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June 23, 2018

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Searchers find body of missing California man at Lake Mohave
Published Mon, Jun 18, 2018 (10:14 a.m.), Updated Mon, Jun 18, 2018 (noon)
The body of a California man has been recovered, a day after he disappeared while swimming at the Lake Mohave reservoir on the Colorado River, a National Park Service official said Monday. Park rangers and ...
Authorities closed U.S. 93 in both directions after reports of a man armed with a gun and in a heavily reinforced vehicle near the Hoover Dam on Friday, June 15, 2018.
Henderson man arrested after barricade on bridge near Hoover Dam
Friday, June 15, 2018
A man who stopped traffic in a tactical-style vehicle on a high-span bridge on the Arizona-Nevada border near the Hoover Dam has been identified as a Henderson resident. It was not clear what motivated the suspect ...
Student engineer Joe Franco stands on a train engine while it is stopped during an event to celebrate the driving of the final railroad spike reconnecting the Nevada Southern Railway from Boulder City to Henderson, Friday, April 13, 2018.
Tourism boost: Train route linking Boulder City, Henderson could add stops
Saturday, April 14, 2018
The Nevada Southern Railway route begins at the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Boulder City and stops just after passing the bridge in Henderson near the Railroad Pass hotel. Plans are ...
Crews search for swimmer in Lake Mead missing for 2 days
Friday, September 8, 2017
Authorities are still searching for a swimmer who went missing two days ago in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area. National Park Service officials say the man in his 60s went under water Wednesday afternoon near ...
Construction of Interstate 11 has presented challenges for Henderson's Railroad Pass Casino, but owner Joe DeSimone is optimistic the project will ultimately help the hotel, the casino and the travel center he is building on the site.
Interstate 11 segment near Railroad Pass to open on Wednesday
Friday, August 11, 2017
The first portion of the Interstate 11 project is set to open next week. The Nevada Department of Transportation will open the southbound lanes of I-11 from Foothill Drive in Henderson to Silverline Road in Boulder City on Tuesday. ...
First section of Interstate 11 set to open
Thursday, August 10, 2017
The Nevada Department of Transportation has announced the first section of Interstate 11 will open next week. The southbound section will open on Tuesday, running more than 2 miles between ...
42-year-old man found dead in Lake Mead
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
The body of a 42-year-old Las Vegas man who went missing in late July while swimming at Lake Mead has been recovered. The man's body was recovered on Tuesday. Earth Resource Group located ...
Authorities searching for missing swimmer at Lake Mead
Monday, July 31, 2017
Authorities are searching for a man that went missing after swimming in Lake Mead. Lake Mead officials say two men were swimming from ...
Members of the Boulder City Heatwave swim club march in the parade during the 67th annual Damboree Celebration in Boulder City, Nev. Saturday, July 4, 2015.
Pancakes, pyrotechnics and patriotism: Boulder City’s Fourth of July festivities are a daylong family tradition
Sunday, July 2, 2017
When it comes to watching fireworks at a Fourth of July celebration, there are only three words Mike Pacini thinks people need to know. “Ooh, aah and oh,” he said of the involuntary chant of rapt spectators. “Once the fireworks start, you can usually hear a pin drop before the first explosion. Then collectively, that’s when the crowd says it.”
Fireworks explode during Independence Day Weekend celebrations at Caesars Palace Sunday, July 3, 2016. The event was part of the Caesars Palaces 50th Anniversary Summer of Caesars celebration.
Where to watch fireworks in Las Vegas on the Fourth of July
Holiday celebration:
Saturday, July 1, 2017
There will be no shortage of fireworks shows throughout Southern Nevada during the next four days to celebrate the Fourth of July. Here’s where you can watch ...
1 man drowns, 1 rescued at Lake Mead
Monday, June 5, 2017
One man drowned and another was rescued at Lake Mead on Sunday afternoon, according to National Park Service spokeswoman Christie Vanover. The men were seen struggling in the ...
Lake Mead is seen behind where work continues on the Interstate 11 project under construction near Boulder City on Friday, May 19, 2017.
As Interstate 11 progresses, asbestos monitoring continues
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
With naturally occurring asbestos present where a portion of Interstate 11 is being built, special care is being taken to protect workers and ...
Turnout for municipal primaries falls below 10 percent
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Less than 10 percent of registered voters cast ballots in Tuesday’s municipal primary elections. Only 55,867 of 589,177 registered voters — 9.48 percent — in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Henderson and Boulder City cast ballots. That’s fewer than ...
Landowner Randy Schams has floated plans to exchange 640 acres and eventually build homes on the site of the old hospital in Boulder City.
Boulder City tugged between growth and protecting its small-town feel
Monday, March 6, 2017
With the exception of his college years at UNLV, Bret Runion has lived in Boulder City for almost four decades, having moved from ...
Gov. Brian Sandoval, center, speaks during a groundbreaking ceremony for the Interstate-11 project near Boulder City on Monday, April 6, 2015. The $318 million project is expected to be completed in 2018.
First phases of Interstate 11 race to completion in 2018
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Construction of the first 15 miles of Interstate 11, which will link Las Vegas to Phoenix and could eventually stretch from Mexico to Canada, is making progress. The Nevada Department of Transportation is in charge of ...

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