The seventh annual Heart of the Community Gala raised funds for Boulder City Hospital while honoring longtime volunteers and residents John and Christine Milburn. The evening’s festivities included silent and live auctions, the tribute to the Milburns, as well as a special tribute to the late Dr. Michael Ravitch, a surgeon and supporter of the hospital who died in January.
A Boulder City mom is using her experience of raising a son with autism to help others.
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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.
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.
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Members from three chapters of Beta Sigma Phi sorority in Boulder City gathered Monday 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.
Boulder City’s annual Spring Jamboree is back next weekend, bringing with it many activities for residents and visitors.
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?
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.
For Linda Graham, volunteering in various activities is the ideal way to integrate herself into a new community.