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2019 in Pictures

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Marcia Harhay, wife of Councilman Warren Harhay, presented him with a belated birthday cake during the Feb. 12 City Council meeting after City Manager Al Noyola made a practice of recognizing council members on their birthdays and had mistakenly thought Harhay’s was in March. Harhay’s birthday was in August.

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On March 24, Anheuser-Busch brought eight Clydesdales and a dalmatian to Boulder City to thank the community for its support. Hundreds came out to see them in the parking lot in front of Medolac.

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Boulder City High School sophomore Scott Bahde broke a 2-2, second-inning tie when he slid into home plate against Bonanza on April 8, and the Eagles went on to win 12-2.

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At the 2019 Grad Walk on May 20, Boulder City High School senior Morgan McKay greets someone in the crowd.

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The sky above Lake Mead was a colorful palette June 29 when the setting sun reflected off clouds.

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On July 22, the Boulder City Little League Junior All-Stars won the state Little League championship, and members, from leff, Jack Clary, Jeremy Spencer and Caleb Brown, show off their jerseys that depict the history of Boulder City and Hoover Dam.

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A new sign for the Boulder City Co. Store, 525 Avenue B., was installed in August by a worker with High Impact Signs. Owner Tara Bertoli said the sign is a replica of the original one that was at the store when Six Cos. operated it in the 1930s for the Hoover Dam workers.

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At an ice cream social at the Senior Center of Boulder City on Sept. 13, Shannon Chavez put some whipped cream on Joe Rowe’s dish of ice cream.

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In September, the Boulder City Police Department’s newly expanded mounted unit, officers Scott Pastore, left, on Odie, and Guy Liedkie, on Buck, started patrolling downtown Boulder City on a regular basis.

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Fred Wagar, deputy director of Nevada Department of Veterans, led the honorable transfer to the final resting place for 17 unclaimed veterans at a special service at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery on Nov. 19.

By Boulder City Review

The Eagle has landed

City crews help align the eagle at the new welcome sign Monday morning. The $75,000 sign, which is funded by the city, will not only welcome those coming to town but also honors the Boulder City High School Eagles.

Tract 350 sale approved

Whether it will be enough to fund the projected $40 million-plus pool complex the city would like to build is still — given the realities of the current inflationary economic environment — an open question.

City’s pet licensing proposal still in limbo

As the proposal to allow for a license for pet breeding, as well as the keeping of more animals than the three currently allowed by city code that came within inches of becoming law in March of this year, appears to be in some kind of limbo. After it was tabled, and has not yet been rescheduled to come back before the city council, a related case recently came before the municipal court.

Students learn the fine art of guitar making

Jimi Hendrix, considered by many to be the greatest guitarist ever, once said of his craft, “Sometimes you want to give up the guitar, you’ll hate the guitar. But if you stick with it, you’ll be rewarded.”