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Sandoval wants assurance Boulder City bypass not a ‘road to nowhere’
Monday, February 11, 2013
With limited funds, Gov. Brian Sandoval is concerned about making sure the Boulder City bypass doesn’t end up as a “road to nowhere.”
Lt. Hans Pieter Walters, left, and his wife, former Metro officer Kathryn Michelle Walters, both died in a double-homicide/suicide Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, in Boulder City.
Coroner: Metro officer committed suicide; gunshot to head killed wife, child
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
A Metro Police officer apparently shot and killed his 46-year-old wife and 5-year-old child on Monday, then committed suicide by shooting himself. The Clark County Coroner’s Office announced Tuesday afternoon that Kathryn Michelle Walters and Maximilian Walters each died from a gunshot wound to the head. The coroner said the manner of their deaths was homicide. Hans Pieter Walters, 52, also died from a gunshot wound to the head, and the coroner listed his cause of death as suicide.
Dispute arises over price of land for Boulder City bypass
Monday, January 14, 2013
Construction of the Boulder City bypass could be delayed as much as a year in a dispute between the state Transportation Department and property owners along the route over land prices.
Plaques line the pedestrian walkway on the Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge.
Sidewalk on Hoover Dam bypass bridge to close for inspection
Friday, January 11, 2013
The Nevada Department of Transportation will conduct a rolling closure of the sidewalk on the O’Callaghan-Tillman Memorial Bridge, which bypasses the Hoover Dam, from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 15 through 18.
St. Jude's Ranch for Children development officer Cindy Harris, CEO Christine Spadafor and volunteer Jenny Schinner are seen at the St. Jude's Ranch gift shop and thrift store Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012.
Bargain-hunters' paradise awaits in Boulder City thrift shop
Retail: St. Jude's Ranch gift shop 'one of the best-kept secrets in the valley'
Saturday, December 22, 2012
At first glance, the gift shop at St. Jude’s Ranch in Boulder City looks like any other valley thrift shop. The one-story, Spanish Revival building is packed with clothing racks brimming with lightly used hats, shoes, purses, shirts, coats and even a few cocktail dresses. But on closer inspection, the labels of many of the garments look like they’d be more at home at a high-end mall on the Strip.
First phase of Boulder City solar power plant finished
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
A San Diego developer has finished construction of the first phase of a solar power plant in Boulder City. The 92-megawatt phase consists of nearly 1.5 million solar panels that can power about 27,600 homes.
A U.S. Park Service boat is docked at Cottonwood Cove in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area Sunday, July 8, 2012.
U.S.-Mexico accord hailed by business interests on, around Lake Mead
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
A recent agreement for sharing the Colorado River between the United States and Mexico garnered the most attention for bringing a decades-old accord up to date with modern realities, but it also is being celebrated by Southern Nevada businesses for what it means for water levels at Lake Mead.
The scene of a plane crash near the Boulder City airport on Friday, May 18, 2012.
FAA revokes license of pilot involved in crash near Boulder City
Friday, November 16, 2012
The Federal Aviation Administration has revoked the license of a pilot involved in the May crash of an experimental fighter jet near the Boulder City Airport that killed two people.
Holiday season heralds season of need
Holiday season heralds season of need
PHILANTHROPY:
Friday, November 16, 2012
From turkey drives to toy giveaways, local nonprofit organizations are gearing up for a busy holiday season, a time when the struggles of Southern Nevada's neediest families often are most acutely felt. Around town, nonprofits are launching holiday-specific programs and expanding year-round services to meet increased demand. “We provide more. The holidays can be hard when you’re by yourself or on the street. They seem to be the time when that weighs heavier on you,” said John Fogal, director of development at the Las Vegas Rescue Mission.
Boulder City football players Michael Kelso and D. J. Koopman Thursday, July 26, 2012.
Boulder City uses physical rushing attack to overpower Chaparral
high school football:
Saturday, October 20, 2012
Boulder City High stuck to its bread and butter, rushing for 427 yards in a 47-27 victory over Chaparral High.
Members of the Mongols Motorcycle Club shake hands outside the Boulder City Inn and Suites as they hold their annual convention in Boulder City Saturday, June 23, 2012.
Mongols file complaint with DA, allege evidence tampering and police harassment
Thursday, October 18, 2012
The Mongols motorcycle club is filing a complaint with the Clark County District Attorney's Office this week, alleging the Boulder City Police Department targeted its members for harassment and tried to destroy evidence of possible civil rights abuses.
The recently opened Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge can be seen in the upper left as the sun peeks through on the Hoover Dam Wednesday, October 20, 2010.
Two years later, lessons learned from Mike O’Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge
Infrastructure:
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Two years have passed since the Mike O’Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge opened over the Colorado River near the Hoover Dam. When it was built, the bridge bypassed 3.5 miles of hairpin-turn roads dotted with pedestrians. But few foresaw a major flaw in the project: When the new four-lane section of U.S. 93 opened, traffic jams formed in both directions on a 4.5-mile, two-lane uphill climb from the Hacienda to the traffic signal at Nevada Highway and Buchanan Boulevard in Boulder City. Boulder City Mayor Roger Tobler now hopes that highway designers can anticipate jams as they move forward developing U.S. ...
Boulder City football players Michael Kelso and D. J. Koopman Thursday, July 26, 2012.
Boulder City runs all over Sunrise Mountain
high school football:
Friday, October 12, 2012
Boulder City’s rushing attack faced little resistance against Sunrise Mountain on Friday. The Eagles rushed for 511 yards and seven touchdowns in a 55-6 rout.
Action-packed contest sees Boulder City outlast Desert Pines
high school football:
Friday, September 21, 2012
In a night full of big plays, Boulder City found a way to make one more than Desert Pines.
Judge dismisses restaurant operators' lawsuit against Boulder City
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
The Boulder City Council is expected to decide later this month whether to continue seeking thousands of dollars of back rent and cleanup costs from the former operator of its golf course restaurant.

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