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Wildflowers’ colors amp up visit to Cedar Breaks

Cedar Breaks National Monument, located in southern Utah, is a small park most cherished by us desert dwellers for its cool summer temperatures and spectacular views into its deep, hoodoo-filled amphitheater. But during July and August, you’ll find the little park brimming with activities, any one of which, by itself, might be worth the journey.

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Heatwave kicks off summer with fourth-place win

Sam Sauerbrei and Alex Hubel excelled in several events as the Boulder City/Henderson Heatwave amateur swim club kicked off its summer season June 19-22 by finishing fourth overall in the combined team scoring in the June Age Group Invitational in Irvine, Calif.

Losses inspire team cooperation on baseball diamond

The previously unbeaten Boulder City 16-under baseball team was tested with five games in five days. It turned out to be a learning experience as they finally found themselves on the short end of the scoring and lost for the first time this summer in the Connie Mack League.

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Mojave Preserve trail offers easy hike, cooler temperatures

Before the weather gets any hotter in our region, a good place for a short hike might be Mojave National Preserve, located in California just south of the Nevada border. One you might try is the Rock Spring Loop, which boasts a historic stone house, the site of a 19th century Army post, a natural spring and American Indian petroglyphs.

Eagles win one, tie other in doubleheader

The Boulder City Eagles 16-under baseball team remained unbeaten through four weeks of the summer Connie Mack Summer League.

Golf results

June 4 person/4 club tournament for Plus 55 Boulder City Mens’/Women’s Golf Association

California meet kicks off summer swim season

The Boulder City/Henderson Heatwave amateur swim club kicks off the summer season with the first of two major age-group swimming championships beginning today in Irvine, Calif.

Fishing event spawns enthusiasm for outdoors

With the early morning sun shining and the crystal blue water resting softly at the pond at Veterans Memorial Park, people from all over the Las Vegas Valley came to Boulder City for Free Fishing Day Saturday morning.

Eagles find success on diamond this summer

The Boulder City Eagles 16-under team is finding success on the diamond this summer in the Connie Mack League getting off to an 8-0 start.

Pair Wins Bass Tourney

Boulder City resident Gunnar Stanton won the American Bass team tournament at Lake Mead on Saturday.

Baseball teams start strong in opening week

It was a successful opening week for Boulder City’s teams competing in the Connie Mack Summer League, with the two squads combining to go 4-1.

Utah’s slot canyons offer countless wonders

You could spend years exploring the 1.9 million acre Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in Utah, yet barely shorten the list of wonders still to see there. This remote park lies to the west of Bryce Canyon, north of the Arizona strip and south of Capital Reef National Park, extending eastward to Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.