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Shelton youth wins state poster contest

Ten-year-old Lin Spichiger of Shelton is the winner of the state Department of Health's 2024 Northwest Radon Poster Contest.

According to a news release, the contest is an opportunity for youths ages 9 to 14 to creatively raise awareness of the harmful effects of elevated indoor radon levels and promote testing and mitigation of radon gas.

"We appreciate each student who participated," Gary Garrety, the radon program director for DOH, said in the release. "Special thanks to the teachers, youth groups and families who supported their youth's participation."

A team of radon specialists evaluated...


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