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Dennis and Lucy Jacobson demonstrate Lucy's unique way of rappelling down to the lakeshore. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

BOA deals with terrestrial changes to lakeshore lots

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Erosion issues are causing Hubbard County's Board of Adjustment to cut lakeshore property owners some slack as to what they can remove or fill on lakefront lots.


But the board has no tolerance for homeowners who, through their actions, exacerbate the potential for runoff into area lakes.

In three cases the board considered issues of altering the landscape near the lake frontage. In two cases the board held firm that property owners must not disturb ice ridges.

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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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