Library seeks opinions on services, performance

Boulder City Library is conducting a phone survey of 300 households in town to learn their opinions on a variety of issues.

Seen on Scene: At the Dam Short Film Festival

Ron and Wendy Krajewski of Henderson greet the audience after the screening of the documentary “My Paintbrush Bites” on Friday at the 15th annual Dam Short Film Festival at Boulder Theatre. The film documented the life of their late horse, Metro, who learned how to paint.

Fort’s remains offer look into area’s past

Fort Piute, California, lies just outside Nevada’s southern tip, in the extreme eastern portion of the 1.6 million-acre Mojave National Preserve. Once you get there you’ll find not only the remains of an old military outpost, but also a tiny oasis around a perennial stream and American Indian petroglyphs.

Weekend’s Best Bets, Feb. 14

1 COUNTING THE YEARS: Boulder Dam Brewing Co. will celebrate its 12th “annibrewsary” Saturday with a party featuring live music from Elysium of Phoenix, prize drawings, drink and dining specials and tapping of its 12th Annibrewsary Ale, a black coffee IPA. The festivities will begin at 7 p.m. at the Brewpub, 453 Nevada Way. Call 702-243-2739 or visit www.boulderdambrewing.com for more information.

Senior Center, Feb. 14

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.

City Recreation, Feb. 14

Girls 3-on-3 league concludes

Call type determines officers’ response

A few people have inquired about why they have seen a police or fire vehicle traveling fast without lights or sirens. The United States is made up of 50 individual states that each have the authority to establish its own traffic laws. That’s why traffic rules in the U.S. are such a mishmash of sometimes conflicting regulations.

Police Blotter, Feb. 14

Feb. 5, 10:30 a.m.

City puts details about pool project online

Boulder City residents have a new resource to learn about the city’s proposed aquatic center: www.bcnv.org/pool.

Mitchell loses Title 1 status, but not services

A change in the way Clark County School District distributes its money intended to aid low-income students will not result in any losses of support staff or student services at Mitchell Elementary School, which will not be considered a Title 1 school for the 2019-20 year.

New twist written for old history

When I was growing up and trying to determine a career path, being a journalist was a noble profession. This was especially true in the wake of the Watergate scandal and for someone with the last name of Bernstein. It seemed like destiny.

Parkway renovations set to begin in June

Construction on Boulder City’s newest complete streets project is expected to start in June and continue into the following year, according to the contractor overseeing the work.

Restaurant owner charged with battery, harassment

A Boulder City restaurant owner is facing multiple charges, including battery and assault, stemming from allegations made by a former employee.

Thunderous dunk echos Eagles’ performance

Throwing down a thunderous slam dunk to end the third quarter, Ethan Speaker, a sophomore on Boulder City High School’s boys basketball team, got the ball stuck in the net.

Roundup: Eagles advance in state tourney

Cruising through the first round of the 3A postseason with ease, Boulder City High School’s boys bowling team routed Valley 2,060-1,734 on Monday, Feb. 4, at The Orleans.

Police Blotter, Feb. 7

Jan. 29, 7:22 a.m.

Team scores new uniforms

After learning that her granddaughter’s basketball team at Boulder City High School was planning to hold bake sales to raise money for new uniforms, LaVonne Estes of Boulder City reached out to fellow alumni to see if they could help.

Test site tour offers blast from past

What exactly is that north of Las Vegas? Yucca Mountain, where the feds want to dump everybody else’s nuclear waste?

Many work hard to keep citizens safe

Remember when the “Safety First” building had those words emblazoned on its rooftop? I used to love seeing that reminder as I drove back into Boulder City at the end of each day.

Festival’s atmosphere attracts filmmakers

The 15th annual Dam Short Film Festival starts today and with it comes more than 130 short films to be screened, including several with well-known Hollywood actors and screenwriters.

Dessert perfect for Valentine’s Day

Dazzle your loved ones with this luxurious meringue-based French pastry. It’s simply ethereal. You’d pay a fortune for this at a bakery, but it’s easy and exceptionally frugal to make yourself.

Letter to the Editor, Feb. 7

Civility needed for election

News Briefs, Feb. 7

Council candidate facing charges

Weekend’s Best Bets, Feb. 7

1 SHORT SHOWCASE: The Dam Short Film Festival returns for its 15th incarnation today through Sunday at the historic Boulder Theatre, 1225 Arizona St. More than 130 films will be screened in blocks throughout the four days. Tickets are $10 per program and include four to 10 films. Passes also are available. Visit www.damshortfilm.org for more information.

City Recreation, Feb. 7

Boulder City Parks and Recreation Department’s men’s league basketball is finishing its second round of play on Tuesdays and Thursdays through February. Games begin at 6:30 p.m. in the new gymnasium.

Names in the News, Feb. 7

BCHS students’ art recognized

Community Briefs, Feb. 7

Support group to learn about spousal benefits

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