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ReccrC ~Oc~e~ ional N ri Wednesday, Feb, 28, 2001 b ido Section B Arts & Entertainment Opinion & Perspective Letters to the Editor J Vitals 1B 0 Photos by Christi Sevtap turned out for the seventh annual Lake Club Poker Run on Feb. 17. Riders Zeus California, Nevada, and Oregon rode the 52- race for a winning hand. back began training when he was Just 10 weeks old. He'll as part of a nix-dog team when his owners coma next year for the Dog Sled Races in Chester.' t By 1~i ~vt~p and enjoy lunch. ~terEditor The winner, whose hand in- The weather was beautiful cluded four aces, took home and there were people every- the $250 grand prize. where. The Poker Run brought in At the newly opened snow- about $3,0o0 for the Lake A1- mobile park at the corner of manor Snowmobile Club, after Highway 36 and A13, 272 peo- expenses. ple attended the Lake Almanor A portion of this money will Snowmobile Club's 7th annual go to support the Blue Ribbon Poker Run on Feb. 17. Coalition, an organization ded- According to the club's Pres- icated to fighting for "the right ident-elect,Pat Roarty, some toride." came just for the lunch. The remainder of the money "We had 150 pounds of bakedwill be put to good use in the potatoes, buckets of salsa, and community, although the club we ran out of everything ex- has not yet decided where to cept a couple packages of hot donate. dogs!" she said. The club's contesy also For $15, participants collect- brought in a large sum of mon- ed cards for "seven card draw" ey, almost $900, according to at each checkpoint along the Roarty. The money will go into snowmobile trail, then re- the club's T-shirt fund. turned to find the highest hand David Campbell raises Siberian Husklos for both reolng and showing. The special r- dlon lp he's developed with his dogs stood out at the Dog Sled Races hem Feb. 17 and 18. Not all of the dogs partici- pated in the raems on Feb. 17 and 1111 some, like this Alaskan Husky, watched the excitement from the back of a truck. Dogs were marked accord- ing to the number on their team to avoid Illegal seb- stituUons at the Dog Sled Races on Feb. 17 and 18. drew novice and expert, old and young riders. Cheryl to participate in the annual fund-raiser. and Jahe Garnia trey- As soon an the countdown reaches "one," the barking and howling stops and the dogs focus on one thing: getting the sled out onto the trail. i~, Drag Races, held at the Cheater Airport on Feb. 17, allowed mzowzmMI4F Over the world to come and show off not only their skills, but their This snowmobile, made of clear plastic and purple vinyl, drew a crowd of away. TMs pie.eyed beauty was spotted at the Dog Sled Races hem on aid Hwy. 89 on Feb. 17 jlld IS.