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Crater at Amboy picture perfect (inactive) volcano

From now through early spring is the best of time for roaming remote desert areas and examining at leisure the desert’s interesting and exposed geology. A drive to Amboy Crater offers both. The road trip takes you through the Mojave National Preserve and along historic Route 66 to the tiny town of Amboy and its nearby volcanic crater.

Local Bowling Results

Fall leagues have now started. There are still a few openings. If you’re interested in bowling, come by and let us know. We will get you in.

Blythe Intaglios’s size most impressive

Located near the lower Colorado River in eastern California, the Blythe Intaglios are giant designs, man-made long ago by engraving, tamping or scraping away the desert pavement, thus exposing the lighter gravel or soils beneath.

Local Bowling Results

Boulder Bowl is accepting participants for its fall leagues that start in September. Those interested can register at the bowling center, 504 California Ave.

Heatwave swimmers place in top 10 at junior Olympics

Members of the Boulder City-Henderson Heatwave swim team returned home with several top 10 finishes after competing July 26-29 in the Southern California Swimming Summer Junior Olympics in Riverside, California, at the Riverside Aquatic Complex.

Porter betters triathlon results at national tourney

Fourteen-year-old Boulder City resident Ethan Porter took on his toughest challenge yet as a triathlete and placed 35th out of 68 competitors at the Elite National Championship on Saturday , Aug. 5, in West Chester, Ohio.

Little League team ends postseason with 2-2 record

Concluding its postseason Aug. 3 with a 2-2 record in the Western Regional tournament, Nevada Division II state champions Boulder City Junior Little League wasn’t able to get past Northern California, losing 9-0 at Ida Price Field in San Jose, California.