Athletes from around the globe gathered in Boulder City Saturday for the 10th annual Pumpkinman Triathlon. Although the event was marred by tragedy in the swimming death of one competitor, it was an otherwise upbeat day energized by the last-minute reopening of Lake Mead National Recreation Area, where two of the three events were held.
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Some late interest in possibly operating the motocross park has prompted the city to put the operation and lease contract back out for bid.
Mayor Roger Tobler said the City Council wants to minimize the negative effect a bypass could have on business by starting a discussion now on what could be done lure visitors to Boulder City once the Interstate 11 loop opens.
The city’s website, www.BCNV.org, was hacked last week, according to city officials.
A neighbor was concerned about “the overall well-being and safety” of another. She spoke to a city employee. What unfolded was an overwhelming community show of caring.
The City Council gave the green light to green energy last week when it voted to accept federal funding for the purchase of four electric cars for the city’s fleet.
City Councilmen Cam Walker and Duncan McCoy highlighted the city’s current financial issues during a community meeting Tuesday night, pointing to what they see as a strong future.