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Lakeshore encroachment remains a thorny issue for Hubbard County's Board of Adjustment.

The key for variance applicants is restoration of the shoreline. But it doesn't always guarantee success.


Monday, the Board denied a request by Perry and Mary Champeau to build a platform and second story deck onto their Grace Lake cabin that would have encroached further into the Ordinary High Watermark and shore impact zone.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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