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Hunter Education course scheduled for early September


Prepping for the hunt: deer season opens Sept. 1 for archery in portions of Klickitat County. State law requires everyone born after Jan. 1, 1972 to show proof of passing a hunter safety course before purchasing a hunting license.

There will be a classroom hunter education course taught Sept. 3-7 in Goldendale at the high school cafeteria. Weeknight classes will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7 is the skills evaluation class from 8 a.m. to noon. It is mandatory for students to be at all weekday classes.

Hunter education is designed to promote hunter awareness, knowledge and skills in three areas: safety, sportsmanship, and conservation. Successful students must pass a written test, demonstrate safe firearms handling skills, and a positive attitude. Registration is open at /panel/statelanding/WA.

There is no fee for the course, which will be taught by Washington Department of Fi...

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