Candy Mountain dream about to come true

Candy Mountain dream about to come true

Benton County is ready to close a $1.25 million deal this week with Candy Mountain property owners that will preserve the local peak as a natural area and park.

Friends of Badger Mountain and the Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office are funding the deal, which will turn Candy Mountain into a twin of sorts to the popular Badger Mountain Centennial Preserve.

In a procedural step, Benton County commissioners are expected to approve a resolution giving their chairman authority to sign purchase documents for eight parcels totaling nearly 200 acres when it holds its regularly scheduled meeting at 9 a.m. Tuesday in Prosser.

Read the whole article at the Tri-City Herald.


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