Skate park closes down
August 30, 2012
Medical Lake City Council decision stems from last year's string of criminal activity
By JAMES EIK
Medical Lake's skate park will permanently close following a unanimous vote from the Medical Lake City Council at its Tuesday, Aug. 21 meeting.
The skate park was closed for the remainder of the summer season last year, stemming from a string of vandalism incidents throughout last summer that included graffiti tagging, spreading of human waste on bathroom walls and racial slurs spray-painted on ramps. Drug dealing was also reported in the park last summer.
Compared to last y...