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Pilot slightly injured in plane crash

A single-person plane crashed near the Boulder City Airport at 11:43 a.m. on Oct. 19.

The plane crash occurred off airport property while the pilot was towing a banner advertisement. The pilot escaped safely withonly minor injuries.

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating.

Flight support firm sets open house

B.F.E. will host an open house from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday outside its hanger at the Boulder City Airport to show its appreciation for the community’s support since opening for business 10 years ago.

The highlight will be a opportunity to soar over the Colorado River with discounted 15- to 20-minute flight tours that will offer views of Lake Mead, Hoover Dam and downtown Boulder City. Airplane rides seat two or three guests at a time and will be $5 per person, while helicopter rides will seat five or six and cost $15 per person.

The celebration is open to the public as well as clients and will feature complimentary food catered by Fox Smokehouse BBQ, a DJ as well as a live band, booths representing local businesses and discounted jet fuel for clients.

B.F.E. is a fixed-base operator that offers flight support, such as tie-downs, craft lodging, fuel service and maintenance to aviators who live in Boulder City or just wish to avoid the traffic and delays at larger airports in Las Vegas and Henderson.

The hanger is at 1411 Airport Road, Suite 100. To RSVP, email

Career event planned for call-center spots

Williams-Sonoma and Pottery Barn is holding a special career event Tuesday to help fill 80 work-from-home positions for the Boulder City area.

Scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. in room C-133 at the College of Southern Nevada, 700 College Drive, the event will feature interviews and on-the-spot job offers for its customer care center.

The positions pay $10.50 an hour and offer benefits such as a 40 percent discount on merchandise for all company brands.

Those interested are encouraged to apply online at

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