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Donate Pennies For Scholarships

Trout Lake News for March 30

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Trout Lake Newswriters

Pat Arnold, 395-2233

greenpastures@gorge.net

Bonnie Reynolds, 395-2527

bonnier@gorge.net

Laurie West, 395-9330

aussie@hopdownunder.com

The annual Pennies for Scholars drive is underway. You will find collections cans at many locations around town. Lighten up your pockets and help our kids with their educations. The drive continues until May 31.

Trout Lake and Glenwood schools are looking for an Industrial Technology teacher, who can teach wood, small engines, and metal technologies and skills. Applications are due by April 21. Call the school for more information

The Trout Lake Business Association is planning a bicycle tour for June 24. Volunteers are needed to make this event more successful than in past years. Call Cookie at 395-2468 if you can help. The Trout Lake Business Association always welcomes new members. Call Cookie for more information.

At its March 20 meeting, the Klickitat County Planning Commission put off ruling on Dean Enterprises, Inc.'s application to change the comprehensive plan and rezone 40 acres off Jennings Road. Its next meeting is April 17, 2006.

The 10th Annual Mt. Adams Endurance Ride returns to its Northwest roots on May 20, 2006

Based at the Mt. Adams Horse Camp in the Gifford-Pinchot National Park, the endurance ride offers five races from 12- to 75-miles long. This year, a ride & tie division has been added to the 25-mile distance. Ride & tie teams consist of one horse and two rider/runners, all three must cross the finish line to complete the race.

For more information about the ride, or to find out how you can become part of this exciting endeavor, check out the website at www.troutlake.org/endurance or contact ride manager Stephanie Irving at 395-2065 or sirving@gorge.net. The ride committee is always looking for volunteers. Remember, you don't need to be a rider (or even own a horse) to help out with trails, ribbons, awards, logistics, registration, set-up, clean-up or timing. As with all endurance sports, all you really need is a good heart. Pat Arnold, newswriter

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