May 9, 2013 | Vol. 117 -- No. 3

Another deadline passes on Myer's Fish Lake property

Clean-up demands are now in the hands of prosecutor, could lead to jail time, fines

A 45-day deadline to clean up their property at Fish Lake passed May 1 for Michael and Dennis Myers.

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Paul Delaney
A home that burned in 2006 is the centerpiece of a number of complaints surrounding property at Fish Lake that is owned by the Myers family. Neighbors and members of the community would like to see the home removed as part of a general cleanup.

So now what?

“They’ve pled guilty to a couple of misdemeanor charges for failing to clean up their property,” deputy Spokane County Prosecutor Dave Hubert said.

The judge sentenced the Myers brothers March 18 and then suspended that sentence on the condition they clean up their property in 45 days, Hubert explained. “That’s where the May 1 deadline comes in.”

The next steps belong to the county inspectors. When that happens, Hubert will be the first to know. “If it has not (bee...

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