By Jamie Henneman/The Independent Staff
A project to build a castle in Stevens County that would act as an educational center and events venue is hoping to raise building funds while working to gain local support.
The project, Dragon Scale Keep, has been started by a Nevada architect who bought 70 acres in Stevens County because it was the “perfect place for a castle.”
“This site was specifically selected because of its remote, almost inaccessible location, southern exposure, the steep and rocky terrain, and the proximity to Lake Roosevelt. The purpose of a remote location is to allow anticipation to rise as you journey to the fortress,” said founder Marcella Yeates. “The castle is far removed and separate from typical daily experience. This will help the mind be more open to, and expect, new experience.” More