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Events return to Boulder City

Just like a butterfly emerging from its cocoon, Boulder City is coming back to life with a calendar that is slowly filling up with events as restrictions due to COVID-19 are lifted. And just like that butterfly, things will look slightly different than they did before.

Jorgensen elected; Booth, Fox to vie for second council seat

The results of April’s primary election were finalized during a special City Council meeting Monday, April 19, declaring Sherri Jorgensen elected and Cokie Booth and Mathew Fox to face off for the second open seat in the June 15 general election.

Dam museum’s collection moves online

The Boulder City-Hoover Dam Museum is taking its archive collection to the next level of accessibility — online and searchable with the touch of a button.

Field for manager spot narrowed to top two

City Council is moving forward with background checks and in-person interviews for two of the five people recently interviewed for the open city manager position.

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Residents’ passion for city blazed during primary

Congratulations are in order for Councilwoman-elect Sherri Jorgensen and Cokie Booth and Matt Fox, who will face off for the second City Council seat in June’s general election.

Business Beat: 7-Eleven moves to busy corner

7-Eleven has a new “heavenly” location at the corner of Boulder City Parkway and Buchanan Boulevard.

Quick meal strategies essential for busy people

“Oops! I totally forgot about dinner!” It happens. Maybe you didn’t actually forget but your hectic, nonstop day happened. Suddenly it’s 6 p.m. and the family is looking to you because they’re starving. What’s for dinner?

Volleyball coach: Boys did ‘great’

Getting off to a hot start, Boulder City High School boys volleyball team won a pair of games Saturday, April 17, defeating Sunrise Mountain and Doral Red Rock Academy.

BCHS baseball team starts season with rout of Moapa

Coming out of the gate swinging, Boulder City High School’s varsity baseball team routed rival Moapa Valley 15-2 in its season opener Monday, April 19.

Roundup: Swimmers nearly sweep meet

Opening their season on a high note, Boulder City High School boys and girls swimming teams won all but two events on April 17 at the Mesquite Recreation Center.

Mask use, types raise many questions

Along with the mask mandates and protocols, I am fascinated by the many different mask designs. Aside from those that are medically proven, those that adhere to the face in such a way that no air whatsoever can escape around the mask, generally speaking, the majority of masks do absolutely nothing, especially those made of cloth.

Airman finds little to stop her from success

Most employment opportunities in the military are now open to women as well as men. The Air Force has been a leader in that area.

Meadows are birders’ paradise

Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge is a wonderful place to hop your way into spring. An easy day trip of about 100 miles from Boulder City, this 24,000-acre refuge lies in Amargosa Valley, a few miles beyond Pahrump. One of the largest oases in the Mojave Desert, it was designated a refuge in 1984.

Lee: City to get $14 million from rescue plan

Rep. Susie Lee visited Boulder City on Tuesday, April 6, to tout how the American Rescue Plan will benefit the community, small businesses, local residents and the city government, which will receive $14 million directly.