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Police Blotter

Nov. 4, 6:24 a.m.

Police received a call about people trying to hunt ducks by Boulder Creek Golf Course.

Nov. 4, 1:02 p.m.

A woman told police the driver of a car tried to run her off the road and then threw a cup over her car.

Nov. 4, 5:04 p.m.

Police responded to a scene where kids put debris in the middle of the road. Police said the debris forced other drivers to slam on their brakes.

Nov. 5, 2:16 p.m.

Police found an intoxicated man sleeping in a flower bed. The man told police he could not get up.

Nov. 6, 6:04 a.m.

A woman called police about two aggressive dogs that were running around and growling. Police said the owners of the dogs were cited.

Nov. 7, 11:54 a.m.

Police officers received a call about possible shots fired from the dry lake bed.

Nov. 7, 11:26 p.m.

A man told police he heard a gunshot somewhere between Elm Street and Nevada Highway.

Nov. 8, 1:04 p.m.

Police received a call about a moped that had been stolen the night before.

Nov. 9, 7:30 a.m.

Police received a call about children screaming in a backyard. The caller, who thought a slumber party was going on, told police the children had been screaming for two hours.

Nov. 9, 6:34 p.m.

A man told police that the kids living across the street from him were knocking on his door and then running away.

Nov. 10, 8:53 a.m.

A man brought a bag of what appeared to be marijuana into the police department, police said. The man told police his wife found it in the street.

Nov. 10, 12:14 p.m.

Police responded to a call about sheep that were accidentally locked in the softball field.

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.