially trapped and unable to warn downstream communities that they had accidentally unleashed toxic waste water from a Colorado gold mine, according to government documents released Thursday…

8/27/2015 3:01:00 PM
The Colorado Independent
On paper, the Colorado River is just fine. In reality, maybe not. It all has to do with the water levels in two reservoirs that draw their supplies from the Colorado River: Lake Powell, on the border between Utah and Arizona; and Lake Mead, which gets its…

8/27/2015 2:26:00 PM
The Desert Sun
Las Vegas had some conservation programs before 2003, but it was the onset of drought in the Colorado River Basin that spurred Mulroy to make saving water a top priority. She called the drought a “wake-up call.” “Our 50-year resource plan evaporated…

8/27/2015 7:12:00 AM
ABC 15 Taking Action
KINGMAN, AZ - A Mohave County prosecutor is asking a judge to reject a request to move a murder case out of the county. Attorneys for Justin James Rector have argued that seating an impartial jury will be nearly impossible because of the gravity of the…

8/27/2015 1:05:00 AM
The 2015 Challenge at the remote Rancho del Rio Resort includes both injured military veterans and civilians, who participate alongside able-bodied athletes in off-road cycling, rafting the Colorado River and in climbing and rope sports, including zip lining…

8/27/2015 1:02:00 AM
Santa Fe Reporter
Sampling and water quality testing is expected to continue as far downriver as Mexican Hat, Utah, far past the Animas’ confluence with the San Juan River and approaching where it joins the Colorado River in Lake Powell. The states of Colorado and New…

8/27/2015 1:00:00 AM
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo A billboard on the side of us 50 just south of the Colorado River, is causing quite a stir in our community. The controversial image depicting Donald trump as a dragon slayer is attached to the side of a private building in full view…

8/27/2015 12:35:00 AM
Havasu News
We the hoteliers agree in full support for Mr. Kelly Meister’s article in the News-Herald about his frustrations on the short-term rentals of homes, and to bring an ordinance that would regulate short-term rentals in LHC. Short Term rentals not only…

8/26/2015 11:03:00 PM
Durango Herald
It was brought to the U.S. as a method to prevent erosion along bodies of water such as the Colorado River. The invasive plant is difficult to eradicate because of its robust root system that can extend as deep as 25 feet, according to the Tamarisk…

8/26/2015 9:32:00 PM
Parker Pioneer
Not too bitter. Not too sweet. Just right. Each student in Lake Havasu City’s new culinary program had a different reason to be in the kitchen Wednesday afternoon, but each had one mission on their mind at the time: make the best smoothie possible…

8/26/2015 9:23:00 PM
ABC 15 Taking Action
KINGMAN, AZ - Arizona severed ties Wednesday with a private prison operator over what the state says was a string of troubling security and training lapses that led to violent riots in July. Gov. Doug Ducey announced the action against Management and…

8/26/2015 5:26:00 PM
The Business Insider
REUTERS/Lucy NicholsonA dry canal is seen running off the Colorado River Aqueduct, in Hayfield Lake, California, United States May 18, 2015. Unlike many commercial car washes, the county's facilities do not use recirculated water, the Daily News said…

8/26/2015 1:29:00 PM
New findings suggest despite the fact that the Grand Canyon segment of the Colorado River is one of the most untouched ecosystems in the United States; it is still contaminated with toxic chemicals such as mercury. A recent study led by the U.S. Geological…

8/26/2015 1:01:00 PM
Daily Mail
Charles Vacca, a father and veteran from Lake Havasu City, Arizona, was airlifted to hospital on after the little girl shot him but died that evening. Mohave County Sheriff Jim McCabe said the full video of the incident was 'ghastly'. He said that the girl…

8/26/2015 12:52:00 PM
The researchers analyzed samples taken from six distinct sites along the Colorado river. When minnows, invertebrates and fish were gauged for mercury and selenium levels, the researchers found these exceeded dietary limits. This not only endangers the…

8/26/2015 12:46:00 PM
The Christian Science Monitor
A national treasure is being measurably affected by pollution. That is what the US Geological Survey found when it tested fish and wildlife in the segment of the Colorado River that snakes through the Grand Canyon, confirming that not even one of the most…

8/26/2015 7:45:00 AM
Arizona Capitol Times
PHOENIX – Citing the release of millions of gallons of toxic wastewater into a southwestern Colorado river earlier this month, a coalition of conservation groups, two Arizona Native American tribes and two county governments petitioned federal agencies…

8/26/2015 12:39:00 AM
Fountain Hills Times
They then traveled to Lake Havasu City for their first cooking chal-lenge, where the first team to sell 20 orders of their twist on fish and chips earned them a bo-nus. The first team to be eliminated was The Gua-va Tree Truck from Dal-las. Other…

8/26/2015 12:21:00 AM
FOX News
McCarthy waited a week before visiting Colorado and even then she refused to tour Silverton, the town nearest the Gold King mine where EPA contractors unleashed the toxic plume into waterways that feed the Colorado River. The agency withheld the name of…

8/26/2015 12:05:00 AM
The Environmental Protection Agency missed a congressional deadline to turn over documents related to its spill of toxic sludge into a southwest Colorado River. The House Science, Space and Technology Committee sent a letter to EPA Administrator Gina…

8/25/2015 11:47:00 PM
Science Recorder
During the study, the team of researchers collected data from different sites ranging all along the Colorado River. Each of these sites gave them vital information, and showed the high chemical levels in minnows, invertebrates and fish alike. While no…

8/25/2015 11:44:00 PM
Havasu News
Noisy parties, inconsiderate visitors and litter top the list of complaints Lake Havasu City residents who live near short-term vacation rentals have about their part-time neighbors. Their message was clear at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting…

8/25/2015 10:54:00 PM
Post Independent
4. A collaborative program that protects against involuntary curtailment is needed for existing uses and some reasonable increment of future development in the Colorado River System, but it will not cover a new TMD. 5. Future West Slope needs should be…

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