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Black Elk Peak Activists Celebrate Name Change; Daugaard and Thune Dismayed

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Victoria Wicks
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The U.S. Board on Geographic Names has changed the name of Harney Peak to Black Elk Peak.

Governor Dennis Daugaard and U.S. Senator John Thune have each issued a brief news release expressing dismay at the decision.

But activists who have worked on the name change for more than a year are gratified to see results.

SDPB's Victoria Wicks is covering this story and has more on this latest decision.

For coverage on first round of statewide hearings, click on the link below:

http://listen.sdpb.org/post/new-name-harney-peak-supported-harney-relatives

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