*Crapo’s vote on public land transfer bill upsets sportsmen, conservationists

Editor’s note:  From Rocky Barker’s column, dated today, at the IDAHO STATESMAN. Given how popular hunting, fishing, ATV-ing, and the like are in North Idaho, this community’s take on the transfer of federal lands is noteworthy.

Idaho’s three-year campaign to force the government to transfer most of the 35 million acres of federal land to the state ended when a state Senate committee voted April 1 against joining Utah and Arizona in a compact to study legal action.

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