A January 31 Letter to the Editor in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner attacked a recent decision by the Fairbanks Borough Assembly and Fairbanks Borough Mayor Bryce Ward to defeat an ordinance regarding trail easements. I wrote an opinion piece responding to the letter and have submitted it to the News-Miner. Unfortunately, it has not yet run. But you can read it here: www.interioralaskatrails.org/2023/02/12/recently-defeated-trail-ordinance-not-an-instance-of-mob-rule/