The Seattle Times

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Monday, March 11, 2013

Delay opening? Cut rangers? Yellowstone and other parks face budget turmoil

Tourists walk beside a hot spring and the partially frozen Yellowstone Lake at the West Thumb Geyser Basin in the Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, on a June day. The park, which has a short summer season, is struggling with budget cuts.