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Six officially join race for seat in Congress

Six area residents, three Democrats and three Republicans, have officially joined the race to represent the 3rd Congressional District in Washington, D.C.

On Monday, the first day candidates could file their formal intent to seek office, Republican Kerry Bowers and Democrat Alex Singer file papers with the Clark County Election Department.

On Tuesday, Democrat Jackie Rosen and Republican Annette Teijeiro joined the race.

Rounding out the field as of Wednesday were Republican Michele Fiore and Democrat Barry Michaels.

They are vying to replace Republican incumbent Joe Heck, who has decided to run for the Senate seat of retiring U.S. Democratic Sen. Harry Reid.

Candidates have until March 18 to officially file to run in the June 14 primary.

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.”