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PHOTOS: Vale Boy Scouts ‘fly in, boat back’ for Owyhee service project

Bob Bement helps buckle Boy Scout Hoss Johnson in preparation for take-off. The group of Vale Scouts, Troop 453, flew to the Owyhee Reservoir State Airport for two days of service cleaning up the area. (Angelina Katsanis/The Enterprise)

Boy Scouts from Vale flew Friday to a service trip to the Owyhee Reservoir State Airport under the wing of pilot Bob Bement.

After the arrival, the group of five boys, Scoutmaster Victor Noble and Rob and Kristen Nieskens spent the two-day trip collecting trash and cleaning up the area as part of their service requirement in the troop.

Bement took a group of Scouts out to the same air strip around 30 years ago, which is what inspired this trip. They . . .