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Wednesday, October 23, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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In brief: Glenrose recreation access topic of county meeting

PARKS – Proposed plans for a trailhead parking area to serve the Glenrose Unit of the Dishman Hills Conservation Area will be presented by Spokane County Parks and Recreation staff at a public meeting Thursday.

The open-house meeting is set for 5:30-7 p.m. at Moran Public Library, 6004 S. Regal St.

The agenda calls for a staff presentation at 6 p.m. followed by a questions and answers session at 6:30.

The Glenrose Unit is a 467-acre open space area owned and managed by Spokane County Parks, Recreation & Golf. The property is bordered on the east by the Ponderosa Neighborhood and on the west by the Glenrose Neighborhood (just outside of the City of Spokane).

The property currently has no off-street parking, with most visitors parking at the north end of South Theirman Road. The current trail system consists primitive former access roads with some single track built by volunteer groups.

Lake Roosevelt kokanee topic of seminar

FISHING – A free seminar on fishing for trout and kokanee at Lake Roosevelt will be presented by a fishing guide on Friday at 5:30 p.m. at Sportsman’s Warehouse, 6720 N Division St. in Spokane.

Fishing guide Troy Black of Blacky’s Guide Service based in Hayden cover the most effective methods for catching the reservoir’s prized fisheries.

The program is sponsored by the Coastal Conservation Association. Members will also present the group’s efforts in Eastern Washington to protect and promote recreational fisheries as well as ongoing conservation efforts.

Sportsman’s Warehouse will offer in-store coupons and giveaways for attendees, said CCA spokesman Tyler Comeau.

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