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Names in the News, Feb. 15

David named to dean’s list at Fort Lewis College

Annie David of Boulder City was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado. She is majoring in psychology.

To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must carry a semester GPA of 3.6 or better in no fewer than 15 credit hours of graded college-level work.

Richner earns master’s degree from Wisconsin university

Nathan Richner of Boulder City was among the more than 2,000 students who received a degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison during its winter commencement ceremony Dec. 16.

He received a Master of Science degree in nuclear engineering and engineering physics from the university’s College of Engineering.

Lelles named to dean’s list at Hartwick College

Rebecca Christine Lelles of Boulder City was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester at Hartwick College in Oneonta, New York.

To qualify for the honor, students must be enrolled in a full course load and have at least at 3.5 grade-point average based on a 4.0 scale.

Hinson named to dean’s list at University of Nevada, Reno

Tyler Hinson, a 2015 graduate of Boulder City High School, has been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester at the University of Nevada, Reno. He is an honors student studying electrical engineering. Engineering students must maintain a 3.75 GPA and a minimum of 12 credits toward their declared degree.

Hinson attended 13 years of school in Boulder City. He is the son of Scott and Mary Hinson of Boulder City.

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.