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Raising, releasing pheasants nets Girl Scout silver award

Katerina Wiley, a freshman at Colfax High School who is a member of the Girl Scout Troop 2246 in Pullman, has earned the Girl Scout Silver Award by raising 23 pheasants and releasing them in the wild.

Wiley, daughter of Michael and Mary Wiley, raised the pheasants over a six-week period last summer at the family residence along the Endicott Road.

She will be presented the silver pin award at a multi-troop awards ceremony next Tuesday in Pullman.

To meet the requirements for the badge, scouts are required to complete at least 40 hours on their project. Katerina topped that requirement when she...


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