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By Alyssa Simmons
For The Sentinel 

Area 4-Hers in Olympia for conference on government



KLICKITAT COUNTY DELEGATION: The Know Your Government (KYG) delegates from Goldendale were: front row, left to right, Kristy Chiles, Katie Chiles and Ayla Wells. Back row, left to right, Alyssa Simmons, Rachel Sharp, Magen Kindler, Caleb Pittman, Faith Simmons, Stephen Sharp.

Nine Klickitat County 4-Hers attended the Know Your Government Conference (KYG) which was held in Olympia, Feb. 15 - 18. The Conference is a four day event that is part of the 4-H leadership program.

This year's theme was "Lobbying For a Change" and learning how a bill becomes Law. We also had an opportunity for meeting the Legislators and Senators.

This year's participants Katie and Kristy Chiles, Magen Kindler, Caleb Pittman, Stephen and Rachel Sharp, Alyssa and Faith Simmons and Ayla Wells, qualified to attend KYG though their involvement in county meetings where they researched the legislative process. The 4-Hers were involved in a mock process in Goldendale on how bills become law...

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