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By Drew Lawson
The Times 

Lake Roosevelt campgrounds to remain closed

Commisioners' request ignored


Last updated 8/18/2020 at 9:53am

LINCOLN COUNTY – The Department of the Interior (DOI) has responded to a letter written by Lincoln County Commissioner Rob Coffman concerning public access to Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area.

Coffman’s original letter, dated June 15, implored the National Park Service to further open public access to Lake Roosevelt to aide economic recovery for the area. Camping has remained limited at Lake Roosevelt through the summer, as reported in the July 23 issue of The Times.

The DOI’s response letter, dated July 20 and signed by acting regional director Woody Smeck, cited the three mai...

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