Ferry County Rail-to-Trail Project Derailed Again

April 1, 2018

Concerns are mounting from Ferry county residents who support the Ferry County Rail Trail.

Excerpt: For at least a decade Ferry county residents, including Weller, have worked to turn an old rail road line into a nonmotorized trail system. The project has received numerous state and private grants. But the commissioners have held up the completion of the project in various large and small ways, Bell said.

In addition to removing Weller and Groth the commissioners have yet to approve a $165,000 Recreation and Conservation Grant approved by the state and funded by the Legislature. The only thing preventing the money from being used is the commissioners approval, Bell said.

Read the full article in the Spokesman-Review.