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Avoid long entrance lines: Tusayan shuttle available March 1

Vehicle congestion in Grand Canyon National Park is an ongoing concern for both the National Park Service (NPS) and visitors on a time schedule.

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Rumble on the Mountain concert highlights history of indigenous people of the Colorado Plateau

Rumble on the Mountain 3, an annual concert to raise awareness related to the land and indigenous peoples of the Colorado Plateau, hit Flagstaff Jan. 28 with a theme, “Our Story,” an indigenous history of the region.

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Grand Canyon National Park's 2018 non-commercial river trip permit lottery opens today

The National Park Service will begin accepting applications for noncommercial river trip permits to raft the Colorado River through Grand Canyon National Park Feb. 1, 2017.

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Kaibab National Forest encourages visitors to participate in year-long biodiversity study

A citizen science project to identify and document the biodiversity of the Kaibab National Forest that began Jan. 1 and continues through all of 2017.

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Holiday recipe: pan-seared trout with blackberry sauce

Tired of turkey? Try trout for holiday gatherings!

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Grand Canyon Chamber touts local job opportunities with FAM tour

The Grand Canyon Chamber of Commerce presented a job familiarization tour to representatives from across Arizona Nov. 17.

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Last survivors of Pearl Harbor attack to give final salute at USS Arizona

December 7, 1941; a morning just like any other at the U.S. Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

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Did You Know? State Highway 64 designated Bushmasters Memorial Highway in 1995

State Highway 64, from Williams to the Grand Canyon and east to Cameron, was officially designated as Bushmasters Memorial Highway in 1995.

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Winter is no joke: Gov. Ducey encourages northern Arizona drivers to 'Know Snow'

ADOT encourages visitors to travel prepared with warm clothing, extra water and blankets

One of the great things about Arizona winters is being able to savor a refreshingly mild morning in desert communities and then play in the snow that same afternoon.

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Out of the Past: Constructing the Trans Canyon Telephone line

The Civilian Conservation Corps, a public work program developed as part of the New Deal, constructs the Trans Canyon Telephone line circa 1935.

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Native American dances honor tribal traditions

Passed down by elders for generations, the cultural dances, music and art of Native American tribes still resonate for their people.

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McBride, Fedarko wrap up 14-month journey through Grand Canyon

Pair set out last September to document threats against Arizona's natural wonder

Nearly 150 years after his death, author Charles Dickens sums it up nicely: “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.”

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Remembering Lillian T. Catti, Grand Canyon and Arizona's first American Legion female Post commander

It was meant to be the “War to end all wars.” As new lines were drawn and empires clashed across Europe, the United States stormed to the front lines in waves beginning in 1917.

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Experience regional Native culture at Grand Canyon's Native American Indian Heritage Fest Nov. 9

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, Grand Canyon National Park will host a Native American Indian Heritage Celebration with special presentations and demonstrations from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Shrine of the Ages.

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County officials hike to bottom of Grand Canyon to set up polls for Supai

Coconino County has sent officials down to the Havasupai Reservation for every major election since 1968

Matt Rudig stood on Havasupai Hilltop and looked down at the landscape of the Grand Canyon.

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Haunted Hotel guests treated to thrills and chills

The Best Western Premier Grand Canyon Squire Inn began what they hope to make an annual event in the future — Tusayan’s first Haunted Hotel.

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The art of solitude: One of Grand Canyon's last artists-in-residence spends a month on secluded North Rim

Lisa Gilley sets out to capture solitude of North Rim

There is a sign at the rim of the Grand Canyon that reads, simply, “One minute, don’t read, don’t talk, no photos, just look....and see.” That is why Lisa Gilley makes art

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Louie and Ann Wren-Serna recognized for contributions to Tusayan Fire District

The Tusayan Fire Department recently presented awards of recognition to Louie and Ann Wren-Serna for their contributions to the district over the past two decades.

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Evidence of cross-fostering success found among Mexican wolves

In their native habitat of the southwestern United States, the success of cross-fostered pups among the Mexican wolf population is being documented due to dedicated and collaborative efforts among several agencies and organizations, including the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD), the Chicago Zoological Society (CZS), the Endangered Wolf Center (EWC) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). The organizations are working together to reintroduce the species to its native habitat in the American Southwest and Mexico.

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Grand Canyon ghosts: The El Tovar Hotel's haunted history

The El Tovar Hotel sits perched atop a bluff just 20 feet from the South Rim. It was a pinnacle of luxury in the midst of an unforgiving wilderness when it opened in 1905, and has seen hundreds of thousands of visitors in the century since. Did some of them check in permanently?

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Women in business: ClayAnn Cook brings energy, charm to Big E’s

For nearly 50 years, ClayAnn Cook’s career trajectory has been defined by creativity, customer engagement, and a commitment to growth.

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History on display at fourth Grand Canyon History Symposium Nov. 4-6

Curators, historian and park employees past and present will arrive at the Grand Canyon for the Fourth annual Grand Canyon History Symposium.

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Court mandates new recovery plan for endangered Mexican wolf

An Arizona judge has approved a settlement agreement in a lawsuit filed by the Arizona Game and Fish Department and the Arizona Attorney General’s Office against the Department of the Interior and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to develop a new recovery plan for the endangered Mexican wolf.

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Railway employees onboard for breast cancer awareness

Female conductors, PSAs, and other Grand Canyon Railway employees donned pink attire for the Oct. 14 train run. The women employees wore pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month. Submitted photo

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From motor inn to resort: Best Western Premier Grand Canyon Squire Inn gets resort-style upgrades

Hotel completes building project, adds community space and guest amenities

The Best Western Premier Grand Canyon Squire Inn recently announced the completion of its latest major addition, scheduled to open to the public this fall.

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