Category: Laughlin

BEAT THE HEAT AT COOLING STATIONS

Cooling stations are operation Friday and Saturday in Laughlin. The stations provide opportunity for heat relief with afternoon temperatures projected at 120-degrees. One cooling station will operate round the clock at the American Legion Post at 1510 Bruce Woodbury Drive. The other station at the Colorado River Foodbank at 240 Laughlin Civic Drive is open from 8:00 a.m. to 2:45...

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POSSIBLE RIVER DROWNING

  The body of a man who went missing late Sunday was recovered Monday from the Arizona side of the Colorado River in Bullhead City. Police Department spokeswoman Carina Spotts said law enforcement responded at 11:45 p.m. to reports that a man in the water by the Golden Nugget casino in Laughlin appeared to be in distress. An unsuccessful search was suspended overnight. The body of the possible drowning victim was recovered from the river at 8:50 a.m. Monday near Moser Avenue in Bullhead City. Spotts said it’s unclear how the California man came to be in the water....

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MAY GAMING GAINS!!!

  Nevada casinos enjoyed increased gaming activity during the month of May. The Nevada Gaming Control Board reports gaming revenue rose to $991.6-million, up almost 3.5% from May of last year. Casinos in nearby Laughlin fared even better. The Board reports that properties along the Colorado River enjoyed $43.3-million in gaming revenue in May, a 9.26 percent increase from May,...

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TRANSMISSION LINE APPROVED

Bureau of Reclamation Upper Colorado Regional Director Brent Rhees and Reclamation Lower Colorado Regional Director Terrance J. Fulp have signed a Record of Decision (ROD) for the TransWest Express Transmission Project, approving the issuance of rights-of-use (ROU) for the Project on Reclamation lands in Utah and Nevada. The Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS), released by the lead Federal agencies Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Western Area Power Administration (Western) in May, 2015, analyzed environmental impacts associated with the construction, operation, maintenance, and eventual decommissioning of a 728-mile 600-kV transmission line that would begin in Wyoming and terminate at...

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