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By Roger Dey

Mike Horse Road ownership issue discussed with UBVCC


January 29, 2020

Roger Dey

The gated entrance to Mike Horse Creek Road keeps people off the road for most of the year. Access to the area via the road has been restricted since 2012 and during construction seasons it was the primary route into the area for the clean-up project's haul trucks.

A 2015 discovery about the ownership of the original Mike Horse Creek Road has added a new wrinkle to the ongoing restoration of the Upper Blackfoot Mining Complex.

Steve Opp, the U.S. Forest Service coordinator for the UBMC cleanup project, attended the Jan. 21 meeting of the Upper Blackfoot Valley Community Council to begin a discussion with the community on the future of the road.

Opp explai...

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