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Salt Lake County camping cleanups come under scrutiny and spark conflict as winter approaches

As they prepared Wednesday afternoon for the Salt Lake County Health Department to conduct a cleanup at their encampment the next morning, the campers at Taufer Park were frustrated.

In a few hours, they knew county officials would descend on the area, police in tow, and ask them to move their tents and clear up their belongings while the officials picked up garbage and searched for needles and biowaste.

The campers worried they’d lose some important items in the process. But they also knew that in a matter of days or weeks, the next cleanup could push them out, again,

County attractions hoping to salvage 2020 tourism season | Local News

The owners of popular local attractions are eager to get back to business in what has so far been one of the most challenging tourism seasons of all time. 

Representatives from popular visitor destinations from across Niagara County gathered in Niagara Falls on Wednesday to discuss their plans to once again begin catering to customers now that Western New York has officially entered phase four of New York’s gradual reopening plan. 

While they lost a significant portion of the first part of the 2020 tourism season, the owners and operators of local attractions expressed relief over at least being able