Girls garner season’s first league victory

Boulder City High School’s girls basketball team picked up its first league victory of the season, defeating Somerset Academy Sky Pointe 55-25 on Jan. 17.

Roundup: BCHS defeats Sky Pointe

Flexing their muscles, Boulder City High School’s boys basketball team routed Somerset Academy Sky Pointe 69-42 on Jan. 17.

Business Beat: Preservation efforts go prehistoric

In a town devoted to its historic past, one business is digging deep by going prehistoric.

Library launches monthly book sales

Boulder City Library has started something new for 2019: monthly book sales.

Radner forever tied to ‘Saturday Night’

Boulder City has a strong tie to NBC’s television show “Saturday Night Live,” which is now in its 44th season. Earlier this month I had the pleasure of meeting SNL’s Finesse Mitchell in the green room of a local television station. He was promoting his comedy tour in support of his Showtime special, “The Spirit Told Me to Tell You,” while I was helping to promote the Dam Short Film Festival.

Glaucoma can steal your sight

Half of the people with glaucoma don’t know they have it. Get a healthy start this year by learning about glaucoma and taking steps to reduce your risk of vision loss.

Weekend’s Best Bets, Jan. 24

1 CHOOSE TO ACCEPT: Espionage and action go hand in hand in “Mission Impossible: Fallout,” which will be shown at 5:30 p.m. Friday at Boulder City Library, 701 Adams Blvd. The film follows Ethan Hunt and the IMF team as they join forces with a CIA assassin to prevent a group of terrorists from carrying out three simultaneous nuclear attacks. Bring blankets and snacks.

Names in the News, Jan. 24

Canterbury on president’s list

Senior Center, Jan. 24

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.

News Briefs, Jan. 24

Nominees sought for award

Stay aware, stay safe

Here are some more safety tips to keep in mind. Always be aware of your surroundings, especially at night. Get your exercise or run your errands in the daytime or early evening, not late at night.

Police Blotter, Jan. 24

Jan. 15, 8:04 a.m.

I-11 brings mixed reactions from area businesses

Business is better than expected for several local businesses after Interstate 11 opened five months ago and bypassed traffic around Boulder City.

Dry lake bed request withdrawn

An unpopular request for land to be added to Boulder City’s land management plan has been withdrawn and will not be considered by City Council.

Leavitt to seek re-election

Candidate filing for Boulder City’s 2019 municipal election starts in less than a week, and another resident has announced plans to run for city office.

Fire drums up support for local legend

As one of the best-known rock drummers of the early 1960s, Sandy Nelson knows how important his role is in keeping the rhythm of a composition or tune. The drum’s beat is often the heart and soul of a song.

Aid, discounts offered to furloughed employees

Local businesses are stepping up to help furloughed employees as the partial government shutdown stretches to almost a month.

Hometown Hero: Kahl committed to serve

Teresa “May” Kahl is not one to sit still. She’s always on the go, devoting countless hours to various community organizations. When she finally takes a moment to sit down, odds are she’s in a rocking chair helping raise money for the local senior center.

Second-half push leads to win

Boulder City High School flag football team avoided disaster Monday night, knocking off Chaparral 25-12 in heavy rain conditions.

Eagles’ flat performance belies skills to outperform opponents

Even when not playing up to its potential, Boulder City High School boys basketball team is still a mismatch for other programs. Nowhere was that more evident than their 62-36 rout of rival Virgin Valley on Tuesday, Jan. 15.

Roundup: Wrestlers take silver at Utah meet

Boulder City High School wrestling team won the silver bracket at the Iron Town Duals in Cedar City, Utah, finishing with an overall record of 6-2.

Candidates have much to consider

As one who spent nearly a decade of my life working for the city of Boulder City and serving its residents, I’d like to be so bold as to offer my thoughts to those running for mayor and council. The current mayor and council members might want to consider these words as well.

Train museum gets new engines

The Nevada State Railroad Museum has added two locomotives to its collection.

City manager outlines goals for 2019

City Manager Al Noyola wants to create a historic preservation plan this year and continue to build confidence in Boulder City’s leadership and staff.

News Briefs, Jan. 17

Lake Mead restarts basic visitor services

Animal sanctuary offers ‘Wild’ time

Keepers of the Wild Nature Park is a nonprofit organization providing a safe haven for indigenous and exotic animals that have been abandoned, neglected or abused. Located along one of the most scenic sections of Route 66 in Arizona, it offers a pleasant and educational experience for all ages and is worth a few hours of anyone’s time.

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