Shooting club classes locked and loaded

There are still chances to attend Central Whidbey Sportsman’s Association hunter safety classes.

The hunter safety course consists of four sessions on four consecutive days either Sept. 5 or Sept. 12. Course times are available at, click the calendar link. Online registration for these classes is also required by the state of Washington at

Attendance all four days is mandatory to receive credit.

For more information and to pre-register, call the hunter education course instructors, Sam Weatherford at 360-914-0354 or John Boling at 360-969-2440.

Also there is a womens firearm safety class this weekend. The free shooting course starts at 9 a.m. Saturday and lasts about four hours. Retired law enforcement officers lead the instruction of how to safely handle a loaded firearm.

Students may bring their own firearm or use guns provided by CWSA members. The range will be open after the course ends around 1 p.m., and organizers recommend students bring a lunch or snacks.

All sessions will be held at the CWSA clubhouse and range located 2.5 miles south of Coupeville on Safari Street, which is just south of Highway 20 and Morris Road and north of the Outlying Field. Look for a sign on the highway.

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