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<p>Increased water use during the pandemic helped drain Lake Mead even faster, according to a new UNLV study.</p>
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California, Arizona and Nevada have agreed to a historic deal to curb the amount of water the states will pull from the Colorado River. We take a look at what that deal means for Las Vegas and Lake Mead.
People sit in a raft in front of Hoover Dam
Desert Drift
Rafting the Colorado River in search of what we’d lose if it ran dry
Nevada lawmakers passed a flurry of measures in the final hours of the legislature. That includes several of Republican Governor Joe Lombardo's top priorities.
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In the summer issue of Desert Companion, readers can enjoy the winners, runners-up, and honorable mentions of our 2023 Focus on Nevada Photo Contest. In addition, we present our first-ever nightlife guide, the best locals spots for dancing, laughing, lounging, and rocking in the country’s most entertaining city.

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