Swaying lightly before a small crowd in the Ash Fork Route 66 Museum, Meagan Gipson strums her guitar as photos, mostly black and white, scroll slowly on a screen behind her.
The Lady Phantoms’ younger players saw significant playing time in the team’s runaway win over the Holbrook Lady Roadrunners on the road Jan. 18.
Coconino County Community Services is stepping up to let Grand Canyon community members know there are services available to them, including electric bill help from Arizona Public Service (APS) and other utility assistance and rent assistance.
When it comes to building a safe development, water reigns supreme. Specifically, a lot of water, moving at high speeds, toward communities and infrastructure.
Lady Phantoms lose to high-scoring Mogollon, notch comeback win over Mayer
For a team decimated by injuries this season, the Phantoms were firmly within upset territory for the entire game against the top-ranked Mustangs Jan. 11.
Grand Canyon to California
When you want something, you set a goal and you go for it.
After a West Coast Jamboree tournament, the Lady Phantoms won two in their return to northern Arizona.
With no end in sight, employees of the Grand Canyon Conservancy have stepped up to try and fill the large shoes left by the rangers’ absence.
Affordable housing project in Tusayan on hold after discrepancy in flood plain
Mayor Craig Sanderson said the town received filing documents from the county floodplain administration and chose to voluntarily shut down the construction to work with the county directly instead of going through the court system.
The Grand Canyon Phantoms took two tough losses before the winter break, bringing their record to 4-8 for the first half of the season.
While last year’s solar eclipse may have stolen the show in terms of exciting astronomical events, January’s super wolf blood moon promises to be spectacular in its own right.
Shutdown, not shut out
Michele Nguyen gazed out over the rim on a cold, clear, sunny day after Christmas.
Four years after the murder of Isabella “Bella” Grogan-Cannella, her family will finally get the closure they’ve been waiting for: Justin James Rector pleaded guilty to first-degree murder four months before his April 2019 trial.
Elyssa Shalla, a Park Ranger at Grand Canyon National Park, has been selected as the recipient of the 2018 National Freeman Tilden Award.
Tucked back behind ponderosa pines and helipads, the Grand Canyon Airport is one of the first things visitors see as they drive north toward the Grand Canyon and its gateway community of Tusayan.
After months of decision-making and requests for qualifications, high-speed internet will finally be coming to the town of Tusayan.
In their fast-paced, high-scoring style, the Lady Phantoms ran over the Joseph City Wildcats, 59-25, at home Dec. 14.
Grand Canyon Community Church's Mike Scott named 2018 Community Leader of the Year
The Grand Canyon Rotary Club hosted its annual Holiday Dinner Dance Dec. 8 at the El Tovar Hotel.
More than any other public lands, national forests often serve as the backdrop for conflicts between residents — native wildlife and the people who live on and work the lands.
With the regular season now in full swing, the Grand Canyon Phantoms basketball teams are facing rematches with some of their toughest competitors throughout the season.
The Grand Canyon Phantoms and Lady Phantoms had a strong showing at the Route 66 Holiday Classic Nov. 29-Dec. 2 in Ash Fork and Williams.
With Christmas just three weeks away, even recent shopping holidays like Black Friday and Cyber Monday seem like distant memories.
Students at Grand Canyon School were treated to dancing and musical performances by the White Mountain Apache Crown Dancers, as well as performing themselves and watching fellow students perform a Havasupai social dance.
The Grand Canyon Phantoms boys and girls basketball teams won their opening games against the Fredonia Lynx Nov. 24.
Brady Harris, Robb Baldosky to be seated at December meeting
Following an October meeting after which conversations between council members and representatives of the STILO development group were recorded and posted online, the Tusayan Town Council will no longer stream live audio of its meetings for the public.
Smeck to temporarily replace Superintendent Christine Lehnertz
Woody Smeck, superintendent of Sequoia and King’s Canyon National Park in California, has been temporarily reassigned to Grand Canyon National Park during a federal investigation of the park’s chief.
Grand Canyon celebrates Native American Heritage Month
Through all the hard times in Delaine Tootsie-Chee’s life, pottery has been the thing that got her through.
After a head-spinning week of processing the upcoming need for drastic budget cuts, Tusayan residents may be in the clear.
After a contentious election season across the country, residents closer to home in Tusayan learned they would have to adjust to a new fiscal reality Nov. 7.
When the engine on Tusayan’s only ladder truck blew its engine a few months ago, things were looking pretty grim for the Tusayan Fire Department.
Local author and longtime Grand Canyon resident Nancy Rivest Green invites emerging readers to step into the bright, watercolor world of rural Mexico in her newest book “Rosa Gets It Right.”
'We are your next activists'
One month ago today, 10 Flagstaff High School students crowded into the bright but small dining room at Kane Ranch, an isolated Mormon pioneer ranch below the Vermilion Cliffs.
It’s a strange concept – too many trees in a forest, especially a national forest or wilderness area that is managed to be healthy and vibrant and full of birds, wildlife and all the things a visitor might expect.
Like many of the world’s most beautiful places, Grand Canyon’s history is filled with life, prosperity, a billion breaths caught short and, inevitably, death.
Leaked recordings between Tusayan council members and Stilo rep posted online
Questions arose Oct. 12 after the Grand Canyon Watchdog, an online news blog covering Tusayan’s Town Council, released leaked audio between council members and a representative of the Stilo USA development group.
'Hard work, great kids, great teachers:'
With the ink dried on the latest set of Arizona Department of Education letter grades, Grand Canyon Unified School District is celebrating a jump in grades.
That debris flow is just one of the most dangerous aspects of flash floods caused by flame-scorched ground.
The Grand Canyon Phantoms soccer team lost a tough game on the road to Ash Fork Oct. 18.
Whether you're looking for family fun, an all-night fright fest or something different for date night, Grand Canyon, Tusayan, Williams and Flagstaff have a variety of events for everyone.
The Grand Canyon Phantoms volleyball team hosted Shonto Prep Oct. 10.
A ranger at Grand Canyon National Park is on paid administrative leave after discharging his firearm during a scuffle with a suspect Oct. 11.
As wildfires tear through acres and acres of forest, onlookers are often horrified when they see the charred remains of a once-lush landscape.
Army vet and paralympic cyclist Shawn Cheshire sets women's rim-to-rim-to-rim record — without seeing a single step
Anyone who has ever wandered even a mile down Bright Angel or South Kaibab trail can attest to the fact that going down is a lot easier than coming back up. Now, imagine you’re blind.
Visitors looking to take in the colorful changing of the leaves have a variety of options on both the Coconino and Kaibab National Forests.
The first time Lori Honrath saw the Grand Canyon, it was about three decades ago, and it was almost completely obscured by fog and clouds.
Trout Unlimited, the Arizona Wildlife Federation and Grand Canyon Brewery teamed up to roll out Conservation Kolsch Sept. 28 in Williams.
After a months-long process of gathering information, processing it and turning it into usable action items, the Grand Canyon Unified School District is moving forward with its three-year strategic plan to improve the students’ education and experience.
Deferred maintenance costs, NPS policy changes discussed Sept. 22
When the term deferred maintenance gets tossed out, different images come to mind.
Brady Harris takes annual event's top prize for third year in a row
When it comes to chili, eaters and experts alike tend to disagree on what makes the perfect pot.
In a remote area of northeastern Arizona, far from the crowds gathering to celebrate National Public Lands Day Sept. 22, another celebration was taking place. A California condor opened its wings and soared high above Vermilion Cliffs.