Las Vegas (KSNV) — The steady winter storms this season are especially good news at Red Rock Canyon, where a project is turning the rain into more rain. Scientists say they’ve successfully increased rain in Red Rock Canyon this season by cloud seeding. A machine sends particles into very cold clouds, and water freezes on…Read More
KSNV News 3: 429 homes approved for construction in Red Rock Canyon
Las Vegas (KSNV) — Clark County commissioners approved 429 single-family homes to be built in Red Rock Canyon.Read More
KSNV News 3: Save Red Rock, Desert Research Institute kicks off cloud seeding campaign
Las Vegas, NV (KSNV) — Gazing at this majestic view, Pauline van Betten with Save Red Rock can get emotional.
“Red Rock Canyon is a treasure,” she said. “It’s a national treasure.”
But she says the impact of the prolonged drought is significant in the area.
KSNV News 3: Red Rock Search & Rescue accepting volunteer applications ahead of fall season
LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — The Las Vegas Search and Rescue team is looking to recruit volunteers as the fall hiking season approaches. The organization comprises volunteers who help find missing loved ones and injured hikers throughout Red Rock Canyon.Read More
KSNV News 3: Outdoor groups push against proposed fees for Red Rock Canyon, Calico Basin
LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — The public comment period for new fee increases and proposals at Red Rock Canyon and Calico Basin ends at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, July 22.Read More
KSNV News 3: Feedback sought for fee increases at Red Rock Canyon near Las Vegas
Federal officials are asking for the public’s feedback on possible changes to fees for Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.Read More
KSNV News 3: New management plan approved for Calico Basin area near Red Rock Canyon
A new management plan has been approved for the Calico Basin Recreation Area near Red Rock Canyon. A Bureau of Land Management spokesperson said Thursday that the plan does not contain any specific provisions for a new fee program or reservation system.Read More
KSNV News 3: Locals excited about upcoming Tour de France event headed to Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — Take a drive through Red Rock Canyon and you never know what you’ll see or hear. Including a performance by DJ and music producer John Sander, and shooting content for social media.Read More
KSNV News 3: Bureau of Land Management investigating graffiti at Red Rock Canyon
Damage was reported this week in Ash Canyon, a popular spot for hiking and climbing.
“It’s really sad, and it’s pretty recent,” says Heather Fisher, President of the non-profit Save Red Rock. “If we don’t conserve this, we have nothing for the future.”
KSNV News 3: Proposed new trail at Red Rock Canyon could combat safety issues
Ed and Kathy Hall have become regulars on the road to Red Rock Canyon. On a short ride, biking 15 miles from their home in Summerlin.
“Oh it’s just gorgeous there’s no place like it in the world,” says Ed. “Every time you come by here it looks different.”
But the Halls also make sure they stand out.
KSNV News 3: Ghost Bike memorial unveiled for five cyclists who were killed
LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — The “LV5 Ghost Bike” was unveiled outside the Las Vegas Ballpark this morning. Today’s event honored the five local cyclists who were killed on December 10, after being struck by a truck. The LV5 are s Aksoy Ahmet, 48, Michael Murray, 57, Gerrard Nieva, 41, Erin Ray, 39, and Tom Trauger, 57….Read More
KSNV News 3: ‘Change Lanes for Bikes’ cycling advocates push safety after deadly December crash
LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — It was a crash that stunned the Las Vegas cycling community. In December, NHP troopers say a box truck struck a group of bicyclists in early December on U.S. 95 near Searchlight, killing five people. Jordan Barson, the driver who investigators say is responsible, is facing 14 felony charges, including five counts of DUI…Read More