We need to squeeze every last ounce of efficiency from our existing transportation infrastructure before we commit to new roads and widened highways that will further degrade our ecosystem
The 2012 Comprehensive Plan enshrines our community’s priorities in its opening words: to “preserve and protect the area’s ecosystem in…
Ask the TCBCC to provide written comment on the proposed expansion of Grand Targhee Resort to the United States Forest Service, request that the TCBCC be accepted as a cooperating agency under the National Environmental Policy Act and meet with the Board of County Commissioners from Teton County, ID, to coordinate a regional response.
I get the argument: we need more hotels, wider highways and new roads to keep pace with demand. But the demand for this place will never diminish. At what point does our willingness to meet it undercut the reason it exists in the first place?
“Christian’s the only candidate for Teton County Commission who is willing to fight for the longterm interests of this community,” said Mr. Chouinard in his endorsement.
Establishing a gear library would reduce one of the biggest barriers in Teton County to getting outside: cost.