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Saturday, March 23, 2013

Maintaining Washington's State Parks

Steve Ryder, park ranger at Tolmie State Park near Olympia, gets a broom out of the maintenance closet Sunday afternoon, March 17, 2013. Rangers, interpreters and park aides have a wide swath of responsibilities, including the upkeep of facilities that are often many years old. With staff reductions over the years, many facilities are only getting surface cleanings and not the structural renovations needed for them to remain solvent into the future.

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