Lake Powell


The National Park Service is opening more of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area after much of it had closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

US Department of Interior

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation will host virtual public meetings Wednesday and Thursday about a controversial planned pipeline from Lake Powell to southern Utah. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports.

Eric Reed

The body of a former U.S. Forest Service firefighter from Flagstaff was recovered from Lake Powell Wednesday. Dustin Olague apparently drowned in a portion of the lake in southern Utah’s Kane County. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.

The Kane County Water Conservancy District has pulled out of a pipeline project designed to pump water to two southern Utah counties, leaving Washington County as the only proposed future user of the pipeline.


Officials with Glen Canyon National Recreational Area will close all public boat ramps on Lake Powell to limit the spread of coronavirus.