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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.

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Book ‘em: Library welcomes visitors

It’s National Library Week and its theme, “Welcome to Your Library,” hits home for the local community as the Boulder City Library recently reopened its facility to visitors.

King’s curriculum grows through garden program

King Elementary School is taking some of its lessons outside of the classroom thanks to a partnership with the Boulder City Community Gardens.

Elks aim to better community

For 75 years, members of Boulder City Elks, Lodge 1682, have been working to better the community.

Noisy air-conditioning unit shouldn’t be ignored

Many of us may have fired up our air conditioners for the first time this year this week. That cooled air reassures us that we’ll make it through another triple-digit summer. What’s troubling is if our air conditioner suddenly makes strange noises.

Overnight oatmeal packs power for pennies

When it comes to cheap eats it doesn’t get more frugal and fabulous than oatmeal. It’s a whole grain, packed with fiber and nutrients, the taste is compatible with endless variations and costs mere pennies per serving. Are you sold yet? How about this? You can literally make it while you sleep. Does that appeal to your inner multitasker? Yup. Mine, too.

Vegetables star in colorful tart

Spring has sprung and Easter is just around the corner. I was wandering the produce department and saw these beautiful multi-hued rainbow carrots. They reminded me of my favorite line from the Rankin/Bass Easter television special.

Traditional soup comforting year-round

Ah, matzo ball soup. The very words conjure soothing comfort to the soul. Rich savory chicken broth with tender pieces of chicken and pillowy, cloud-like dumplings made from matzo. Anytime I see it on the menu at a deli I order it, especially if I’m in need of revitalization. They don’t call it Jewish penicillin for nothing.

Nevada citizen a Revolutionary descendant

The National Sons of the American Revolution was formed in 1876 by John Austin Stevens, who envisioned a hereditary social group. In 1889, William Osborn McDowell formed a similar group and decided to expand it to be a mass movement of descendants of Revolutionary patriots as opposed to a more closed social club that Stevens had formed. Additionally, McDowell was instrumental in forming the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution in 1890. A chapter of that organization thrives in Nevada.

Get saucy to hide vegetables from picky eaters

Even the most enthusiastic vegetable lovers can have a hard time getting that five a day. But when you have kids who act like you’re trying to poison them with peas, it’s even harder. That said, I’m not above suggesting you sneak veggies into your children’s food. Welcome to this episode of “Crouching Mother, Hidden Veggies.”