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Jumping into 2022

| January 2, 2022 1:00 AM

Dozen of Boy Scout Troop 111 scouts and family members welcomed 2022 by jumping into the frigid waters of Lake Pend Oreille. Sandpoint’s oldest Boy Scout troop, Troop 111 has been holding the plunge since 2015.

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(Photo by CAROLINE LOBSINGER)

Kai Prather holds his nose and he takes part in the 2022 Polar Bear Plunge, an annual event held by Boy Scout Troop 111.

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(Photo by CAROLINE LOBSINGER)

Neal Causey, a member of Boy Scout Troop 111, takes part in the troop's annual Polar Bear Plunge on Saturday. Several dozen scouts and family members took part in the event.

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(Photo by CAROLINE LOBSINGER)

Jeremiah Voelz, home from the U.S. Navy on Christmas leave, jumps into the frigid waters of Lake Pend Oreille on Saturday. Voelz, the son of Boy Scout Troop 111 Scoutmaster Phil Voelz, was one of several dozen taking part in the event.

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(Photo by CAROLINE LOBSINGER)

Tod Prather, the father of Boy Scout Kai Prather, a member of Troop 111, jumps into Lake Pend Oreille during Saturday's Polar Bear Plunge.

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(Photo by CAROLINE LOBSINGER)

Jacob Slocome, home of Christmas leave from the U.S. Navy, jumps into Lake Pend Oreille during Boy Scout Troop 111's annual Polar Bear Plunge. Slocome was a member of the troop before entering the Navy.

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(Photo by CAROLINE LOBSINGER)

Boy Scout Troop 111 Scoutmaster Phil Voelz jumps into the freezing waters of Lake Pend Oreille during the troop's annual Polar Bear Plunge.

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