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City takes a hardline approach with downtown skaters

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WENATCHEE — Nobody is arguing that skateboarders should be allowed to carve along downtown sidewalks and storefronts.

Where they don’t see eye to eye, though, is how to stop them. Some downtown business owners and city leaders have asked for more police enforcement — citing riders and confiscating skateboards — and putting up more and bigger warning signs in the city center where skateboarding is banned outright.

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