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Firefighters join annual toy drive

The Boulder City Firefighters Association has partnered with the Firefighters of Southern Nevada Burn Foundation to provide holiday toys to area children up to the age of 18.

New, unwrapped toys and gift cards in $15 increments are being sought.

They can be dropped off at the fire station, 1101 Elm St., between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. On weekends, ring the door bell to drop off donations.

Donations will be collected locally through Dec. 16.

This year’s goal is to provide gifts to 28,000 children. The foundation has been holding the Fill the Truck toy drive for more than eight years.

Parade to be shown on Cox cable

Cox Communications will rebroadcast Santa’s Electric Night Parade on YurView Las Vegas, a local television station airing on cable channel 96 and 1096 in high definition. The parade will be shown throughout the month.

Showings are scheduled at 2 p.m. Dec. 9, 10, 17 and 23; 2 and 8:30 p.m. Dec. 16 and 24; 8 p.m. Dec. 19 and 20; and 5:30 and 7 p.m. Dec. 25.

YurView Las Vegas provides entertainment, lifestyle stories and on demand content at www.YurView.com/LasVegas.

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Ron Eland/Boulder City Review

Council hears plan for golf course turf reduction

Reducing water usage in Southern Nevada has been a subject that has affected the look of clean, green Boulder City multiple times in the past year.

City confirms fire chief no longer employed

After more than two weeks of inquiries by the Boulder City Review, late Tuesday afternoon the city confirmed that Boulder City Fire Chief Will Gray is no longer employed.

Residents weigh in on 99 Cents Store’s shuttering

In what came as a surprise to many who are frequent shoppers, officials from 99 Cents Only Stores announced last week that all of their 371 locations will be closing over the next several weeks.

Four suspects arrested in graffiti case

On Jan. 22, many residents were shocked by a rash of graffiti throughout town, which included the historic Boulder City Theatre.

99 Cents Only store closing in Boulder City

The owner of 99 Cents Only said it will close all 371 of its stores in the U.S. The deep discount retailer has more than 20 stores in Southern Nevada.

BREAKING NEWS: Four arrests made in BC graffiti spree

BCPD has announced a series of arrests in the graffitti vandalism incidents that plagued the city earlier this year. According to a release provided by the PD, two of the charges are felonies due to the monetary level of damaged caused by the tagging. The higher dollar amounts were largely driven by the tags left on at least one historic locomotive at the Nevada State Railroad Museum.

Veterans Home loses 5-star rating

As multiple experts said they expected after news of the most recent inspection of the Southern Nevada State Veterans Home by federal authorities came to light, the home located in Boulder City has lost its long-held and vaunted five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.