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NWS: Flash Flood Warnings issued throughout Utah

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (ABC4) – The National Weather Service has issued a new Flash Flood Warning for Last Chance Creek near Lake Powell and the surrounding areas. The Warning will be in effect until 9:15 PM MDT and is expected to be quite powerful, calling the damage threat “Considerable”.
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20 Places Similar to Lake Tahoe

Lying at 6,225 feet, Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine freshwater lake in North America. It sits west of Carson City on the state line between Nevada and California and was formed as part of the Lake Tahoe Basin about two million years ago. Today, it is popular for its clear waters and panoramic views of the mountains that straddle it on all sides. Lake Tahoe is also a major tourist attraction in California and Nevada and a haven for summer outdoor recreation, winter sports, and snow and ski resorts. If you love touring this location, you will also love these 20 Places Similar to Lake Tahoe.

There's a plan to save Page's water supply

PAGE, Ariz. — The town of Page exists because of Lake Powell and Glen Canyon Dam. Or, it may be the other way around. The housing community that would become Page was founded to build Glen Canyon Dam, which then created Lake Powell by filling up miles and miles of canyons behind it. The city continued long after the lake was created, becoming a tourist town dependent on the lake.
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The Best Hiking in Page, AZ

Located in North Central Arizona, just a few miles from the Colorado border, Page awaits millions of outdoor adventurers every year. From the best hiking in Page, AZ, to camping, four-wheeling, and watersports, there is a lot to experience in this stunning area. The proximity of Lake Powell has long...
Lake Powell Chronicle

Culture Orientation Day introduces new PUSD teachers to Navajo way of life

Page Unified School District held its annual Navajo Culture Orientation Day for new teachers on Aug. 1. The purpose for the event is to teach incoming teachers about the Navajo way of life, traditions and culture so they’ll be better prepared to make connections with their Navajo students and colleagues.

Great Labor Day Lake Getaways

The final days of summer are closing in. I find this always makes me a bit sad. Why? Saying goodbye to summer is like saying so long to a fun friend that is both entertaining and full of ideas for amusing things to do. Like running barefoot through the sprinkler, riding your bike on a bright sunny day, or making your favorite sundae. Luckily there is Labor Day, the official end-of-summer goodbye party. A time to escape and give summer a proper send-off.
Lake Powell Chronicle

Page's fall calendar packed with city-organized events

Late last year, City of Page Recreation and Community Services Director Lynn Cormier and Special Event Coordinator Sheri Ptacek were tasked by city management with “enhancing the events” in Page. With the closure of Navajo Generating Station in 2019, Page has come to rely more heavily on tourism,...

Two killed and five hurt when plane carrying French tourists crashes into Lake Powell in Utah

A scenic charter plane carrying six French tourists plunged into Lake Powell in Arizona on Saturday, killing two passengers and injuring five including the pilot, officials say.Witnesses called the National Park Service after seeing the Cessna 207 plunge into the lake near the border between Utah and Arizona, the Kane County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement.The pilot reported engine trouble shortly after taking off from Page, Arizona, the sheriff’s office said.Witnesses on passing boats worked with the pilot to save four of the passengers from the submerged plane.They were transported to shore where a helicopter took three with serious...
Lake Powell Chronicle

Meet Bee Sanderson, PHS Marching Band’s drum major

Page High School’s marching band began practicing July 25, meeting every morning on the high school practice field to work through maneuvers and iron out their rhythm and routine. The marching band is being led by Bee Sanderson, who is serving as drum major for the second year in...
Lake Powell Chronicle

Long-time PUSD sub earns teaching degree

Though classes don’t begin until Aug. 9, Dionna Dempsey has been getting her classroom ready for her incoming students since the second week of July. Dempsey has prepared classrooms for the new year many times in the past, but this year, the experience felt different. This time the experience had a different energy. This time it felt more permanent and solid, a feeling similar to moving into your own house after being a guest in another person’s house.
Lake Powell Chronicle

John Dodd: From dead to dad

Sitting on the patio of a local restaurant, John Dodd, resident of Page and employee at a resort in southern Utah, described how he went from “dead to dad.”. As incredible as it may sound, Dodd’s life completely changed when he and his longtime friend Bill visited southern Utah in the summer of 2020, resulting in his calling Page, Arizona, home.

Upcoming Community Meeting August 10th

There will be a community meeting on Wednesday, August 10th from 4-5pm at City Council Chambers in Page City Hall, located at 697 Vista Avenue. The purpose of the meeting is to present citizens with information about Page’s 2040 General Plan, which will become available for public comment in September of this year.