Girls golf team sets course for repeat championship

Defending 3A state champion Boulder City High School’s girls golf team might have lost star player Lani Potter, but don’t expect there to be much of a drop-off from this year’s upperclassmen-laden group, according to head coach Andy Schaper.

Convicted child sex abuser dies in prison

A former Boulder City and Henderson teacher, imprisoned in 2010 for producing child pornography and sexually assaulting young boys, died in prison Monday, Aug. 20, the Nevada Department of Corrections said.

Rosen delivers support for Meals on Wheels

U.S. Rep. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., helped deliver food to Boulder City residents through the Meals on Wheels program Aug. 16 to show the importance of the organization and what it does for the community.

News Briefs, Aug. 23

City to update strategic plan

Of all colors, veterans most proud of purple

America’s colors are red, white and blue. The Red Cross organization is identified by, well, it’s obvious. And at least one national veterans group is known for its color by its name — the Military Order of the Purple Heart.

Names in the News, Aug. 23

David named to dean’s list at Fort Lewis College

Weekend’s Best Bets, Aug. 23

1 CELEBRATION: Lake Mead National Recreation Area will help celebrate the National Park Service’s 102nd birthday Saturday. Rangers will be at the Alan Bible Visitor Center, 10 Lakeshore Road, to answer questions about the park or others in the National Park Service system. The celebration kicks into high gear at 12:30 p.m., when birthday cake will be served.

Senior Center, Aug. 23

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.

Community Briefs, Aug. 23

Lake Mead to celebrate Park Service’s birthday, fishing

Poster contest to help raise awareness of radon’s danger

Students in Boulder City can help promote radon awareness through a poster contest sponsored by the University of Nevada’s Cooperative Extension’s Radon Education Program and the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health.

Stay alert when using public transportation

When riding public transportation, there are several things you can do to remain safe. Here are some:

 
Interstate 11 opens

A city with historic origins made history again when the first new federal interstate in almost 30 years opened in town.

Utility administrator: Energy initiative could cost city millions

If the Nevada Energy Choice Initiative passes in the November election, it could cost Boulder City more than $1 million in lost savings each year as well as generating higher electric rates.

Man who killed rabbits back in jail

A former Boulder City resident who was sentenced to house arrest for mutilating cottontail rabbits could remain in jail after allegedly making threats against a prosecutor.

Interstate has ‘designer’ look

From its impact on traffic in Boulder City to the role it will play in Southern Nevada commerce, few details were overlooked when designing Interstate 11. That includes the way it looks.

Being ‘invisible’ has its downfalls

Interstate 11 opened a week ago with plenty of fanfare and hearty congratulations for a job well done.

Man found guilty in crosswalk-protest case

A Boulder City resident has been found guilty on four charges for protesting a police-sanctioned crosswalk enforcement event more than two years ago.

County clerk Goya arrested on suspicion of DUI late last year

Clark County clerk and Boulder City resident Lynn Goya was arrested late last year on suspicion of a DUI and charged with reckless driving, according to Boulder City Police Department and municipal court records.

Historian to bring tales of ‘Dam Women’ to life

Ever since his childhood, Boulder City native Dennis McBride has been fascinated by the stories told by the women who helped transform the community from tents and temporary houses into homes and a fledgling city.

Boys tennis team looks to repeat as state champs

Boulder City High School’s boys tennis program figures to be in the driver’s seat again after claiming its first 3A state championship since 1977 last season.

New volleyball coach set to keep team’s legacy alive

Kurt Bailey, Boulder City High School’s new head girls volleyball coach, knows he has a tough task of keeping the Lady Eagles’ legacy alive after the team won its first state championship since 1989 last season.

Lady Eagles tennis team has sights set on title

Members of Boulder City High School’s girls tennis team are excited to begin a new season with one goal in mind: a state championship.

Health insurance available through chamber collaboration

New federal regulations allow Boulder City businesses to have access to group health insurance coverage through the chamber of commerce.

History blends with flora, fauna along water trail

Launching near the base of the Hoover Dam along the Black Canyon National Water Trail, you will paddle smooth waters between high canyon walls. You’ll see caves, hot springs, coves, waterfalls, sandy beaches and plenty of historic interest related to the iconic dam.

Sports Brief, Aug. 16

Grothe win gold at Pan Pacific swim meet, makes world team

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