It’s been more than two years since Rachel Muntean-Salazar and other skateboard enthusiasts proposed an expansion of Anacortes’ Ben Root Skate Park, a 32-year-old park located within Alice Parchman Newland Park on R Avenue.

Anacortes Mayor Laurie Gere nudged the city Monday toward reopening to the public in a show of confidence that state and national COVID-19 vaccination goals for those ages 16 and older will be met by June 30.

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