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 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

Excessive heat warning issued

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued an excessive heat warning for the area from 10 a.m. today, Aug. 6, until 10 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8.

I-11 to open with ceremony Aug. 9

The opening of Interstate 11 outside Boulder City will be celebrated with a ceremony late next week at a scenic overlook on the highway.

Lake Mead superintendent to retire

Lizette Richardson, superintendent of Lake Mead National Recreation Area, announced her retirement late last month. Her last day will be Aug. 31.

National Night Out returns Tuesday

The Boulder City Police Department is once again hosting National Night Out to give the community a chance to interact with first responders, learn about safety and have fun.

Airport gets nearly $2 million for runway improvements

The Boulder City Municipal Airport will receive a nearly $2 million grant from the Federal Aviation Administration to help pay for runway improvements.

Sentencing for ex-police officer delayed

The sentencing in a Nevada District Court case involving a former Boulder City Police officer has been postponed until September.

Pouch tests his mettle at national swim meet

Boulder City High School senior swimmer A.J. Pouch found out that he belongs among the nation’s best at the 2018 Phillips 66 National Championships in Irvine, California, July 25-29.

Local volleyball players contribute to gold-medal win

Looking to make key contributions to Boulder City High School’s girls volleyball program, junior Sierra Orton and sophomore Kamry Bailey honed their skills this summer, helping lead their club team to a gold medal the at USA Volleyball Junior National Championships in Detroit, Michigan.

Roundup: Coach academy at BCHS attracts top names in basketball

Coaches from the NCAA and gold-medal winning USA Basketball team, along with those affiliated with the NBA, converged on Boulder City High School July 25-27 as it hosted the 2018 USA Basketball Las Vegas Coach Academy presented by Nike.

Grothe sets records in 800-meter freestyle

Swimmer Zane Grothe, a 2010 Boulder City High School graduate, set a meet record in the 800-meter freestyle Sunday, July 29, while competing at the Phillips 66 National Championships in Irvine, California.

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Common goals strengthen community

Community. We use that word a lot when referring to our city. But have you ever really thought about what it means?

Center fills many needs for seniors

Nearly a decade ago, local stamp collectors got together to form a club that exists to this day with a dozen or so active members who exchange duplicate material and lame jokes. We meet at the Senior Center of Boulder City at 8:30 a.m. on the second Wednesday of each month.

Creative Watercrafts

18th annual cardboard boat races

Cornhole league forms

Boulder City’s new Cornhole League began competition with its first tournament held Wednesday at Boulder Dam Brewing Co.

Community Briefs, Aug. 2

Elks present night of bingo

Weekend’s Best Bets, Aug. 2

1 TREE SHUTTERBUG: Photographs of the “Trees of the Mount Charleston Wilderness Area” by Donavon Lockett are on display throughout the month in Boulder City Art Guild’s gallery inside the Boulder Dam Hotel, 1305 Arizona St. The galley is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. Visit for more information.

Heat-related illness, death preventable

Heat-related deaths and illnesses are preventable. Despite this, about 618 people in the United States are killed by extreme heat every year.

Solution to homelessness needed

I have a small deviation from the regular informational series to address a local issue that has begun to cause a flurry of phone calls and thus demands rehashing. Homelessness. While it is not illegal to be homeless, many activities fall into the legal realm and that begs for some conversation.

Police Blotter, Aug. 2

July 24, 1:24 p.m.

Senior Center, Aug. 2

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

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