As some of you know, I grew up here in Boulder City having started school in sixth grade at Garrett Junior High.
Lake Mead National Recreation Area prioritizes the safety of its visitors by conducting regular water testing at beaches and hot springs.
I’m not sure if it is because the Spousal Unit and I are now empty-nesters or if it is leftover influence from that Netflix show called “Swedish Death Cleaning,” but a substantial portion of my weekends for the past few months has been trying to sort through and eliminate some of the “stuff” that has taken over the house.
For too many years now, the growing problem of military personnel and veterans (as well as civilians), taking their own lives has been seemingly unsolvable.
You can’t see it, smell it or taste it, but there is a dangerous drug killing about 150 people every day in the U.S.: fentanyl. Right here in Boulder City, three people died from fentanyl overdoses in 2022. This year, that number has nearly doubled – five deaths, and we still have two more months before the year ends.
I was sitting in the waiting room for jury duty (I wasn’t selected) April 15 when news of the horrific bombings at the Boston Marathon started coming in over my iPhone via the social media site Twitter.
The wildflowers splashed yellow and crimson along Cold Creek Road. Flecks of bright color highlighted the Joshua-covered foothills.
Last weekend I visited a Reno used bookstore that I often frequent. The owner told me that this is like no recession he has experienced. In previous recessions, he said, people have avoided buying new books so he benefited. Sales rose in hard times. Not this time.
The first thing I do every morning is check my email. Two Sundays ago, there a was a message from a trusted friend telling me there was going to be a gun show in Boulder City during the Spring Jamboree. And it was going to be held in both Parks and Recreation Department gyms.
On Feb. 21 in this space I opined that the fact that only City Council incumbents Duncan McCoy and Cam Walker were re-elected unchallenged was somewhere between community contentment and apathy.
Last Sunday I spent $5 for a $2.50 newspaper that I didn’t even take with me because I already had a copy of the paper sitting in my driveway at home. Let me explain.
After much gnashing of teeth, NV Energy has decided to grin and bear it when it comes to phasing out its use of coal to generate power.
Despite the projection, a hydrologist warns those 24-month forecasts are uncertain.
The notion of selling someone’s property without them knowing might seem far-fetched, but attempting the scam isn’t difficult.
The event at Valley High School came the day after Gov. Joe Lombardo testified before the Assembly Committee on Education on a bill that would repeal a restorative justice law.
The Southern Nevada Water Authority is evaluating whether changes need to be made to its lowest intake straw in order to protect water quality as Lake Mead continues to shrink.