Camp Bay Street holiday disputed


No matter whether 50 ft of shoreline in Camp Bay stays open up to the public is scheduled to be made a decision by the Bonner County commissioners on Feb. 16.

The commissioners were court-ordered to revisit a choice that gave absent Camp Bay Highway and 50 toes of waterfront to a developer. County officials dispute that the street supplies general public lake entry.

Spot inhabitants are arranging a Camp Bay Seashore barbecue occasion from midday to 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 5, to raise awareness about the concern.

“It looks the county was able to give absent a general public seaside since most people did not even know about it,” said Doug Gunter, a Sagle-spot native. “We don’t want that to take place yet again.”

The commissioners agreed in April to abandon 2,550 toes of Camp Bay Street to Green Enterprises, LLC, arguing it was in the general public interest for the reason that the county would no more time have to keep that part of street.

The above century-old county highway ends at the shore of Camp Bay, in which fishermen as soon as brought their capture to shore and the Northern Steamboat would quit for travellers, mail or deliveries when signaled by a flag.

John van Schravendyke’s family members homesteaded Camp Bay and petitioned the county in 1908 to dedicate the public highway. His daughter Jeanne inherited the home, and leased cabin loads to vacationers.

In the latest a long time, some space inhabitants were unsure of the position of the beach front, because the Greens would at times chase individuals off. More recently, Realtors are accomplishing the chasing.

“I wander down to the beach all the time. The very last time I walked down there, I was operate off by the Real estate agent and advised I was trespassing,” Krista Aman Widgren posted on Facebook. “He threatened to get in touch with the police.”

Randy Green, Jeanne’s son, explained the highway employed to hook up people to the lake for commerce, public transportation and postal delivery.

“Somewhere I read my grandmother producing about butchering a cow and

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