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Tekoa Trail and Trestle Association BLOG

January 23, 2017

An open letter to the legislator for the 9th Legislative District of Washington State

Joseph Schmick, Colfax WA

by Ted Blazak


Dear Joe,

Normally a State Representative would be celebrating the news; WA Parks just allocated 6 million dollars to make improvements right here in our own district. But I read in this paper last week that you're going to try to stop that money from going through; you think it's a mistake....Read More

October 14th, 2016


The Tekoa Trail and Trestle Association is excited, thrilled and in every possible way applauds the recent announcements by the WA Parks Commission and the Recreation and Conservation Office(RCO) to make funds available...

by Ted Blazak


The Tekoa Trail and Trestle Association is excited, thrilled and in every possible way applauds the recent announcements by the WA Parks Commission and the Recreation and Conservation Office(RCO) to make funds available of approximately six million dollars to restore the John Wayne Trail !!!   ...Read More

September 22, 2016


Over the past year the John Wayne Trail has seen record numbers of adventurers...

by Ted Blazak


"It's hard to miss. The Tekoa Trestle spans the north valley wide mouth like a castle, guarding the entrance to our lovely city nestled in the rolling wheatfields of eastern Washington.


And this graceful feat of engineering marks the start (or East end, depending), of the longest rail-trail in North America.    ...Read More