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Police blotter

Feb. 20, 2:13 p.m.

Police received a report of a man hitting another man with a truck. There was no arrest.

Feb. 20, 6:11 p.m.

Police received a report of a verbal altercation at Boulder City Hospital involving two men, one of whom claimed to be hit by the other’s truck.

Feb. 20, 7:01 p.m.

A man called police to report that his brother was harassing him.

Feb. 21, 1:06 a.m.

After a foot chase with police, a man was cited for evading police, prowling and failing to change his address.

Feb. 21, 11:10 a.m.

Police received a report of a residential burglary on Avenue A.

Feb. 21, 6:28 p.m.

A woman called police to report that her daughter’s boyfriend broke into her residence and stole money from the sale of Girl Scout cookies.

Feb. 22, 2:16 p.m.

Police received a report of a topless sunbather at Boulder City Post Office.

Feb. 23, 2:16 a.m.

A man called police to report “loud gurgling” noises coming from his toilets and other pipe areas in the home.

Feb. 23, 11:26 p.m.

Police received a report of a disturbance on Red Mountain Drive caused by someone beating on a punching bag. Police found no disturbance.

Feb. 25, 5:20 p.m.

Police received a third party report of a man stealing a “machine gun” from his father. Police contacted the father, who did not wish to file a police report about a stolen gun.

Sssnake season is here

Those walking in their yards, at the park or on a desert hike need to be aware that snake season has begun.

Colon cancer screenings crucial for adults

Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer in men and women and the fourth leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, seven in 10 adults in the U.S. aged 50-75 are up to date with colorectal cancer screening; however, in 2021, the CDC lowered the recommended age for colorectal cancer screening for adults to begin at age 45.

Get to know your thyroid, its function

Did you know that one in 20 people has some kind of thyroid disorder?

Winter brings threat of virus convergence

Our local temperatures may seem mild, but we are facing some colder days and with that comes a winter chill — and sneezing, coughing, sore throat and more.

‘Spoof’ call temporarily locksdown high school

Boulder City High School was placed on a brief lockdown this morning after Boulder City Police dispatch received a “spoofed” all at 9:09 a.m. from someone claiming to be a teacher supposedly hiding from a gunman in the school, according to a city official.