More pine beetle funding gains support in Legislature
PIERRE -- County governments should receive a total of $2 million in additional state financial assistance for fighting infestations of pine beetles, the state Senate decided Tuesday night.
Sen. Bob Ewing, R-Spearfish, said it would help support the Black Hills forest products industry, reduce fuel for forest fires and help ensure tourism's future.
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