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Local students travel to Olympia, discuss county issues with reps

 

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How government works: Eleven students spent four days in Olympia, meeting local representatives and learning about Washington state government. Pictured are (front row left to right) Faith Simmons, Alyssa Simmons, Megan Kindler, Ayla Wells, Addi Enyeart, (Back row left to right) Sam Justman, Will Gannon, Caleb Pittman, Ryan Kindler, Katie Chiles, Kristy Chiles.

Eleven Know Your Government delegates returned home after the four day conference located in Olympia Feb. 14-17. While there, delegates learned how to role play as broadcasters, Facebook and Twitter account holders and blogging groups, Delegates also volunteered for community service for the Sparrow program, to help disabled kids,

The Klickitat County group met Senator Curtis King and our Representative Norm Johnson, with which we discussed problems that relate to us and our county. Delegate Ayla Wells stated, "I feel especially effective and constructive this year. Everyone who attended learned more about their government, and the use of social media in the government. Using personal t...



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