Marc Stewart, spokesman for the Coeur d'Alene Tribe, said the tribe is concerned about Gov. Butch Otter's proposal to drop state funding for Old Mission State Park. "The tribe is disappointed in the decision, and it's really too bad that the budget crisis is going to affect this successful partnership between the tribe and the state co-managing the park," Stewart said. "The tribe has begun preliminary conversations with the parks folks to find out what options are available for the future of the park."
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