June 23, 2017 - Spokesman Review. "John Wayne rail-trail bike trip delightfully uncrowded."June 22, 2017 - Spokane Journal of Business. "Tekoa touts rail trail Small town sees economic hope in former railroad line."May 20, 2017 - Washington Trust for Historic Preservation. Recipients of "Most Endangered Places" status for 2017 - including the Beverly Bridge.
July 28, 2016 - Whitman County Gazette. "State Parks' panel approves John Wayne Trail funding."
May 25, 2016 - Ellensburg Daily Record. "Trail riders run into issues in Ellensburg."May 19, 2016 - Ritzville Adams County Journal. "Residents weigh in on the future of the John Wayne Pioneer Trail."May 12, 2016 - The Wenatchee World. "Crossing Washington on the John Wayne Pioneer Trail."May 1, 2016 - The Seattle Times / Opinion. "Washington’s cross-state trail needs support, money"
January 31, 2016 - The Spokesman Review. "The John Wayne Pioneer Trail track for a state park strategic plan"January 29, 2016 - OBP. "Buoyed By Drafting Error, Trails Group Treks To WA Capitol To Continue Fight".
January 20, 2016 - Seattle Bike Blog. "With John Wayne Trail seemingly protected for now, group from Tekoa outlines steps to make it great."January, 2016 - Whatcom Watch. "John Wayne Trail Needs Your Help"
November 24, 2015 - Ellensburg Daily Record. "More then 100 turn out for John Wayne Trail meeting."
October 10, 2015 - Yakima Herald. "Area groups oppose proposed John Wayne Trail section closure"October 1, 2015 - Spokesman-Review. "Officials get earful on John Wayne Trail closure proposal"
September 25, 2015 - Seattle Bike Blog. "Typo in law halts secret plan to give away half of the John Wayne Pioneer Trail"
of the Public Meeting with Representative Schmick,Ellensburg, November 23, 2015
WA State Rep Joe Schmick Ellensburg Opening Comments
Rancher Jay Allert Speaks Against Trail
Jean Flanagan Speaks Against the Trail
Brandon Spencer, Rancher, Speaks Against the TrailBrian Williams, Rancher Speaks in Support of Trail
Brian Williams, Rancher Speaks in Support of Trail
Tim Schmidt, Park Ranger Retired, Speaks of Trail History, ProTrail
Mary Morgan, Kittitas Co Weed Control, Keep Trail Open
Ron Johnson WA Trust, Speaks of Legality of Trail Ownership, History,
Monte Morgan, Tekoa Trail and Trestle Association, ProTrail