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The Hoover Dam fire brigade puts out a blaze after a transformer caught fire about 10 a.m. on Tuesday, July 19, 2022, according to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.

Transformer catches fire at Hoover Dam; nobody injured
Published Tue, Jul 19, 2022 (10:48 a.m.), Updated Tue, Jul 19, 2022 (2:21 p.m.)
Smoke and flames erupted from Hoover Dam after a transformer fire Tuesday morning, but nobody was injured and the dam continued to generate power, officials said. The blaze occurred about 10 a.m., and it took a fire brigade about 30 minutes to put it out, according to ...
Six people were injured in an explosion Monday, July 11, 2022, at the Armorock Polymer Concrete plant outside Boulder City, authorities said.
Six workers injured in plant explosion near Boulder City
Monday, July 11, 2022
Six employees were injured, including one man with serious burns, after an explosion and fire Monday at a manufacturing facility outside of Boulder City, authorities said. City officials said the ...
Body found in Lake Mead where woman reported missing
Wednesday, July 6, 2022
A body has been recovered at Lake Mead in the area where a woman went missing Thursday, the National Park Service said today. Park rangers and a Metro Police search and ...
Small plane crashes near Boulder City airport; pilot killed
Sunday, July 3, 2022
A pilot has died after a small plane crashed Sunday morning in Boulder City, according to authorities. A spokesman with the Federal Aviation Administration says the single-engine ...
More details released about woman since Thursday at Lake Mead
Friday, July 1, 2022
The National Park Service is seeking information about a Boulder City woman reported missing Thursday at Lake Mead. The woman, only known as Lily, was seen in the Boulder Harbor area before ...
Woman missing at Lake Mead after falling off personal watercraft
Thursday, June 30, 2022
Authorities were searching today for a woman who fell off a water scooter at Lake Mead, according to the National Park Service. Two people reportedly fell off the watercraft about ...
Boulder City Police Officer Brandon Blake waits by an access road on U.S. 95 after a fatal small plane crash in a desert area south of the Boulder City Municipal Airport and east of U.S. 95 Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022. One person was reported dead in the crash.
Pilot killed in plane crash near Boulder City, officials say
Thursday, February 24, 2022
The pilot of a plane was killed in a crash today near Boulder City, officials said. Police and firefighters were on the scene near ...
Carlos Macias poses in a garage on his property Wednesday, April 21, 2021. Macias uses an App called Neighbor that helps match people who need storage with people who have storage space.
Boulder City native finds success in app that brings storage space into the sharing economy
Friday, April 23, 2021
Neighbor is a sharing economy storage marketplace that connects those looking to store items — anything from boxes of random belongings to a lawn mower or vehicle — with others in a particular area willing to rent space. Just like ride share services like Uber and Lyft …
Even the dogs have appropriate head gear at the Spring Jamboree in Boulder City. Saturday, May 5, 2018.
Boulder City looking to put a leash on dogs running loose
Saturday, February 13, 2021
Boulder City is trying to rein in a problem of dogs running loose, in some cases attacking people and other animals. The city gets several complaints a day about ...
Owner Faye Simak poses for a photo at Bella Marketplace in Boulder City, Monday, Feb. 1, 2021.
Boulder City businesses navigate pandemic, remain optimistic
Monday, February 8, 2021
When the owners of Bella Marketplace reopened their antique store in May after the two-month coronavirus shutdown, they didn’t know what to expect.
In this Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, file photo, emergency personnel arrive at the scene of a deadly tour helicopter crash along the jagged rocks of the Grand Canyon, in Arizona. The parents of a British tourist who died after the crash have filed a lawsuit.
Deadly Grand Canyon copter crash likely caused by wind
Thursday, January 14, 2021
The pilot of a helicopter that crashed in the Grand Canyon in 2018, killing five British tourists, told investigators that he wasn't able to control the ...
Michael Anderson, a newly retired Metro Police officer, takes a moment while describing the horrific accident that took place on U.S. 95 near mile marker 35, Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020. Five bicyclists were confirmed dead as a result of the crash.
'Horrific tragedy': 5 bicyclists killed, others hurt in crash near Boulder City
Thursday, December 10, 2020
Taking in a “beautiful, sunny day” on a two-lane highway surrounded by Southern Nevada desert, the bicyclists pedaled a strenuous route they had frequented since the early 2000s. The cyclists, about 18 strong, kicked off the "Nipton Loop" at a Henderson resort ...
A view of Hoover Dam and Lake Mead shows canyon walls ringed with white mineral deposits indicating the drop in water levels Dec. 18, 2013.
Hoover Dam reopening to the public Tuesday without tours
Monday, October 19, 2020
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation is reopening Hoover Dam to the public Tuesday, seven months after it closed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Federal ...
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks at a rally during a campaign stop at the Boulder City Municipal Airport Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020.
Speaking in Boulder City, Pence declares debate victory
Thursday, October 8, 2020
Campaigning in Boulder City today, Vice President Mike Pence declared victory in Wednesday’s debate with Democrat Kamala Harris and said the upcoming election will decide “whether America remains America.” Pence held a rally at the Boulder City Airport the morning after ...
Dawn Kramer is shown with her father, Andrew Kramer, in 2003 at his home in Las Vegas.
One woman's mission: Flags dotting resting place of fallen troops on Veterans Day
Saturday, October 3, 2020
Andrew Kramer was buried in the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in 2005 with shrapnel from the Korean War still lodged in his back.

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