84°F
weather icon Clear

Seen on Scene: At the Best Dam Barbecue Challenge

Larry Archuleta, left, chairman of the Best Dam Barbecue Challenge presented by the Rotary Club of Boulder City, presented the grand champion trophy to Jerry and Lupe Aguilar of Corona, Calif. Their team, Burnin’ and Lootin’, took the top prize as well as second place in ribs and third place in brisket.

Working at the beer booth , May 25, were Rotary members, from left, John Milburn, Tom Novotny and Doug Scheppmann.

Jim Amburn of Boulder City brought his 1955 Ford truck to the Best Dam Car Show, part of the Best Dam Barbecue Challenge on Saturday, May 25. He also outfitted a walker with a grill, license plate and rearview mirror for the occasion.

Manning the information booth at the Best Dam Barbecue Challenge for the Rotary Club of Boulder City on Saturday, May 25, were, Dody Nesmith, left, Chuck Cave and Linda Graham.

Among those competing in the Kids Que division for 6- to 12-year-olds were Kolbe, left, 8, and Konner Boyle, 10, of Boulder City. The contest was sponsored by Railroad Pass Casino.

Wendy and Michael Higuera of Las Vegas tested out their cooking skills during the Kids Que contest Saturday, May 25, as part of the Best Dam Barbecue Challenge presented by the Rotary Club of Boulder City in Bicentennial Park.

Hali Bernstein Saylor/Boulder City Review

Winners of the Kids Que contest in the 13-17-year-olds division were, from left, Camille Johnson, third; Sam Breeden, second; and Andy McKissick, first. The contest, sponsored by Railroad Pass Casino, was held Saturday, May 25, as part of the Best Dam Barbecue Challenge and had the teens cooking chicken breasts using their own recipes.

Mario Rosales, left, and Larry Archuleta, chairman of the Best Dam Barbecue Challenge, competed in the rib eating contest at the 15th annual Best Dam Barbecue Challenge presented Saturday, May 25, in Bicentennial Park by the Rotary Club of Boulder City. Archuleta won the contest.

Hali Bernstein Saylor/Boulder City Review

Jon-Luke Lewis, 11, of Kingman, Arizona, tests his skills rock climbing during the 15th annual Best Dam Barbecue Challenge presented by the Rotary Club of Boulder City on Saturday, May 25, in Bicentennial Park.

Winners of the Kids Que contest in the 6-12-year-olds division were, from left, Brady Ardoin, Zachary Devine, second; Jaylee Holland, Emily Guijarra, first; and Savanna Newell, third. The kids had to cook chicken breasts using their own recipes.

By Hali Bernstein Saylor

Boulder City Review

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
THE LATEST
Holiday pancake breakfast tradition continues

The Rotary Club of Boulder City’s annual Damboree pancake breakfast is still a go for Saturday, albeit with a few changes.

Patriotic platter sure to please all

Saturday is Independence Day. Let’s celebrate with a red, white and beautiful fresh fruit, crispy cracker and sweet fluffy dip platter sure to please everyone at your table.

Agencies provide assistance for veterans

In just a very short time, America was changed significantly due to the worldwide infection of the dreaded COVID-19 virus. These resources can go a long way in helping to keep Southern Nevada as safe as possible.

 
Hundreds honor girl with cancer on her birthday

Tissue-paper confetti filled the sky. Silly string was sprayed. Bubbles were blown. Horns honked.

By any name, rice dish is delish

As the summer heats up, keeping meals simple and comforting feels grounding to me. Maybe you, too? You could say I’m craving simplicity bathed in melted cheese more than ever.

Show dad you think he’s peachy keen

This weekend we celebrate all the great fathers and father figures in our lives. One way to let them know how much we appreciate them is to make a fabulous dessert that’s just peachy. Or nectarine-y. Your choice.

Men’s luck ran out at gaming table

It’s a story about a game of chance that turns deadly. Some even speculate there may have once been a powerful curse that lurked in the heart of the Old West, for example, at a particular gaming table in Virginia City.

Seen on Scene: At Free Fishing Day

Left, Juan Santos helps his son, Angel Santos, fish during Free Fishing Day, presented by the Nevada Department of Wildlife, at Veterans Memorial Park on Saturday.

Best dam salads

At this time of the year when spring is winding down and summer temperatures are starting to rise, a salad can be very refreshing, delicious and keep you from feeling weighted down.