Randy DuTeau

Waiting on the Edge

Waiting on the Edge

Though the construction of Columbia County’s $1.5 million BMX track and skatepark has been a long, slow process for those anxious for the project’s completion, officials say the new facilities, located behind the stadium field at Blanchard Woods Park, are very close to opening. But waiting hasn’t been easy. “I just got to a point […]

The Lone Ranger and Tonto Ride Again

The Lone Ranger and Tonto Ride Again

On Aug. 23 and Aug. 24, Columbia County’s Wildwood Park will play host to the inaugural Wildwood Games, an outdoor sports event that county leaders hope will become a benchmark weekend of athletic competition every bit as noteworthy as others in the area. But is Columbia County striving for greatness or simply riding the coattails […]

Columbia County — yes, that Columbia County — inches closer to new BMX track and skateboard park

Columbia County — yes, that Columbia County — inches closer to new BMX track and skateboard park

With construction now underway at Columbia County’s $1.5 million BMX track and skatepark at Blanchard Woods Park, county officials still find themselves explaining how something so seemingly radical ended up in Columbia County. “It’s going to definitely cater to a whole different segment of the citizens,” says Community and Leisure Services Director Barry Smith. “We’re […]

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