Bessemer City Council votes to support Copper Peak
March 2, 2023
By P.J. GLISSON
BESSEMER — Members of the Bessemer City Council voted Monday evening to approve a resolution that supports Copper Peak “as an outstanding asset to the Gogebic Range and entire Western Upper Peninsula.”
Built as a ski jump in Ironwood Township in 1969, the site has been closed to that activity since 1994, but has remained a tourist attraction ever since.
Its nonprofit board recently received a $20 million state grant to remodel the site into an all-season ski-flying hill for use in international competitions and training.
Mayor Adam Zak noted t...
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