"Joshua Tree To Remain Open During Shutdown After All"

"Joshua Tree National Park will remain open during the government shutdown after officials moved to use park fees to avert the planned closure.

The 790,636-acre Southern California park was set to completely shutter on Thursday for several days to allow officials to address damages that have occurred during the shutdown.

But the National Parks Service (NPS) said in a statement Wednesday that officials have been able to avoid the closure."

Avery Anapol reports for The Hill January 10, 2019.


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Source: The Hill, 01/11/2019