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I was wondering how much more of Grand County we are going to give to the federal government?

Are we now going to let some special interest group tell us how to use our public lands?

Think about no jeeps, no ATVs, no motorcycles. No Moab as we’ve ever seen. Once again, we have a very small special interest group (Outdoor Industry Association) that wants to control access to public land for their “type” of outdoor user.

We need less government control, not more!

I read that the $9.2 million didn’t use any city, county or state monies, it is federally funded. Where did the feds get the money, from China if they’ll loan the money, no, it’s from us ­– the state, county and city that have paid federal fees and taxes.

It’s bad enough with the BLM and the Park Service telling how to have fun in our backyard, now we have to watch for the fashion police too.

—Lance Johnson

Moab

P.S.

For those interested, phoebeallens.com is back live (live hummingbird nest camera, nesting now till May).

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