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Horses, Riders To Show Endurance

Trout Lake News for June 3

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Trout Lake Newswriters

Sandi Thygesen, 395-2318

sandiray@gorge.net

Terry Scott, 395-2760

dtscott@gorge.net

Pat Arnold, 395-2233

greenpastures@gorge.net

Bonnie Reynolds, 395-2527

bonnier@gorge.net

The Mt. Adams Endurance Ride will be held on Saturday, June 5, at 9 a.m. The main purpose of endurance racing is to test the skill of the rider and their horse. Locals are being encouraged to participate. Registration day is Friday, June 4, at 1 p.m. at the Mt. Adams Horse Camp. There will be a 12-mile race, a 25-mile race, 50-mile race, and a 75-mile race. Water will be provided for the horses, but people will need to bring water for themselves. There will be a veterinarian at the Mt. Adams Horse Camp. Veterinarians will also be at Stephanie Irving King's house on the day of the race. This annual event is fun for the riders and for some an adrenaline rush adventure. For more information call Chris Nielsen at 395-2204 or Zoe Woods at 395-2687.

The Mt. Adams Baptist Church Youth Group presented a drama called "Wake Up Call" with the band "One Way Street" on Sunday, May 23, at 7 p.m. The band consists of Matt Dearden, Tony Leslie, Tim Dearden, and the choir has Rachel Zoller, Greta Doede, Andrea VanLarr, Rachel Anderson, Molly McKinney, Jackie Lehmer, Brandi Reynoso, Jessica Knowles, and technician crew Ben Steward, Tony Peterson, some members of the choir, and journalist for the Podunk Times, Adi Robertson. These students have many talents; we were royally entertained. One Way Street- "Whether you turn to the right or the left, your ears will hear a voice behind you, saying, `This is the way; walk in it.' Isaiah 30:21. The Wake Up Call Drama characters and the script were created by Molly McKinney. The songs used for the drama were all originally written by the band One Way Street.

Congratulations to the 11 Trout Lake track students who qualified for going to State, up at Cheney, by Spokane. We wish you all good luck, and a good time.

Rally in the Valley was held on Sunday, May 23, beginning at the Trout Lake School from 1-4 p.m. The teams, walked, biked, and drove as they checked in at their check points. Afterwards there was live music and prizes courtesy of Andy's Valley Service, Time Out Pizza, Heavenly Grounds and Little Mountain Hardware. A fun event.

At the Trout Lake County Park, on June 12, from 9 a.m. to noon, there will be a Fish Education Day for children ages 12 and under. Hot dogs will be served. For more information call Joseph Esteves at 395-3403.

The Mt. Adams Ranger District is seeking candidates for Student Temporary Employment from June 13 to August. This is depending upon your experience. You must be 18 years of age by June 15, 2004. Contact Ross Bluestone, recreational technician, at 395-3481.

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