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Garvin names to dean’s list at Montana university

Clinton Garvin of Boulder City has been named to the 2016 fall semester dean’s list at the University of Great Falls in Montana. To earn the honor, students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

MacBride promoted to lieutenant colonel in Army

Robin MacBride, a 1992 graduate of Boulder City High School and lifelong Boulder City resident, was recently promoted to lieutenant colonel in the Army.

He served 16 years on active duty and is currently an active reservist, working for I Corps and 104th Training Division at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington. His work involves partnering active-duty units with National Guard and Reserve units for training and support and developing partnerships for any contingencies that might arise across the globe. He said his parents, Mac and Karin MacBride of Boulder City, have been a major part of his success and his ability to serve, as well as his wife, Vanessa, especially during his three deployments, which totaled three years.

Cool down your home with hot-weather tips

It’s that time of year again when triple digits fill the week’s weather forecast. We know with rising temperatures come rising utility bills (often accompanied by rising blood pressure, yikes).

A popular Eagle tradition

The annual Boulder City High School Grad Walk was held this past Friday.

May the Fourth Be With You (a day early)

LEFT: Sophomore Delaney Loeslein gets some assistance during the class challenge of Hungry, Hungry Hippo at Friday’s BCHS year-end assembly.

DIY could be more costly and risky than DIFM

Back in the days of my home-show appearances, attendees would often ask me the same kind of question—“Do you think I could renovate my own bathroom (kitchen, bedroom…)?” To which I would always answer, “Do you know how to replace a light switch?” That would always make them chuckle.

Therapy dogs make testing ‘stress free’ at King Elementary

Test anxiety is a common concern for teachers, parents, and students, especially this time of year for King students as they prepare to take the state test for the first time.

Statehouse daughter heads services to veterans

It’s not out of the ordinary for journalists to sometimes leave the profession and try something new. Especially when they feel a family connection urging them to enter into a divergent field of employment. That’s what happened to one local individual.

Howard turns passion into full-time job

For many self-published authors, the passion to put words on a page ends up being a hobby they do when everyday life frees up a few minutes here and there to do so.

BCHS gearing up for spring play

Spring is in the air and life is abuzz in the Boulder City High School Theatre Department. While residents all over town are packing their winter clothes and embarking on spring cleaning projects; students in the drama department are collaborating on their spring performance of “Yard Sale” by Tim Kelly.

Andrew Mitchell Elementary goes beyond 7 Habits

As a Leader In Me School, Mitchell Elementary frequently refers to the 7 Habits. As a matter of fact, each day at our morning ceremony, students and staff recite our mission statement, which refers specifically to the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.