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Film fest gets new director

The Dam Short Film Festival is back in Boulder City with some changes for its 16th year including a new executive director.

St. Jude’s gets OK to expand

St. Jude’s Ranch for Children can proceed with its new healing center for victims of sex trafficking as City Council unanimously approved a master plan amendment that will allow for its construction during it’s meeting Tuesday, Jan. 14.

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Good behavior eases custody issues

This week the central theme seems to be custody issues, of one type or the other, almost every day. In matters of family law, more than most areas, emotions sometimes overwhelm reason and judgment.

Complaint filed: Former councilwoman alleges open meeting law violation

The attorney general’s office is investigating an open meeting law complaint filed recently against the City Council by a former member in regards to actions taken at the Oct. 22 meeting.

Mayor to discuss changes at State of City

Boulder City Mayor Kiernan McManus will present his first State of the City address next week, continuing the annual tradition of sharing past accomplishments with city residents and telling them what to expect in the coming months.

Study: Utility reserves seem adequate

Boulder City’s utility rate study has started and shows there are enough projected financial reserves for its capital improvement projects, but that could change depending on the city’s needs.

Cityhood Celebration

Left, Rep. Susie Lee spoke about the city and her connection to the community during the 60th anniversary celebration of Boulder City’s incorporation Saturday, Jan. 4, in the recreation center. She also spoke about efforts to help get doors accessible to the handicapped at the local post office and encouraged people to contact her office about any concerns or issues they may have.

Nominees sought for preservation award

Boulder City’s Historic Preservation Committee and City Council are seeking nominations for the 2020 Historic Preservation Award.

City launches interactive online finance tool

A new online tool that allows citizens to view the city’s revenue and expenses debuted earlier this month.

News Briefs, Jan. 9

Crosswalk criminal case concludes

Tall tales don’t surprise officers

Perhaps you were wondering why, when you tell an officer something perfectly logical (like “I’ve only had two drinks”), they look at you sideways. It seems astounding to me that people will go out of their way to find an officer or come in the station just to tell a tall tale. Somewhere far, far away, a rumor began, something like, the first to speak is considered the winner.

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