State Highway 64 was closed for almost three hours on the evening of Sept. 13 because of a multiple-vehicle accident about six miles south of Tusayan.
Artists from all over the Southwest came to Grand Canyon Sept. 7-14 for the park's annual Celebration of Art, a plein-air painting spectacular for both visitors and artists.
Around the Canyon: Week of Sept. 18
National Fossil Day and the 26th anniversary of National Public Lands Day will be celebrated Sept. 28 at Grand Canyon National Park.
Navajo siblings Bill Nez and Jane Hyden demonstrate the art of Navajo rug weaving Aug. 15.
Around the Canyon: Week of Sept. 11
Actor Aidan Quinn will star in a movie partly inspired by the life of local newspaper owner Joseph Soldwedel and his near-death experience while living in the Prescott, Arizona area.
The Grand Canyon Rotary Club is calling all chefs to take part in its annual chili cook-off Sept. 19.
Surprise Proposals at the Grand Canyon have become popular and Veronica “Ronnie” Tierney of Fresh Focuses Photography, who has filmed scores of couples, knows some of the sneakiest ways to plan the big surprise.
The 11th Annual Grand Canyon Celebration of Art takes place Sept. 7-15 at Grand Canyon National Park.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Northern Arizona residents looking forward to the cooling rains, mild temperatures and dramatic skies of the annual monsoon season have reason to be a little disappointed this year: the winds blowing in from the Pacific have kept the moisture to southeastern parts of the state.
Around the Canyon: Week of Aug. 21
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the first expedition by Major John Wesley Powell through the Grand Canyon on the Colorado River.
NPS rangers are part of classroom fun at Grand Canyon School.
Visitors to Grand Canyon were treated to "Echoes from the Canyon," a living history presentation Aug. 16-18 on the South Rim.
The National Park Service will waive all entrance fees Aug. 25 in celebration of the National Park Service anniversary.
Grand Canyon School students return to class Aug. 5.
In 2018, for the first time in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area history, the National Park Service authorized Commercial Use Authorizations (CUA’s) for food trucks at Lone Rock and Lees Ferry.
Event features returning favorites Catalyst String Quartet, Bonfiglio Group Aug. 23 to Sept. 7
Celebrating its 36th year, the Grand Canyon Music Festival continues to chug uphill to the four decade mark, continuing its tradition of magical music in a magical place.
Around the Canyon: Week of Aug. 7
DPS troopers rescued a runaway chicken after a short chase on I-17 Aug. 3.
In a recent painting, Hopi artist Duane Koyawena commemorated firefighting and first responder efforts.
Around the Canyon: Week of July 31
The Castle Fire continues to grow along the northeast portion of the planning area near the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.
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Authorities say a man has been found dead at a national recreation area near the Nevada-Arizona state line.
A Grand Canyon pink rattlesnake was spotted in the park for the first time this season July 19, which happened to be National Snake Day.
Sign-ups are now open for the Grand Canyon Trail Half Marathon, 5k and Family Mile, which takes place Nov. 2.
Around the Canyon: Week of July 24
It’s that time of year again — teachers are in high gear, children are groaning and parents are secretly rejoicing.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The Museum Fire in Flagstaff has grown to 1,800 and the Southwest Area Type 1 Incident Management Team 2 assumed command of the Museum Fire at 6 p.m. July 22.
The Museum Fire jumped to 1,000 acres overnight.
Former park concession manager and wife receive Hall of Fame Award
Jon and Suzette Streit were recognized for their many years of service to the Grand Canyon community July 13 during the 20th annual Grand Canyon Historical Society picnic at Shoshone Point on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.
The Kaibab National Forest is planning to allow the lightning-caused Castle Fire on the North Kaibab Ranger District to continue growing within a defined area in order to fulfill its natural role of reducing dense forest fuels and improving overall ecosystem health.
Though 2019 marks the Grand Canyon’s centennial as a national park, it has been home to indigenous people for millennia.
On July 10, National Park Service personnel were notified of a body in the Colorado River below Lava Falls near river mile 181.
Around the Canyon: Week of July 10
Grand Canyon Softball Leagues play one another during a game June 27.
Grand Canyon National Park Emergency Services personnel practiced technical rescues in a week-long training course.
Twelve Mexican wolf pups are now being cared for and raised by surrogate wild wolf parents after successful efforts to introduce them into existing wolf litters in Arizona and New Mexico.
The Grand Canyon came together in Tusayan July 4 to celebrate Independence Day with a parade, live music, food, games and a laser light show.
Around the Canyon: Week of July 3
Northern Arizona’s picturesque, red-rocked, steeply eroded Vermilion Cliffs are home to a bounty of wildlife, including the state’s newest resident: a recently hatched wild California Condor nestling.
Firefighters need regular training to be ready for emergencies, and that goes for the seven firefighters assigned to the Arizona Department of Transportation’s Grand Canyon National Park Airport in Tusayan.
On July 25, 1939, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed an executive order declaring Tuzigoot a national monument.
National Park Service authorities are searching for Peter Francis Schwab, 66, of Healdsburg, California.
Visitors to the Grand Canyon Star Party had the opportunity to experience the park’s famed dark skies in person June 22.
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On July 4, the Grand Canyon Chamber of Commerce will host its 41st annual parade and celebration in Tusayan. The event is free and open to the public.
Around the Canyon: Week of June 26