Man faces jail time for hoarding cats

A man is facing a misdemeanor charge and possible jail time for hoarding almost 70 cats in his Boulder City mobile home in 2019.

Agency sends grant request for more review

Boulder City’s Redevelopment Agency is holding off on awarding a historic preservation grant to local father and son builders Grant and Larry Turner because it is unsure if the project fits the guidelines for the program.

City backs monument designation

Boulder City is backing a proposed national monument in a part of the Mojave Desert that borders the town.

Early voting underway

Early voting in the primary election to narrow the field of candidates for two open City Council seats began March 25. As of the end of day Tuesday, the most recent numbers available by deadline, 824 voters had cast their ballots.

Interviews set for attorney, manager jobs

The public will have an opportunity in the next two weeks to hear from top applicants for the open city attorney and city manager positions through a series of special City Council meetings.

Continued vigilance against virus needed

As spring arrives with warmer temperatures, we are also beginning to see the slow return to our normal lives. As health experts have advised, the COVID-19 virus has not been defeated yet and we must continue to be responsible for our actions to protect those around us. But progress is being made.

Vote by process of elimination

As we close in on early voting for the April 6 election for two members of City Council, some thoughts have come to me. I interviewed 11 of the 13 candidates for the positions for my website, BoulderCityPodcast.com, and in cooperation with Boulder City Social. Only Ray Turner declined the invitation and the mysterious Brent Foutz didn’t respond at all.

Vegetables star in colorful tart

Spring has sprung and Easter is just around the corner. I was wandering the produce department and saw these beautiful multi-hued rainbow carrots. They reminded me of my favorite line from the Rankin/Bass Easter television special.

Falls an oasis in Death Valley

When you think of Death Valley National Park, California, you probably don’t conjure images of a year-round stream and waterfall. But at Darwin Falls you get that and more.

BCHS, Garrett welcome students to campus

Older students in Boulder City were present in person and on campus Monday, March 22, for the first time in more than a year.

Field narrowed for attorney, manager posts

City Council has narrowed the field of candidates for a new city attorney and city manager and is planning to conduct the first round of interviews the week of April 5.

Process to develop land near golf course advances

Staff is drafting a request for proposal to develop land near Boulder Creek Golf Club at the request of the City Council.

Ethics complaint against mayor dismissed

The Nevada Commission on Ethics recently dismissed a complaint accusing Mayor Kiernan McManus of abusing his position as a public officer because of a “lack of sufficient credible evidence of a violation.”

Bass club heads to nationals

Boulder City will send two teams to the national high school fishing championships after qualifying for the competition at the 2021 TBF Nevada High School State Championship on March 6.

Business Beat: Mom designs hobby into business

A Boulder City mom recently turned her hobby into a full-time job with her local business, Asquad Designs.

Traditional soup comforting year-round

Ah, matzo ball soup. The very words conjure soothing comfort to the soul. Rich savory chicken broth with tender pieces of chicken and pillowy, cloud-like dumplings made from matzo. Anytime I see it on the menu at a deli I order it, especially if I’m in need of revitalization. They don’t call it Jewish penicillin for nothing.

Research candidates before voting

We have a crucial election for two vacant Boulder City council seats coming up. All of us have been told, “Get out and vote.”

Explore Zion with field of experts

The Zion National Park Forever Project (formerly known as the Zion Canyon Field Institute) is now in its 20th year of hosting field programs. Below are the events scheduled through July, yet be assured, many of the same programs, plus additional offerings, will also be conducted later in the year.

Nevada citizen a Revolutionary descendant

The National Sons of the American Revolution was formed in 1876 by John Austin Stevens, who envisioned a hereditary social group. In 1889, William Osborn McDowell formed a similar group and decided to expand it to be a mass movement of descendants of Revolutionary patriots as opposed to a more closed social club that Stevens had formed. Additionally, McDowell was instrumental in forming the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution in 1890. A chapter of that organization thrives in Nevada.

Editorial: Government transparency essential

Spring arrives Saturday and with it will come warmer days and lots of sunshine. It’s something that we’re celebrating.

Finalists named for attorney, manager jobs

The first round of finalists for Boulder City’s top leadership positions have been announced and City Council members will decide how to move forward at a special meeting next week.

 
Candidate profile: Cokie Booth

Cokie Booth is one of 13 candidates seeking a seat on City Council.

 
Candidate profile: Paul W. Bageman

Paul W. Bageman is one of 13 candidates seeking a seat on City Council.

 
Candidate profile: Judith Hoskins

Councilwoman Judith Hoskins is one of 13 candidates seeking a seat on City Council.

 
Candidate profile: Michael Guccione

Michael Guccione is one of 13 candidates seeking a seat on City Council.

 
Candidate profile: Mathew Fox

Mathew Fox is one of 13 candidates seeking a seat on City Council.

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