In a way the fate of Grand Targhee Resort’s proposed 22-house development came down to who Teton County commissioners wanted to manage wildfire in the base area.

Would it be Jackson Hole Fire/EMS, which regulates fire code in the 120 acres of private base area Targhee can develop? Or would it be the Caribou-Targhee National Forest, which leases land to the ski hill, surrounds the base area and would play a major role in any wildfire response near the development?

Greg Epstein

Greg Epstein

Luther Propst

Luther Propst

Where will the Targhee cabins go?
Mark Newcomb

Mark Newcomb

Natalia D. Macker

Natalia Macker

Wes Gardner

Wes Gardner

Contact Billy Arnold at 732-7063 or

Environmental Reporter

Billy Arnold has been covering the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and the people who manage it since January 2022. He previously spent two years covering Teton County government, and a year editing Scene. Tips welcomed.

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