Snow place like home

Boulder City was covered in snow last week, and it could be again as more snow is expected to fall today.

Library board withdraws ballot question

The Boulder City Library District Board of Trustees has withdrawn its ballot question about funding an $8.6 million library renovation.

Finance director: City in good shape

Boulder City’s finances are looking to be in good shape as money is coming in and going out as expected.

Take a walk on the wild side

I am looking forward to spring — and probably not for the reason you might suspect.

Eagles advance to semifinals

Boulder City High School boys basketball team blew out visiting Western 80-58 in the opening round of the Class 3A Southern Region tournament Tuesday, Feb. 19, by playing up to their potential in the second half.

Lady Eagles secure league title, look to region

Proving their worth as the No. 1 seed in the 3A Sunrise on Tuesday, Feb. 19, night, Boulder City High School girls basketball routed visiting Western 67-43 in the Class 3A Southern Region quarterfinals.

Girls fall to rivals

Playing tough until the end, Boulder City High School’s flag football team ended its season Tuesday, Feb. 19, with a 13-2 loss to rival Virgin Valley in the Class 3A state semifinal.

Railroad Pass building helipad, plans Dam tours

More helicopters will be flying over Boulder City soon as a nearby business is installing a helipad and partnering with a tour operator.

Museum lecture series returns

The Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum is reviving its Third Thursday lecture series and will highlight unknown stories about Southern Nevada.

Behind the Chalkboard, Feb. 21

Welcome to Behind the Chalkboard, which gives readers an inside look at the teachers in the community and why they do what they do, as well as a glimpse of their lives outside of the classroom.

Church helps sustain more than souls

A local church is doing more than just feeding the souls of its congregation. It is reaching out to literally feed area students.

Candidates must introduce selves, positions to voters

You know what? Candidates for mayor and City Council are people, no better or worse than any of us. They were not specifically called or chosen by a higher power to run for office. They chose to run, and I’m glad so many are doing it. They’ve made this decision, and I think they should consider what they’re doing from the perspective of a voter, like me, perhaps you as well.

It’s wrong to sit idly by

A few weeks ago, I drove through Henderson along Sunset Road and noticed a couple of flags on the light poles. They’re kind of like the ones we have in Boulder City that say different things depending on the holiday seasons. However, the first flag read “See something” while the next flag read “Say something.”

Personal spice blends mixed to taste

Making spice blends at home is an easy way to add great flavor to your meals while saving money at the same time. You’re likely paying a premium for packaged spice blends that contain mostly salt and sugar.

News Briefs, Feb. 21

Rabbit killer trial continued

Bass fishing tourney to be held at Lake Mead

Lake Mead will be the site of three tournaments presented by Fishing League Worldwide today through Sunday, Feb. 28-March 3.

Senior Center, Feb. 21

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, Feb. 21

Free piano concert to kick off new series at St. Christopher’s

Free Throw Champs

Knights of Columbus

City Recreation, Feb. 21

Youth volleyball league forms

Weekend’s Best Bets, Feb. 21

1 POP THE CORN: Head over to Boulder City Library for an after-hours movie session. “Crazy Rich Asians” will be shown at 5:30 p.m. in the community room. The romantic comedy follows a native New Yorker as she heads to Singapore to meet her boyfriend’s family, including his disapproving mother. Those attending are welcome to bring blankets, folding chairs, snacks and drinks. The library is at 701 Adams Blvd.

Be cautious when away from home

While away from your residence, be aware of your surroundings and trust your instincts. Do not be embarrassed to make a scene if you feel threatened. These tips can help you maintain your safety while you are away from home.

Police Blotter, Feb. 21

Feb. 12, 10:25 a.m.

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