WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 25: Interior Secretary Ken Salazar high-fives U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA) after U.S. President Barack Obama signed a bill designating San Juan Islands, in Washington, a National Monument, during a bill signing in the Oval Office at the White House on March 25, 2013 in Washington, D.C. President Obama signed a series of bills designating five new National Monuments, including, Rio Grande del Norte in New Mexico, the First State Monument in Delaware, the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad in Maryland, the Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers in Ohio and the San Juan Islands in Washington.
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Leaders celebrate San Juan Islands preservation
-- Interior Secretary Ken Salazar , Sen. Maria Cantwell , Reps. Rick Larsen and Suzan DelBene celebrated the designation of the San Juan Islands National Monument with environmental, tribal and other community leaders Monday morning at an event in Anacortes.Another Read more »
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-- Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says thousands of National Park Service workers would be furloughed, and thousands more seasonal workers would not be hired under automatic spending cuts set to take effect Friday.Visiting hours at all 398 national parks are Read more »
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