Plein air artists capture ever- changing essence of Grand Canyon, raise funds for Grand Canyon Association at annual Celebration of Art
Twenty-five artists gathered at Grand Canyon for the week-long Celebration of Art Sept. 8-16.
The Grand Canyon Phantoms scored an impressive 6-0 victory over Leading Edge Academy at home Sept. 15.
Grand Canyon students participate in International Walk to School Day Sept. 6.
Art as Activism
Looking out over the isolated stretches of wilderness surrounding Kane Ranch, the presence of water is evident. But so is its absence.
Four years ago, the world handed the family of eight year old Isabella “Bella” Grogan-Cannella a tragedy after she was murdered in September 2014.
Pink Jeep employees in Tusayan found a surprise waiting for them as they prepared for tours Aug. 25.
On Aug. 31, President Donald Trump named the superintendent of Wyoming’s Grand Teton National Park to head the National Park Service, a job that has been filled on an acting basis for nearly 20 months.
The Grand Canyon Phantoms volleyball team practices in preparation for the upcoming season, which begins Sept. 8.
In a recent bipartisan poll conducted statewide, Arizona voters signaled their support for recreation on public lands, with 48 percent indicating they would have a more favorable opinion of a candidate who supports a ban on uranium mining near the Grand Canyon.
Lodging and tourism facilities will reopen on the Havasupai Reservation more than a month after a catastrophic flash flood tore through the campground.
Brady Harris wins council seat; Chavez, Baldosky to face off in November
On Aug. 28, Tusayan voters narrowly handed incumbent Mayor Craig Sanderson a second term.
Sixteen Grand Canyon students came together as a band Aug. 30.
The 10th Annual Grand Canyon Celebration of Art takes place Sept. 8 through Jan. 21, 2019 at Grand Canyon National Park.
While summer is peak visiting season for the Grand Canyon, the monsoon storms that bring cool breezes and dazzling rainbows also bring danger: lightning strikes.
When someone calls for help, search and rescue personnel are training to spring into action.
The banners are hung, a groundbreaking has been held and some concrete plans are coming together for a housing development at Ten X Ranch just a few miles from Grand Canyon's South Rim.
Once a ubiquitous part of the American dining experience, plastic straws have recently been knocked down a few notches from Slurpee King to second class citizen.
The Grand Canyon School governing board took steps at its Aug. 15 meeting to bring high-speed internet to the school.
Moccasin-maker Bill Thomas, Jr. crafts traditional Navajo leather footwear
Anyone who has taken a hike through red rock country can attest to the importance of tough, comfortable footwear.
The pop of baseballs hitting metal bats of the excited cheers of youngsters returned to the Grand Canyon Aug. 7 as the Rec Center teamed up with Kaibab Learning Center to provide youth baseball nights Tuesdays and Wednesdays through September.
Obi Fire grows to 9,921 acres, headed toward Cape Royal
Lightning-caused fires sparked by Arizona’s monsoon range from high-priority suppression efforts to monitored burns optimal for forest health.
Guest artists include Catalyst Quartet and New York's Manhattan Chamber Players
In 1983, Robert Bonfiglio and Claire Hoffman had an idea – to fill one of the seven natural wonders of the world with the most glorious music they could muster.
After a series of fatal accidents earlier this year and several more over the years, Tusayan residents and council members expressed their concerns about the safety of one of the state’s most heavily traveled roads.
While plague-bearing fleas often command the attention of parents and pet owners, other tiny terrors may go unnoticed.
New buildings, new amenities and a fresh style update are headed for the southern block of guest rooms at Maswik Lodge.
The Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, along with the DUI Abatement Council, granted Grand Canyon National Park $10,000 to improve highway safety and stop impaired driving.
As the school year kicks off for Grand Canyon School, three new teachers will join the faculty in welcoming students back today.
TUSAYAN, Ariz. — After six long years and an obstacle or three, the housing development at Ten X Ranch is finally underway, according to Mayor Craig Sanderson.
Weaving the past into the future
Like many agrarian tribes of the American Southwest, the people of Zuni Pueblo dedicate time, energy and art to praying for and praising the life-giving rains that allow the tribe to thrive in an arid climate.
It’s a typical warm summer morning in northern Arizona, but inside the engine bays at the Tusayan Fire Department, the air is heavier, warmer and smells strongly of diesel fuel.
Grand Canyon National Park has nearly six million visitors per year, from viewpoint drivers to hardcore hikers and even man’s best friends, and they all need to stay hydrated.
In a studio clinging precariously to the side of the Grand Canyon, Ellsworth Kolb aims his camera out one of the picture windows to capture the reddish-blue canyon stretched out far below.
On Nov. 6, Tusayan residents may see an unfamiliar issue on their ballots asking them to vote yes or no on Arizona’s alternative expenditure limitation, or “home rule.”
Two years after foster mom Sue Winchester envisioned Bella's Place, she is one step closer to making it a reality
Raising kids is hard work.
Park staff working to find and notify horses' owner
As the Southwestern landscape becomes ever more parched by a lack of significant rainfall, nine feral horses have become the latest casualties of a severe drought enveloping northern Arizona.
The National Park Service has raised its reward to $60,000 in the case of a Chiricahua National Monument ranger who went missing more than 38 years ago.
The new school year begins Aug. 1 and that means school registration is right around the corner.
As summer kicks into high gear, plans for Tusayan’s annual Fourth of July festivities are underway.
Tusayan residents expressed concern over a plan to light up Long Jim Loop Road and R.P. Drive at the Town Council meeting June 13.
NPS Investigative Services Branch nets two convictions for identity theft suspects arrested in April
A nationwide manhunt was cancelled June 11 after a Grand Canyon law enforcement ranger arrested a Texas fugitive in the park.
Xanterra brings food truck trend to a national park for the first time
Visitors to Grand Canyon now have a two new dining options, with one added benefit – the food is just as mobile as the guests.
Six million visitors travel to Arizona every year to see the Grand Canyon. The majority will explore it from the scenic overlooks along the South Rim.
Excitable, bespectacled and ever curious, Scout Moore aspires to be a junior ranger for the National Park Service.
In October 2017, 12 local artists set out for Kane Ranch, an isolated guest house on the North Rim, far from the hectic hustle and bustle visitors might normally associate with Grand Canyon National Park.
After 15 years at Grand Canyon, fire and aviation chief Jay Lusher is headed to Denver to take on the role of regional fire management officer for the National Park Service’s (NPS) Intermountain Region.
Who do you call on when you need a little shot of strength, self-reliance or wisdom?
With parades, food, local microbrews and live music, the annual Flagstaff Hullabaloo returns to Wheeler Park June 2 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and June 3 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
A revved-up retirement
After six years teaching science and culinary arts at Grand Canyon School, Sara Newton and David Sheppard are riding off into the sunset – for now.
In a 2016 study, the Brookings Institution — a nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, D.C. — found Head Start improves educational outcomes, increasing the probability that participants will graduate from high school, attend college and receive a post-secondary degree, license or certification.
As of May 25, school is officially out for the summer.