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Discarded sleds pile up at Oak Hill Snowplay Area in Kaibab National Forest. Most forest employees are furloughed during the partial government shutdown leaving large swaths of public land without caretakers. (Wendy Howell/WGCN)

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Shutdown...but at what cost? Kaibab Forest affected by budget impasse

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — With several recent storms blanketing the area with snow, visitors from the Phoenix valley and beyond have been flocking to northern Arizona to enjoy the wintry weather.