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Grace Academy student wins best of show at science fair

Jack Dwyer, a third-grader at Grace Christian Academy, won the best of show award and a blue superior ribbon at the Association of Christiain Schools International district science fair. His project was “How to build a reed motor.”

Ty Lehr, fourth grade, earned a superior ribbon for his project “Want the dirt on Nevada soil?”

Winning excellent ribbons were: Jack Ferrence, fifth grade, “Does tee height affect distance?”; Keifer Reinhart, fifth grade, “Why does the chicken cross the road?”; and Gabe Edwards, sixth grade, “Does artificial light affect cabbage cloning?”

Kelly named to honor roll at Spokane college

Patricia Kelly of Boulder City was named to the winter 2015 honor roll list at Spokane Falls Community College in Spokane, Wash. To receive honor roll status, students must earn a 3.0 grade- point average or higher.

Community Colleges of Spokane is a 12,300-square-mile state community college district that includes Spokane Community College, Spokane Falls Community College and six rural education sites.

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Dog park nears completion at Veterans’ Memorial

If all goes as planned, within the next two weeks, residents and visitors will have a new location for Bo, Logan, Luna and Buddy to play and interact with their four-legged friends.

Hot cars and hotter ribs

Photos by Ron Eland and Linda Evans

Staffing a struggle for some businesses

While the immediate post-pandemic trend of “help wanted” signs in the front window of seemingly every business in town has eased, more than a third of Boulder City business owners report that they continue to have issues attracting and retaining staff, especially for entry-level positions.

BCHS: 2023 and beyond

Boulder City High School saw 125 students graduate Tuesday night at Bruce Eaton Field. Dozens of students have received college scholarships totaling just under $7.5 million. It was the school’s 82nd graduating class.

Council votes to adopt $47M budget

As much as it is attractive for many people to compare a city budget to their own household budget, there is one fundamental difference that was noted multiple times when the City Council met to adopt the budget for fiscal year 2024.

Power rates, sources explained

The rate paid by Boulder City for power purchased on the open market rose from 3.945 cents per kWh in 2018 to 23.859 cents per kWh in 2023, an eye-popping increase of 500% or six times the 2018 cost. But what exactly does “open market” mean?