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Rollover accident closes Highway 64 for three hours

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.

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Celebration of Art does it again: art auction held Sept. 14 on South Rim

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.

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Around the Canyon: Week of Sept. 18

Around the Canyon: Week of Sept. 18

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Free entry Sept. 28 at Grand Canyon for public lands day, naturalization ceremony to be held

National Fossil Day and the 26th anniversary of National Public Lands Day will be celebrated Sept. 28 at Grand Canyon National Park.

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Navajo weavers share talent at Desert View

Navajo siblings Bill Nez and Jane Hyden demonstrate the art of Navajo rug weaving Aug. 15.

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Around the Canyon: Week of Sept. 11

Around the Canyon: Week of Sept. 11

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Movie inspired by local newspaper owner’s near-fatal ordeal

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.

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Annual Rotary chili cookoff offers live music, family fun Sept. 19

The Grand Canyon Rotary Club is calling all chefs to take part in its annual chili cook-off Sept. 19.

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Biz Beat: Local photographer captures romantic moments at Grand Canyon

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.

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Celebration of art returns to Grand Canyon Sept. 7-15

The 11th Annual Grand Canyon Celebration of Art takes place Sept. 7-15 at Grand Canyon National Park.

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Williams monsoons: Where have all the storms gone?

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.

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Around the Canyon: Week of Aug. 21

Around the Canyon: Week of Aug. 21

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2019 marks 150th anniversary of first Powell Expedition

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the first expedition by Major John Wesley Powell through the Grand Canyon on the Colorado River.

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Story time at Grand Canyon School

NPS rangers are part of classroom fun at Grand Canyon School.

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Echoes from the Canyon: history presentation shares a piece of Grand Canyon's past

Visitors to Grand Canyon were treated to "Echoes from the Canyon," a living history presentation Aug. 16-18 on the South Rim.

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Free entrance at Grand Canyon Aug. 25

The National Park Service will waive all entrance fees Aug. 25 in celebration of the National Park Service anniversary.

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Photo highlights: Grand Canyon School strides into new school year

Grand Canyon School students return to class Aug. 5.

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Food trucks get NPS welcome at Glen Canyon Recreation Area

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.

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Grand Canyon Music Festival returns for 36th season

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.

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Around the Canyon: Week of Aug. 7

Around the Canyon: Week of Aug. 7

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DPS troopers rescue runaway chicken on I-17

DPS troopers rescued a runaway chicken after a short chase on I-17 Aug. 3.

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Native artist Duane Koyawena commemorates Museum Fire firefighting efforts in painting

In a recent painting, Hopi artist Duane Koyawena commemorated firefighting and first responder efforts.

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Around the Canyon: Week of July 31

Around the Canyon: Week of July 31

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Castle Fire nearly doubles in size under favorable conditions

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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Nevada man found dead at Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Authorities say a man has been found dead at a national recreation area near the Nevada-Arizona state line.

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Grand Canyon pink rattlesnake at home in sand during summer heat

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.

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Grand Canyon Trail Half Marathon, 5k and Family Mile sign-ups now open

Sign-ups are now open for the Grand Canyon Trail Half Marathon, 5k and Family Mile, which takes place Nov. 2.

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Around the Canyon: Week of July 24

Around the Canyon: Week of July 24

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Back to school: Grand Canyon School gears up for students, preschool registration now open

It’s that time of year again — teachers are in high gear, children are groaning and parents are secretly rejoicing.

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Museum Fire at 1,800 acres, Type I management team assumes command

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.

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Grand Canyon Historical Society recognizes Jon and Suzette Streit for selfless dedication

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.

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Lightning-caused wildfire to assist in restoration efforts on Kaibab Plateau

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.

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Rumble on the Rim: Free event celebrates Native connection to Grand Canyon July 27

Though 2019 marks the Grand Canyon’s centennial as a national park, it has been home to indigenous people for millennia.

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Body Recovered from Colorado River in Grand Canyon National Park

On July 10, National Park Service personnel were notified of a body in the Colorado River below Lava Falls near river mile 181.

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Around the Canyon: Week of July 10

Around the Canyon: Week of July 10

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Photo highlights: Grand Canyon Softball League takes a swing

Grand Canyon Softball Leagues play one another during a game June 27.

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Tech rescues: Grand Canyon EMS personnel undergo week-long rescue training

Grand Canyon National Park Emergency Services personnel practiced technical rescues in a week-long training course.

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Dozen zoo-born Mexican Wolf pups find new homes in wild

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.

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Photo highlights: Grand Canyon community celebrates Fourth in style

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.

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Around the Canyon: Week of July 3

Around the Canyon: Week of July 3

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First California Condor nestling of season hatches at Vermilion Cliffs National Monument

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.

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Grand Canyon airport fire personnel stay on top of training game

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.

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Tuzigoot National Monument turns 80 years old, events planned

On July 25, 1939, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed an executive order declaring Tuzigoot a national monument.

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Search for missing California man scaled back

National Park Service authorities are searching for Peter Francis Schwab, 66, of Healdsburg, California.

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Photo highlights: Grand Canyon looks up at annual summer Star Party

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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AZ Game and Fish accepting entries for annual wildlife photo contest

Do you want to see your photo on the cover of Arizona Wildlife Views magazine?

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Fourth of July parade and laser light show planned for Tusayan

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.

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Around the Canyon: Week of June 26

Around the Canyon: Week of June 26

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