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By Jana Mathia
Whitman County Gazette 

Quarantining campers boost Boyer attendance

 

November 12, 2020



COLFAX — Despite an early rash of cancellations, Boyer Park and Marina saw above average attendance this summer providing a place for many to enjoy quarantining.

“In the beginning, we were a little bit nervous,” Monica Omstead, Boyer Park and Marina manager, said.

When the state shutdowns were enacted and activities canceled, Boyer fielded many calls pulling out of reservations for WSU game weekends and Mom’s Weekend.

When camping was cleared as a COVID-safe activity, people realized they could “quarantine here,” Omstead said.

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