Arizona officials skeptical of Grand Canyon theme park plan

Posted Wednesday, May 31, 2006 9:09 AM | Contributed by Jeff

The idea raced through the Arizona Legislature and into law a year ago faster than a ride on the Cyclone: Create a special taxing district and build a large theme park on the road to the Grand Canyon. Wrest tourism away from Las Vegas, which has become the center for a majority of tour flights over the state's top tourist attraction. But municipal leaders in Williams and supervisors in Coconino County are losing patience with developer Mike Morgan and his Grand Canyon Northland Amusements and Entertainment investment group.

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