Boulder City Elks Lodge No. 1682 brightened the holiday of community residents in need by delivering 160 food baskets. Extra donations from lodge members were given to Emergency Aid of Boulder City later in December. Marylyn Phillips, president of Emergency Aid, and several volunteers from the nonprofit accepted the donation from Karen Murray, exalted ruler of the lodge. The donation included 21 boxes of canned goods, instant potatoes and stuffing along with 12 frozen turkeys and 17 chickens. Additionally, the Elks provided Christmas gifts for about 60 residents of the Nevada State Veterans Home.
St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church will celebrate its 90th anniversary and service to the community with a two-day event Aug. 13 and 14.
In July, Geoffrey Baughman’s Farmers Insurance Agency launched a school supply drive to provide the campuses in Boulder City with materials for the coming year. The goal was to fill 24 backpacks, but an overwhelming amount of support from the community got that number to 60 backpacks.
Southern Nevada has a rich history that features a search for silver, gold and the construction of a dam. But nowadays a lot of the areas from the late 19th and early 20th centuries are abandoned, which has paved the way for something else the region can be known for: ghosts.
“Pushing the Envelope,” featuring three aviation pioneers, will be theme of this year’s Boulder City Chautauqua.
Q. Birds were flying in to harvest my Summer Delite apriums. Turns out most of my apriums have problems with some type of fungus or rot. Also, most appear to be half ripe — green on one side and yellow on the other. Your thoughts would be greatly appreciated.
There is no doubt that Vincenzo “Vinny” Cimino loves his family, his community and his work. It was on full display for thousands of people to see when his restaurant, Vinny’s Pizzeria, was featured on a recent episode of “Restaurant Impossible” on the Food Network.
Hawthorne, Nevada, was a little railroad town back in the 1880s, a stop on the Carson &Colorado Railroad line.
Saturday was a big day for 8-year-old Abbie Owens of Boulder City.
In July of 2012, 6-year-old Abby Rodriguez was at the Boulder City Pool participating in a level 1 water safety class when one of her fellow classmates, Eve Stuart, let go of the pool wall and was in danger of drowning. Thinking quickly, Rodriguez acted on her instincts and rescued the 5-year-old before lifeguard Judith Holt intervened.
It’s time to go on vacation. Bags packed, car loaded, you lock the door and think — is my house going to be OK while I’m gone? A lot can happen to a house at any time, but especially when no one’s there to handle a sudden problem. Considering most burglaries occur in summer months there’s even more reason to take pause.