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Local view: Time once again to save Big Chester

Published 06/01/2012, Duluth News Tribune

Five years ago Duluth’s parks department announced it was considering removing the historic Chester Park ski jumps and surrounding facilities. In a commentary for the News Tribune, I called for the city to not be too hasty in its decisions. Others wrote letters and still more showed up to a meeting of the parks board. Duluth’s Jim A. Denney, along with his son and Olympic ski jumper Jim J. Denney, proposed a plan to save the jumps. The parks board passed it unanimously.

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