February 23, 2005

Crapo To Cut Ribbon, Opening Teton Pass Trail;Speak At BYU Idaho Graduation

Senator ends Easter recess in Eastern Idaho

Boise - Following appearances in Western Idaho this week, Idaho Senator Mike Crapo will end his Easter state work period with a trip to the Continental Divide Friday to open a local leg of the Teton Pass Trail. Crapo was an early supporter of the trail plans, which have been in development for more than four years as part of the Federal Highways Millennium Trails project.The Victor Section of the Teton Pass Trail is the first completed portion of an extensive system of pathways connecting the Teton Valley of Idaho to the pathways of Jackson Hole in Wyoming. The ribbon cutting for the million-dollar project begins at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Pioneer Park in Victor.Crapo will also attend and speak at the graduation ceremonies for BYU Idaho on Saturday. The ceremonies in Rexburg begin at 8:30 a.m. with an Academic Processional followed by the Commencement at 9:00 a.m.Senator CrapoĆ¢??s schedule is as follows:Friday, April 25th:Victor11:30 a.m. Crapo keynotes a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open the Victor Section of the Teton Pass Trail. Ceremony including local, state, and federal officials from both Wyoming and Idaho and trails and pathway groups will be held at the Pioneer Park in Victor followed by a tour.Saturday, April 26th:Rexburg9:00 a.m. Crapo speaks and participates in the BYU Idaho Commencement Program.