Lake Powell
It’s been a wet fall in the Southwest — an improvement over the last two years. What does that mean for Colorado River water users?
December 30, 2013
Colorado River Delta
The Colorado River Water Users met in Las Vegas this week to discuss how to deal with some of the lowest water levels on record. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell spoke to the group Friday.
December 13, 2013
A Nevada judge ruled Wednesday what some have called “the death knell” of an ongoing water case that could set precedence for the entire arid Southwest.
December 12, 2013
A law clinic at the University of Nevada Las Vegas released a report last week raising concerns about an immigration detention center in the Las Vegas metro area.
November 25, 2013
New poll from the non-partisan Public Religion Research Institute, shows that 63 percent of Americans support a pathway to citizenship.
November 25, 2013
‪Waves of Latino immigrants have introduced the quinceañera or "Sweet 15" into the American mainstream. It's often a glitzy affair with rituals to mark a girls transition into womanhood. As the Latino population in Las Vegas has grown over the past decade, so has the business of quinceañeras. Families empty their pockets to throw a party, sometimes bigger than a wedding, for their little girls.
November 19, 2013
The Indian National Finals Rodeo just wrapped up in Las Vegas. During the event, spectators enjoyed the usual rodeo competitions: barrel racing, steer wrestling and bull riding. But what's different about this event is it’s an Indian-only rodeo, which means in addition to the bulls, cows and Indian cowboys, the whole family is there.
November 15, 2013
high flow
On Monday Glen Canyon Dam operators will once again open the floodgates to try to restore the Grand Canyon downstream. Power companies aren’t too pleased with this new regime.
November 08, 2013
For nearly a half-century, the federal migrant education program has been helping farmworkers' children catch up and keep up with their peers. We look at one program in the Imperial Valley.
November 07, 2013
A uranium mining company has decided to postpone operations at a mine six miles outside Grand Canyon National Park.
November 07, 2013


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