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Angel Tree comes to General Store

Among the festive lights and decorations in the Grand Canyon General Store, the small Christmas tree located in front of the customer service counter holds a special significance.

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Supai campground closed through February 2019

Tourism Office will accept reservations in February; no outfitters this season

In a departure from years past, the Havasupai Tribe will be managing all traffic to the reservation through its Office of Tourism, excluding outfitters and other tour brokers.

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Around the Canyon: Week of Dec. 12

Around the Canyon: Week of Dec. 12

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Around the Canyon: Week of Dec. 5

Around the Canyon: Week of Dec. 5

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Grand Canyon Phantoms selected to All-Region volleyball, soccer teams

Seven Grand Canyon Phantoms were named to AIA's all-region soccer and volleyball teams.

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December 7, 1941: A date that has lived in infamy for 77 years

December 7, 1941; a morning just like any other at the U.S. Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Over the course of just two hours, the entire world would change.

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Celebrate Christmas canyon-style with local and regional events

With snow dusting the rim and carols in the air, opportunities to spread Christmas cheer are everywhere in canyon country.

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Kaibab National Forest offices to be closed Dec. 5 to observe the passing of former President George H. W. Bush

Kaibab National Forest offices will be closed on Wednesday, Dec. 5, in recognition of the National Day of Mourning honoring President George H. W. Bush.

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Kaibab Forest to continue pile burns

WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Fire managers plan to burn piles on the Tusayan and Williams ranger districts of the Kaibab National Forest beginning Dec. 1 and continuing through next week, as conditions allow.

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Photo highlights: Middle School girls defeat Maine

The Grand Canyon Middle School girls basketball team defeated Maine Consolidated in a recent game Nov. 17.

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Grand Canyon Association becomes Grand Canyon Conservancy

Non-profit chosen as Flagstaff Subaru's hometown charity for 2018

Grand Canyon Association, the official nonprofit partner of Grand Canyon National Park, has a new name — Grand Canyon Conservancy.

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Around the Canyon: Week of Nov. 28

Around the Canyon: Week of Nov. 28

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State Route 67 to North Rim closes for winter

State Route 67 between Jacob Lake (US 89A) and the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park is scheduled to close for the winter season starting Dec. 3.

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Grand Canyon to celebrate Centennial in 2019

With the 2019 Centennial celebration of Grand Canyon National Park on the horizon, Grand Canyon Conservancy (formerly Grand Canyon Association) and Grand Canyon National Park have announced a calendar of events for the year.

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Annual Christmas Bazaar set for Dec. 1

The Grand Canyon Community Church will host its annual Christmas Craft Bazaar Dec. 1 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Grand Hotel in Tusayan.

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Photo highlights: Grand Canyon students get psyched up at pep rally

Grand Canyon students participate in a pep rally Nov. 7 by playing teamwork games.

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Grand Canyon Youth receives funding for habitat restoration program

Flagstaff-based nonprofit Grand Canyon Youth (GCY) will engage Native American youth in restoring riparian habitats within Glen Canyon National Recreation Area thanks to a major grant from the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and Wells Fargo.

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Around the Canyon: Week of Nov. 21

Around the Canyon: Week of Nov. 21

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Photo highlights: Kaibab Learning Center holds annual Western Night

Kaibab Learning Center held its annual Western Night auction and fundraiser at Big E’s Steakhouse and Saloon Nov. 2.

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Game and Fish reminds hunters to use lead-free ammunition

Arizona hunters have proven their long-held commitment to wildlife conservation by voluntarily working to reduce the amount of lead exposure to endangered California condors, and the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) is encouraging all hunters to join the effort this fall.

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Christmas tree, fuelwood tags available for Kaibab National Forest Nov. 14

Tusayan permit schedule limited; Nov. 16 is the only day to buy tags before Thanksgiving

Because of a restricted staffing schedule, Christmas tree and fuelwood permit tags will not be available for purchase at the Tusayan Ranger District office Nov. 14-15 and Nov. 19-22.

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Making a community quilt: Holiday Dinner Dance takes place Dec. 8

With the holiday season fast approaching, the Grand Canyon Rotary is once again inviting the community to celebrate in style at the annual Holiday Dinner Dance.

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Unofficial election results: Tusayan's alternative expenditure limit set to expire, town council seat too close to call

The preliminary General Election results have been tabulated, although the results are not yet considered official.

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Photo highlights: Halloween chills come to Tusayan, Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon students enjoy games, food, a cake walk and costume contest at the school’s annual Halloween carnival Oct. 25 and the Grand Canyon and Tusayan communities enjoy Trunk or Treat festivities Halloween night.

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Grand Canyon offers free entry to commemorate Veterans Day Nov. 11

Grand Canyon National Park will be joining national park units across the country in honor of Veterans Day with fee-free entry into the park Nov. 11.

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Experimental high-flow water release at Lee’s Ferry through Nov. 10

An experimental release of 38,100 cubic feet per second from Glen Canyon Dam will take through Nov. 10 at the Lee’s Ferry trout fishery downstream in Marble Canyon.

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Around the Canyon: Week of Nov. 7

Around the Canyon: Week of Nov. 7

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Grand Canyon’s Elyssa Shalla wins NPS award for “Towers and Type”

Elyssa Shalla, park ranger at Grand Canyon National Park, has been selected as a recipient of the Intermountain Region 2018 Freeman Tilden Award.

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Accident results in death of 2-year-old Valle boy

VALLE, Ariz. — On Nov. 3 Coconino County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in the Valle area for a report of a child who had been hit by a pick-up truck.

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Grand Canyon National Park returns to Level 1 water conservation; limited water on trails due to seasonal shut-off

Following a series of breaks in the Transcanyon Waterline earlier this month, Grand Canyon National Park now has enough water in storage to scale back to Level 1 basic water conservation measures.

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On the ballot in Coconino County

The 2018 general election will be held Nov. 6. The following statewide initiatives will be on the ballot.

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Grand Canyon National Park seeking public input on two building proposals

Grand Canyon National Parks is seeking public input on two construction proposals currently going through the environmental assessment review process.

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Out of the geyser: Yellowstone’s Ear Spring Geyser ejects decades of trash

Yellowstone National Park’s Ear Spring geyser erupted Sept. 15, spewing hot water, rocks and an assortment of historic and modern garbage passersby either deliberately tossed in or accidentally dropped.

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Kaibab National Forest to offer Christmas tree tags starting Nov. 16

The Kaibab National Forest will sell over-the-counter and through-the-mail Christmas tree tags for each of its three ranger districts beginning Nov. 16.

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Around the Canyon: Week of Oct. 24

Around the Canyon: Week of Oct. 24

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Time for a flu shot: First cases of flu confirmed in Coconino County

Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) officials announced that two cases of influenza have been confirmed in Coconino County.

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North Rim flips from fall to winter in a weekend

Winter came early to the North Kaibab Ranger District, muting its vibrant fall colors with a dusting of snow in early October.

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General Election: Ballot initiatives

The 2018 general election will be held Nov. 6.

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Museum of Northern Arizona offers admission discount to Grand Canyon visitors

Starting this fall, all fulltime Northern Arizona University students can visit the Museum of Northern Arizona just by showing their student id — Grand Canyon visitors will receive a 20 percent discount, too.

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Around the Canyon: Week of Oct. 17

Around the Canyon: Week of Oct. 17

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Forest Service proposes forest restoration project across North Kaibab Ranger District

The Kaibab National Forest is seeking public input and comments on a proposed project to reduce the threat of uncharacteristic, high-intensity wildfire and to restore the structure, species composition and function of ecosystems on the Kaibab Plateau.

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NPS seeking public comment on transcanyon water pipeline assessment

Public comments are being sought by the National Park Service (NPS) for an environmental assessment of the Transcanyon Water Distribution Pipeline.

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General Election: What’s on the ballot?

The 2018 general election will be held Nov. 6. The following statewide initiatives will be on the ballot:

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Ranger-involved shooting under investigation at Grand Canyon National Park

At about 1:00 a.m. Oct. 11, an officer involved shooting occurred on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.

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Obituary: Christopher John Crossland

Christopher John Crossland.

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