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Seen on Scene: At Trunk or Treat

Kelly and Kurt Flowers took home first place in the most original category of the Trunk or Treat costume contest Saturday in Veterans’ Memorial Park. The Halloween celebration was hosted by the Boulder City Chamber of Commerce.

Steven, from left, Sophie, 7, Jessica and Taylor Strange teamed with Carie Vogel to complete their “Beetlejuice” theme, which was named the best of the group/family category at the Trunk or Treat costume contest Saturday at Veterans’ Memorial Park.

Chloe Hoffman, 10, won in the scariest costume category of the costume contest at the Trunk or Treat Halloween festival Saturday in Veterans’ Memorial Park.

David and Tracie Polak represented the Boulder Dam Credit Union as they passed out candy from their gore-filled trunk Saturday at Trunk or Treat in Veterans’ Memorial Park. It was their first year passing out candy at the event, as they are usually there with their children in costume looking to collect sweets.

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Lois Czarniak, from left, Kirk Czarniak, Bailey Hagen and 2-year-old Brayden Gutierrez arrived early to celebrate Halloween at Trunk or Treat on Saturday in Veterans’ Memorial Park.

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Jon Board and Leah Percy watch from the preview of their own haunted “House of the Dam,” as Lexi Board, 3, hands out candy at Trunk or Treat on Saturday at Veterans’ Memorial Park.

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Area families attended Saturday’s Trunk or Treat at Veterans’ Memorial Park, where games, kids and costumes came together in a safe, family-friendly environment. The annual Halloween celebration was presented by the Boulder City Chamber of Commerce.

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