Pumpkin pairs perfectly with apples in bisque

Oh, October. It’s officially pumpkin-flavored-everything month. If you want to see the face of bliss, offer your loved ones this easy-to-prepare scrumptious Pumpkin Apple Cider Soup lovingly paired with adorable grilled cheese croutons. I kid you not. This is a dish destined to become a fall family favorite.

News Briefs, Oct. 3

Fire department to hold annual pancake breakfast

Weekend’s Best Bets, Oct. 3

1 ARTFUL PURSUIT: More than 300 artists from throughout the country will showcase their work during the 56th annual Art in the Park show. Benefiting Boulder City Hospital, the juried show will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in Bicentennial, Wilbur Square and North and South Escalante parks. There will be entertainment, demonstrations and a raffle. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.artinthepark.org or 702-293-0214.

Community Briefs, Oct. 3

Boulder City Elks Lodge, 1217 Boulder City Parkway, will hold its monthly bingo session Monday, Oct. 7, at the lodge. The evening will begin at 4:30 p.m. when hamburgers will be available for purchase.

Senior Center, Oct. 3

Hours of operation: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday at 813 Arizona St. Visit the center’s website at seniorcenterbouldercity.org.

Dispatchers do more than answer emergency calls

Here’s a little more about us in the dispatch center in Boulder City. We have eight dispatchers (at last) for the city that are full time and one part time. At this time, two are scheduled at a time for 12-hour shifts. With sickness, training, vacation and other issues we are commonly staffed with only one.

Police Blotter, Oct. 3

Sept. 24, 7:38 a.m.

Council safeguards city’s finances

Boulder City has a few more layers of financial protection and transparency as City Council unanimously approved adding four new financial funds.

Seven appointed to new pool advisory committee

Boulder City’s new pool committee is complete after City Council appointed seven community members serve on it during their meeting Tuesday, Sept. 24.

BCR recognized for ‘excellence’

For the second consecutive year, the Boulder City Review has earned the top award for general excellence for a publication its size by the Nevada Press Association.

Commitment to quality remains steadfast

It takes a lot to get us cynical journalists excited, especially these days when even admitting you’re a journalist can lead to a sticky situation.

Business Beat: Kayak tour provider moves home base

Blazin’ Paddles, which specializes in kayak adventures on the Colorado River, has moved its base of operations to Hoover Dam Lodge.

Eagles rout Warriors

Earning their third consecutive victory, Boulder City High School’s football team routed Western 35-0 on Friday, picking up last minute momentum before league plays begin.

Commissioners recommend zone changes

Boulder City Planning Commission unanimously approved recommending several amendments to the city’s master plan regarding zone changes during its meeting Sept. 18.

Lady Eagles off to best start in five years

Off to its best start in the past five seasons, Boulder City High School girls soccer team advanced to 7-2-1 on the season.

Daylong fest highights würst

Fun for the family and fun raising for the community highlight the 23rd annual Würst Festival presented by the Boulder City Sunrise Rotary.

Roundup: Tennis teams continue to dominate league

Boulder City High School’s tennis programs routed opponents Del Sol and Chaparral as they breeze their way through league play.

Refuge is bird watcher’s paradise

One of the most memorable sights the West affords is a visit by migrating flocks of sandhill cranes, graceful creatures that can stand 5 feet tall and are silvery gray with a large splash of red on their crowns. They can be seen twice a year at Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge, a resting place on their annual spring and fall migrations.

Cable fault blamed for power outage

The power outage that occurred in Boulder City late last week was the result of a faulted cable and not the delayed installation of the new transformer, according to a city official.

Roasted squash adds dose comfort to fall lasagna

Cool, crisp mornings tell us autumn is in the air. The welcome change in season makes us crave the culinary equivalent of a soft cozy sweater. How about caramelized roasted butternut squash with browned butter and rosemary infused creamy bechamel sauce layered with an abundance of gooey mozzarella cheese? This the most blissfully autumnal lasagna ever. Each bite a forkful of comfort.

Boulder City attractive for many reasons

Last month I talked about the branding of Boulder City and how the “World Away for a Day” might be a little misleading and limiting.

Army association provides support for national security

When it comes to organizations that support veterans, there are many to choose from. Each group has its own qualifications for membership and some are limited to a specific service connection. Examples are the Vietnam Veterans of America and the Korean War Veterans. Some groups are inclusive of all military services but have other requirements for membership, such as the Disabled American Veterans and the Blinded Veterans Association.

Letter to the Editor, Sept. 26

Old airport proposals lacked consideration of neighbors

News Briefs, Sept. 26

City to waive pet adoption fees

Take steps to reduce risk of falling

Each year, millions of older people — those 65 and older — fall. In fact, more than one out of four older people falls each year, but less than half tell their doctor. Falling once doubles your chances of falling again.

Weekend’s Best Bets, Sept. 26

1 BEST WÜRST: Head over to Bicentennial Park, 999 Colorado St., on Saturday for the 23rd annual Würst Festival presented by the Boulder City Sunrise Rotary. Scheduled from 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., the daylong event includes silent and live auctions, the Würst Dam Car Show, presented by the Boulder City Cruisin’ Association, entertainment, a cornhole tournament, a kids play zone and, of course, bratwurst. Proceeds benefit the club’s charitable activities, including the all-night graduation party for Boulder City High School seniors.

Community Briefs, Sept. 26

See Spot Run to hold bake sale Friday

Senior Center, Sept. 26

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.

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