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House OKs selling ‘Y’ mountain to BYU

Brigham Young University is one step closer to owning the land under its iconic mountainside "Y" after the House passed a bill Monday sponsored by Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah.

The Utah lawmaker’s legislation requires the U.S. Forest Service to sell 80 acres to BYU at fair market value. Chaffetz sponsored the bill at the request of the university, which already owns the lower half of the trail to the concrete "Y."

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