by Leslee Kulba
Wild West blogger
Verizon decided to turn their cell phone tower into a fake pine tree before Jackson County could require it via the conditional use permit. To the untrained eye, a fake giraffe would look as inconspicuous as one of those giant redwoods in our area acclaimed for its biodiversity. One must wonder why we don’t turn the towers into windmills, which I hear are beautiful for wrecking up the countryside.