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People Will Protest Tuesday To Have The Grand Canyon Re-Opened
Businesses and others who think the
Clarinda Vail owns and operates the Red Feather Lodge, just outside the park and she says the protest will be peaceful.
“We respect the
Vail says they’ve collected more than $100,000 to keep the park open, and she doesn’t understand why the kind of fundraising effort that worked in 1995 won’t get the canyon re-opened now.
Park Superintendent Dave Ueberauga has said federal officials have decided National Park operations are a core operation of government and that none of them will be re-opened during the shut-down, no matter who puts up the money.