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Robert Newtson: National parks help sustain us, so we should respond in kind

Robert Newtson: National parks help sustain us, so we should respond in kind

For nearly 100 years, our national park system has sought to preserve and protect what Theodore Roosevelt described as “the most glorious heritage a people have ever received.”

April 21, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Guest Column: Robert Newtson: Celebrate National Park Week and contribute to support Saguaro

America celebrates its heritage this week as we honor our national parks.

April 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

As our national parks' budgets shrink, let's all pitch in to help

The writer and historian Wallace Stegner once said America's national parks are "the best idea we've ever had."

April 12, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Our national parks should be a high priority in the federal budget

Last month, as we considered the potential impacts of a federal government "shutdown," we were forced to confront the possibility of a closure of our national parks.

May 08, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Avra Valley I-10 bypass plan should be dropped

Friday's meeting of the Arizona State Transportation Board here in Tucson proved to be a lesson in how not to run a public meeting in order to discuss a controversial issue.

December 23, 2008 12:00 amLoading…
Centennial Fund Act honors 'glorious heritage'

Centennial Fund Act honors 'glorious heritage'

In July, Congressman Raúl Grijalva introduced H.R. 3094 — the National Park Centennial Fund Act — to authorize the National Park Centennial Challenge program and mark the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service in 2016.

May 27, 2008 12:00 amLoading…

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