Tucson Sentinel

Feds cite safety for Quitobaquito closing; critics see other motives

by Tucson Sentinel | September 30, 2020
“The National Park Service cited public safety concerns for its decision this week to prohibit access to a sacred Tohono O’odham site, a move that comes amid rising tensions between border wall protestors and federal agents. Tim Whitehouse, the executive director for Public ...

Report: Using funds to keep parks open in government shutdown violated law

by Tucson Sentinel | September 12, 2019
WASHINGTON – The Trump Administration violated federal law when it diverted funds for national park improvements toward keeping places like Grand Canyon National Park open during the last government shutdown, the Government Accountability Office has now reported. The 17-page legal ...