Sports park, rain gardens honored



Esther Short — Luke Jensen Sports Park and the Mount Vista Rain Gardens were recently named “Projects of the Year” by the American Public Works Association’s Washington chapter. The sports park, 4000 N.E. 78th St., was the top pick in the structures category for projects between $5 million and $25 million. The 15 rain gardens, in the Mount Vista area near Washington State University’s Vancouver campus, won in the environment category for projects less than $5 million.