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Photo highlights: Grand Canyon students roar at annual Vacation Bible School June 10-14

Grand Canyon students attended Vacation Bible School at the Rec Center June 10-14.

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Grand Canyon Music Festival offers special performance June 22

In conjunction with Grand Canyon’s centennial year and the annual celebration of the park’s night skies, the Grand Canyon Music Festival will present a special performance, “Guardians of the Grand Canyon,” at 6:30 p.m. at the Visitor Center Plaza.

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RP's Stage Stop closes shy of 12 years

After 12 years of providing coffee sandwiches and gifts to locals and tourists alike, RP's Stage Stop closed its doors June 15.

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Around the Canyon: Week of June 19

Around the Canyon: Week of June 19

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Out of the Past: Fire lookout Helen Dowe

Helen Dowe was the first female fire lookout stationed at Devil’s Head.

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Around the Canyon: Week of June 12

Around the Canyon: Week of June 12

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North Rim water restrictions lifted

The damaged pipeline that supplies water to the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park has been repaired and most water services have been restored to North Rim facilities.

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Obituary: Earl Duane Corby

Earl Duane Corby: 1968-2019

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Prescribed fire projects continue on Tusayan Ranger District

Fire managers on the south zone of the Kaibab National Forest will continue operations on multiple prescribed fire projects on both the Williams and Tusayan Ranger Districts over the next several days and into next week as conditions remain optimal for beneficial burn treatments.

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NPS regional aviation manager and safety manager killed in Canada plane crash

The National Park Service (NPS) is mourning the loss of two Alaska-based employees following an airplane crash in Whitehorse, Canada May 27.

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Lees Ferry Anglers offers new shuttle service and kayak rentals

Kayak Horseshoe Bend is a service of Lees Ferry Anglers, a licensed guide service owned and operated on the Colorado River.

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Town of Tusayan's budget to be set by state

Tusayan residents voted May 21 not to pass Proposition 400, allowing future expenditures for the town of Tusayan to be controlled by the state.

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Kaibab National Forest’s North Zone preps for fire season

Kaibab National Forest employees held a morning brief May 31 on the North Rim of Grand Canyon.

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Kaibab Learning Center celebrates 13 graduates

Kaibab Learning Center celebrated 13 graduates May 23 during a ceremony for family, friends and faculty.

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Grand Canyon recognizes employees for leadership, years of service

Grand Canyon National Park recognized employees during its annual service awards ceremony May 22.

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Tusayan budget override election results trickle in

Final results expected May 24

The unofficial results of a special election for a one-year budget override for the town of Tusayan shows 28 YES votes and 30 NO votes as of May 23, meaning future expenditures could be controlled by the state.

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Annual Flagstaff Hullabaloo returns to Wheeler Park June 1-2

With parades, food, local micro brews and live music, the annual Flagstaff Hullabaloo returns to Wheeler Park June 1.

Backcountry users advised of changes to water availability on North Kaibab and Bright Angel Trails

National Park Service maintenance staff are working diligently to bring inner canyon seasonal utilities on line now that the risk of freezing conditions has passed.

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Celebrating a Century at Grand Canyon 2010-2019

Part 10 of 10: Grand Canyon through the decades

Celebrating a Century at Grand Canyon: 2010-2019

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Forest Service seeking public comment on Ten X campground expansion

Kaibab National Forest is providing an opportunity to comment on a proposed project to remodel existing campsites and expand the current footprint of Ten X Campground, which is located about five miles south of the entrance to Grand Canyon National Park.

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Robert Wallace nominated assistant secretary for fish, wildlife and parks

President Donald Trump announced his intent May 3 to nominate Rob Wallace to serve as the Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks.

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Grand Canyon to apply herbicide to developed areas of North Rim

Grand Canyon National Park Division of Science and Resource Management (SRM) will apply minor spot spray treatments of herbicide around the Grand Canyon Lodge and campground in the North Rim developed area May 16-17.

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McSally urges Interior Department to fill Grand Canyon superintendent position

U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) urged Department of the Interior Secretary David Bernhardt May 13 to permanently fill the park superintendent role at Grand Canyon National Park.

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Out of the Past: 1909 Stone River Expedition

Out of the Past: 1909 Stone River Expedition

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Letter to the editor: Tusayan's official position on the mining moratorium near Grand Canyon national Park

The Tusayan Town Council has directed this letter to present the true facts of a recent misinterpretation of the town’s position concerning an existing moratorium on mining in this region, as well as federal overreach into existing public and private lands.

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Celebrating a Century at Grand Canyon 2000-2009

Part 9 of 10: Grand Canyon through the decades

Celebrating a Century at Grand Canyon 2000-2009

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Fire managers plan prescribed fire adjacent to Grand Canyon South Entrance Road

Grand Canyon National Park fire managers anticipate initiating prescribed pile burning this week as weather and fuel moisture conditions allow.

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Photo highlights: Grizzly 399 emerges with two cubs at Grand Teton National Park

Grizzly 399, one of Grand Teton National Park’s most well-known bears, emerged from her winter den with two cubs last week.

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North Rim tackles 2019 season; opens May 15

The North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park officially opens May 15 at 7:30 a.m., marking the opening of the North Rim for the 2019 season.

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Celebrating a Century at Grand Canyon: 1990-1999

Part 8 of 10: Grand Canyon through the decades

Celebrating a Century at Grand Canyon: 1990-1999

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Photo highlights: Grand Canyon middle school volleyball drops two games to Ash Fork

The Grand Canyon Phantoms middle school volleyball A team faced off against the Ash Fork Spartans in tournament play April April 26 in Williams.

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Around the Canyon: Week of May 1

Around the Canyon: Week of May 1

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No sparks: Tow chains, underinflated tires can cause wildfires

Summer is right around the corner, and with it comes an increased risk of wildfires along state highways caused by motorists dragging chains, driving on underinflated tires and tossing cigarettes.

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Celebrating a Century at Grand Canyon 1980-1989

Part 7 of 10: Grand Canyon through the decades

Celebrating a Century at Grand Canyon 1980-1989

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Around the Canyon: Week of April 24

Around the Canyon: Week of April 24

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Tusayan Ranger District to begin prescribed burn operations April 25

Fire managers on the south zone of the Kaibab National Forest will begin springtime burning on the Tusayan Ranger Districts beginning April 25.

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Every-bunny turns out for annual Rotary egg hunt

Community members converge on Grand Canyon School April 20 for the annual Rotary Club Easter Egg Hunt and Pancake Breakfast.

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Grand Canyon's annual Earth Day celebration kicks off National Park Week

Sustainability for the next 100 years

Grand Canyon National Park held it's annual Earth Day celebration April 20 at the park's Visitor Center.

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ADOT-operated airport supports Grand Canyon tourism, area economy

Airport ranks fourth among Arizona airports in number of passengers served

It probably isn’t a surprise that Grand Canyon National Park Airport is a gateway for many wishing to experience the natural wonder of Arizona’s signature tourist attraction.

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Running strong: Grand Canyon track competes at Mingus High School

The Grand Canyon High School track team competes at the Mingus Track Meet at Mingus High School in Cottonwood April 12.

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Around the Canyon: Week of April 17

Around the Canyon: Week of April 17

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Celebrating a Century at Grand Canyon 1970-1979

Part 6 of 10: Grand Canyon through the decades

Celebrating a Century at Grand Canyon 1970-1979

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Spring snow melt causes annual turbidity in Grand Canyon drinking water

Each year in the spring (March - June) Grand Canyon National Park experiences an increase in turbidity in the drinking water.

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Grand Canyon celebrates Earth Day with free entry April 20

Grand Canyon National Park invites the public to celebrate the 49th anniversary of Earth Day during National Park Week with free entrance April 20.

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Grand Canyon Middle School volleyball competes in tournament April 6

Grand Canyon Middle School volleyball competes in tournament April 6

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Around the Canyon: Week of April 10

Around the Canyon: Week of April 10

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Celebrating a Century at Grand Canyon 1960-1969

Part 5 of 10: Grand Canyon through the decades

Celebrating a Century at Grand Canyon: 1960-1969

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