Park County commissioners — looking to shake up the management of a piece of state land in Clark — have decided to slow things down after hearing concerns from local residents. At a meeting last week, commissioners indicated they plan to form a committee to look at ways to improve the former Beartooth Ranch. That tentative decision came after a lengthy back-and-forth discussion with members of the East Yellowstone Chapter of Trout Unlimited and the general public. Commissioners had been preparing to ask Gov. Matt Mead to give the 657-acre parcel to the county, believing the ranch has fallen into poor condition because of federal restrictions on the property. However, the letter the county drafted drew controversy — in part because commissioners...
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County may form committee to study ranch