For Star subscribers: As bad as conditions are are today, they could get worse as hotter, drier conditions in the west intensify.
For Star subscribers: Debate over how to manage Lake Powell rages on as environmentalists prepare for when Lake Powell drops too low to deliver water.
For Star subscribers: To critics, Glen Canyon Dam was one of the U.S.'s biggest environmental mistakes. But it generates electricity for about 5 million people in seven states.
For Star subscribers: Without curbs in water use, Lake Powell seems likely to keep falling, squeezing a multi-billion-dollar recreation economy already damaged by the pandemic.
For Star subscribers: Western water management system may be in the early stages of collapse.
NONFICTION: This collection of essays — and a bit of fiction — defines the city of Sioux Falls. "City of Hustle: A Sioux Falls Anthology," edited by Jon K. Lauck and Patrick Hicks; Belt Publishing (315 pages, $26) ——— I grew up just east of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. "Running into town" in the 1960s and '70s meant driving to the metropolis of 70,000 people. It was the biggest city in South ...
In a long-simmering debate over how best to protect Lincoln from floods, one thing everybody agrees on is this: Lincoln is wetter than it used to be.
Another year of high school softball is in the books. And, as usual, there was no shortage of talent around the city, area and state.
Isaiah "Frosty" Niemann photographs weddings or takes family portraits when he's in Omaha. But clients often hire him to photograph them surfing on big waves.
How close is “Yellowstone” to the real Montana?
Floridians are once again picking up the pieces after Nicole slammed into the state Thursday, killing at least four people, ripping buildings apart and leaving some homes unlivable as it bore down with dangerous storm surge and powerful winds.
Homes and buildings are collapsing into the ocean and authorities have issued warnings to evacuate some areas as Tropical Storm Nicole pushes a huge volume of ocean water onshore in southeast Florida.
Authorities have identified a body found in the Missouri River, but can't say for certain if it's the same man reported to have jumped into the river from a bridge more than a month ago.
Photos and satellite imagery from the central United States show how the region's worst drought in at least a decade has pushed the Mississippi River and its tributaries to drop to record lows this month.
A look at Friday's results from the course.
A boy who died after being infected by a brain-eating amoeba may have encountered the organism on the Arizona side of Lake Mead near Hoover Dam.