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Work on upper Sankey Park BMX course back on track


March 14, 2018

JAMES GOBLE, center, discusses the Sankey BMX track with city Public Works Director Greg Springman, right, and Planning Director Jerry Sorte.

The City of Sweet Home and City Councilor James Goble have resumed work on the BMX track in Upper Sankey Park.

"The last thing we did was in 2016 when we did a big community drive out here," said Goble, who rides regularly in the park during the summertime. "We reshaped the track, added some jumps and added the kid path."

Since then, nothing has happened with the track, which originally was built in the early 2000s. Goble began working on restoring the BMX course in 2013 after it had become overgrown.

He saw kids using the track, he said, but they were complaining about the condition. Tha...

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