They will still be one of the major [transient occupancy tax] generators in the area. It's a strategy that works for them and works for the community.

It makes a lot of sense. The timing now is as good as any and we're enthusiastic about this opportunity.

I'm disturbed by the effort to de-emphasize tourism and recreation. You talk about economic diversity; well if there weren't so many people having fun on the ski hill, our hospitals wouldn't be so busy.

We've only recently learned to cooperate and work together.