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Common Ground: Is there a better way to address skateboards?

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In Sunday’s World, reporter Michelle McNiel took a comprehensive look at how the city of Wenatchee is trying to address the issue of skateboarders downtown by stricter law enforcement measures.

I can certainly understand the concerns of business owners who are trying to provide an environment conducive to shopping. It can be unnerving and even hazardous to have individuals whizzing down the sidewalks on skateboards or, for that matter, bicycles. It’s tough enough for small businesses to survive these days, without these kinds of challenges.

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