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Grand Canyon’s Widforss Trail a hiker’s paradise on the North Rim

The Widforss Trail on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon is one of the state’s premier trails because half the hike looks into the Grand Canyon before dipping into a scenic forest.

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Squire Inn receives Director's Award for Quality

The Best Western Premier Grand Canyon Squire Inn recently received the hotel chain’s Director’s Award, given to properties that meet or surpass excellent quality standards.

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Arizona offers Tool Kit to help veterans get back to work force

Finding a job has never been a particularly easy task, but veterans seem to languish in unemployment limbo longer than the non-veteran population, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Tusayan seeking input on community trail system

The Town of Tusayan is seeking public input on the development of a community trail system master plan.

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Grand Canyon to celebrate Latino Conservation Week with free event

Grand Canyon National Park is inviting Latino families and youth to visit the park and explore their public lands during Latino Conservation Week July 17-21.

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Babbitt Ranches hold annual colt sale west of Flagstaff

Babbitt Ranches keeps tradition strong

Horses are a part of cowboy and American culture.

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“The Amazing Kolb Brothers of Grand Canyon” celebrates adventuring photographers

Ellsworth Kolb arrived at Grand Canyon in 1901 with younger brother Emery Kolb soon following.

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Historic Grand Canyon Pioneer Cemetery closes, no space left

After nearly 100 years since its opening, Grand Canyon Pioneer Cemetery will close to new burials because of lack of space.

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Grand Canyon one of top 13 safest travel destinations for families with children

SafeWise, a home security system provider that publishes information on home and community safety, recently announced Grand Canyon as one of the top 13 vacation destinations for families with children.

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Canyon Country Tours offers opportunities for the perfect Grand Canyon shot

The urge to photograph America’s natural wonder is something that Glenn Tamblingson knows well. A professional photographer with decades of experience shooting the Grand Canyon, Tamblingson and his wife, Lori, recently opened Canyon Country Tours in Flagstaff, Arizona.

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Submerged! Vacation Bible School takes over Grand Canyon Rec Center

Grand Canyon Community Church hosted its annual Vacation Bible School program “Submerged!” June 12-16 at the Grand Canyon Rec Center.

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Grand Canyon News welcomes account executive Malarie McDonald

Williams-Grand Canyon News welcomes Malarie McDonald as its new account executive.

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Tusayan shuttle can ease traffic jams, parking problems at South Rim

Free shuttle allows visitors to purchase park passes, avoid full parking lots

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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Federal court overturns ban on Mexican Wolf release in New Mexico

Ruling could mean increased genetic diversity in packs roaming the AZ-NM border

PHOENIX, Ariz. — The Arizona Game and Fish Department is assessing potential impacts to Arizona’s endangered and threatened wildlife recovery program, following a 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that lifts a preliminary injunction on releasing Mexican wolves in New Mexico.

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Camping out, pitching in: fifth graders "Leave No Trace" at Mather Campground

Grand Canyon fifth graders enjoyed a camp out at Mather Campgrounds while doing their part to help keep Grand Canyon National Park trash-free.

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Grand Canyon students inducted into National Honor Society

Seven Grand Canyon students were recently inducted into the National Honor Society by last year’s inductees Kylie Hartigan, Savannah Perkins and Kyla Pearce.

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National champ Abby Holcombe, 12, kayaks the Colorado (Photo Gallery)

Some people say do-it-yourself river running in Grand Canyon is just for young, strong adults.

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Mary Colter joins sister car Fred Harvey at Grand Canyon Railway

Few people have left a mark on the South Rim as indelible as Fred Harvey and his favored architect Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter.

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Photo highlights: Grand Canyon celebrates Earth Day (Photo Gallery)

Grand Canyon National Park celebrated Earth Day at the culmination of National Park Week April 22.

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Grand Canyon Girl Scouts recognized for community service

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — Two Girl Scouts from Grand Canyon’s Girl Scout troop recently received high awards for self-organized community action projects.

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Grand Canyon Cub Scouts live up to the oath at Bearizona, school board meeting

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Local Cub Scouts participated in a series of activities this spring.

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More than 4,000 visitors celebrate Skywalk’s 10th Anniversary

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — Ten years after Grand Canyon West’s iconic Skywalk was completed, more than 4,000 visitors and Hualapai tribal members gathered to celebrate its first decade.

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Grand Canyon students get a taste of job hunting at annual job and volunteer fair

A record number of businesses turned out for Grand Canyon High School’s annual job fair April 6.

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John Streit retires after 20 years at Xanterra helm

Sunsets at the Grand Canyon are spectacular, and Jon Streit has watched a lot of them over the past 20 years at the helm of Xanterra.

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AZGFD study: two key factors carry equal weight in Mexican wolf recovery

Program success relies on genetic diversity, human tolerance of species

The success of Mexican wolf recovery across Arizona and New Mexico hinges more immediately on maintaining social tolerance than on genetic diversity, according to a recently published peer-reviewed study.

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