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Loss of federal money could stymie byway tourism

The Barton County Commissioners approved sending a letter to the Kansas Congressional delegation requesting federal funds not be cut from the scenic byways.

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Citing the potential damage to tourism efforts in the area, the Barton County Commission Monday approved sending letters of support for the National Scenic Byway Program to members of the Kansas Congressional delegation.
Certain legislation weakened federal funding for the program from which Barton, Stafford and Reno counties have benefited through funding for the Wetlands and Wildlife National Scenic Byway. Given the importance of maintaining and improving the byway, the Commission was asked to provide the letters .
“It’s almost impossible to get federal funding for byways,” he said. Over the years since the Wetlands Byway earned national status, it ...

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