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By MIKE KOSHMRL
Jackson Hole Daily Via Wyoming News Exchange 

Teton commissioner asks Cheney to back off on public land issues

JACKSON — At least one Teton County commissioner has rebuked U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney’s legislative intervention in a county-led land management planning process.

 

February 14, 2018



JACKSON — At least one Teton County commissioner has rebuked U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney’s legislative intervention in a county-led land management planning process.

Mark Newcomb, chairman of the county board, has drafted a letter requesting the first-term congresswoman withdraw a bill that would directly affect management of Teton County lands being reviewed through the Wyoming Public Lands Initiative.

The economist and former climbing guide waffled for weeks before typing the missive, which will go before the other four commissioners.

“I heard from a lot of people, mostly conservation-orie...



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