Chris Collins
The Baker City Herald

By Pat Caldwell

The project began, really, with mud.

And dirt.

And old playground equipment.

The idea to produce new playground equipment for Geiser-Pollman Park in Baker City was fueled by a muffled sense of frustration for a group of local mothers who decided one day to get involved and to initiate change.

They didn't know exactly how they were going to accomplish their goal; they didn't have any money; they didn't have a firm plan. All they really knew was that they were tired of traveling to one of Baker City's beautiful parks and watching their children play in mud, dirt and on antiquated playground equipment.

See more in the May 16 issue of theBaker City Herald.