Letter to the Editor:
On Aug. 26, 2014, the Vilas County Board will vote on an ordinance that by law will officially open Vilas County roads and forest land to all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and utility terrain vehicles (UTVs) and repeal the 2004 binding resolution.
Many myths are circulating about the 2004 non-binding referendum that resulted in the 2004 binding resolution as well as the need for a new 2014 referendum to allow Vilas taxpayers a voice in their government.
Myth No. 1: The 2004 referendum “was the result of a two-year campaign