Volunteers raising money for skate park

Republic Skatepark volunteer fundraiser Kelly Bell discusses progress of the project with a Prospector Days attendee. Also pictured in the booth is Jesse Anderson, who, as a Maple Valley Youth Advocate, helped raise money for a skatepark there.

Photo by Katie Teachout
Republic Skatepark volunteer fundraiser Kelly Bell discusses progress of the project with a Prospector Days attendee. Also pictured in the booth is Jesse Anderson, who, as a Maple Valley Youth Advocate, helped raise money for a skatepark there.



REPUBLIC — Community volunteers and youth advocates are working to raise money to build a skate park across from the Republic School, 30306 Highway 20.

The group started grant writing two years ago and has since secured a rural community grant to pay for 90 percent of what is estimated to be a $400,000 skate park...

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