Disposal firm wants 10-year contract extension

A new agreement between the city and its waste and recycling contractor could extend their contract and provide more than $1 million in new equipment.

Power play: Plan to use Hoover Dam to generate more electricity studied

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power recently announced a plan to use Hoover Dam, along with solar and wind energy, to help generate electricity during peak demand times, but its effect on Boulder City is still unknown.

School’s start brings lessons for all

Unless you are a parent of school-age children, you may not realize that Monday is a red-letter day on the calendar.

New school year begins Monday

Monday, Aug. 13, is the first day of the 2018-19 year for the four public schools in Boulder City.

Pouch heads to international waters

Boulder City High School senior swimmer A.J. Pouch has been selected to represent Team USA at the 2018 Junior Pan Pacific Championships in Suva, Fiji, on Aug. 23-27 after a sensational performance at the 2018 Phillips 66 National Championships in Irvine, California.

Eagles to make Thursday Night Lights appearance

To showcase its newly revamped football program, Boulder City High School will host its first Thursday Night Lights on Sept. 20 against rival Virgin Valley.

Triathlons continue to challenge Porter

Ethan Porter, a sophomore at Boulder City High School, finished 39th out of 70 competitors at the 2018 USA Triathlon Junior National Championship in West Chester, Ohio, on Aug. 4.

Filmmaker’s new feature hits close to home

Boulder City has a long history with entertainment, and a local filmmaker is creating her place in it.

Preparation key to surviving monsoon season

When I moved to Southern Nevada and heard the term “monsoon season,” I was confused. Monsoons in the desert? I thought they were tropical/coastal storms that ravaged countries on the other side of the planet, like in southern Asia.

Better to recycle than to ban

Criminalizing the possession of plastic straws is the latest feel-good edict wrought by clueless politicians.

City’s charm, character appeals to many

It was 2:30 a.m. and I couldn’t sleep. The rare pouring rain in Boulder City was keeping me awake and, as I usually do when I can’t find slumber, I turned on Turner Classic Movies in search for inspiration and a Hollywood throwback tie to Boulder City.

News Briefs, Aug. 9

Dignitaries set to help open I-11

City Recreation, Aug. 9

B.C. Kids claim basketball title

Domestic violence can affect everyone

This week I will focus on how domestic violence affects people of all socioeconomic backgrounds and education levels.

Police Blotter, Aug. 9

July 31, 9:58 a.m.

Rooting for Veterans

Bill Dolan

Community Briefs, Aug. 9

Supreme Court judge candidate to address Democrats

Weekend’s Best Bets, Aug. 9

1 HAUNTINGLY SWEET: The folk/rock/alt/country quartet The Unwieldies will perform at The Dillinger Food and Drinkery on Saturday night. The Las Vegas-based ensemble takes the stage at 8:30 p.m., performing tunes that haunt or charm you with their sweetness. The Dillinger is at 1224 Arizona St. Call 702-293-4001 or visit www.thedillinger.com for more information.

Senior Center, Aug. 9

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.

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