JOE BEITEY VISITS HAPPY TRAILS: Author and illustrator Joe Beitey visited the students at Happy Trails Learning Center in Chewelah on Thursday, May 9. He was there to read his new book “Dozer Dan and the Big Fire!” Teacher Candy Kristovich said the students really enjoyed the story and loved meeting a real author and illustrator. He will return to Happy Trails later to do watercolor painting with the students. Beitey, who spent much of his childhood in the Jump Off Joe area at his Grandfather’s Beitey Lake fish hatchery, co-authored the book with his brother, Dan. “Dozer Dan and the Big Fire!” is available on Amazon.com.