In a whispering voice you hear the words, “If you build it, they will come.” That was building a baseball field in the middle of a corn field. But in real life that seems to include homeless encampments.

The Whitman County commissioners are considering a camping ban along the Snake River according to an article posted on the Pullman Radio News Facebook page. The article has drawn nearly 150 comments at the time of my writing.

Along the Snake River, a handful of people have been setting up residence in areas where others go for recreation and camping. Recently, some of the inhabitants have allowed their domicile to become a nuisance.

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