Snow King has a place in our hearts. It’s the ski area Wyoming grew up with—the first in the state and the hill many locals learned to ski on. But we can’t be over emotional. Too often, the new and very wealthy billionaire owners have ‘cried-poor’ and demanded new entitlements. At times, they’ve threatened to shut down the lifts if they didn’t get their way. And it’s not just the new owners.
The threat of closing the lifts has been going on for decades. Fearing the worst, our electeds have made concession after concession, year after year. Developer wins, taxpayer loses.
Here is the Other Side of the Story for April 24:The King’s Men Want a Lot More