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Let’s “zip” this in the bud

Let’s “zip” this in the bud

Lighting to the summit. A new zip line (in addition to the other two proposed on forest land) added to the noisy menagerie of coasters, slides, and mazes by Rafferty. Late-night weddings and “group events” up to five nights a week. A gondola...

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Heli tours aren’t a done deal

Heli tours aren’t a done deal

Heli tours aren’t a done deal – just a bad deal.  The Airport Board just granted Tony Chambers of Wind River Air a permit to fly intrusive helicopter tours over our public lands. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) wrote to the County...

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Don’t press pause on the Comprehensive Plan Update

Don’t press pause on the Comprehensive Plan Update

Planning is about shaping development to meet our community vision, not the other way around.

The Teton County Board of County Commissioners will be discussing what government projects to pause given the coronavirus crisis on Monday, April 13th. What to pause, and what to continue, is directly linked to the future development of Northern South Park. In case you missed it, the Gill family is proposing to develop 488 lots on the Hereford Ranch (more on that once a formal application has been submitted).

We believe that if the community is best served by pausing the Comp Plan Update / Growth Management Program, then all development applications should be paused too. But planning is a powerful tool in times of uncertainty, and given that the Comp Plan update is almost finalized, we shouldn’t delay action on our community’s highest priority goals.

There’s a new Comp Plan in town

There’s a new Comp Plan in town

Coronavirus has made all of us intimately familiar with uncertainty. We’re coping with protecting the safety and well-being of our community, the loss of some of our favorite places to gather and play, and the unknown of the months ahead...

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Advocacy in uncertain times

Advocacy in uncertain times

Advocacy in uncertain times In the month since our last update, it feels as though the whole world has ground to a halt. This is a unique time in history. The coronavirus pandemic has starkly highlighted the existing fault lines and power...

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