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

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.

City to hold self accountable

Boulder City’s new strategic plan will not be forgotten like the previous one, according to staff and City Council.

Spread love today and every day

It’s Valentine’s Day and love is in the air and all around us.

Eagles claim league title

Boulder City High School boys basketball team remains undefeated in league play after Feb. 6 and Tuesday, Feb. 12, victories over Chaparral and Sunrise Mountain, claiming its first 3A Sunrise League title since 2012.

Two claim titles at state meet

Seniors Jimmy Dunagan and Ryan Vanario became the first Eagles to claim individual wrestling titles since Brandon Foster’s 2013 win, ending Boulder City High School’s state championship drought.

News Briefs, Feb. 14

City Council candidate issues statement about arrest

Group aims to spread hope through song

They sing. They dance. They serve the community. They spread positive messages wherever they travel. They are Up With People.

Behind the Chalkboard, Feb. 14

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 giving them a glimpse of their lives outside of the classroom.

Roundup: Girls remain at top of league

Remaining atop the 3A Sunrise League, Boulder City High School’s girls basketball team cruised to a pair of victories, defeating a Sunrise Mountain on Tuesday, Feb. 12, and Chaparral on Feb. 6.

Clogged aerator may reduce water pressure

Whenever we turn on our faucets, we expect a good level of water pressure and steady column of water flow. Our local utility company initially controls water pressure to our home, but many factors can reduce water pressure. When your faucet doesn’t have enough oomph to, say, rinse off a plate, or flows irregularly, there are basic DIY repairs a homeowner can make that don’t require special plumbing skills.

Chocolate dipped berries easy to make

It’s Valentine’s Day. The holiday of love, or as my single friends call it — Independence Day.

Actress’s tie to town ‘Reward’ing

Actress Yvette Mimieux has a direct tie to Boulder City. In 1965, Mimieux starred in a film titled “The Reward.” According to, “The Reward” was partially filmed at Lake Mead.

‘Intellectual picket lines’ questionable

An attorney criticized Gladys Knight for crossing an “intellectual picket line” by singing the national anthem prior to the Super Bowl. His client, Colin Kaepernick, a former NFL quarterback, had used his fame for social justice issues and knelt during the national anthem.

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