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By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016
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Utah.com celebrates 100th anniversary of National Parks with Details and Itineraries

The National Park Service celebrates its 100th birthday this year.  Utah’s five National Parks featured on Utah.com offer adventure travelers and families a unique blend of accessibility and grandeur that have More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 21st, 2013
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Trey Gowdy targets Park Services head on why ‘pot-smoking’ Occupy protesters treated better than WWII Vets

During a US House hearing concerning the closure of national parks and monuments during the partial government shutdown, Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) targeted the director of the National Park Service for treating “pot-smoking” More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, October 9th, 2013
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John Bell, the latest runner to get fined for jogging at Valley Forge during government shutdown

A Pennsylvania man has made headlines for his run through Valley Forge because when he returned he was greeted by two park rangers and slapped with a $100 fine. Scenic overlooks closing were just the beginning. More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 9th, 2013
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National Parks are still closed but immigration reform rally moves ahead on National Mall

The National Park Service is allowing an immigration reform rally to go on as planned Tuesday on the National Mall, even though it’s closed due to the federal shutdown. Susana Flores, a spokesperson for the “Camino More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, October 6th, 2013
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LP Political Director Howell on ‘government shutdown’: ‘The government is very much open here in Washington, D.C.’

While the media and most political officials continue the hyperbole and scaremongering over the partial government shutdown, one spokesperson from the nation’s third largest  political party says the government slowdown More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013
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Democrats block GOP bills to fund national parks, veteran affairs, DC in government shutdown battle

The House of Representatives will make another attempt Wednesday to pass three emergency funding bills after each failed to obtain the required two-thirds majority Tuesday.  Harry Reid caricature by donkeyhotey More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, October 1st, 2013
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401 national parks closed due to government shutdown

Because of the shutdown of the federal government caused by the lapse in appropriations, the National Park Service has closed all 401 national parks and suspended operation of dozens of community assistance programs. photo More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, September 20th, 2012
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Visit a national park for free on ‘National Public Lands Day’

Image/National Park Service The National Park Service said in a news release Thursday that all 397 national parks will be free to enter Saturday, September 29 for the 19th annual National Public Lands Day. “National More...


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