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By Andi Bourne

More Than Just a Peanut Carnival


Andi Bourne, Pathfinder

Missoula County Detention Officer and Assistant Camp Director Patrick Tveraa gives a high five to camper Owen Doyle. "You're awesome, Pat," said Doyle. "So are you, buddy," said Tveraa.

SEELEY LAKE – The campers at the Missoula County Law Enforcement Youth Camp at Camp Paxson were playing games for more than peanuts this week. Boys ages 10 and 11 had the opportunity to build relationships with local law enforcement officers (LEO), increase their self confidence and learn a new respect for themselves, each other and the flag.

Missoula County Sheriff T.J. McDermott was one of the 20-40 LEOs that helped at the camp at any given time. He attended the annual barbeque and Peanut Carnival.

"This is a unique opportunity for our youth to interact with local law enforcement, city...

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