Historic preservation grant request denied

A local builder is accusing the city of defamation after the Redevelopment Agency denied his application for a historic preservation grant and one of the members said some of his costs were “exaggerated.”

Top clerk applicants to be interviewed

City Council will interview the top five candidates for the city clerk position, possibly narrowing the field, during an upcoming special meeting.

Parks will welcome Spring Jamboree

Spring will be bustin’ out all over the downtown parks in Boulder City on Saturday and Sunday as Spring Jamboree returns for its 43rd incarnation.

Truck driver faces 40 years in prison, fine

The driver accused of killing five Las Vegas bicyclists outside of Boulder City late last year faces up to 40 years in prison and a fine of as much as $10,000 after recently pleading guilty to two counts of driving under the influence resulting in death.

Volleyball team on hot streak

Advancing to 4-0 on the season, Boulder City High School’s boys volleyball team has been impressive to start the season.

Roundup: Season starts on high note for BCHS

Hosting their first meet of the season, both Boulder City High School’s track and field programs were at the top of their games Saturday, April 24.

Softball: Coach pleased with team’s offensive skills

Opening the season with a 2-1 record, head coach Angelica Moorhead said she likes the makeup of Boulder City High School’s varsity softball team.

Let carnitas star in Cinco de Mayo dishes

Melt-in-your-mouth, flavorful and juicy with irresistible caramelized crunchy bits, this pork carnitas is brimming with classic flavors like Mexican oregano, cumin, chili powder and a surprising bright note of citrus. I’m so excited to share this divine recipe, just in time for Cinco de Mayo.

Golf tourney to help offset football team’s costs

In preparation for this coming season, the Boulder City High School football booster club is starting its fundraising efforts early, hosting a golf tournament at Boulder City Golf Course on June 12.

Explore history, raft, fish, camp at Lees Ferry on Colorado River

In Lees Ferry, Arizona, the past remains visible in the present. It is a good destination for a night or two beneath the stars in a remote area along the Colorado River at the eastern base of the stunning Vermilion Cliffs.

Occupational therapy helps people stay active, independent

Occupational therapy, which is being highlighted and celebrated this month, plays a vital role in providing services to residents in assisted-living facilities and nursing homes and is fast becoming a sought-after valuable service for those individuals choosing to age in place and maintain their independence. But occupational therapists work with people of all ages in a variety of settings including home, school and work.

Events return to Boulder City

Just like a butterfly emerging from its cocoon, Boulder City is coming back to life with a calendar that is slowly filling up with events as restrictions due to COVID-19 are lifted. And just like that butterfly, things will look slightly different than they did before.

Jorgensen elected; Booth, Fox to vie for second council seat

The results of April’s primary election were finalized during a special City Council meeting Monday, April 19, declaring Sherri Jorgensen elected and Cokie Booth and Mathew Fox to face off for the second open seat in the June 15 general election.

Dam museum’s collection moves online

The Boulder City-Hoover Dam Museum is taking its archive collection to the next level of accessibility — online and searchable with the touch of a button.

Field for manager spot narrowed to top two

City Council is moving forward with background checks and in-person interviews for two of the five people recently interviewed for the open city manager position.

Residents’ passion for city blazed during primary

Congratulations are in order for Councilwoman-elect Sherri Jorgensen and Cokie Booth and Matt Fox, who will face off for the second City Council seat in June’s general election.

Business Beat: 7-Eleven moves to busy corner

7-Eleven has a new “heavenly” location at the corner of Boulder City Parkway and Buchanan Boulevard.

Quick meal strategies essential for busy people

“Oops! I totally forgot about dinner!” It happens. Maybe you didn’t actually forget but your hectic, nonstop day happened. Suddenly it’s 6 p.m. and the family is looking to you because they’re starving. What’s for dinner?

Volleyball coach: Boys did ‘great’

Getting off to a hot start, Boulder City High School boys volleyball team won a pair of games Saturday, April 17, defeating Sunrise Mountain and Doral Red Rock Academy.

BCHS baseball team starts season with rout of Moapa

Coming out of the gate swinging, Boulder City High School’s varsity baseball team routed rival Moapa Valley 15-2 in its season opener Monday, April 19.

Roundup: Swimmers nearly sweep meet

Opening their season on a high note, Boulder City High School boys and girls swimming teams won all but two events on April 17 at the Mesquite Recreation Center.

Mask use, types raise many questions

Along with the mask mandates and protocols, I am fascinated by the many different mask designs. Aside from those that are medically proven, those that adhere to the face in such a way that no air whatsoever can escape around the mask, generally speaking, the majority of masks do absolutely nothing, especially those made of cloth.

Airman finds little to stop her from success

Most employment opportunities in the military are now open to women as well as men. The Air Force has been a leader in that area.

Meadows are birders’ paradise

Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge is a wonderful place to hop your way into spring. An easy day trip of about 100 miles from Boulder City, this 24,000-acre refuge lies in Amargosa Valley, a few miles beyond Pahrump. One of the largest oases in the Mojave Desert, it was designated a refuge in 1984.

City to offer Walker attorney job

For the second time in about three years, Boulder City’s acting city attorney is being offered the permanent position after hiring an outside firm to conduct a statewide search for candidates.

New $21 million pool facility proposed

City Council supports building a new pool rather than renovating the current one after hearing the recommendation of an ad hoc committee and seeing results of a recent study.

May reopening set as distancing rule to end

Gov. Steve Sisolak says the requirement to wear a mask while in public will remain in place for an undetermined amount of time as the state moves to fully reopen.

Attorney selection not surprising

Is history repeating itself? It certainly seems to be the case.

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