ML high schooler hopes for new skate park
Last updated 11/19/2020 at 12:08pm
MEDICAL LAKE—When 15-year-old Samuel Russell took up skating about 18 months ago, he realized there wasn’t a skate park in town where he and his skateboarding-inclined friends could safely recreate.
So, the sophomore studying at Medical Lake High School decided to reach out and see if one could be built.
“I talked to my dad, and he said that there used to be a skate park here, but it got shut down for different reasons,” Russell said. “I was thinking about it, and I was like, ‘well, there’s solutions to all of those (problems), so I could probably just talk to city council a...