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Letters to the Editor

Updated January 25, 2018 - 10:47 am

Appointment showed council members’ hypocrisy

What hypocrites!

After a campaign run on valuing our historic preservation, some of our council members spinelessly caved at the first opportunity to act. When appointing the next Historic Preservation Committee member, these council members ignored the fact that Hillary Brimhall was the most qualified applicant, a trusted member of our community and the only applicant that lives in our historic district.

Unfortunately, our current Historic Preservation Committee, Planning Commission and City Council lack representation from the homeowners within the historic district. Our council had an opportunity to give them a seat at the table but cowardly pandered to an organization instead. Shame on those council members for not valuing the voice of those who live in our historic district.

Placing one’s ties to an alliance over what is right for our community is exactly what some council members ran their accusatory and negative campaign on. Silly hypocrites.

But we shouldn’t be shocked as we have elected people with “opinions” rather than leaders with vision and values. Hopefully we can do better as our community moves forward.

Fritz McDonald

Jennings’ comments appreciated

Please give us more Dan Jennings type articles and less Rose Ann Miele “can’t we all just get along” junk?

John Ryan

Make a new plan, Stan

A plan is a method for achieving a desirable objective. It’s a program of action, usually memorialized in writing. Plans start with goals and ideas. But ideas alone (even good ones) don’t constitute a plan.

Time to recognize unsung heroes

We have so many functions within the Boulder City Police Department, from school resource officers to road patrol to the detective bureau. The work that they do keeps Boulder City among the “Safest Cities in Nevada” (newhomesource.com, alarm.com) year after year. One unit is the backbone of our public safety response: Public Safety Dispatchers.

Honoring National Public Health Week

In my eight decades of this amazing life, I have worn a great many hats: son, brother, father, major (USAF), grandfather, council member, state representative, state senator.

Shhhhh… Don’t tell anyone

So, there was this guy I used to know. And, yes, a million stories told in bars have started with that exact phrase.

How my career has come full circle

This time next week it will have already been a year since I took over as editor of the Review.

Housing opportunities many for veterans

Veterans who buy real estate with what is known as a “VA loan” can get some real bargains.

Rock, Roll ’n Stroll … senior style

This Saturday, March 16, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Senior Center of Boulder City is hosting its annual Rock, Roll and Stroll fundraiser at Gazebo Park behind City Hall and the Rec Center.

City Talk: Start 2024 fresh with the Big Clean

As the weather warms up, we all start considering spring cleaning activities around the house.

Bumps in the road of life

Driving up to a meeting in Las Vegas, I started thinking about how life is symbolically a highway. The interstate was smooth. Then – all of a sudden, there was traffic jam – stop and go for a few miles, slowing me down.