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Eight statues to be introduced during Artwalk Saturday

Boulder City Public Art Scape invites residents to attend its Artwalk at 4:30 p.m. Saturday. During the walk, eight new statues will be introduced to the community.

Those attending are asked to meet in front of the Boulder Dam Hotel, 1305 Arizona St.

The sculptures’ artists are expected to attend.

A reception on the patio of the hotel will be held immediately after the walk. During the reception, awards will be presented to the winning artists from last year’s sculptures.

For additional information, call 702-293-7731.

BC’s Got Talent show to be held Saturday evening

The sixth annual BC’s Got Talent show presented by Boulder City Friends of the Arts will be at 7 p.m. Saturday in the amphitheater at the Boulder City Library, 701 Adams Blvd.

The show was rescheduled after being rained out April 25.

Free popcorn and beverages will be provided.

June 12 event planned to say goodbye to old high school

Boulder City residents are invited to say goodbye to Boulder City High School before buildings are demolished for the upcoming renovation.

The gathering is scheduled for 5-8 p.m. June 12 at the school.

Those attending will be able to write messages on the walls and tour the campus. There will be music, food and the opportunity to share memories with alumni.

Additionally, participants are invited to bring copies of photos and mementos for the school’s scrapbook.

More than 1,200 votes cast during early voting

According to City Clerk Lorene Krumm, 1,227 votes were cast during early voting May 20-23 at City Hall. The general election will be June 2.

There are 9,155 active voters in Boulder City, according to the Clark County Election Department.

Citizens are being asked to vote for two members of the City Council and on a ballot question about expenditures from the city’s capital improvement fund.

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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.