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Skateboard cause gets some gnarly air


Local skateboard enthusiast Ben Hughes has already received outreach from skateboarding companies after The Star published an article about his ambition to improve on the current skateboarding culture.

“The article that was in the paper (‘Skateboarding scene could grow in the coulee’) is a testament to how the internet works,” Hughes, a commissioner of the Coulee Area Park and Recreation District, said at their Aug. 6 meeting.

“I named Zumiez in the article, and someone at Zumiez forwarded it on to someone who forwarded it on, and they contacted me,” Hughes explained. “And...

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