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Free Cone Day raises funds for St. Jude’s Ranch

Nearly $2,000 was raised for St. Jude’s Ranch for Children during Ben & Jerry’s 36th annual Free Cone Day on April 8 at the Scoop Shops in The District at Green Valley Ranch and Sunset Station. During the event, 7,929 scoops or the equivalent of 1,485 pounds of ice cream were served.

Each year, the Henderson shops enlist the help of local celebrities to scoop ice cream while supporting local children’s charities.

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Proposals for historic hangar to be heard

Boulder City residents will be able to hear proposals for the historic airport hangar property at Wednesday’s Historic Preservation Committee meeting.

Business Beat: Man packs a ‘Pickled Pantry’

One taste of Nicholas Kreway’s pickled vegetables, and you are transported to grandma’s kitchen. It might not necessarily be your grandmother’s kitchen, but he uses family recipes and pickles items the way his Ukrainian grandmother did.

Parkway project underway

The long-awaited complete Streets project to improve Boulder City Parkway began Monday and is expected to continue for 10 months.

New school zone signage causes confusion

Recent changes to the school zone signage along Adams Boulevard have caused confusion as to when the 15 mph limit applies to drivers.

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Motion filed in city’s appeal case

Water crucial to good health

Drinking enough water every day is good for overall health. As plain drinking water has zero calories, it can also help with managing body weight and reducing caloric intake when substituted for drinks with calories, like regular soda. Drinking water can prevent dehydration, a condition that can cause unclear thinking, result in mood change and cause your body to overheat or lead to constipation and kidney stones.