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Names in the News, Feb. 7

BCHS students’ art recognized

Boulder City High School freshmen Erick Gamez-Cota, Olivia Swan and Matt Woodard earned honorable mentions during the 2019 Scholastic Art & Writing awards for 2019.

All three were recognized for excellence in visual arts.

Blatchford on president’s list

Taylor Blatchford of Boulder City was named to the University of Alabama president’s list for fall 2018.

A total of 12,332 students enrolled during the fall term named to the dean’s list, with an academic record of 3.5 or above, or the president’s list, with an academic record of 4.0 (all A’s). The lists recognize full-time undergraduate students.

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Veterans continue to find ways to serve

Nevada’s Legislators come to Carson City every two years for in-person bill drafting and voting. During their “offseason,” as it were, they continue to communicate with constituents and stay on top of political activity statewide and on a national basis.

Horticulture expert answers desert garden questions

Q. The new growth on my bottle tree I bought in 2018 is dying (crusty), starting a month or so ago. After talking to the local nursery, I increased the watering and soaked it for about an hour and it now looks worse. I’m watering six days a week and each time the tree is getting 22 gallons.

Extreme heat wreaks havoc on homes, cars, people, pets

When the weather forecast shows a heat reprieve of triple digits under 110, we know this heat wave is more like a heat “tsunami.” These extreme temperatures call for extreme measures of readiness in order to safeguard our homes, cars, pets and loved ones, especially those who are most vulnerable.

Independence Day marked before Nevada was state

July 4 this year was on a Sunday, the first time since 2010. It marked the 245th anniversary since the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. And so here we are today.

Seen on Scene: At the Damboree

Celia Shortt Goodyear/Boulder City Review

Story Tellers Corner: Man’s passion to write unstoppable

An aptitude test he took in eighth grade gave Nathaniel Gee his first inkling that a career as an author might be something he would be interested in.