Category Archives: Local NEWS

Meadview Boathouse restaurant closed for winter

There we go again … The Boathouse was recently closed for “remodeling” and was also often just closed.  Now they’re closed for the winter.  Not the way to run a business, especially when you’re trying to sell it. I read on Facebook that they served grass fed beef at one point, but unfortunately I missedContinue Reading

Another deadly accident at 93 and Pierce Ferry

According to eye witness reports in the Dolan Springs AZ Chatter Box Facebook group 4 people died when a car pulled from Pierce Ferry in front of a bus on 93. Update 7/25/16:  The Kingman Miner article is so awful, I’m not even going to link it.  From KTNV News: Officials also said the vanContinue Reading

Getting stuck in sand traps all over Meadview and Lake Mead City

The County finally graded Charles and it’s ok, but not great.  Many of the other roads are CRAP! Pics and video of the first storm almost three weeks ago: Wind and flooding — THE storm of 2016? In 16 years I NEVER got stuck.   On Saturday I got stuck in a sand trap onContinue Reading

Lake Mead officials are fending off a water war — IGNORE Lake Powell

7/20/16 update: I responded on Facebook to a water related post “What action has supervisor Jean Bishop taken? Anything?” and hope to hear from Ms. Bishop and from the other candidates. 9/10/16 update: NO response from re-elected supervisor Jean Bishop other than her “blocking” me on Facebook. ——————————————————————————— An interesting article in the LA Times:Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Two storms in two days — that’s a first for me

I was AMAZED how quickly all the roads got fixed yesterday.   Nobody expected another storm the next day. I talked to a friend on the phone yesterday evening and noticed that the forecast called for thunderstorms at 11 pm.   I wasn’t worried, it’s monsoon season and what are the chances of getting flooded two daysContinue Reading

Wind and flooding — THE storm of 2016?

It’s still early in the year, so I suppose we’ll have to wait and see what happens.  Yesterday we got a little rain (.14″), but today was really something. We got 1.83 inches of rain today according to our weather station.   The rate of rain got up to 4.25″ — meaning that’s how much rainContinue Reading

Camille McDowell perished in deadly Meadview mobile home fire

Last night around 11 pm Meadview resident Camille McDowell’s mobile home on Bishop burned to the ground and she did not get out. Camille worked at the Canyon’s End Restaurant & Motel where we often have our Gardening Club meetings.  A few months ago we discussed the need for a non profit to help residentsContinue Reading