One-man brings ‘Carol’ to stage

Thirty-four inhabitants of an English village, including four women and seven children, will come to life by a sole actor when a Las Vegas performer brings his one-man Christmas show to Boulder City.

Weekend’s Best Bets, Dec. 13

1 ARTISTIC EXPRESSIONS: Artists from the Boulder City Art Guild are celebrating the holiday season with a special exhibit, Deck the Walls. The gallery, inside the Boulder Dam Hotel, 1305 Arizona St., is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free.

Letters to the Editor, Dec. 13

Council needs to hear from residents on aquatic center

News Briefs, Dec. 13

Hospital survey to assess local health care needs

Names in the News, Dec. 13

Jeppsen inducted into honor society at Jacksonville school

Community Briefs, Dec. 13

Blood drive set for today

Senior Center, Dec. 13

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

Thieves target vehicles during holiday season

It’s that time of the year again where we are likely to be out and about making purchases and feeling festive. Many thieves look for easy and inviting targets when it comes to selecting a vehicle to burglarize or steal from. It is up to you to make every effort to prevent your car from being targeted. Hide it. Lock it. Keep it.

Police Blotter, Dec. 13

Dec. 4, 10:54 a.m.

High school locked down after phone threat

Boulder City High School was on a soft lockdown for approximately 40 minutes today after it received a threat over the phone, according to the city’s Communications Manager Lisa LaPlante.

Marshal added to police force

The Boulder City Police Department has created a new position to provide extra security and save money.

Thoughts of family warm the heart

There is something about this time of year that makes people turn their thoughts to family.

Arguments heard to disqualify judge

A decision is pending in the city’s crosswalk protest case involving a former resident after arguments were heard Tuesday about whether to disqualify the judge on the case.

Park Service prepares for additional drop at Lake Mead

The National Park Service expects to spend about $25 million to move marinas and extend boat launch ramps if Lake Mead continues to shrink in the coming years, according to a new low-water plan released last week.

Grapplers win BC Duals

Boulder City High School’s wrestlers took first place in the Boulder City Duals on Saturday, Dec 1, finishing as the only unbeaten program in the eight-team tournament.

Boys on win streak

Boulder City High School boys basketball team won the Lake Mead Holiday Classic championship over the weekend, defeating rival Moapa Valley 70-50 in the title game.

Roundup: Girls pick up road victory

The Boulder City High School girls basketball team picked up a road victory Monday, Dec. 3, defeating 4A Bonanza 57-38.

Denton named to Humanities board

One of Boulder City’s longtime residents has a new role in Nevada: helping to promote art and humanities throughout the state.

Community Briefs, Dec. 6

Widow’s support group sets holiday party

Senior Center, Dec. 6

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

News Briefs, Dec. 6

Helicopter makes emergency landing on dry lake bed

Museum to mark 85th anniversary with holiday gala

The Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum is celebrating its 85th anniversary next week with a free holiday gala and gingerbread house contest.

Sustainable, improved utilities remains priority

On July 10, the City Council created a new utilities department to help enhance transparency and accountability in connection with Boulder City’s public utilities. Simultaneously, we established a job classification for a new director of that department in an effort to bring executive-level expertise and oversight to bear on the planning, maintenance and day-to-day operations of our utilities — specifically, our landfill, water, sewer and electrical systems.

Mine area’s history on visit to Nelson

You’ve probably heard about the gold mine down at Nelson, south of Boulder City. It wouldn’t be right if a columnist named Nelson didn’t make mention of one of the oldest towns in Southern Nevada.

Climate constantly changes

Human “climate experiences” are short. Geologic rock formations have recorded what we humans have not experienced. All this information is available to compare on our computers, tedious record comparisons, statistics and tracking of weather by the hour.

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