Independent Observer: Tester tests Pondera Shooting Sports Complex

It mirrors the movie, Field of Dreams, which starred Kevin Costner. Build a ball field in a corn patch in Iowa and “they will come.”

Almost surrounded by fields of grain, outside of the city, down a dusty road sits the best small bore, archery, and trap shooting range under the Big Sky, “They built it and they came.”

Tuesday morning Senator Jon Tester (D) along with his Ag liaison, Jacob Cowgill, Andrea Helling, press secretary, Dayna Swanson, deputy state director and Cheryl Ulmer his regional field director were here to tour and “test” the Pondera Shooting Sports Complex.

The purpose of having Sen. Tester visit was not so much political as it was to show case what a determined group of volunteering individuals can accomplish.

He is a powerful advocate for gun rights and vice-chairman of the Congressional Sportsman’s Caucus back in Washington, D.C.

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