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2005 NEWS ARCHIVE

Archive of past news articles on theme and amusement parks, thrill rides and attractions.

March 2005

Mar 30, 2005
S&S Screaming Swing Ride Opening At Wild Adventures
The Gauntlet, two SS swing rides placed side-by-side will open this April at the Valdosta, Georgia theme park.

Mar 25, 2005
Historic Starliner Roller Coaster To Be Relocated
Adventure Parks Group announced the purchase and pending relocation of this John Allen classic wooden coaster.

Mar 24, 2005
Cleveland's I-X Indoor Amusement Park Opens Today
The 16th annual indoor amusement park has a dozen new rides this year and operates through April 17.

Mar 24, 2005
Elitch Gardens Opening New Extreme Water Ride
Six Flags announces new Edge water slide for Island Kingdom Water Park located within the Denver theme park.

Mar 23, 2005
Court Removes Hurtle For New Roller Coaster
Monday a judge ruled in favor of Waldameer Park allowing it to proceed with plans to build a wooden coaster.

Mar 18, 2005
Double Shot Opens Saturday At Santa Cruz Boardwalk
The 125-foot thrill ride blasts riders up and down the tower where they'll experience positive and negative Gs.

Mar 17, 2005
Power Keg Launch Coaster Testing At Silver Dollar City
The new SS compressed-air launch coaster at Silver Dollar City has begun its initial round of test cycles.

Mar 16, 2005
New "Water Coaster" Opens At Disney's Typhoon Lagoon
Crush 'n' Gusher opens, and unleashes a torrent of excitement for water park thrill seekers at Typhoon Lagoon.

Mar 14, 2005
Iger Named New Chief Executive Officer Of Disney
Robert A. Iger has been unanimously elected CEO of the Walt Disney Company effective Sept. 30, 2005.

Mar 9, 2005
Tomb Raider Ride Opening At Kings Dominion March 19
The park's new adventure attraction is slated to debut on the opening day of the 2005 season, Saturday, March 19.

Mar 8, 2005
Cedar Fair Increases Quarterly Cash Distribution
This is the 13th increase in the Partnership's distribution rate in the past ten years.

Mar 7, 2005
Cliff's Amusement Park Announces Three New Rides
The park announced its expansion plans for the 2005 season that include a 13-story tall freefall thrill ride.

Mar 7, 2005
50-Foot Tall Waterpark Ride Coming To Wild Waves
The Pacific Northwest's largest waterpark and theme park building Zooma Falls, a five-story family raft ride for 2005.

Mar 7, 2005
Re-Imagineered Space Mountain To Open July 15
Disneyland will re-introduce one of its most popular attractions, Space Mountain, two days ahead of the park's 50th anniversary.

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