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Saturday, March 23, 2013

At 100, state parks in grim state of disrepair

Steve Ryder, Tolmie State Park ranger, gets a broom from a maintenance closet. For rangers, interpreters and park aides, responsibilities include upkeep of facilities often many years old. With staffing cuts, needed renovations are often put off.