April 1, 2015

Deadly Shooting Overnight in BC

Police in Boulder City, Nevada

One of our peeps living nearby reported that there was an officer-involved shooting near Fifth & Avenue A last night and indeed, it was the top story on Fox 5 Vegas News’ 6am broadcast this morning. The news reporter on scene said it happened around 10:30pm, after police responded to a report of shots having […]

Fan Photo: Bighorn by Robert Kissel

Grazing Bighorn Sheep in Boulder City, Nevada by Robert Kissel

Today’s Fan Photo, taken by Robert Kissel and submitted by Jessica Parkin, is this great shot of a bighorn sheep generously assisting with ever-present landscaping efforts … so kind of him! We’ve not been seeing much of the bighorns lately, as they’re up in the hills expanding their families this time of year – but […]

Those Kittens Are Ready For Adoption!

Adoptable Kittens in Boulder City, NV

Remember those 5 itty-bitty kittens that were born at the Animal Shelter in early February? [Click here to view that post]. Well, tomorrow is the day they can go home to their new families! Three appointments have already been set for tomorrow morning, so my math wizardry tells me that two of the kittens should […]

New BC Biz: Boulder City Soap & Candle

Boulder City Soap and Candle in Boulder City, Nevada

Hey, we have a new sweet-smellin’ shop that’s just opened up here in Boulder City! The Boulder City Soap & Candle Company features a whole host of neat handmade things, from soap and bath bombs to candles and lip balm. And their labels all say “Boulder City Soap & Candle Company”, so they make for […]

Hangin’ with the Bighorns & NDOW

Bighorn Sheep Outreach Program in Boulder City, Nevada

Hey, this will be super cool … mostly cuz we LOVE our desert bighorn sheep so much!  The Nevada Department of Wildlife will be hanging out at Hemenway Park from 1:30pm – 4:30pm on a BUNCH of days this summer as part of a “Desert Bighorn Sheep Outreach Program“. Great thing to work into your […]

Andrew J. Mitchell is Awarded Lighthouse School Status

Andrew J. Mitchell Elementary School's The Leader In Me - Boulder City, Nevada

You see that ONE tiny blue pin in Southern Nevada on the map below?  All lonely there by itself? Oh yeah, that’s Andrew J. Mitchell Elementary School’s VERY prestigious recognition as a “Lighthouse School” through “The Leader In Me” whole-school transformation model! According to an article on CCSD’s website (link below), “The Leader in Me” […]

Fan Photo: Sunbathing in Bootleg Canyon

Lizard in Bootleg Canyon in Boulder City, Nevada

Apparently, if you actually open your eyes and look around you while flying through the air on Flightlinez’ Bootleg Canyon runs, you see some really cool stuff! Check out this little guy workin’ on his tan! Thanks for the awesome pic, Flightlinez!!

NDOT Repaving Project ~ Tues & Weds

NDOT Repaving in Boulder City, Nevada

Allow some extra time if you are on the road headed from Boulder City toward Lake Mead this coming Tuesday and Wednesday (March 24th & 25th, 2015), because the Nevada Department of Transportation will be doing a repaving project and there’s likely to be a delay in store.  Here’s the press release that our peeps […]

Lake Mead Swimming Advisory

Lake Mead near Boulder City, Nevada

Just in case the weekend weather is stupendous once again – I thought I’d better pass along this Swimming Advisory that was issued by the National Park Service last Friday (March 13th, 2015): SWIMMING ADVISORY ISSUED AT LAKES MEAD, MOHAVE BOULDER CITY, Nevada — National Park Service officials are advising visitors to avoid swimming in […]

Happy Birthday, Boulder City!

Happy Birthday to Boulder City, Nevada

On THIS day in 1931, surveyors drove the first stake into the ground of the area that would become Boulder City! Originally built as a federal reservation and remaining so until 1960, Boulder City housed the workers and their families for the construction of Hoover Dam (formerly known as Boulder Dam) and check this out […]