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Other cities find balance with skateboarding

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WENATCHEE — Twenty years ago, cities like Tacoma and Portland stifled skateboarding.

They had downtown bans, restrictions for riding on certain streets, and even safeguards on city walls and benches to prevent skateboarders from grinding on them.

But you wouldn’t know that by visiting the cities today.

Both cities are considered to be among the most skateboard friendly in the nation, with plenty of parks to keep riders happy and even festivals to draw them in.

“They decided to try…

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