Rebecca Pettingill

Reporter

The Grant County Sheriff’s Office (GCSO) is encouraging residents wanting to help firefighters to donate cash to the American Red Cross instead of material donations directly to GCSO.

Kevin Wheatcroft, Washington Army National Guard veteran, looks at his new name plate. He served from 1984-1990.

Phil Anderson and Mark Owens were in charge of planning and executing the ceremony on Saturday.

The three new residents started their training program on Sept. 3.

The resident program through GCFD#3 provides room and board, gear, college tuition, opportunities to go on calls, and plenty of paid training.

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