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Residents of the Rim Country continue to fight to keep the state from making Tonto Natural Bridge another casualty of the budget crisis.

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State parks face more cuts, but Tonto bridge has friends

Park board Friday may approve more layoffs, but world’s largest travertine bridge not on cutback list now

The Arizona State Parks Board on Friday will have to choke down yet another round of budget cuts, but Rim Country officials hope that when the budget blood stops gushing Tonto Natural Bridge State Park will remain open at least five days a week through the fall and winter.

Fight to reopen Tonto Natural Bridge continues

Rim Country officials hope they can win a commitment to reopen Tonto Natural Bridge State Park as early as June at an April 3 Arizona State Parks Board meeting in the Valley.


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