Another year has come and gone for Boulder City and with it is a time to reflect on some of the major events from 2018.
Interstate 11, which opened in August, features a scenic overlook that provides a bird’s-eye view of Lake Mead.
Jim Giannosa is stepping down from the Planning Commission after 13 years of dedicated service and having never missed a meeting.
It’s hard to believe that 2019 arrives in just six days. I have just gotten used to dating things for 2018.
After falling in love with the community, Janette Housley decided to put some roots down and planted her mobile pet grooming business on Boulder City Parkway.
Helping bring Boulder City High School tennis to prominence, twins Olivia and Connor Mikkelson were both named to the Nevada first-team all-state for their efforts this season.
After helping Boulder City High School’s girls volleyball team claim its second consecutive 3A state championship, sophomore Kamry Bailey was named to the Nevada all-state first-team.
Representing Boulder City High School, seniors Thorsten Balmer and Ryann Reese and junior Makena Arboreen were all named to the Nevada all-state team in their respective sports.
Swimmer Zane Grothe, a 2010 Boulder City High School graduate, took home a pair of top five finishes at the 2018 FINA World Swimming Championships Dec. 11-16 in Hangzhou, China.
On Christmas Day in 1947, Universal Pictures released a noir film, “A Double Life,” about an actor named Anthony John who starts to take his roles a little too seriously.
For the second year in a row, Clark County, in conjunction with the Armed Forces Chamber of Commerce and others, has produced “Las Vegas Marries the Military.” During Veterans Day weekend, 11 couples from around the country came to Nevada to get married or to renew their vows in no-cost ceremonies from the Strip to downtown and other locations around the city. Five of the ceremonies were new weddings, and six were vow renewals. Those participating were veterans, on active duty, in the National Guard, reservists or retired.
Ruben’s great example for businesses to follow
Keeping hands clean is one of the most important steps we can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others. Hand-washing with soap removes germs from hands.
Boulder City residents can recycle their Christmas trees for free from now until Jan. 14.
1 RETURN TO POOH CORNER: The lovable bear, Winnie-the-Pooh returns for a visit with his old friend to help him rediscover the joy of life in “Christopher Robin,” which will be shown at 10 a.m. Friday in the community room at Boulder City Library, 701 Adams Blvd. Bring a comfy chair and snacks. Call 702-293-1281 for more information.
Art professor to teach class
Hours of operation: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday at 813 Arizona St., 702-293-3320. Visit the center’s website at www.seniorcenterbouldercity.org.
I hope that all my readers are enjoying a healthy and happy holiday season and ask your indulgence as I take a short break from my regularly scheduled column to enjoy a little rest and relaxation time, as well. I have included a bit of information I thought you might find useful. Let’s all be safe out there.
Dec. 18, 12:58 p.m.
Federal shutdown stops most park services at Lake Mead
Saturday was a day to honor veterans’ sacrifice through the local Wreaths Across America program at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City.
Communication with Meaning
Historic preservation will be more of a priority for the city in the future as it is one of the five goals adopted in the new strategic plan.
A District Court judge denied Boulder City’s motion to disqualify Judge Richard Scotti in a case involving a former resident’s crosswalk protest because the city did not bring forward a substantive reason.
A few years ago, many readers commented how much they enjoyed my column about holiday baking and requested that I make this an annual tradition. As you read this, I will be at home, knee-deep in flour, sugar and spices, in the true spirit of this message.
Two former Boulder City Police Department Explorers realized their dreams last week when they became police officers for the city.
Boulder City High School boys basketball picked up a big win Dec. 12, defeating 4A Green Valley 64-60 on the road.
Boulder City High School flag football escaped rival Moapa Valley in a triple-overtime thriller Dec. 13, prevailing 20-14.
Boulder City High School wrestling found ample success this weekend at the Warrior Invite at O’Gorma High School in South Dakota.