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SPRINGFIELD, Va. – It’s been a tumultuous year for Americans, and getting away from it all on a recreational boat has given many the respite they’ve needed. With lives upended, some recreational boat owners have chosen to reflect on the times when selecting a name for their boat. “Social…
A Dive Into the 2020 U.S. Coast Guard Boating Safety Statistics Reveal How the Pandemic Affected Boating in Ways Just Beginning to be Understood ANNAPOLIS, Md., July 16, 2021 – The U.S. Coast Guard recently released the 2020 Recreational Boating Statistics, and reports of accidents, fatalities and injuries were…
SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 29, 2021 – It’s been a tumultuous year for Americans, and getting away from it all on a recreational boat has given many the respite they’ve needed. With lives upended, some recreational boat owners have chosen to reflect on the times when selecting a name for their boat. &ldquo…
2021 Special Report On Fishing Emphasizes Highest Overall Participation in 14 Years - Surge in female, youth, Hispanic, and African American participation supports new record
ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Recreational fishing and boating continues to reach new and diverse audiences according to a new industry study from the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF). The 2021 Special Report on Fishing found that: 19.7 million females went fishing in 2020, a 10%…
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Boat owners wishing to do good or take advantage of potential tax benefits may consider donating their boats to charity. Often this decision is made at the end of year just before the start of the new tax season. Waiting until the end of the year, however, could shortchange a boater’s potential…
“Do I know how to be found in an emergency?” That’s a question every boater should ask at the beginning of the boating season. The answer, however, is likely to go far beyond simply having a cellphone aboard. The BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water offers five tips that can potentially…
They Are at It Again: Confusing and Ineffective Fuel Pump Warning Labels Do Not Help Boaters Choose Safe Fuel
SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 1, 2021 – Efforts by the ethanol industry to create a new federal rule that would weaken or eliminate important warning labels designed to prevent boaters and consumers from misfueling with prohibited higher-ethanol fuels at roadside gas pumps has Boat Owners Association of The United States…
SPRINGFIELD, Va., May 24, 2021 – The traditional kickoff of the summer boating season, Memorial Day weekend, is just days away, and TowBoatUS, the on-water towing service that gets boats home after they break down or run aground, is expecting a very busy 2021 summer boating season ahead with increased boating traffic…
On March 17th, the IRS announced that individual taxpayers have until May 17th to file and pay their 2020 federal income tax. You don’t need to file any forms for this relief it’s automatic. It’s important to note that this extension does not apply to corporations, partnerships, estates, or trusts. You…
ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 23, 2021 – In recreational boating, cellphones are just fine for routine communications. So why do you need a VHF radio – either a handheld or fixed mount – on your boat? Because in an emergency it’s the only thing that can directly connect you to the U.S. Coast Guard’s…
Applies to boats less than 26 feet operating on plane or above displacement speed SPRINGFIELD, Va., March 15, 2021 – There are new engine cutoff device wear requirements for recreational boat operators as part of the January 1, 2021, passage of National Defense Authorization Act that included a U.S. Coast Guard…
Water Resources Outlook (February 2021)
11/5/2020 10:30:00 PM
It wasn’t the way how the Lake Havasu volleyball team wanted the season to end, but after the Knights’ match went final on Wednesday, the team were appreciative of playing ...
11/5/2020 7:07:00 PM
Bird watchers will be especially thrilled they answered the call to Bastrop, a Bird City Texas certified community by Texas Parks and Wildlife. A quiet walk through the Lost Pines will give you a ...
11/5/2020 5:35:00 PM
Kingman Daily Miner
The number of new COVID-19 cases in Mohave County continues to rise, with 56 new cases announced by county health officials on Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 3-4.
11/4/2020 11:34:00 PM
Tristan Schuler’s science project first took flight in Lake Havasu City, lifting into the air and catching a steady breeze, as expected. What he didn’t anticipate was his research crash-landing ...
11/4/2020 10:22:00 PM
Mohave County maintained its status as one of the most conservative counties in Arizona and Lake Havasu City leaned even more heavily towards Republicans than the county as a whole ...
11/4/2020 1:11:00 PM
Now that Measure 7A has passed, property taxes will increase in 2021 and are expected to raise $4.9 million for the 15-county Colorado River Water Conservation District. River district General Manager ...
11/4/2020 9:22:00 AM
Kingman Daily Miner
Another 15 new cases of COVID-19, including six in the expansive Kingman medical service area, were reported by the Mohave County Department of Public Health on Tuesday, Nov. 3.
11/3/2020 11:33:00 PM
The season for the Lake Havasu girls golf team officially came to an end at the Arizona Interscholastic Association Division II State Championships on Tuesday.
11/3/2020 11:19:00 PM
The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
A tax proposal by the Colorado River District is headed to an overwhelming victory, based on preliminary results. As of about 8 p.m. the district’s proposal to increase its property tax rate to ...
11/3/2020 11:13:00 PM
Lake Havasu City residents headed to the polls on Election Night and for local voters, it was a fast and easy process.
11/3/2020 11:01:39 PM
The Desert Sun (Palm Springs) on MSN.com
The powerful Imperial Irrigation District's board of directors will have at least one new face when the dust settles on the election.
11/3/2020 10:36:00 PM
Grand Junction-Montrose KKCO on MSN.com
7A means protecting western Colorado water,” says Campaign Manager for Yes on 7A. If it passes, it will essentially help keep the Colorado River water supply on the western slope and in the 15 ...
11/3/2020 9:02:00 PM
Post Independent Citizen Telegram
Western Slope voters have overwhelmingly passed a proposal by the Colorado River Water Conservation District to raise property taxes across its 15-county region. According to preliminary results as of ...
11/3/2020 9:00:00 PM
Aspen Daily News
Western Slope voters overwhelmingly supported a mill levy tax increase for the Colorado River District that aims to protect the region’s drinking water, rivers and agricultural heritage. The first ...
11/3/2020 6:52:00 PM
The Aspen Times
According to preliminary results as of 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, encompassing almost 181,650 ballots, about 72% of voters said yes to the measure, which would raise nearly an additional $5 million annually ...
11/3/2020 8:55:00 AM
In 2014, the Colorado River did something it hadn’t done in decades. For a few short weeks that spring, the overdrawn, overallocated river reached the Pacific Ocean. Instead of diverting the ...
11/3/2020 6:27:00 AM
The Desert Sun
The Imperial Irrigation District recently saw its power cemented, as the state court system declared it the rightful holder of huge water rights on the Colorado River. Now, candidates are facing ...
11/2/2020 11:05:00 PM
The Lake Havasu girls golf team started off slowly on the first day of the Arizona Interscholastic Association D-II State Championship at Omni Tucson National Resort on Monday, but they ...
11/2/2020 10:25:00 PM
A Lake Havasu City man was arrested last month after police say he falsely reported his vehicle as stolen. Jason L. Fucci, 42, made his report at the Lake Havasu City Police department on Oct. 8, but ...
11/2/2020 10:10:00 PM
The Colorado River Indian Tribes’ Tribal Council voted last week to extend the “Safer at Home” resolution again. While previous extensions had been for one month, the extension ...
11/2/2020 9:09:00 PM
The Desert Sun
The California Supreme Court denied Michael Abatti's petition to hear his case against the Imperial Irrigation District, but he's not done fighting.
11/2/2020 4:23:00 PM
Colorado River Gorge Shower Curtain by Gestalt Imagery. This shower curtain is made from 100% polyester fabric and includes 12 holes at the top of the curtain for simple hanging. The total dimensions ...
11/2/2020 6:45:00 AM
Arizona Daily Star
A drone follows a prototype research balloon as it rises into the sky above Lake Havasu City on Oct. 15. The balloon would eventually be blown off course and crash ...
11/1/2020 11:48:00 PM
Havasu will have a little more flexibility with its street sweeping contract this year, as the contract awarded by the City Council at its meeting on Tuesday includes options for additional sweeps ...
11/1/2020 11:41:00 PM
As the weather cools we reach the temperatures for certain activities such as crack seal. Then in a couple months we will be looking at the chip seal program.” ...
11/1/2020 9:29:00 PM
The Aspen Times
Colorado Division of Water Resources say undecreed ponds throughout the region, including in the Aspen and Roaring Fork Valley areas, are depleting the Colorado River system in a time ...
11/1/2020 4:00:00 PM
Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona researcher Tristan Schuler thought his experimental balloon was lost when it blew into a remote corner of Sonora. Then along came Mexican businessman Aron Brown.
11/1/2020 9:00:00 AM
Arizona Daily Sun
The Superintendent of the Flagstaff Electric Company, Thomas Jasper, is busy getting the machinery in place in the Flagstaff Power House. Every piece of equipment is first class and it will not be ...
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