Chilakoot Bowhunters celebrate 60 years of archery | Hudson Star Observer

Weather Forecast

William Kill (left), president of the Chilakoot Bowhunters Club and Mike Lundin (right), vice-president, get festivities started Saturday at the 60th Anniversary Celebration for the club in Somerset.

Chilakoot Bowhunters celebrate 60 years of archery

Email News Alerts

"Wow," was all Harold Buckentin could say when he recalled how the Chilakoot Bowhunters Club had come to call a 53-acre parcel of challenging terrain just outside Somerset home nearly 60 years ago.


According to club newsletter editor, Marlene Odahlen-Hinz, the club started in 1953 as an enthusiastic gathering of 30 bowhunters from the Stillwater, Minn. vicinity just looking for a place to target practice.

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In