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Paul Corson of Guthrie claimed some of the ordnance amendments are tantamount to "Communism." (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Communism? County debates the rights of property owners

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An attempt to update language in Hubbard County's solid waste ordinance turned into an hour-long debate on individual property rights versus government intrusion at Wednesday's board meeting.

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The boardroom was filled with rural residents concerned about whether the county could regulate what they collect - and amass - on their own property and who would police an ordinance limiting those collections.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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