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No longer on the chopping block, State looks to invest in the John Wayne Trail

The movement to save and improve the state-spanning John Wayne Pioneer Trail (AKA the Iron Horse Trail) has turned out so strongly across Washington that rather than trying to give trail land away, Senate leaders are hoping to invest $100,000 … Continue reading

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With John Wayne Trail seemingly protected for now, group from Tekoa outlines steps to make it great

The John Wayne Trail appears safe from legislative giveaway, at least for now. The Tekoa Trail and Trestle Association (“TTTA”) from the far east end of the statewide John Wayne Pioneer Trail (AKA the Iron Horse Trail) sent an email … Continue reading

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Road trip to save our state’s longest trail: Three meetings this month

The John Wayne Pioneer Trail (AKA the Iron Horse Trail) was one typo away from destruction this year. Not only do we need to protect it from another effort to give away the central half of the defunct rail right-of-way, … Continue reading

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Typo in law halts secret plan to give away half of the John Wayne Pioneer Trail

Washington State came one typo away from throwing away hope of ever completing the cross-state John Wayne Pioneer Trail and park (also known in Western Washington as Iron Horse State Park). If improved and connected, it would be the longest … Continue reading

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