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Firearms safety course will satisfy concealed handgun requirements

Saturday, March 9, 2019

A class in handgun safety will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 16, in Room 308 of Towler Hall, Clatsop Community College 1631 Lexington Ave., Astoria.

Participants will learn handgun safety for personal and professional applications, including gun safety rules, state firearm laws, ammunition basics, fundamentals of pistol shooting and shooting positions, common shooting errors, proper gun maintenance and cleaning, and how to maintain fundamental handgun safety skills.

Completion of this course meets the Oregon competency requirement for handgun safety training required to obtain a concealed handgun license.

Cost is $55. To register, call 503-338-2411 or go to

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