By Brice Wallace 

While state and partner money to keep basic services operating at Zion and Bryce Canyon national parks could last for a few weeks, if not months, state officials believe another funding authorization will be needed soon.

In response to a partial federal government shutdown that began Dec. 22, the state recently opted to forgo building a traveler welcome center in St. George in order to put $80,000 toward funding visitor services and custodial services at Zion and Bryce Canyon. Those funds have been augmented by various partner organizations.

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