Youth hit the range

A special 22 rifle shoot was put on by members of the KWA to give youngsters a chance to experience the rifle range.

Five-year-old Garrett Klein is given some expert advice on how to use his rifle sights by Ray Richards during the 22 rifle shoot for kids.

Five-year-old Garrett Klein is given some expert advice on how to use his rifle sights by Ray Richards during the 22 rifle shoot for kids.



The Kettle Wildlife Association was the venue for a 22 rifle shoot for youngsters last Saturday.

Les and Cornelia Best organized the day, including hot dogs, drinks and coupons good for an ice cream at The Spot in Midway.

Dale Eek donated some cash to help with the event and Norrie Todd of North Island Fire Arms donated the 22 shells.

Members of the trap club came out and two of the youngsters went over and shot some pigeons.

The rifles were supplied by the KWA members and Les Best said that safety was paramount with club members acting as mentors beside each shooter on the range.

Results on the day were:

Novice

1 – Wyatt Lasai 9 – $20

2 – Garrett Klein 5 – $15

3 – Xavier Graham 10 – $10

Older kids

1 – Bo Blackmore 17 – $20

2 – Courtney Best 11 – $15

3 – Dakota Winn 12 – $10

4 – Aiden Schneider 12 – $5