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Art on the Rim: 10th annual Celebration of Art kicks off Sept. 8

The 10th Annual Grand Canyon Celebration of Art takes place Sept. 8 through Jan. 21, 2019 at Grand Canyon National Park.

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Rescue Rangers: Grand Canyon search and rescue team practices life-saving techniques

When someone calls for help, search and rescue personnel are training to spring into action.

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Tusayan Mayor Race: Candidate Craig Sanderson

Candidate for Tusayan mayor Craig Sanderson on why he wants to be elected.

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Tailor-made moccasins: Navajo artisan brings craft to the Rim

Moccasin-maker Bill Thomas, Jr. crafts traditional Navajo leather footwear

Anyone who has taken a hike through red rock country can attest to the importance of tough, comfortable footwear.

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Grand Canyon Music Festival celebrates 35 years

Guest artists include Catalyst Quartet and New York's Manhattan Chamber Players

In 1983, Robert Bonfiglio and Claire Hoffman had an idea – to fill one of the seven natural wonders of the world with the most glorious music they could muster.

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Wayne Ranney receives 2018 Grand Canyon Historical Society Pioneer Award

The Grand Canyon Historical Society (GCHS) presented its highest honor, the Pioneer Award, to Grand Canyon geologist and author Wayne Ranney at its annual picnic at Shoshone Point July 8.

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Restoring riparian ecosystems: Is non-native tamarisk really the enemy?

About a dozen people crouched in the tall grass of an open field, moving slowly and deliberately through mud that squished underfoot. Some carried huge, serrated knives called hori-hori, a Japanese tool made specifically for weeding.

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Help students get organized for a strong start to the school year

School-related stress is common among multi-tasking students.

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AZGFD accepting entries for wildlife calendar photo contest

Do you have a knack for capturing great photos of Arizona’s wildlife?

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Babbitt Ranches holds annual colt sale north of Flagstaff

The 2018 Babbitt Ranch Colt Sale was held at the Spiderweb Camp on the Babbitt Ranch July 14.

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Grand Canyon National Park considers replacing Maswik Lodge

With a history dating back to the Fred Harvey era, Maswik Lodge has been a staple at the Grand Canyon since 1927.

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Artisan Elroy Natachu Jr. uses traditional weaving methods to link Zuni past and future generations

Weaving the past into the future

Like many agrarian tribes of the American Southwest, the people of Zuni Pueblo dedicate time, energy and art to praying for and praising the life-giving rains that allow the tribe to thrive in an arid climate.

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In heat of fire season, equipment lags behind at Tusayan Fire District

It’s a typical warm summer morning in northern Arizona, but inside the engine bays at the Tusayan Fire Department, the air is heavier, warmer and smells strongly of diesel fuel.

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Online passes available for Grand Canyon National Park

During peak visiting season, lines at the Grand Canyon National Park entrance gate can become frustratingly long as visitors pay their entrance fees.

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A new beginning for Bella's Place

Two years after foster mom Sue Winchester envisioned Bella's Place, she is one step closer to making it a reality

Raising kids is hard work.

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Photo highlights: Kaibab Learning Center holds preschool graduation

Preschoolers say goodbye to Kaibab Learning Center May 31 at its annual graduation ceremony.

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Stubbornly steadfast: Mules have kept the Grand Canyon moving since the 1880s

Thousands of years ago, in what’s now Turkey, someone bred a horse with a donkey.

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Scout Moore highlights NPS's junior ranger program

Excitable, bespectacled and ever curious, Scout Moore aspires to be a junior ranger for the National Park Service.

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Photo highlights: Grand Canyon West’s Skywalk gets a good scrub

With tens of thousands of visitors per year, the Grand Canyon Skywalk’s glass walls collect millions of finger and footprints.

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Zuni fetish carver Mike Tucson shares beauty of fetish tradition

Who do you call on when you need a little shot of strength, self-reliance or wisdom?

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Photo highlights: Bears and badgers cool off with birthday treats

Animals at Bearizona enjoy frozen birthday treats for the park’s 8th anniversary May 22.

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Photo highlights: Grand Canyon Rotary Club inducts Scott, Schoppmann

Michael Scott and John Schoppmann inducted into the Grand canyon Rotary on the Rim at the group’s May 9 meeting. (Erin Ford/WGCN)

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Annual Flagstaff Hullabaloo returns to Wheeler Park June 2 & 3

With parades, food, local microbrews and live music, the annual Flagstaff Hullabaloo returns to Wheeler Park June 2 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and June 3 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi coming to IMAX June 1

The National Geographic Visitor Center IMAX will bring a blockbuster new release for the second time June 1 – Star Wars: The Last Jedi will run nightly at 8:30 p.m. all month.

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Sara Newton and David Sheppard set to leave Grand Canyon on a new adventure — for now

A revved-up retirement

After six years teaching science and culinary arts at Grand Canyon School, Sara Newton and David Sheppard are riding off into the sunset – for now.