Weekend’s Best Bets, Jan. 17

1 CARING COMMUNITY: Join your fellow residents to show your pride in Boulder City by helping clean up a stretch of Boulder City Parkway. The Boulder City Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the quarterly cleanup from 9-11 a.m. Saturday. Participants will meet in the parking lot in front of Medolac at the corner of Buchanan Boulevard and Boulder City Parkway. Bring gloves, shovels and rakes.

Community Briefs, Jan. 17

Library starts romance book club

Senior Center, Jan. 17

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.

Set limits, rules for children’s use of internet

Here are some tips I would like to share with you to help make your use of the internet safer for you and your children.

Concerns about dry lake bed aired

Concerns about preserving the dry lake bed were raised to City Council as it approved leasing more than 200 acres of it for solar development.

Three announce candidacy for city office

Candidate filing for Boulder City’s 2019 municipal election starts in two weeks, and several residents already have announced their plans to run for city offices.

Voters to weigh in on pool, debt, off-road vehicles

Boulder City will be asking its residents to weigh in on financing a pool, refinancing debt and whether off-highway vehicles should be allowed on city streets. The issues will be on four ballot questions City Council approved for the 2019 municipal election at its meeting Tuesday, Jan. 8.

Paper filled with words of wisdom

Words, whether written or spoken, are powerful. They are one of the most effective tools of communication.

Girls sharpen skills at tournament

Boulder City High School girls basketball team competed in the Gator Winter Classic at Green Valley High School on Jan. 2-5, finishing with a 2-3 record and gaining valuable experience against a variety of teams.

Wrestlers cruise past Sunrise Mountain

Boulder City High School’s wrestling team cruised past Sunrise Mountain 67-12 on Tuesday, Jan. 8, reaffirming its position as the top 3A team in Southern Nevada.

 
State of City scheduled

Boulder City Mayor Rod Woodbury will present his State of the City address next week, continuing an annual tradition of informing city residents about past accomplishments and what to expect in the coming months.

City, county working on agreement for court

Boulder City and the Clark County Commission have yet to reach a written agreement for the town’s municipal court judge as required by a new county policy.

Ex-guardian sentenced to up to 40 years

Victims of former Nevada guardian April Parks packed a Las Vegas courtroom for much of Friday morning.

It makes ‘cents’ to invest in police officers

It warmed my heart to read Boulder City Review reporter Celia Shortt Goodyear’s article about two former Boulder City Police Explorers, Kenny Calzada and Kevin Barakat, graduating from the police academy and being sworn in as full-time Boulder City Police officers.

Reinvent your response to fear

In 1952, Columbia Pictures put out a movie about the Russians invading the United States titled “Invasion U.S.A.” While the movie primarily is set in Manhattan, there is a heavy focus on Hoover Dam.

City Recreation, Jan. 10

Men’s basketball league starts

Animal Attraction

Chuck Meyer, left, shows his red racer snake with his son, Charlie, at the Boulder City Library on Jan. 3. The animal event was part of the winter reading program, which was opened to all ages for the first time.

Sunrise Service

Roger Hall

Community Briefs, Jan. 10

Lobbyist to address retirees

Senior Center, Jan. 10

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.

Weekend’s Best Bets, Jan. 10

1 BELLS WILL BE RINGING: More than 100 bell ringers will attend the Las Vegas Twelfth Night Handbell Festival, which culminates Saturday evening with a free concert at the city’s recreation center, 900 Arizona St. The concert, which begins at 5 p.m., will feature solo pieces as well as performances by handbell choirs. Additionally, a choral group and keyboardist will perform. There is no admission fee.

News Briefs, Jan. 10

Mountain lion spotted near trail

Take precautions against household hazards

I am continuing my series on household hazards this week with a few possibly forgotten areas of concern.

Three seats on council to expire in June

The City Council election in June could change the face of the city’s leadership as three of its members are up for re-election.

Drug court program rebuilds lives

Boulder City’s drug court helps people get their lives back as one local resident can attest.

Complete street, power line projects set to start in 2019

The start of the new year Tuesday puts several projects and issues on the horizon for Boulder City residents. Here are a few to watch for.

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