Richardson ready to explore

Lizette Richardson has no plans to hang up her hat and ride off into the sunset when she retires as superintendent of Lake Mead National Recreation Area on Friday. She is already settled into the West, has fallen in love with the region and wants to explore other places in the National Park Service that she has served for many years.

Power line to remain overhead despite residents’ objections

Despite many residents speaking against it, Boulder City will be getting overhead power lines along the northeastern end of Nevada Way in order to create a backup power system for that part of town.

Plan for emergency situations prepared

Boulder City could have a new department to help with disasters and emergencies after City Council recently introduced a bill to establish the office.

Labor Day not meant for work

How ironic is it that the day set aside to honor the labors of our nation’s workers is a day that many of us actually do not spend working. Yet, it also seems somewhat appropriate.

Chautauqua brings ‘Shapers of Modern America’ to BC

America in the early 1900s was a nation in the midst of changes. The country was continuing to expand and add states. Transportation was evolving as Henry Ford introduced his Model T and the Wright brothers took their first flight. Geopolitical maneuvering ultimately resulted in the start of World War I.

Undefeated Eagles look like champs

Boulder City High School’s boys tennis team is in the driver seat after finishing 4-0 in its first week of games.

Tourney helps Lady Eagles learn from mistakes

Boulder City High School’s girls volleyball teamed opened its season with excitement, finishing 7-3 after the first week of play.

Roundup: Girls open tennis season with win streak

Opening their season with a 3-1 start, Boulder City High School’s girls tennis team is clicking well early.

Photographs often capture truth behind the scenes

Author Joan Didion once said, “Writers are always selling somebody out.” And while some do, writers simply choose to accentuate the positive. I think writers are much like photographers in that we expose what we want others to see or know about our subjects. We can manipulate the public’s perception about someone, which is why it is always shocking when some scandalous story about an apparent squeakily clean celebrity becomes breaking news.

Two killed in early morning crash on I-11

Two people are dead and three others, including a small child, were hospitalized early Tuesday after a crash on Interstate 11.

News Briefs, Aug. 30

Town hall about off-highway vehicles set for Tuesday

Thankful for Donation

Hali Bernstein Saylor/Boulder City Review

Business Briefs, Aug. 30

Nevada State Bank has new branch manager

Weekend’s Best Bets, Aug. 30

1 TIME TRAVEL: Take a walk through the past while learning about the people and events that shaped Boulder City on a visit to the Boulder City-Hoover Dam Museum. Filled with exhibits and interactive displays, the museum focuses on the early days of Boulder City and the construction of Hoover Dam. It is housed inside the Boulder Dam Hotel, 1305 Arizona St. The museum is open daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Admission is free.

Community Briefs, Aug. 30

Choir to start rehearsals tonight

Senior Center, Aug. 30

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.

Safety important when travelling, too

When on a cruise, you also need to be careful to ensure your personal safety. Here are a few tips.

Planning commissioner Clements dies unexpectedly

Boulder City Planning Commissioner Tom Clements, grandson of original 31ers Tom and Erma Godbey, died unexpectedly the night of Aug. 16. He was 65.

Rabbit killer to remain in jail; man said he wanted to ‘eat people’

A former Boulder City resident will remain in jail for his six-month sentence for animal cruelty after making threats against a prosecutor and possessing items prohibited by the justice court.

Water shortage delayed for now

Despite another dry winter on the Colorado River, Lake Mead and the millions of people who rely on it will avoid a water shortage for at least one more year.

Planners favor RV garages, recommend variance for StoryBook

Planning commissioners approved a resolution that will allow StoryBook Homes to build RV garages on two of the five models it plans to offer at its new Boulder Hills Estates subdivision being built near Adams Boulevard and Bristlecone Drive.

Emphasis on local news vital

Last Thursday, more than 350 newspapers across the nation participated in an editorial writing campaign to promote the importance of a free and independent press in response to several tweets by President Donald Trump and allegations of fake news.

City lost true ally when Clements died

I have been asked to compose a few words of remembrance. It is at once both an unwanted yet an honorable chore. I now find this among the most difficult tasks I have ever been assigned.

Summer — pool — goes to the dogs

The dog days of summer are here and local canines can celebrate with a pool “pawty.”

Number of desert birds declining

Bird populations have collapsed in the desert along the Nevada-California border, and climate change could be to blame, according to a new study by scientists at the University of California, Berkeley.

Eagles ready to put skills to test on football field

This could be the year Boulder City High School’s football team returns to postseason play, according to head coach Chris Morelli. Its last appearance was in 2014.

Soccer coach: Team full of talented players

Boulder City High School’s first-year girls soccer coach Arnold Oeland doesn’t see it possible for his girls to be shut out once again after narrowly missing the postseason a year ago.

Cross-country teams blend experience, youth

Staci Selinger, Boulder City High School’s cross-country coach, said she expects big things this season from the girls and boys teams, which have a good mixture of experience and youth.

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