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Volunteering on PCT; council handles sundry issues; summer reading

Series: Harrington News | Story 38

Last updated 7/19/2019 at 9:56am

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Five children attended the first day of the Harrington Summer Reading Program July 11. They learned about the planets in our universe and tried to stump instructor Kris Moritz with several interesting questions.

Human interest

Local Harrington resident, Ellen Evans, spent nearly a week volunteering as part of a 10-person crew on the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), which runs from Mexico to the Canadian border. This group met at Chelan, where the 10 volunteers took a two-hour boat ride (provided by the Forest Service) up Lake Chelan to Stehekin, a small town accessible only by boat, plane or trail. Once at Stehekin, a bus took the 10 members of the group to the end of the trail. They hiked 30 miles over the five days. As it turned out the group consisted of 5 younger and 5 older volunteers. Most of the...

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