Scientists warn of asbestos risks

Scientists involved in the study of naturally occurring asbestos in Southern Nevada and nearby Arizona have concluded that exposure to the fibers should be kept to a minimum after tests on mice show they can contribute to pleural disease.

Officials see railroad museum as way to boost tourism

The Nevada Division of Museums and History is working on a $40 million plan to turn the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Boulder City into a tourism attraction that could lessen the sting of Interstate 11, which is set to open next year.

New evidence found in ‘crosswalk protest’ case; hearing set

New evidence has been presented in the city’s case against John Hunt, a Boulder City resident who was arrested on several charges after he repeatedly walked back and forth in a marked crosswalk protesting a police-sanctioned pedestrian enforcement event in June 2016.

News

Scientists warn of asbestos risks

Scientists involved in the study of naturally occurring asbestos in Southern Nevada and nearby Arizona have concluded that exposure to the fibers should be kept to a minimum after tests on mice show they can contribute to pleural disease.

Sports

Grothe sets two US swim records

Zane Grothe, a 2010 graduate of Boulder City High School, made history this weekend in Columbus, Ohio, setting two new American records in the 500-yard and 1650-yard freestyles at the 2017 USA Swimming AT&T Winter Nationals.

Boys win holiday basketball tourney

Steamrolling Northern Nevada challenger Spring Creek 62-32 on Dec. 2, Boulder City High School boys basketball team accomplished its first goal of the season, winning the Lake Mead Holiday Classic championship.

Community

Parade lights up city

This year’s Santa’s Electric Night Parade in downtown Boulder City lit up the town and sparked the Christmas spirit for those who attended.

Opinion

Think first, make better decisions

When I’m not moonlighting as the mayor, I try to earn a living as an attorney. And as much as I loathe billing clients, it’s obviously necessary in order to put food on my family’s table.

Short film touts dams ‘star power’

There is a significant tie between Boulder City and “The Wizard of Oz” starring actress Judy Garland. Back in 1938, MGM produced a 10-minute promotional short movie titled “Electrical Power.”

Entertainment