Continuing a 57-year-old family tradition started by his father in New York, Rich Angora has set up a Nativity scene, complete with twinkling stars, running water, glowing fires and holiday music, just outside his home at 1296 Lynwood St. in the Gingerwood Mobile Home Park. He welcomes visitors to see the scene, which he embellishes every year, that features papier-mâché and carved wood figurines from Italy. Angora said he does research to make the scene as authentic as possible and enjoys offering this gift to the community. He has a guest book and provides hot chocolate.
Parents can finally exhale after a long summer of kids in the house as school is back in session in Boulder City. On Monday, all four schools in town welcomed back students for the 2022-23 school year in an orderly fashion without any mishaps.
Water was once again the main focus for City Council. At its meeting Tuesday, an agreement with the Southern Nevada Water Association that will remove turf in Boulder City to save on water was approved 4-0 by the council.
The Boulder City Council was introduced to a project that will remodel and rehabilitate the stretch of Nevada Way from Wyoming to Park streets during its meeting Tuesday.
More human remains have been found at Lake Mead, according to officials at the national recreation area.
Two locations are being targeted for a new Boulder City Fire substation that the City Council approved last month to help the department improve response time to emergencies. The proposed new fire station, labeled Station 122, is looking at sites at Quartzite Road and Nevada Way as well as near the library at 701 Adams Boulevard. The city owns land in both locations.
Former City Manager Al Noyola filed a lawsuit against the city Friday alleging that his civil rights were violated when he was fired Oct. 13, 2020.
School is almost back in session for the quartet of schools in Boulder City.
Monsoon season brought damage to Boulder City as the town was hit with a collection of storms last week. Luckily, the city was able to handle the storms in an efficient manner, according to officials, who dealt with the typical gravel and rock erosion, power outages and roof leaks.
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the state of Nevada has awarded $30 million in Community Recovery Grants to nonprofit organizations including Lend A Hand of Boulder City. The local organization was one of the 30-plus applicants that received money funded by American Rescue Act Plan dollars.
Nevada and two of its neighboring Southwestern states are still working on ways to drastically cut water use from the Colorado River as a deadline set by the federal government to address the worsening conditions along the river quickly approaches.