Wild Escape official says park is a "done deal"

Posted Thursday, August 3, 2006 8:56 AM | Contributed by Jeff

The concept of Wild Escape is not a new one, Steve Minard, president of Crystal Mountain West Virginia LLC said-- nearly the exact business and development plans have been presented and considered in both Iowa and Nebraska. "And what that means to the people of Ohio County is that this will be the first one in the country," the amusement park president said. "The speculation about the developments in Iowa and Nebraska actually involves the same project -- we just moved it across the state line.

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In related news, Dennis Spiegel, president of International Theme Park Services, said he's skeptical of the plans, and one local official says it's because he had a prior relationship with Kennywood.

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