It’s time again for the annual Fourth of July celebration. Thousands of people flock to Boulder City every year to celebrate the independence of our great nation. With the parade, park festivities and evening fireworks show, the events continue from early morning until late at night. Many people will indulge in family barbecues and picnics, boating on the lake and generally enjoying themselves.
June 19, 12:32 p.m.
Last Thursday, many Boulder City residents were delayed getting to town on U.S. Highway 95/93 from Henderson. A fatal collision involving three vehicles left one driver dead and shut down the highway for a couple hours.
In this line of work we have a couple of favorite letters, OT — overtime. However, when you add the letter H to the front of that, we melt, literally. Boy, the blast-furnace weather is really here. This week the HOT calls came in.
Now that school is officially out for the summer, June, July, and August are the busiest time of year for travel. Naturally, this is the best time for families to take road trips to see relatives and vacation hot spots. As you prepare to take a vacation, let’s review some road safety tips.
Summer heat is officially here to stay. If you follow the local weather forecast, you are well aware of the triple-digit-temperature threats that are looming over us for the next few months. Many of you will surely be enjoying your days outdoors. Family barbecues, boating on the lake, camping and hiking, and dirt-biking seem to be locals’ favorite ways to get some exercise and spend quality time with loved ones.
May 28, 2:05 p.m.
Hope all is well, as the kids — my partner calls them chickens — complete the school year. The summer fun is about to begin. This week I’d like to write about traveling our great roadways and a parking issue.
One great thing about living in the desert is the hot summer months. Although some people find comfort in the form of an air-conditioned room with their feet up on the arm of the couch, others like to indulge themselves in the clear blue waters of a swimming pool.
Police officers have encounters with the public, but we are occasionally cited with the word “harassment.” Harassment is defined as disturbing, pestering, persecution or troubling repeatedly. Let’s examine this.
May 21, 9:40 p.m.
Let’s get right to it this week.
As I look at my calendar and see the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, I am reminded of longer days, ice cream truck music, baseball, swimming and that most glorious of all-American family activities, the barbecue.
Hello ladies and gentlemen. In less then two months we will be celebrating the birthday of this great nation. First, as Americans we have much to be thankful for. Second, as Boulder City residents we are blessed, still maintaining the true essence of small town America.
In the early 1980s America got its first taste of the war on drugs. Drug use, gang activity and violence were on the rise, and the increased use of cocaine and crack cocaine was blamed. It didn’t take long for parents, teachers and police departments across the nation to recognize the need for early intervention.