New council sworn in

Mayor Kiernan McManus, Councilwoman Claudia Bridges and Councilman James Howard Adams were sworn in to their new positions Tuesday, June 25, leaving McManus’ council seat open.

City seeks new trial in crosswalk case

Boulder City is asking Nevada’s Supreme Court to grant a new trial in a case in which it was found guilty of vindictive prosecution against a former resident.

Damboree spotlights love for BC

Boulder City’s annual Damboree Fourth of July celebration is back for another year and will again offer a day of food, celebration and fun for all who attend.

Nearby sites grand places to visit

Earlier this month, I spent a couple of days exploring one of the world’s natural wonders: the Grand Canyon.

Business Beat: Expansion of Railroad Pass continues

A year after it opened its travel center, with success beyond original projections, Railroad Pass Casino is expanding.

Planners recommend StoryBook’s final map

Phase two of StoryBook Homes’ subdivision Boulder Hills Estates is a step closer to starting as the Planning Commission recently approved recommending the project’s final map to City Council.

Grothe named to international swim league

Zane Grothe, a 2010 Boulder City High School graduate, has added another milestone to his pro swimming career. He was selected June 18 by the DC Trident for the inaugural International Swimming League season.

Victories boost team’s momentum

Picking up a pair of victories over Green Valley on June 20 and one against Palo Verde on Saturday, June 22, the Southern Nevada Eagles 14U baseball team in the Southern Nevada Connie Mack League rebounded nicely after a loss June 17.

Pressure pushes Eagles to deliver

Southern Nevada Eagles 18U baseball team picked up a pair of victories over Green Valley on June 19 and Shadow Ridge on Friday, June 21, in the Southern Nevada Connie Mack League, advancing to 10-2 on the season.

Residents can watch history in the making

It is said that those who don’t recall their history are condemned to repeat it. That might not be a bad thing in Boulder City. Everyone seems to be pining for the old days. The ’31ers built this town into what it is today, and the current residents want to keep it that way.

Nation, city filled with ‘Patriots’

As I have noted in the past, while there are several major veterans service organizations whose names are well-known by most Americans, there are also numerous legitimate smaller groups that do good work but are less known to the general public. One such organization is Nation of Patriots, which coincidentally is very active in Boulder City.

Weekend’s Best Bets, June 27

1 SHOOT FOR THE STARS: Join rangers from Lake Mead National Recreation Area to hear stories about the stars. Then, gather ’round the telescopes to view Saturn, Jupiter and other celestial objects. The program begins at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the Alan Bible Visitor Center, 10 Lakeshore Road. Call 702-293-8990 for more information.

Tasting menus stretch party budgets

With Independence Day just around the corner, summer is in full swing and it’s party time. Here’s an easy strategy to host a grand party without a grand budget: Throw a tasting party.

Seen on Scene: At the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson

Odin Therien jumps into the arms of his grandfather Michael Varner at the World Largest’s Swimming Lesson at the Boulder City Pool on June 20.

To help prevent mosquito bites, eliminate their preferred environment

The Southern Nevada Health District released a press release this month that stated the first West Nile virus-positive mosquitoes of the season were identified in the 89005 ZIP code through its mosquito surveillance program. West Nile virus is the leading cause of mosquito-borne disease in the continental United States. It is most commonly spread to people by the bite of an infected mosquito.

News Briefs, June 27

Ex-candidate’s trial rescheduled

Community Briefs, June 27

Library to host visit with author

Senior Center, June 27

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 seniorcenterbouldercity.org.

City Recreation, June 27

Knights help with hockey clinic

Boulder City Parkway Lane Restrictions next week

The left lane on both north and southbound Boulder City Parkway, U.S. Highway 93 Business, between Gingerwood Street and Railroad Pass Casino Road will be closed June 25-27 from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. to allow the Nevada Department of Transportation to improve the roadway.

Residents encouraged to prepare for monsoon season

Monsoon season began Saturday,, June 15, and even though no patterns have been sighted in Boulder City, municipal staffers are still encouraging residents to be prepared.

Presidential candidate inspires Democrats

Inspiring and a breath of fresh air are how those listening to a presidential candidate at a recent Boulder City Democratic Club meeting described her presentation.

 
Boulder’s Best: Great places to play tourist at home

With the arrival Friday, June 21, of summer, the time when many people take vacations and travel, it’s also a great opportunity for those in Boulder City to play tourist in their town. To help residents decide where to go and what to do, we here at the Boulder City Review have compiled a list of places in town to play tourist. This list provides a variety of options and is not exhaustive.

Election results certified

The results of Boulder City’s municipal election are official.

Trumble earns all-state honor

Blaze Trumble, a sophomore at Boulder City High School, was named to the Nevada all-state second team after helping lead the Eagles baseball team (27-10) to the 3A state tournament.

Rout inspired by defeat

Splitting their doubleheader with 4A Bonanza, the Southern Nevada Eagles 18U in the Southern Nevada Connie Mack baseball league bounced back from a crushing game-one defeat to rout the Bengals 14-2 on June 15 in game two.

Coach: Summer best time for young players to hone skills

Focusing solely on player development this summer, Southern Nevada Eagles 14U suffered a minor setback, finishing the week with a 1-2 record.

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