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Congress to weigh permanent protections for US grizzly bears

Lawmakers in Congress are scheduled to take up legislation protecting grizzly bears against future hunting as federal and state officials appeal a court ruling that blocked planned hunts in Wyoming and Idaho.

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Man, dog missing for five days found near Williams

Authorities say a 29-year-old Minnesota man and his dog have been found safe five days after getting lost in a sparsely populated area of Arizona.

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Snowbowl could break season record by staying open through May 19

An Arizona ski resort is planning its longest season by remaining open through mid-May.

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Meadview man gets prison in cacti-smuggling case

An Arizona man has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for selling drugs, stealing government property and international smuggling of cacti.

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Colorado River basin reservoirs benefit from heavy snowpack

Reservoirs around the Colorado River basin are in good shape after an exceptionally wet winter.

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Access road for Zion National Park reopening after repairs

A highway that is a main access route for Zion National Park is reopening following weeks of repairs following damage from heavy rain.

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Desert View Watchtower to be maintained as Native cultural site

Officials at the Grand Canyon say they're expanding programming at a historic watchtower where visitors can learn about Native American culture.

Herbicide to control invasive plants in Grand Canyon National Park

The National Park Service says it will apply cut-stump and occasional spot spray treatments of herbicide along Colorado River’s banks in the Grand Canyon to control several invasive plant species.

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Congress approves Colorado River drought plan

A plan to address a shrinking supply of water on a river that serves 40 million people in the U.S. West is headed to President Donald Trump.

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Gluten lawsuit against Grand Canyon hotel restaurant heads to federal court

A Los Angeles artist's lawsuit against a Grand Canyon hotel-restaurant that alleges he was negligently served gluten is now in federal court.

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