Woman’s flame burns brightly: Dark challenges inspire ex-beauty queen to help others

Tattooed on Shayla Silva’s inner wrist is a small semicolon. It’s so small that it could easily be missed. But for Silva it’s a constant reminder to take a breath and pause for a moment before moving forward and tackling the next challenge that comes her way.

Theory ties mobsters to body found in barrel

Editor’s note: This article first appeared at DailyMail.com

Several hundred cast ballots in BC

A little more than 300 voters cast their ballots Tuesday, June 7, in Boulder City, the first day early voting for the June 14 primary election was offered in the community.

Waste not, want not

In July 2017, Boulder City received some really great news that I wanted to share. The Southern Nevada Health District had just approved our latest landfill expansion, the second one that I helped to obtain while serving on SNHD’s board.

Retaliation cited in biker shooting

A highway shooting in Henderson involving rival motorcycle gangs may have been an act of retaliation, a prosecutor said June 2.

Best Bets: June 9-15

1 GO FISH: If you ever wanted to learn more about becoming an angler, Saturday is your day. The Nevada Department of Wildlife will host Free Fishing Day from 7:30-10 a.m. at the upper pond at Veterans’ Memorial Park, 1650 Buchanan Blvd. Loaner equipment and bait will be available, plus there will be activity stations, volunteers to provide fishing tips and prizes. Advance registration is requested. Visit https://www.register-ed.com/events/view/182746 to register or for more information.

94-year-old still out on the green

Feeling younger than ever, 94-year old Virginia “Birdie” Hurst is an avid golfer who has no plans to slow down.

Eagles’ pitcher Welbourne singled out

Kanon Welbourne, a junior at Boulder City High School, was named the Mountain League’s pitcher of the year for his dominant performance throughout the season and helping the varsity baseball team win the league title.

Carver named MVP

After helping her softball team finish first in the 3A Desert League and clinch a state tournament berth, Boulder City High School senior Paeton Carver was named conference MVP.

Chamber recognizes achievements, installs officers

Boulder City Chamber of Commerce celebrated the past year’s achievements while looking forward during its annual installation and awards dinner June 2 at Boulder Creek Golf Club. The evening had a luau theme.

Free meals for students available

Boulder City students will be able to receive free meals in June thanks to funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Temporary summer pool hours set

The municipal pool has established temporary hours for summer.

Seen on Scene: At Bow Wow Bingo

Hali Bernstein Saylor/Boulder City Review

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