In a letter dated Feb 11, 2015 and signed by each and every member of the board, the Greater Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce calls upon the Idaho delegation to take action and designate the Scotchman Peaks as Wilderness!
Specifically, this letter states:
“We are asking our congressional delegation to act upon the vision of the recently released forest plan and introduce legistion to designate the Scotchman Peaks as Wilderness.”
For the full text of the letter click on the url below or copy and paste it into your browser:
The letter is signed by each member of the Chamber’s board, a diverse set of prominent business people in the greater sandpoint area, reflecting the strong and diverse support from the business community for designating the Scotchman Peaks as Wilderness:
Jim Lovell, Chairman
Lone Star Mortgage
Ken Wood, Vice Chair
Edward Jones Investments
Dawn Spell, Treasurer
William & Parsons, CPA
Kris Sabo, Secretary
Pend Oreille Surgery Center
Schweitzer Mtn Resort
Litehouse Foods Inc.
Selle Valley Construction
Berg & McLaughlin, Attys at Law
Panhandle Animal Shelter
Graphic Ink Creative Group
Sweet Lou’s Restaurant
Upon reading this letter one of our own Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness board members, Carol Jenkins, said: “Even though we knew this was coming, it gave me chills seeing all of these important local business leaders showing their support for the Scotchmans.”
You can add your own voice to the rising chorus of supporters. Visit the link below and let both our Idaho and Montana officials know that you also believe now is the time for the Scotchman Peaks to be designated as Wilderness!