“Digging gas lines and installing transformers may not sound like the most glamorous way to spend your summer vacation, but a dozen of Inland Northwest students signed up to do just that this month. …

“The biggest lesson they’re digging up? It’s never too late to try something new, because you never know what it might bring you. Take soon-to-be senior Riley Olmstead for example.

” ‘I actually was not familiar at all with engineering, I haven’t taken any high school classes that relate to it at all, so this has just been kind of an eye opener,” said Riley. “If you want to try something, they like encourage that and push you in that direction so that you can know what you love to do.’ ”

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