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News Briefs, April 12

Neighborhood watch meeting scheduled for April 19

A Boulder City Neighborhood Crime Watch meeting will be held at 7 p.m. April 19 at the Elaine K. Smith Center, 700 Wyoming St.

Representatives from the Boulder City Police Department and its volunteer program will be on hand to answer questions and address residents’ concerns.

All are welcome to attend.

Community cleanup day set for Saturday; targets parkway area

The quarterly community cleanup event sponsored by Boulder City Chamber of Commerce will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 14. Cleanup efforts will concentrate on Boulder City Parkway near Buchanan Boulevard.

Participants will gather in the parking lot in front of the new Medolac location, 1031 Boulder City Parkway.

New firm takes over services, facilities at Katherine Landing

Katherine Landing Recreation Co. began its new contract to operate commercial services and facilities at Lake Mead National Recreation Area’s Katherine Landing on Lake Mohave earlier this month.

The company rents fishing, patio and ski boats, along with personal watercraft. Fleet improvements include ongoing repainting and motor upgrades.

For those who have their own boats, Katherine Landing offers long-term and short-term slips at the marina for boats up to 75 feet long.

The newly refurbished café serves American cuisine, which includes organic, non-GMO, never-frozen breakfast and lunch items.

For those who want to spend a few days splashing around Lake Mohave, the company offers overnight accommodations.

The motel includes 16 fully renovated rooms that feature a midcentury modern décor with bright colors, new carpet and flat-screen satellite TVs.

There are 25 RV sites with electric, water and sewage hookups, along with showers and laundry. Additionally, there are more than 150 dry campsites for tents or RVs.

Other services include a retail store, fuel on land and water, and boat repair and towing.

Katherine Landing Recreation is part of Urban Park Concessionaires, which is based in Red Bluff, California, and has 37 years of experience in the marina and hospitality industry.

Katherine Landing is at the southern end of Lake Mohave near Bullhead City, Arizona, and Laughlin, Nevada.

To learn more, call 928-754-3245 or visit www.katherinelanding.com.

It’s (un)official

“Every vote counts and every vote has not been counted.”

City council to mull recruitment firms

When departing and now former city manager Taylour Tedder was on his way out, he took some steps to try to smooth out the transition to a new city executive in the form of five recruitment firms vying for the call to be hired to conduct a nationwide search for his replacement.

Brown proud to represent BC in Nationals

For those who are into the rodeo scene, you may want to remember the name Aiden Brown in years to come.

Church seeks senior housing

Leaders of the Boulder City United Methodist Church have a project in the works that they feel will benefit many in the community but understand those who may have concerns.

Fancier/foster permit back on city council agenda

If you call in to a city council meeting for public comment twice in one meeting, you officially qualify as a gadfly. (noun: 1) a fly that bites livestock, especially a horsefly, warble fly, or botfly. 2) an annoying person, especially one who provokes others into action by criticism.) Fred Voltz, already quoted in these pages for comments on other issues, also addressed the issue of pet breeding, likening the practice to prostitution or the dealing of narcotics.

Liquor Board approves BC Company Store request

In the 1930s, the original Boulder City Company Store included a “club room.” The city was officially dry until the late 1960s, so booze would not have been officially served. Except it was.

Dollar Tree takes over 99 Cents

Chances are that many will be giving their two-cents worth regarding the news that 99 Cent Only Stores, including the one in Boulder City, have been thrown a lifeline by a former competitor — Dollar Tree.

Master plan to accommodate energy storage

The moves to develop much of the Eldorado Valley for solar energy uses that has brought Boulder City millions of dollars in lease revenue — enough to make it feasible for a city of just 15,000 souls to consider spending upward of $40 million on a new municipal pool complex — took another step forward on May 28 as the city council voted unanimously to amend the master plan and zoning map that would allow for the creation of a battery-based energy storage facility.