CLATSKANIE — The Clatskanie Rifle and Pistol Club (CRPC) will sponsor National Rifle Association (NRA) Basic Pistol Class for Women from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. No prior knowledge or experience with firearms is necessary to attend the course, but there are specific equipment requirements.

At the conclusion of this training, students should be able to understand the basic safe operation of a revolver and semiautomatic pistol, ammunition requirements, the essentials of marksmanship and firearms storage, care and cleaning.

The class finishes with a live-fire practice session on the range.

The cost is $60 for CRPC members and $80 for nonmembers. Prepayment and preregistration are required.

To register, go to For information, contact CRPC Rangemaster Gregg Smith at 360-460-1914.

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