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Photos: 4,000 eggs, scooped up in minutes

| April 3, 2024 2:00 AM

The Easter Egg Hunt at Marantette Park Sunday, March 31. Members of the Columbia Falls Lions Club put candy and prize tickets in 4,000 plastic eggs before the event, which has been ongoing since the early 1950s. (Chris Peterson photos)

    Leo the Lion high-fives the crowd before the event begins.
    Sterling Smith won one of several prizes. Prize winners were lucky enough to grab an egg with a number inside, rather than candy.
    Youngsters get ready to run at the annual Lions Club Easter Egg hunt Sunday at Marantette Park.