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Lake Mead National Recreation Area seen from Boulder City on Tuesday, August 13, 2013.
Government shutdown cost Lake Mead communities nearly $9 million
Resolution of budget dispute brings reopening of Lake Mead, Red Rock Canyon national areas
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Lake Mead National Recreation Area reopened today after a 16-day government shutdown that cost the park and its surrounding communities about $9 million and idled 170 employees.
Grant helps Boulder City Hospital stay afloat
County Government:
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
The Boulder City Hospital received a $250,000 grant from the Clark County Commission despite hesitation from two officials.
Henderson Police investigation fails to turn up rifle missing from Boulder City department
Police:
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
A Boulder City Police rifle remains missing after a three-month investigation by Henderson Police failed to locate it.
Erin Brockovich-Ellis gets $750 fine in intoxicated boating case
Friday, October 4, 2013
Erin Brockovich-Ellis, the environmental activist whose life was made into an award-winning film starring Julia Roberts, pleaded no contest to a charge of boating while intoxicated.
Mountain Falls, a master-planned community in Pahrump, is the only place in town where subdivisions are being built, as seen above on Monday, Sept. 9, 2013.
Southern Nevada's rural towns aren't immune from the real estate yo-yo
Monday, September 30, 2013
For years, builders, investors and others flocked to Pahrump to snatch up property. A similar rush took place in other cities on the outskirts of Las Vegas: Boulder City, Mesquite and Laughlin.
Boulder City High football players, from left, Dillon Prach, Jackson Dunagan, Thomas Prach and Sam Woodbury.
Late interception seals Boulder City's victory over Pahrump
high school football:
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Boulder City's Sam Woodbury grabs an interception with seconds remaining to give the Eagles their second win of the season.
Francisco Javier Santoyo, owner of Oro & Jewelers in Boulder City, discusses immigration reform at a press conference organized by Mi Familia Vota on Thursday, Sept. 5. Mi Familia Vota and other organizations are canvassing neighborhoods and holding numerous events in the coming month to help spur progress in Congress on immigration reform.
Groups keep heat on congressional delegation for immigration-reform support
Thursday, September 5, 2013
Nevada’s entire congressional delegation has publicly stated support for reform legislation that includes a pathway to citizenship. But organizations and individuals in the Silver State aren’t letting up their push until immigration reform becomes a reality.
Mojave High football players (from left) Latrell Fleming, Efrain Iglesias and Asante' Lee before the 2013 season.
Mojave off to hot start with 40-12 win against Boulder City
high school football:
Saturday, August 31, 2013
Ty Flanagan rushed for 206 yards on 10 carries with two touchdowns to boost Mojave to a 40-12 victory over Boulder City.
Boulder City man charged with counts of lewdness involving a minor
Thursday, August 29, 2013
A Boulder City man was arrested today on suspicion of open and gross lewdness for an incident involving a juvenile girl.
Retired Las Vegas lawyer to receive $1.1 million for work on Boulder City bypass condemnation cases
Law:
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
The state is paying a Las Vegas lawyer $1.1 million to handle condemnation cases involving the Boulder City bypass project.
Cindy Clark plays a slot machine at Dotty's near Eastern and Serene in Henderson on Thursday, March 24, 2011.
If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em: Dotty’s to buy full-fledged casino
Gaming:
Tuesday, August 6, 2013
Dotty’s wants to buy the Hacienda. If state regulators approve the sale, the resort would be Dotty’s first full-scale casino. The Hacienda sits about three miles from the Hoover Dam, just outside Boulder City, where gambling is illegal. Built on the former site of the Gold Strike Casino, it features 19,000 square feet of gaming space, a William Hill sports book, retail shops and a movie theater.
Volunteer Elizabeth Engle puts the finishing touches on floats for the Summerlin Council Patriotic Parade on Wednesday, July 3, 2013.
Still looking for Fourth of July festivities? Check out these offerings
Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Up for something patriotic this Independence Day? How about some festive physical activity or fireworks? Here’s a look at what’s happening throughout the Las Vegas Valley.
Robin Reese hands Craig Corey, right, an American flag outside the Boulder Dam Credit Union while collecting donations and selling T-shirts for the Damboree fireworks display in 2009. For 20 years, Reese, also known as the "Jug Lady," decorated water jugs and placed them around town, helping to raise money for the Fourth of July celebration.
Memory of longtime volunteer to sparkle during Boulder City's July 4 celebration
Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Clad in a vest resembling the American flag, Robin Reese was the embodiment of American patriotism with her red lips, bright white smile and sparks in her clear blue eyes. Boulder City residents lovingly knew Reese, whose favorite holiday was the Fourth of July, as the “Jug Lady.” She acquired the nickname because she would place jugs around the city to collect donations for the Damboree, the town's annual Independence Day celebration. Sadly, she died in December after combating a number of ailments for years. But her dedication to the holiday won't be forgotten soon by Boulder City.
After waiting in a long line for a favorite treat, Camile Thevenut digs into an ear of grilled corn with her dad, Roy, during the annual Art in the Park event in Boulder City.
Family Circle names Boulder City one of America's 10 Best Towns for Families
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Family Circle has named Boulder City one of the Top 10 best towns for families in the U.S., according to a study released by the magazine this week.
After waiting in a long line for a favorite treat, Camile Thevenut digs into an ear of grilled corn with her dad, Roy, during the annual Art in the Park event in Boulder City.
Magazine hails Boulder City for its family-friendliness
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
From a list of more than 3,000 cities and towns across the country, Boulder City emerged as one of the 10 Best Towns for Families, according to Family Circle magazine.

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