To mark his 85th birthday, Boulder City resident Lincoln White was prepared to jump out of an airplane. He went sky diving on his 75th birthday and had hoped to repeat the adventure, but was unable to keep his knees elevated for five seconds, a requirement of Skydive Las Vegas, which is based at the municipal airport in Boulder City. Instead, he watched as his grandchildren and friends went skydiving.
The long-awaited mystery of who is prancing and dancing as the most cherished cat in town is over. Boulder City Chamber of Commerce CEO Jill Rowland-Lagan is Jingle Cat.
As many of you may be able to relate to, I sat at the computer one afternoon and found myself going down a research rabbit hole. In search for some tourist data, I found myself fascinated with the Getty Research Institute’s article on Flap Books. (You can check it out on YouTube. Flap Book Gives a Lesson in Human Dissection. And yes, I realize I just shared too much information on what I find fascinating!)
Santa’s Electric Night Parade winners
Boulder City’s epicenter for everything related to toys, crafting, learning and fun for the past nine years came to fruition by chance.
Santa and Mrs. Claus are back in action and getting ready for the holiday season. To help facilitate getting letters to them from the children in town, the Boulder City Parks and Recreation Department has set up a special mailbox at the city’s recreation center, 900 Arizona St.
During the holidays our homes can start to get really stuffed with, well, stuff. All the wrapping paper, boxes, bags, bows. Between the gingerbread house, Christmas cookies, cakes and candy canes, we can be smothered by sweets alone. Then, of course, the decorations — garland and snowmen and lights, oh my. House clutter can quickly become the bane of the season if you let things go … so it’s time to let things go.
Creativity and sparkles captured the winning titles in the Boulder City Review’s third annual Christmas coloring contest.
Cheryl Dougherty’s Christmas Jewels won the Boulder City Review’s fourth annual Christmas cookie contest.
Pat Benke shows some of the toys that were donated Saturday during the Pancakes and Pajamas event at the Boulder City Elks Lodge to benefit the Angel Tree. ▶ Visit bouldercityreview.com for more photos.
Special turkeys will be delivered in time for Thanksgiving to those who receive Meals on Wheels from the Senior Center of Boulder City. The turkeys, however, cannot be carved or served for the holiday.