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Good view of narrow privatization agenda

Letter to the Editor

The Wilks Brothers, billionaires from Texas, have purchased 38,000 acres of Idaho County. Traditional recreation access, by permission of the previous landowners, has gone bye-bye. Commissioner Chmelik has dismissed local concerns with the published statement: “As long as they (the Wilks Brothers) pay their taxes, I’m not worried.”

Now, connect the dots … and substitute “WPT” for “the Wilks Brothers” and you get a pretty good picture of Mr. Chmelik’s narrow privatization agenda for Idaho County. Hmmm.

P.S. Who cares enough to take on the Chmelik Challenge in the 2016 primary?

Shelley Dumas



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