PUBLIC LANDS -- A proposal to expand downhill skiing at Mount Spokane was approved by the Washington Parks Commission today during a meeting in Spokane.
The proposal has been years in the making.
By a 5-2 vote, commissioners approved the designation of the land for skiing, then in a separate vote approved the ski development plan.
See the full story from the meeting by reporter Becky Kramer.
Numerous stories and editorials have followed this proposal over the years. Some of the most recent samples include:
- Editorial: Mt. Spokane expansion deserving of approval
- Op-ed: Help preserve Mount Spokane: Oppose ski expansion
- Op-ed: Expansion of ski area is best for all
- Landers: Mount Spokane ski park plans may be nearing finalization