Skate park closes down


August 30, 2012

Medical Lake City Council decision stems from last year's string of criminal activity


Staff Writer

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.

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