Man Dies After Falling From Willow Gulch At Lake Powell Thursday

A man fell to his death Thursday morning at Willow Gulch in the Escalante Arm of Lake Powell. A nearby vessel witnessed the man’s fall at around 9 a.m. and attempted to render aid. A medical professional on board the vessel pronounced the man dead on recovery. The National Park Service and Kane County Sheriff’s […]

Magician/Illusionist David Blaine Successfully Soared Over Page With Just Balloons Wednesday

Magician and illusionist David Blaine successfully soared over Page and Lake Powell Wednesday morning while hanging onto 52 helium balloons. Blaine ascended to nearly 25-thousand feet before letting the balloons go and parachuted back to the ground. He needed oxygen after passing 20-thousand feet. Blaine’s latest event was to recreate the 1956 French film “The […]

The Body Of A Flagstaff Man Presumed Drowned Recovered From Lake Powell Wednesday

The body of a Flagstaff man, who was presumed drowned after disappearing Sunday, in Lake Powell in Utah was found Wednesday and identified. Glen Canyon National Recreation Area dispatch received a call at around 4:30 p.m. about 30-year-old Dustin Olague, who was missing and presumed drowned in the Warm Creek area of Lake Powell in […]

Environmental Groups File A Lawsuit To Bring Down Glen Canyon Dam

Environmental groups are suing the federal government in an effort to bring down the Glen Canyon Dam along the Colorado River. The lawsuit was filed by the groups “Save the Colorado,” “The Center for Biological Diversity,” and “Living Rivers.” The lawsuit says the Bureau of Reclamation ignored climate science when it approved a 20-year operating […]

A Colorado City Man Drowned At Lake Powell Sunday

A Colorado City man drowned at Lake Powell Sunday. Coconino County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the lake’s main marina in the Wahweap District at around 7:58 p.m. Officials say 31-year-old Jacob Jessop jumped in the water near slip F-3 and never came up. Divers recovered the body Monday morning at 249 feet below the […]

Page High School Student Drowns At Lake Powell Friday


A 15-year-old Page High School student drowned Friday at Lake Powell near the Arizona-Utah state line at Swim Beach. Kane County, Utah Sheriff’s officials say the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Dive Team recovered the body Friday afternoon. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The teen was reported missing in the area after 12:30 […]