Part 2: Residents, Kalapuya battle development at Mt. David

Whiteman Community Park in the Northwest Neighborhood a result of the 1980-1983 HUD Block Grant.

Last week we traced a few of the reasons that citizens of Cottage Grove so passionately viewed Mt. David as public space. Generations of Grovers had used this hill as their collective backyard. When it snowed, every kid in town who had a sled would be riding down its slopes. Those not so blessed would use a piece of cardboard or even just their breeches . . .