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Kindergarten registration at Mitchell begins Wednesday

Kindergarten registration for the 2015-16 school year at Mitchell Elementary School begins Wednesday. Full-day tuition-based and half-day kindergarten classes are offered.

For more information, contact the school office at 702-799-8280.

The school is at 900 Avenue B.

Body recovered at Lake Mohave

The Clark County coroner’s office identified the body of a teenager who was recovered in Lake Mohave on April 1.

He was identified as 16-year-old Srirachat Ganpet of Las Vegas. Las Vegas police believe Ganpet may be the teen boy who jumped from a 20-foot cliff to help another swimmer, an official said.

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City offers prizes for vaccines

Boulder City is incorporating several new things to help more people in town get vaccinated against COVID-19 — cash, prizes and mobile clinics.

Train museum director to retire

Changes are coming to the Nevada Southern Railroad Museum.

Mask up; new directive for indoors spaces starts Friday

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak imposed a new mandate Tuesday, July 27, that requires everyone, vaccinated or not, to wear masks indoors in public places in counties with high rates of COVID-19 transmission, including Clark County.

Lake Powell hits historic low

Lake Powell, the country’s second-largest reservoir, reached its lowest water level on record this weekend, according to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.

Masks are back for some

Employees in Boulder City and the rest of Clark County will have to wear masks in public indoor places regardless of their vaccination status according to a new mandate.

Tokyo bound: Lagan confident about competing in Olympics

Alexis “Lexi” Lagan of Boulder City is confident about competing at the Olympics in a few days despite having to train with a broken ankle.

Coalition urges protection for shrinking Colorado River

A group that included environmentalists, elected leaders and officials from business and agriculture gathered July 15 to put forth a slate of demands for a new approach to managing the Colorado River.

Freedman named state museums administrator

Myron Freedman has been named administrator of the Nevada Division of Museums and History, overseeing the state’s seven museums. The director of the Nevada Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs made it official in June after consulting with the Board of Museums and History.