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Police Blotter

Sept. 2, 1:41 p.m.

Police responded to a woman whose car went into a ditch near the 76 gas station.

Sept. 2, 2:21 p.m.

Police responded to the scene where a ram was hit and killed in the road near Hemenway Park.

Sept. 3, 6:20 a.m.

A call came in about a man near who got out of his car and started kicking trees at the dog park, police said.

Sept. 3, 2:47 p.m.

A man told police his neighbor’s dog came into his yard and nearly bit his girlfriend’s 1-year-old.

Sept. 4, 8:05 a.m.

A call came in about a girl who was hit by a car, police said. The girl complained of pain to her right elbow, but she was alert and conscious, they said.

Sept. 4, 7:07 p.m.

A woman told police her neighbor was threatening to hurt her and her dog.

Sept. 5, 7:41 p.m.

A 4-year-old boy was bitten by his family’s pet mastiff, police said.

Sept. 6, 10:41 p.m.

A man went to the police station to pick up his impounded bicycle, police said.

Sept. 8, 1:36 a.m.

Police received a call about a man who wore all black clothing and tried to hitchhike while walking south on U.S. Highway 93.

Sept. 8, 12:27 a.m.

The owners of a home in Boulder City called police and told them their renters, who lived at the property, had guests who weren’t very nice. When they returned home after a trip to Las Vegas they discovered several items missing. The items were later found at the Sands where the renters’ guests were staying, according to police.

Sept. 8, 9:44 p.m.

A man told police that someone was looking through his son’s window. The man went outside to find the person but didn’t see anybody.

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.