Citizens step in front of chainsaws to stop tree removal

Peggy Sturdivant (left) standing with Richard Ellison (center) and other demonstrators.

Peggy Sturdivant (left) standing with Richard Ellison (center) and other demonstrators.

City takes the trees, leaves questions

By Shane Harms
02/16/2016

Concerned citizens gathered at the City Light (SCL) owned Loyal Heights Substation (7750 NW 28th St.) on Feb. 12 in an attempt to save three large ornamental cherry trees.

However, their scheduled noontime start was too late because SCL crews cut the trees earlier that morning.

But some protesters made it to the location anyway just as crews were about to cut.

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