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Sharon McCahon and Ranel Hanson said they hoped Wednesday's protest would encourage the city to change its mind on cutting down 20 trees at Travers Park. They also hoped the city would find a new location for a new tennis-pickleball facility.

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Bonner County resident Molly McCahon — who helped lead efforts to save the trees at Travers Park — has decided to stop her efforts as she said she feels it is too late to save the park.

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Protest anthems played in the background as people danced with willow branches while others stood quickly holding signs calling on the city to halt its plans to cut down trees at Travers Park. Roughly 50-75 people turned out for the protest, held shortly before the city's council meeting and filling the small courtyard at the front of Sandpoint City Hall.