75°F
weather icon Clear

Names in the News

Nix named to honor
roll at Ottawa University

Sommer E. Nix of Boulder City has been named to the dean’s honor roll for the spring 2016 semester at Ottawa University in Kansas.

For the honor, students must be enrolled full-time and have earned a minimum of 12 semester hours during the preceding semester and earned a semester grade point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.

Founded in 1865, the mission of the nonprofit Ottawa University is to provide liberal arts and professional education in a Christ-centered community.

Webb named to honors list at Bentley University

Tyler Webb, a 2014 graduate of Boulder City High School, was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2016 semester at Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts.

To be named to the dean’s list, honorees must have a grade point average of 3.3 with no course grade below 2.0. He is the son of Dee Dee and Ken Webb of Boulder City.

Holling honored at Kansas university

Jessica Holling of Boulder City has been named to the spring 2016 dean’s honor roll at Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina, Kansas. Full-time students with a semester grade point average of 3.25-3.74 and no incompletes are listed on the dean’s honor roll at the end of each semester.

Founded in 1886. Kansas Wesleyan is a liberal arts university affiliated with the United Methodist Church.

Hance inducted into honor society

Elizabeth Hance of Boulder City has been inducted into Beta Beta Beta, the national biological honor society at Curry College in Milton, Massachusetts.

Founded in 1922, Tri-Beta is a society for students dedicated to improving the understanding and appreciation of biological study and extending the boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research. Members are encouraged to organize educational activities for the honor society.

In order to qualify for Tri-Beta a student must be a biology major who has taken at least three semesters of biology courses at Curry with a minimum 3.0 grade point average in those courses, as well as a minimum 3.0 grade point average overall.

Peterson named to dean’s list

Boulder City High School graduate Adam Peterson has been named to the dean’s list at the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut. To receive this honor, cadets must earn a minimum of a 3.15 grade point average while completing a minimum of 15 credits per semester with no grade less than a C in any course of three or more credit.

Peterson is pursing a degree in government with a concentration in international affairs.

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
THE LATEST
Services for veterans highlighted conference

Reno has recently been grabbing some of what could have been Southern Nevada’s convention gatherings. Award presentations to the state’s newspapers by the Nevada Press Association were held up north this year. (Of course, the association is headquartered up north, but it does alternate between the south annually.)

Reinvention helps businesses adapt to challenges

Looking back to Aug. 9, 2018, I remember the trepidation I felt of the unknown outcome resulting from the traffic diversion off the interior roads of Boulder City and on the freshly built Interstate 11. Would businesses close immediately? Would residents now be able to utilize the retail, dining and services on the (Boulder City) Parkway? Would the novelty of the adventure of a new freeway wear off soon? Would Boulder City have done enough preparation for what lay ahead?

Würst Festival returns

Residents and visitors will be able to enjoy grilled brats, beer and a live auction in person at the 25th annual Würst Festival next weekend.

Slow growth does not make pine a dwarf

Q. I want to make a hedge using dwarf yew pine (Podocarpus macrophyllus Maki) in a planter box. Will that work for three or four plants? What size do you recommend for at least three to four plants to make that hedge?

All pesticides lethal to bees

Q. I followed some advice on applying a pesticide to kill borers in my fruit trees and now I learned I am killing the bees.

Chautauqua returns with ‘Humorists’

After a year filled with historic moments as the world dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic, Boulder City Chautauqua is adding some much-needed humor into people’s lives.