Continuing the Crook County News Since 1884

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor:

I have been following the septic issue in the paper and I would like to add my two cents. If my interpretation of the current law is correct, a county landowner needs a square block of 160 acres or more to be able to apply effluent on their own property. Anything less will not meet the distance setback from a property line.

During my 40 years living in Crook County, both in town and a rural setting, I have noticed most of our county growth has been rural. Owning a piece of the rock was a dream of mine growing up in Cody, but it does present additional costs and requirements wh...