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From left, Boulder City High School football players Jacob Jurgschat, Brooks Roe, Jack Rozycki and Phillip Carmell July 21, 2014.

Despite miscues, Boulder City tops Rancho 32-13
High School Football:
Fri, Sep 12, 2014 (10:50 p.m.)
Boulder City drew 13 penalties and committed four turnovers on its way to an ugly, 32-13 win over Rancho.
Inside Boulder City's Hemenway Park, desert bighorn sheep tolerate humans calmly. Outside the park, you'd never get this close.
Counting sheep: Up-close bighorn sightings are the norm at a Boulder City park
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Um, what?! You usually need to bust out the binoculars at Lake Mead.
Rainfall in Las Vegas on August 20, 2014.
Flash flooding warning issued for Henderson
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
The National Weather Service has issued severe thunderstorm and flash food warnings for areas in and near the Las Vegas Valley. A severe thunderstorm warning was...
Man missing after jumping from boat into Lake Mohave
Monday, August 18, 2014
A Southern California man who disappeared after he jumped from a boat into Lake Mohave on Saturday afternoon remains missing, according to the National Park Service. The 31-year-old man apparently began...
Flash flood warning issued for part of Henderson, Boulder City
Thursday, August 14, 2014
A storm brewing east of Las Vegas today has triggered the National Weather Service to issue a flash flood warning until 2 p.m. The warning is in effect for...
Las Vegas area sees first tornado in more than a decade
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
It was fleeting, lasting only about 30 seconds before disapp​earing. But it was the first tornado in Clark County since 2001. The National Weather Service reported the tornado touched down ...
Coroner IDs body of missing swimmer at Lake Mead
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
A man whose body was found Monday in 300 feet of water at Lake Mead was identified today by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as Irving Andrade-Yanez, 25, of Las Vegas. Andrade-Yanez had been missing since...
Search on for missing swimmer at Lake Mead
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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...

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