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

Senior Center, Feb. 7

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.

Dispatchers ask questions for a reason

This week’s topic is a brief overview of what to expect if you call 911 for an emergency.

Race for city seats heats up

The candidate field for Boulder City’s mayor and City Council primary election has been finalized.

Storybook’s first families move in

The first residents have moved into Boulder City’s newest subdivision, Storybook Homes’ Boulder Hills Estates, which recently completed its model homes.

Council race grows by two

As of Wednesday morning, the number of new candidates seeking a seat on City Council seat has grown to eight with a formal filing from incumbent Councilwoman Peggy Leavitt and challenger Brent Foutz.

Library unveils new ballot proposal

Boulder City voters will have another chance to decide on expanding the town’s library in June’s municipal election.

Blend of old, new good for city

In a town built on history and with deep roots to the past, sometimes something new has great appeal.

Eagles undefeated in league play

The boys basketball team from Boulder City High School picked up three victories this week, remaining undefeated in league play.

Lady Eagles find their strength

Rebounding after a tough loss, Boulder City High School’s flag football team dominated rival Moapa Valley 28-13 on Tuesday, Jan. 29.

Roundup: Girls move into first place

Capping off an undefeated four-game slate, Boulder City High School girls basketball team moved into first place in the 3A Sunrise standings after defeating rival Moapa Valley 44-27 on Tuesday, Jan. 29.

City hires purchasing manager

Boulder City has hired Paul Sikora as its purchasing manager.

Explorers do well at tactical competition

Boulder City Police Department Explorer Post 198 performed well this month at the 21st annual Chandler Explorer Tactical Competition in Chandler, Arizona, receiving four awards despite some changes to the group and the competition.

Couple helps veterans cycle away problems

Vintage two- and three-wheeled technology machines powered by strong legs and/or small electric engines are being used to assist former warriors in transitioning from active duty to civilian life. Kelley and Peter Guidry and their Southern Nevada-based nonprofit organization, Forgotten Not Gone, provide help to veterans who have had thoughts of suicide. They have found that riding bikes and trikes can have a positive effect and produce positive life-changing experiences.

Buffalo chicken meets pizza for Super Bowl Sunday

Hello. I’m Patti Diamond, aka Diva Patti, and I’m delighted to be joining the team at the Boulder City Review. I write a weekly column called “Divas on a Dime — Where Frugal Meets Fabulous.”

Seasonal power demands overload circuits

Lower temperatures this time of year have increased people’s use of space heaters. These units, while small in size, pull more energy than expected, especially in older homes. Without an upgraded electric service, circuits overload and breakers trip when this type of appliance is added to a line while other devices are in use.

Colorful murals hidden gem near Chloride

Those itching for a day trip should consider Chloride, Arizona, less than 100 miles south from Boulder City.

Miller receives peer’s top honor

Boulder City Judge Victor Miller was recently named Judge of the Year by the Nevada Judges of Limited Jurisdiction.

Lady Bobcats finish third in tournament

The Lady Bobcats basketball team from Garrett Junior High School finished in third place in the 2019 MLK Middle School Tournament held Jan. 18-21 and sponsored by Vegas Sports Apparel.

City Recreation, Jan. 31

Youth floor hockey season begins

Weekend’s Best Bets

1 ARTISTIC APPROACH: Boulder City Art Guild will honor its February artist of the month, Charme Curtain, during a reception from 1-3 p.m. Saturday at its gallery inside the Boulder Dam Hotel, 1305 Arizona St. Curtain works in oils and acrylics painting portraits, animals, interiors and landscapes. She said her subjects determine her style of painting and medium. All are welcome to attend. Visit www.bouldercityartguild.com for more information.

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