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Fine Arts Festival raises scholarship money for students studying art
Annual event to be held April 18-19 at Bicentennial Park
Saturday, April 11, 2009
The Boulder City Art Guild will hold the 24th Annual Fine Arts Festival on April 18 and 19 at Bicentennial Park. More than 130 artists, most from the Southwestern United States, will display paintings, photography, sculpture, glass art, pottery, metalwork and more.
Boulder City Council candidate wants recount in close primary
Friday, April 10, 2009
Joe Roche, one of the losing candidates for Boulder City Council in Tuesday’s primary, said he will likely ask for a recount of votes cast for winner Duncan McCoy in hopes that enough errors are found to qualify Roche for a June runoff election.
Devil Pups program teaches self-confidence, respect and responsibility
Wednesday, April 8, 2009
Boulder City teenagers are invited to learn more about the Southern Nevada Devil Pups summer youth program designed to help boys and girls learn self-confidence, respect and responsibility.
McCoy elected; Walker, Smith advance to June election
Tuesday, April 7, 2009
Duncan McCoy was elected to the Boulder City Council in the Tuesday primary election, and a June election will decide whether Bill Smith or Cam Walker fills the other open seat.
City Council set to vote on lease for solar power company
Tuesday, April 7, 2009
The Boulder City Council will decide on April 14 whether to lease the remainder of the Eldorado Valley Energy Zone to a solar power company.
Hospital launching fundraising campaign
Saturday, April 4, 2009
Fifty-five years ago, residents knocked door-to-door to collect enough money to keep a struggling Boulder City Hospital open.
The hospital wants to remind residents of that in its current time of financial need.
BC Council candidates raise more than $57,000
Friday, April 3, 2009
The candidates running for Boulder City Council have raised as much as $22,000 in campaign contributions and as little as nothing through the first three months of the year, according to just-released campaign expense reports. Combined, the candidates raised $57,303 in cash donations and another $10,534 in in-kind donations, the reports said.
At Darwin's Auction, the fun starts when the bidding begins
Friday, April 3, 2009
Some come with their eye on an old violin or a stamp collection, but most show up just for the sport of it. At Darwin’s Auction in Boulder City, lighthearted goading between friends is more frequent than bidding wars.
Teacher arrested for child porn to face more charges
Investigators ask potential victims to come forward
Thursday, April 2, 2009
Boulder City Police plan to file eight additional charges, including two counts of sexual assault of a minor under the age of 14, against a junior high school teacher arrested last week on charges of possessing child pornography, Police Chief Thomas Finn said at a press conference today. Finn also revealed that Charles Richard "Rick" Rogers, 46, had been a part-time Boulder City Police officer until 1991. He did not say how long Rogers had served on the force.
Fundraiser helping fight polio across globe
Wednesday, April 1, 2009
The need for polio shots in this country has been eradicated, but the Polio Shoot next month will give residents the chance to help fight the disease in other countries.
Candidate says ad is inaccurate
Wednesday, April 1, 2009
Boulder City Council candidate Cam Walker says he's proud of his part in helping develop the Las Vegas Monorail, despite a recent newspaper ad that takes aim at him for his involvement in the project that was plagued after it opened by mechanical problems and lackluster ridership and revenue numbers.
Boulder City approves tentative budget
Tuesday, March 31, 2009
At a special budget meeting Tuesday morning, the Boulder City Council approved 3-2 a tentative budget for fiscal year 2010, which begins this July.
Voters to cast ballots Tuesday in municipal primary
Tuesday, March 31, 2009
Voters will head to the polls Tuesday to pare nine City Council candidates to four for the June election.
Bill would allow redevelopment money to help schools
Monday, March 30, 2009
Assemblyman Joe Hardy, R-Boulder City, today sent an e-mail in support of AB397, which would allow Redevelopment Agencies to route the tax money to education.
Las Vegas unplugs for Earth Hour
From the Luxor's beam to the Stratosphere tower, decorative lighting went dark
Saturday, March 28, 2009
Las Vegas was a flagship city for the World Wildlife Foundation's blackout, designed to raise awareness about global warming. More than 2,400 cities in 82 countries around the World participated in Earth Hour and for the first time the bright lights of Las Vegas were included in that list.
Church's pantry stocked, but few know about it
Saturday, March 28, 2009
For Oasis Christian Church, giving food to those who need it is a blessing.
Demonstration shows students the deadly effects of drunk driving
Friday, March 27, 2009
Wailing police cars and ambulances screeched into a parking lot at Boulder City High School Thursday morning to find a gruesome scene — but thankfully one that was not real.
Teacher's arrest on child porn charges stuns Boulder City
Thursday, March 26, 2009
A Garrett Junior High School teacher and youth soccer coach was arrested Thursday on felony charges of possession of child pornography, Boulder City Police said. Based on an anonymous tip, police picked up Charles Richard "Rick" Rogers as he was about to leave school, police said.
Boulder City Council continues budget talks
Wednesday, March 25, 2009
On Tuesday, the City Council will hear whether unions for city workers agreed to allow spreading those employees' pay increases for next year over the next two years.
Municipal pool closing for two months for repairs
Wednesday, March 25, 2009
The Boulder City municipal swimming pool will be closed in May and June for repairs, officials said. Four major repair projects should be finished by the beginning of July.
Council candidate says he's target of 'dirty politics'
Joe Roche says his campaign will stay focused on the issues
Wednesday, March 25, 2009
A Boulder City Council candidate said automated phone calls falsely accusing him of lying about his work and volunteer experience will not derail his campaign from focusing on important issues.
Council OKs agreement to build police, firefighter training facility
Wednesday, March 25, 2009
Boulder City and Henderson plan to start building the first phase of a public safety training facility in the Eldorado Valley by June. The center for police and firefighters is 10 years in the works and would be the first of its kind in the Las Vegas Valley, officials said.
Councilman urges city to consider geothermic power plants
Tuesday, March 24, 2009
Boulder City Councilman Travis Chandler says geothermic and geothermal power plants are as attractive to the city as solar power plants and could generate millions of dollars in lease revenue, just as solar plants have.
Flab no match for boot camp-style workout
Tuesday, March 24, 2009
The two small women don't bark like drill sergeants, but they get their followers out of bed and in formation before dawn.
Air tour company opens new terminal
Tuesday, March 24, 2009
Papillon Airways dedicated a $9 million terminal at the Boulder City Municipal Airport on Monday with champagne, prayers and a polka band.
Police get lasers for speed-limit enforcement
Friday, March 20, 2009
Boulder City has six new laser speed detection systems to help nab speeding motorists, the Boulder City Police Department said.
City hires contractor to produce BCTV programming
Thursday, March 19, 2009
Boulder City has hired a contractor to produce programs for its public access cable channel.
George Livingston, a broadcast engineer, is on a monthly contract to work on BCTV, said Rose Ann Miele, the city's public information officer.
Volunteer marching band aims for Rose Parade performance
Thursday, March 19, 2009
A nonprofit music group wants to assemble a marching band in hopes of playing at the 2011 Rose Parade.
Las Vegas Marching Arts will audition high school and college students in hopes of making it to California’s Tournament of Roses Parade, before the annual Pasadena Tournament of the Roses football game.
Renovations at Hacienda movie house nearly complete
Thursday, March 19, 2009
The movie house at the Hacienda, which has been undergoing renovations since January, is scheduled to emerge April 3 as the Hacienda Cinemas and Event Center with a “soft” opening in the smaller of its two theaters.
Boulder City Clerk announces retirement
Thursday, March 19, 2009
Boulder City Clerk Pamella Malmstrom announced today she will retire July 2.
Malmstrom, who was appointed acting city clerk in 2004, said she plans to leave on a two-month cross country trip immediately after her retirement.
Henderson, Boulder City to weigh police, fire facility
Thursday, March 19, 2009
The Boulder City Council on Tuesday will consider continuing plans to build a public safety training facility for police and firefighters in the Eldorado Valley.
Boulder City Council candidate threatens lawsuit over campaign video
Bill Smith says city wrongfully refused to play his campaign video on BCTV
Wednesday, March 18, 2009
A City Council candidate said he plans to sue the city over being denied airtime on the city’s public access television station.
Bill Smith said he feels the city has unjustly refused to play his 26-minute campaign tape on BCTV and will seek legal action in District Court.
Tourism funding could be reduced
Wednesday, March 18, 2009
The state might reduce its tourism fund this year, which could threaten the money Boulder City gets to promote itself as a travel destination.
Council candidates take to the podium at forum
Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Nine City Council candidates at a forum last night took the floor for five minutes each. Some used the time to refute accusations, some touted their qualifications and a couple ended with a blaring bullhorn.
Election could change balance of power
Nine City Council candidates agree vote will be pivotal
Wednesday, March 18, 2009
The nine candidates for Boulder City Council may not agree on much, but they are unanimous on one point — all say this election is pivotal. With council members Mike Pacini and Andrea Anderson not running for re-election, the balance of power could tilt.
Early voting for the primary election, which will narrow the field from nine to four, begins Saturday.

Whimsical building a tribute to a Boulder City character
Saturday, March 14, 2009
At a pink and white cottage with snowcapped roofs, butterflies dance and frogs rest in the shade year-round. Not in a Swiss village, but on Avenue D at the delightfully eccentric-looking Storybook Apartments.
New Boulder City postmaster sworn in
Thursday, March 12, 2009
On the lawn of the Boulder City Post Office today, Shirley Roland took the same oath as President Barack Obama did in January.
Candidates meeting public at forum
Thursday, March 12, 2009
Boulder City residents will have the opportunity to meet the nine people running for City Council and ask questions during a forum March 17 hosted by the Chamber of Commerce.
State law could alter voting schedule in Boulder City
Wednesday, March 11, 2009
A state law change could limit how often Boulder City voters decide on land sales, charter changes and city spending on capital improvements.
Council delays decision on Boulder Inn sign
Tuesday, March 10, 2009
The City Council Tuesday night postponed deciding the fate of the large sign hanging at Boulder Inn and Suites.
Step toward geothermic power plant gets nod
Tuesday, March 10, 2009
Boulder City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night that an area south of town is an appropriate place for a geothermic power plant.
Visiting high school orchestra to perform Friday
Tuesday, March 10, 2009
A 59-piece string orchestra will fill the Boulder City Library amphitheater with songs old and new Friday.
Injured man taken from Bootleg Canyon in helicopter
Injuries aren't life-threatening but area was too remote for land vehicles, officials said
Tuesday, March 10, 2009
A Metro search and rescue helicopter flew an injured man out of Bootleg Canyon today, the Boulder City Police Department said.
Owner of Southwest Diner to open bakery
Friday, March 6, 2009
Where there once were the luring scents of salmon or potato pancakes, there will soon come the sweet smell of fresh puffy pastries.
Former BC resident documents trek across Australia
Friday, March 6, 2009
Jeff Johnson has no permanent address. He’s a wanderer.
And for five months in 2007, wandering was all he did, on a coast-to-coast trek across his home country of Australia.
Piano tuner has lifetime of hitting right notes
Friday, March 6, 2009
These days, it's easier for Ed Blanton to communicate with the piano than the pianist.
Boulder City goes medieval at annual Renaissance Faire
Friday, March 6, 2009
Veterans Memorial Park is transformed into a simpler world through Sunday for the fourth annual Boulder City Renaissance Faire.
Boulder City program sets example for other areas
Thursday, March 5, 2009
A youth crime diversion program started in Boulder City has gained statewide attention, and now one police representative is taking that show on the road to Nevada's capital.
Teen honored for volunteer work
Thursday, March 5, 2009
For Daniel Edmondson, giving away his free time is an easy decision. The Boulder City High School junior said in middle school, instead of idly waiting after school for his mother, who was the school's psychologist, he took to tutoring and recycling programs.
Students pitch in to aid local pantry
Wednesday, March 4, 2009
Boulder City High School clubs have collected 1,800 cans of food and $500 for Emergency Aid of Boulder City, which is struggling with an empty pantry.

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