Category: Laughlin

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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APRIL KIND TO NEVADA GAMING INDUSTRY

  Casinos across the Silver State and along the Colorado River enjoyed an uptick in gambling activity during the month of April. The Nevada Gaming Control Board reports that $876.1-million in gambling revenue statewide, up 1.2% from April of last year. Laughlin properties fared better with a gain of almost 4.25%. Casinos along the river collected $42.9 in gambling revenue in April, compared to $41.1-million the same month last...

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MEMORIAL HOLIDAY FIREWORKS

The “Salute to Our Heroes” spectacular fireworks display honoring the men and women who serve and have served in our military forces is set to take place Sunday evening over the Colorado River.  Enjoy watching the free fireworks display brought to you by Laughlin tourism. The Bullhead City Fire Department would like to remind citizens about the dangers of lighting off fireworks. With temperatures rising and surrounding vegetation extremely overgrown the potential for a fire to start and spread rapidly increases. The use, discharge or ignition of permissible consumer fireworks is prohibited except for June 24 through July 6...

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WINGS AND WILDLIFE WEEKEND EVENT IN LAUGHLIN

The annual Wings and Wildlife Festival is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. this Saturday in Laughlin. There will be activities at Pyramid Canyon Park and Trails, located along the Colorado River. Participants can engage in birdhouse painting, a wildlife treasure hunt, kite flying, bird watching and horse activities. Rangers will offer a family-friendly “Birding 101” activity at the park service table. There will be a ranger-led guided walk at 11 a.m. along the river, talking about the history of Davis Dam. For more information, call...

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MARCH MADNESS KIND TO CASINO GAMING

The nearby Silver state enjoyed healthy gambling activity during the month of March. Casinos along the Colorado River in Laughlin reported a gaming win of $50.2-million, up 3.75% from March of 2016. More than $991-million worth of gaming win was reported statewide in March, up 7.5% from the same month last year. The Nevada Gaming Control Board said a lot of the gaming uptick is directly related to NCAA basketball tournament wagering in casino sports...

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