Gale NortonGale NortonOctober 15, 20186min427

Property rights are an integral part of the culture and values of western states. Our ability to make the most out of the property we own is a core part of what made our state special. Even prior to statehood, the individual ability to turn our most precious resource, our land, into something more valuable — metals, minerals, ore, crops, cattle — was something worth fighting for.