Speculator, NY, Jan 17, 2012 — Local officials in Hamilton County are once again trying to sell the Oak Mountain ski area in the town of Speculator. The ski area was taken over by local government officials after a private operator failed to make a go of it. As Martha Foley reports, they hope to find a new owner willing to keep the resort alive.
CLARIFICATION: The Oak Mountain ski area is currently owned and operated by the Hamilton County Industrial Development Authority, a public benefit corporation. Bill Farber is the IDA's co-chair, as well as the chairman of Hamilton County's board of supervisors. Go to full article