Mount Rainier National Park superintendent leaving



ASHFORD, Wash. (AP) — The superintendent of Mount Rainier National Park is leaving to become superintendent of Grand Canyon National Park.

Dave Uberuaga (oo-buh-RAH’-guh) told park employees about the move Tuesday in an email.

The News Tribune reports Uberuaga started at Mount Rainier in 1984 and has been superintendent since 2002, except for a year-long stint in 2009 as acting superintendent at Yosemite National Park.

Mount Rainier National Park covers 235,625 arces and has a staff of about 200 people. Grand Canyon National Park covers 1.2 million acres and has 500 staffers.


Information from: The News Tribune,