Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Stamina Needed For Skateboard Park.(Opinion)


It looks like a skateboard park may be rolling toward actuality in Rio Rancho. But devotees of the sport ought to be more familiar than most with falling down then getting back up and trying again.

So far, momentum has moved beyond skaters to a patron at City Hall. Councilor Howard Balmer has done enough groundwork to generate preliminary cost estimates and to conclude the project is feasible.

But youthful advocates could get the wind knocked out of them when the project is weighed against all the other needs in the context of cranking out a balanced budget. …

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