Fighting to open Painted Canyon: Hoeven works with Park Service to keep Badlands overlook site from staying closed
One of North Dakota's highest-ranking officials is throwing his weight behind an effort to open the Painted Canyon Overlook.
After Theodore Roosevelt National Park officials announced earlier this week that they planned not to open the popular overlook along Interstate 94 just east of Medora, Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., entered the fray with a statement Thursday morning offering his office's support to find a way to keep the site open.
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