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  • Federal government to let states pay to open national parks

    10/10/2013 10:50:15 AM PDT · by george76 · 35 replies
    Trib Total Media ^ | Oct. 10, 2013
    700,000 people a day would have been visiting the parks and that the surrounding areas are losing $76 million in visitor spending per day. The park service said it is losing $450,000 per day in revenue from entrance fees and other in-park expenditures, such as campground fees and boat rentals.
  • Have the Park Rangers always been jerks or are they being threatened to be jerks? ~ Vanity

    10/09/2013 7:46:27 PM PDT · by GraceG · 31 replies
    Have the Park Rangers always been jerks or are they being threatened to be jerks or lose their jobs/pensions? I say this because it seems to me that some of them seem to be behaving over the top as if they have been spooked with their jobs/pension or their families have been threatened via NSA collected data. Just a deep feeling that has been building every time I hear a story about the behavior of Park Rangers and a "Feel the Pain Government Shutdown".... Are the Park Rangers acting over the top intentionally as an invitation to media that is...
  • Park Rangers Refuse Truckload of Porta Potties for WW II Veterans

    10/09/2013 6:02:55 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 206 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | October 9,2013 | Jim Hoft
    A semi carrying porta potties pulled up yesterday beside the WW II Memorial in Washington D.C.. The porta potties were donated by private citezens to help out the visiting veterans since the facilities are closed. However, the park rangers turned the truck away and they were not allowed to unload. Michele Tennery witnessed this event and was astonished that the rangers could be so heartless in their treatment of the veterans. Michele added, “The photos show the attempted delivery of Port-A-Johns by Don’s Johns. The NPS Ranger would not allow the Port-A-Johns to be left at the WWII Memorial site...
  • BLAST FROM BUSHES KILLED RANGER

    08/11/2002 8:25:30 AM PDT · by madfly · 28 replies · 253+ views
    Arizona Daily Star ^ | Aug. 11, 2002 | By Tim Steller
    By Tim Steller ARIZONA DAILY STAR EJIDO LOPEZ MATEOS, Sonora - National Park Service Ranger Kris Eggle was rushing toward a gunman hidden in bushes, just north of the Mexican border, when a burst of gunfire from the bushes cut him down, witnesses and officials said. A few minutes later, the gunman moved several yards from his hiding place and was spotted by Mexican officers, who unleashed a barrage of gunfire from the south side of the border, witnesses said. The gunman died right away, and Eggle died soon after, before an emergency helicopter arrived. American officials said Saturday...