Hi fellow sledders and other OHV hobbyist. There are a few environmentalists that are complaining to the point of holding meetings with the U.S. Forest Service about a local area we enjoy very much, which is the Calispell Peak area, near Cusick/Newport, Washington. Most of the coordination is being down on the Snowest forum. Under the "Riding Conditions/Spokane area" and under "Land Use" there's the threads about this. If you just came from there (my link) details and maps are below.One of the Locals made the meeting before, which most of us had no knowledge. Here's Brad's (AKA RMK800) posting from his experience of that meeting:
Thanks, Brad for that report !
Well, folks, It's tomarrow night at 6:00 pm. I just got off the phone (509) 447-7300 with the Forest Service in Newport, WA to verify it's NOT at Cusick (like last time) but at the high school in Newport. Sure glad I checked into that. Debbie Wilkins, with the USFS is coordinating this and presumely will be at the meeting tomorrow night. I'm publishing a map on my web site right now, so check back on this thread later on today.
Here's a few maps to assist the one's from out of town. Bring your smarts, please leave most emotions elsewhere, as that does not help with the point we are trying to make. Yes, I'm upset, but our system does not recognize those methods.
Here's the details on the School in Newport:
Newport School District:
Superintendent: Dr. Shirl Nadeau
District provides pre-school through 12th grade, plus alternative/continuation high school offerings in south Pend Oreille County.
District offices are at: 1380 W. 5th Street, Newport, WA 99156.
Newport High School: (509) 447-2481