Sculptor Peter Vogelaar (right) and Shalen Block polish up the Unknown Soldier Statue at the Trail Cenotaph this week as the city readies itself for its annual Silver City Days celebration next week.

Sculptor Peter Vogelaar (right) and Shalen Block polish up the Unknown Soldier Statue at the Trail Cenotaph this week as the city readies itself for its annual Silver City Days celebration next week.

Soldier shine

A sure sign Silver City Days is near, is the polishing of bronze statues throughout the city.

A sure sign Silver City Days is near, is the polishing of bronze statues throughout the city.