Colorado River

The National Park Service on Thursday unveiled a new plan to hike entrance fees at national parks with more modest increases than the ones it proposed last fall.
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February 25, 2019 - 12:34 pm
By Katia Hetter (CNN) -- Pete McBride is worried about the Grand Canyon, so he decided to hike it. All of it. A few years ago, the adventure filmmaker, photographer and writer filmed the path of the Colorado River and was amazed to see that the river doesn't reach the ocean anymore. The river "...
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FILE - In this July 28, 2014, file photo, lightning strikes over Lake Mead near Hoover Dam that impounds Colorado River water at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Arizona.
AP Photo/John Locher, File
December 09, 2018 - 6:10 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — With drought entering a second decade and reservoirs continuing to shrink, seven Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the overtaxed Colorado River for crop irrigation and drinking water had been expected to ink a crucial share-the-pain contingency plan by the end of 2018. They'...
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Colorado River boat collision
Maps4News/here via AP
September 03, 2018 - 7:36 am
MOABI REGIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Arizona authorities say they have found the body of a woman who was among four people missing after two boats crashed on the Colorado River. Mohave County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Anita Mortensen says 51-year-old Christi Lewis was found Monday in a section of...
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