Sport is fun, but not close to home

In response to the Aug. 9 letter, “Thrilled my son will have place to ride,” I am all for family fun, I even think motocross is a fun sport. I grew up on motorcycles. However, I live one mile from the proposed Paul Thomas Motocross Complex outside Granite Falls on the Mountain Loop Highway and I do not live here so I can listen to motocross seven days a week, nine hours (minimum) a day!

No one wants it in “their” backyard, but it is just fine in someone else’s. I propose putting it next to an airport, an amphitheater or maybe in the desert. This is the only way any residents in a proposed motocross area are going to want it. Do you want it in your backyard? Literally?

Verease McNulty

Granite Falls

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