weather icon Clear

Seen on Scene: At the April Pools’ Day Plunge

Updated April 6, 2022 - 4:51 pm

Hali Bernstein Saylor/Boulder City Review

Katie Phelps, 6, left, and Sawyer Phelps, 4, show off the eggs they collected during the April Pools’ Day Plunge on Saturday at the Boulder City Pool.

Six-year-old Pierce Cole gathered an assortment of toys during the April Pools’ Day Plunge at the Boulder City Pool on Saturday.

Children line up at the edge of the pool waiting their turn to jump into the water in search of toys and prize-filled eggs during the April Pools’ Day Plunge on Saturday.

Braxden Cristo, center, swims toward an assortment of toys and prizes during the April Pools’ Day Plunge at the municipal pool.

Sierra Beggs, left, assistant aquatics coordinator, and Samantha Smith, a lifeguard at the municipal pool, throw plastic eggs and toys into the water in preparation for the April Pools’ Day Plunge on Saturday. Twenty-seven children between the ages of 4 and 11 participated.

By Hali Bernstein Saylor

Boulder City Review

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
Man’s delusions lead to rampage with an ax

The little, quiet, small town of Austin we know today was once a bustling midstate contemporary of Virginia City. About 165 miles east of Virginia City, it spawned many more mineral strikes than in the Comstock area.

Homeowners warned of increasing contractor, service scams

The Nevada State Contractors Board is warning homeowners, especially the more vulnerable, like senior citizens and non-English speaking residents, to be on the lookout for unsolicited “too good too be true” offers from door-to-door salesmen or inexpensive home services from sites like Craigslist.

Sorority recognizes women’s achievements

Members from three chapters of Beta Sigma Phi sorority in Boulder City gathered Monday, April 25, night to celebrate Founder’s Day. The celebration also included honoring Cokie Booth as the Community Lady of the Year, Julie Boyster as the Sorority Lady of the Year and Krishun Stanton, who was recognized for 25 years of membership through the silver circle ritual.

Spring celebrated at annual Jamboree

Boulder City’s annual Spring Jamboree is back next weekend, bringing with it many activities for residents and visitors.

Pepper trees drop leaves year-round

Q. I have a California pepper tree near my pool that’s constantly dropping leaves into it. I am wondering if I can lower its height so it will drop fewer leaves and stems. Anything else I should think about?

Veterans museum would be good addition to city

Several weeks ago a headline in this newspaper read, “City seeks help for ways to spend funds.” For some folks, this would be a humorous headline. After all, a government agency seeking advice on how to spend taxpayer money? The funds have been allocated through the American Rescue Plan Act and their actual purpose is to help the city recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. The city seeks to gain input from residents and has even placed a small item in its utility mailer seeking spending ideas.