It takes some time to drive to Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park, located a couple hours north of Tonopah, but the road trip is worth it, especially in summer, when the temperatures are at their most pleasant — perfect for seeing the historic sites, picnicking and camping. On the western edge of the Shoshone Mountains, the 1,540-acre park has elevations ranging from 6,840 to 7,880 feet.
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Volleygirls reign throughout spring league, win championship
One of the best weekend getaways our region affords is to Lone Pine, California. It’s uncrowded — a small town of about 2,000 people — and lies in Owens Valley at the foot of the Sierra Nevadas’ spectacular eastern slope. The area is rich in camping, hiking and fishing opportunities, and has the distinction of being the location where many popular films were shot. Even the four-hour plus drive there can be fun, for much of it is via uncrowded highways through open and attractive country.
Breann Sanford, a junior at Boulder City High School, recently placed third in the all-around competition in the Senior 8 division of the 2017 Women’s Junior Olympic Level 9 Western Championships in Boise, Idaho.
April 6, four-person two-best ball throw mama net tourney for Plus 55 Boulder City Men’s/Women’s Golf Association
Floor hockey season ends; ball season for youths to start
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, located on the Utah-Arizona border, boasts some of the most striking buttes, mesas, arches and panoramic views in the entire world. You have no doubt seen images of these formations, for they have been prominently featured in hundreds of television and print advertisements, and in films. But seeing the place firsthand is totally awe-inspiring. It’s one of those places that everyone should see in person, at least once in a lifetime.
Boulder Boats has announced the return of the Malibu World Wake Association Rider Experience on Lake Las Vegas. Scheduled for May 5-7, the event provides an opportunity for riders of all skill levels to learn from the best in the sport.
Boulder Bowl results from April 16
For Sean Desrochers, bowling a 300 game is not much of a novelty, having already bowled 29 of them.
Boulder City motorcycle rider Kevin Johnson won big at the recent 2017 SCORE San Felipe 250 by placing first in the Pro Moto 40 class.
March 2, four-person 1,2,3 Lawrence Welk net tourney for Plus 55 Boulder City Men’s/Women’s Golf
Most people who did not grow up in the Mojave Desert were probably surprised to learn how few sand dunes are found here. The vast flat landscapes of desert pavement and creosote were not remotely what we had envisioned.
Boulder Bowl results as of March 31
Spring may be the best of all times to visit Utah’s Zion National Park, offering delights unique to the season. The landscape is greening up, young leaves are growing on the deciduous trees, and some of the birds can be seen nesting. Weather is often ideal for hiking and sightseeing.
Dian Spencer prepares to return the ball during the tournament.
Bowling center to aid teacher with grant program
Boulder Bowl results as of March 20
Renovated softball dugouts celebrated
There are hundreds of slot canyons in Utah’s Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, but most are hard to find, and it may take days afoot to reach them. A few, however, are accessed fairly easily on a day trip, as long as you are up to driving rough gravel roads and able to hike a round-trip of a few moderate miles.
Community golf day at Cascata set for April 17
Boulder Bowl results as of Feb. 26.
Most people only know the name of Yuma, Arizona, from “3:10 to Yuma” the 2007 film starring Russell Crowe and Christian Bale. The movie ends before anybody actually gets to Yuma, so we never catch a glimpse of this place, so famous but so seldom seen.
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