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Learning through re-enactment: A visit from Teddy Roosevelt and John Muir

As part of a larger living history programming series, Grand Canyon National Park hosted Teddy Roosevelt and John Muir July 16-17.

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Havasupai's blue-green waterfall featured in new Beyoncé 'Lion King' video

For a few hours, Beyoncé had a famed blue-green waterfall in northern Arizona to herself.

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Christian ministry provides community for Grand Canyon workforce and visitors to the Rims

When planning her family's itinerary for the Grand Canyon, Ireland native Jean Stewart and her family were adamant about finding a local worship service; so she searched online and found Sunset Worship on the Rim by A Christian Ministry in a National Park (ACMNP).

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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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Before moon landing, astronauts learned geology in Arizona

Before Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin knew they would be the first to walk on the moon, they took crash courses in geology at the Grand Canyon and a nearby impact crater that is the most well-preserved on Earth.

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Flagstaff Red Screen Film Festival celebrates indigenous cinema, local filmmakers July 24-28

While the films are made by indigenous people for indigenous people, that shouldn’t limit the audience to just indigenous people.

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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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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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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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Hopi Kachina carver brings legends to life

Darance Mak'wesa Chimerica carves Hopi Kachinas from local and regional materials

Whether they have the head of a cow, the feathers of a hummingbird or the rich cotton hair of the snow maiden, Kachina carver Darance Mak’wesa Chimerica said all Kachina have one thing in common: they bring the promise of a good life for the humans they watch over.

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St. Mary's Food Bank moving to Planes of Fame Air Museum next month

Waiting in the hot mid-morning sun for over an hour, a group of volunteers anxiously waits for a man on a forklift to unload several hundred pounds of food from the back of a truck and place it in a tidy line.

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*Update* - Flintstone's-themed attraction, Bedrock City, reopens for one last summer hurrah

After changing hands earlier this year, fans of Bedrock City discovered that the attraction would be permanently closed to make way for a new one: Raptor Ranch.

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Music and dance celebrate the spirits, peoples of Grand Canyon

Honoring the Guardians of Grand Canyon

Listening to “Guardians of the Grand Canyon,” it’s almost impossible to distinguish between the trilling of a flute and the winds that whistle through a side canyon the Havasupai Tribe calls home.

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Photo highlights: Grand Canyon students roar at annual Vacation Bible School June 10-14

Grand Canyon students attended Vacation Bible School at the Rec Center June 10-14.

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Lake Mead reveals resting place of B-29 that crashed while testing SunTracker in 1948

Experiment gone awry

Resting in the murky depths of Lake Mead is a piece of American history that saw a change in wartime strategy: a plunge from the height of World War II to a creeping decades-long Cold War with the then-Soviet Union.

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Grand Canyon Music Festival offers special performance June 22

In conjunction with Grand Canyon’s centennial year and the annual celebration of the park’s night skies, the Grand Canyon Music Festival will present a special performance, “Guardians of the Grand Canyon,” at 6:30 p.m. at the Visitor Center Plaza.

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New York artist takes 30-day ride with camel and horse through Navajo Nation to the Grand Canyon in honor of women

On June 4, Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez had the honor to welcome Sunny Khalsa, her horse El Markeyn and camel Meshach to the capital of the Navajo Nation in Window Rock, Arizona.

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Kaibab Learning Center celebrates 13 graduates

Kaibab Learning Center celebrates 13 graduates May 23 during a ceremony for family, friends and faculty.

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Grand Canyon recognizes employees during annual service awards ceremony

Grand Canyon National Park recognized employees during its annual service awards ceremony May 22.

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Celebrate Grand Canyon centennial during annual Star Party June 22-29

Grand Canyon National Park celebrates full designation as an International Dark Sky Park

The twenty-ninth annual Grand Canyon Star Party will be held Saturday, June 22-29 on the South and North Rims of Grand Canyon National Park.

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Lees Ferry Anglers offers new shuttle service and kayak rentals

Kayak Horseshoe Bend is a service of Lees Ferry Anglers, a licensed guide service owned and operated on the Colorado River.

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Wilderness of the world: Reconnecting with nature helps struggling teens, families heal

“There’s a certain element of trauma that comes when you are removed from your comfort zone and taken to a place you don’t really know or understand or want to be in,” said Dan Santovin.

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Grand Canyon School principal retires in good spirits

Tom Rowland announces retirement; Matt Yost to take the reigns for 2019-2020 school year

Four years ago, Tom Rowland and his wife, Judy, got a phone call that changed the trajectory of their comfortable, retired lives.

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Photo highlights: Grand Canyon high school students recognized

Grand Canyon High School students were recognized at an awards ceremony May 7 at Shrine of the Ages.

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Annual Flagstaff Hullabaloo returns to Wheeler Park June 1-2

With parades, food, local micro brews and live music, the annual Flagstaff Hullabaloo returns to Wheeler Park June 1.