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By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

Trees letter will be sent to D.C.


January 31, 2018

The Sweetwater County Commissioners will send a letter to U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke in Washington D.C., opposing the Little Mountain juniper tree removal.

During the Commissioners Dec. 16 meeting, the Commissioners voted 4-1 to send an opposition letter to Zinke. Commissioners Reid West, Don Van Matre, John Kolb and Wally Johnson voted in favor of the letter, while Commissioner Randy Wendling voted against it.

In December, they sent a letter to the BLM letting the federal agency know the Commissioners felt about the money being spent to remove the juniper trees on the west side of...

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