Students pass hunter education
Last updated 2/10/2022 at 1:01pm
RITZVILLE – Several area youth completed their hunter education requirements Saturday, Feb. 5, during a class at the Ritzville Gun Club.
The 11 students received certificates allowing them to hunt after being evaluated on knowledge of firearms, attitude and handling skills, instructor Phil Peterson said.
Students completing the class include Eli Demerest, Darrell Howatt, Natalie Katsel, Cameron Fletcher, Nikkodah Katsel, Edgar Coon, Darren Howatt, Abigail Hofstee, Aiden Harris, Lucas Hofstee and Wade Gree.
"This begins their journey of becoming safe, ethical hunters," he said.
In addition to Peterson, instructors included Leroy Watson, Curt Franz and Anna Franz.