The protection of our wild places has almost always been catalyzed by private citizens, such as the ones in Alta, who cared so much for this place that they were willing to fight, however long the odds, to save it.
We’re better than the politics we see playing out in the headlines. Let’s stay focused on the issues and keep the vitriol and toxicity of personality politics out of our valley.
Last month, Yvon Chouinard endorsed Christian Beckwith for County Commissioner, calling him “the only candidate for Teton County Commission who is…
Let’s keep up the pressure on our elected officials and candidates for office to protect our drinking water
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.