weather icon Windy

Police Blotter

Feb. 3, 11:31 a.m.

A man told police that one of his employees took money from him.

Feb. 3, 12:23 p.m.

Police said a large number of sheep were in a drainage ditch.

Feb. 3, 4:59 p.m.

A caller was upset about five kids riding bikes behind her fence. The woman said the kids were digging holes, making noise and destroying wildlife.

Feb. 4, 1:50 p.m.

Police received a complaint about two hitchhikers walking with luggage on U.S. Highway 93.

Feb. 5, 12:53 p.m.

Police received a call about the driver of a van who dropped off eight people to skateboard in a “No Trespassing” zone.

Feb. 5, 2:39 p.m.

Police said a car was on fire near the Bureau of Reclamation building.

Feb. 6, 1:16 p.m.

Police were advised that a cellphone, two sets of headphones and a pair of shoes had been taken from a locker at school.

Feb. 7, 6:58 a.m.

A woman told police she thought her neighbors were videotaping her.

Feb. 8, 4:38 a.m.

Police received a call about a single-vehicle rollover crash that left the driver with minor injuries.

Feb. 8, 1:54 p.m.

Police received a burglary call about a construction company that had several items taken, police said. Tools valued at $125,000, a generator, and two GPS devices valued at $50,000 had also been taken, the report said.

Feb. 9, 11:54 a.m.

A caller told police she saw three dead coyotes on the way to Nelson. She said she thought the coyotes had been shot.

Feb. 9, 12:35 p.m.

Police responded to an accident near the Boulder City Municipal Airport where a car hit a block wall. The report said a woman was pinned underneath the car and had multiple leg fractures.

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.