Skate park closes down
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...