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Search on for missing swimmer at Lake Mead
Published Tue, Jul 22, 2014 (1:39 p.m.), Updated Tue, Jul 22, 2014 (3:08 p.m.)
Authorities were searching today for a missing swimmer at Lake Mead, National Park Service spokeswoman Christie Vanover said. The man was last seen swimming...
UNLV geology professor Brenda Buck and associate professor Rodney Metcalf confer over samples in their lab. They found asbestos in Boulder City that is delaying construction of a highway bypass.
Asbestos proves to be a microscopic road block near Boulder City
Sunday, July 20, 2014
The discovery of toxic fibers has stalled plans, more than 10 years in the making, to build a $490 million highway detour around Boulder City so traffic can move smoothly between Las Vegas and Arizona ...
Coroner IDs man who fell from boat at Lake Mead
Friday, July 4, 2014
A man who died after falling from a boat at Lake Mead on Wednesday has been identified as Schayne Robert Baker, 36, of Las Vegas, the Clark County Coroner’s Office reported today. The cause of death is still...
Body of missing boater pulled from Lake Mead
Thursday, July 3, 2014
The body of a Las Vegas man who fell off a boat at Lake Mead on Wednesday night was recovered this afternoon, National Park Service officials said. Metro Police divers recovered...
Alabam was once the nickname of a old man who cleaned the latrines during the 1930s construction of Hoover Dam. Now, thanks to a Boulder City arts project, a bronze statue of the long-gone character stands on a city street corner, greeting visitors.
When Hoover Dam was built, this worker had the dirtiest job
History:
Saturday, May 31, 2014
Nobody could recall his real name. Instead, he was known simply as Alabam, probably a riff off his Southern roots. But they all knew him, the old man who played a gritty and and all-but-thankless role in the Depression-era building of Hoover Dam. On Boulder City's main drag, not far from the shores of Lake Mead, he stands in an immortal pose, 8 feet tall with ...
Helena Lukac kisses her son's grave stone before leaving the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City Monday, May 26, 2014. Her husband Jan Lukac stands at right. Their son Marine Pfc. John Lukac, a Durango High School graduate, was killed during Operation Iraqi Freedom in October 2004.
Memorial Day service in Boulder City is reminder that families aren’t alone
Veterans:
Monday, May 26, 2014
Jan Lukac crouched over the bouquets of flowers adorning his son's grave, squinting hard to shield his eyes from the searing mid-afternoon sun. Joined by his wife at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City, he was among at least 600 who gathered there Monday afternoon for the town's annual homage to patriots ...
Body of missing swimmer found floating in Lake Mead
Thursday, May 22, 2014
The body of a man presumed to have drowned in Lake Mead was found this morning floating in the water nearly two weeks after he disappeared while swimming. National Park Service rangers discovered the body...
Lake Mead National Recreation Area seen from Boulder City on Tuesday, August 13, 2013.
1 killed, 15 rescued in single day at Lake Mead recreation area
Monday, May 19, 2014
One person died and 15 people were rescued in a series of unrelated emergencies on a chaotic Sunday in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Throughout the day, park rangers...
Henderson man goes missing while swimming at Lake Mead
Monday, May 12, 2014
A search crew is looking for a Henderson man who went missing while swimming in Lake Mead on Saturday. A group of people saw the man...
In this Oct. 23, 2013, file photo, marijuana is displayed at the River Rock dispensary in Denver. Nevada has passed legislation that will allow medical marijuana dispensaries.
Clark County receives more than 200 applications for medical pot businesses
Clark County:
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Southern Nevada’s green rush is on as more than 100 businesses hurried to file medical marijuana license applications with Clark County before today’s deadline to stake out a claim in what’s expected to be ...
Boulder City Hospital CEO Tom Maher is overseeing the nonprofit organizations efforts to recover financially through an expansion and renovation project on Monday, April 14, 2014.
Boulder City Hospital getting healthier
Business:
Sunday, April 20, 2014
After two decades of losing money, Boulder City’s nonprofit health care provider has turned around its fortunes with the help of a federal program, and is actually expanding ...
Man lands in jail after taking airplane on drunken joy ride
Monday, March 3, 2014
A drunk man took an airplane on a joy ride Sunday night and landed himself in the Clark County Detention Center. The man said he was simply trying to finish off portions of his pilot's license.
Coroner identifies boy, 14, killed on motorbike
Friday, February 28, 2014
A boy who died after his motorbike collided with a truck Thursday near Boulder City has been identified as Christian Hipsky-Stringer, 14, of Canon City, Colo., according to the Clark County Coroner’s Office.
Lisa Gatewood fires a Thompson submachine gun at the Guns and Ammo Garage Oct. 25, 2012.
For the gun industry, women are the next big thing
Friday, February 7, 2014
http://www.ketknbc.com/news/for-the-gun-industry-women-are-the-next-big-thing
Supreme Court says Boulder City cannot sue citizens over ballot initiatives
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
The Nevada Supreme Court on Monday ruled that six citizens who filed three ballot initiative petitions in 2010 cannot be sued by Boulder City, which challenged the validity of the issues.

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