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Watch: Grand Canyon Escalade developer gives Navajo Nation the bird

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Members of the grassroots organization Save the Confluence cheers and cried celebratory tears when the Grand Canyon Escalade was voted down. /Courtesy of Save the Confluence

By Lindsay Moore | Phoenix New Times

After losing out on a $65 million deal, developer R Lamar Whitmer was presumably pretty disappointed.

The developer from the Scottsdale-based Confluence Partners LLC had been trying for years to develop the Escalade, a gondola tramway down into the Grand Canyon that would start at the edge of the Navajo Nation at the confluence of the Little Colorado and the Colorado rivers.


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