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By Garth Meyer
Whitman County Gazette 

Youth hunts underway outside Colfax


October 22, 2020

Izaiah Trillas, 10, of Yakima, poses with the deer he got within two hours of his first day hunting on Oct. 17. Trillas, who has cancer, was here with Youth Outdoors Unlimited.

COLFAX - A 10-year-old boy with cancer came from Zillah got to hunt for the first time thanks to Youth Outdoors Unlimited.

Izaiah Trillas' hunt was held near Colfax this week as a four-day experience. He and his family stayed at a camp set up at the fairgrounds by the non-profit organization that's based in Moses Lake.

Trillas began the hunt Oct. 17, the first day of general-firearm deer season. Volunteers took him to a deer blind looking into trees in Tom Kammerzell's wheat field. Inside the small wood building, they waited quietly, but not for long. Trillas bagged his first deer in two h...

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