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Celebrating with style: Connie Hiemenz celebrates her 70th

Connie Hiemenz celebrates her 70th birthday at the Williams-Grand Canyon News office March 13

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Bentley Monk and Amala Posey tie the knot

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Rotary on the Rim holds assembly at Grand Canyon School Aug. 10

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - On Aug. 10 Grand Canyon's Rotary on the Rim held an assembly for middle and high school students at Grand Canyon School.

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National Park Service to celebrate 100 years in August

WASHINGTON - The National Park Service (NPS) invites visitors of all ages to join in the celebration of its 100th birthday throughout the month of August.

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Wildland Fire Day mixing education and fun on North Rim

GRAND CANYON - North Rim, Ariz. - Wildland fires play a critical role in the ecosystems of national parks and surrounding forests. On June 30, the National Park Service (NPS) and U.S. Forest Service (USFS) partnered to present a fun and educational presentation of the pros and cons of wildland fire.

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Grand Canyon legacies recognized at Historical Society picnic

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Every year recognition is given by the Grand Canyon Historical Society (GCHS) and the National Park Service (NPS) to organizations and individuals who selflessly contribute to the betterment of the Grand Canyon community.

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North Rim Wildcat fire fully supressed

GRAND CANYON - NORTH RIM, Ariz. - The 1,502-acre Wildcat Fire on the North Kaibab Ranger District of the Kaibab National Forest is fully contained.

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Photo highlights: John Ivens Post No. 42 gives flag folding demonstration at KLC          

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - On May 3 members of American Legion John Ivens Post No. 42, Sons of the American Legion John Ivens Squadron 42, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 12128 and VFW Auxiliary from 12128 presented a flag folding program for the Kaibab Learning Center (KLC).

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Photo highlights: Grand Canyon Rotary on the Rim inducts new members

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Grand Canyon Rotary on the Rim inducted its newest members during a May 19 meeting.

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Senior's give Grand Canyon School a makeover

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Grand Canyon School administration arrived to toilet paper trees and and cellophane across the front of the school May 19. Love the Seniors was written in tape across the windows.

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Grand Canyon Chamber and Visitor's Bureau planning 2016 calendar

TUSAYAN, Ariz. - The Grand Canyon Chamber and Visitor's Bureau met for its annual luncheon May 10 at Big E's Steakhouse in Tusayan.

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Tusayan opens new facilities at Sports Complex Center

TUSAYAN, Ariz. - A ribbon cutting ceremony was held to commemorate the newly installed Community Development Block Grant project restroom, parking lot and sidewalks.

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Tusayan to Grand Canyon shuttle available May 7

TUSAYAN, Ariz. - During the busy summer season, lines are long at the entrance station and parking is difficult to find on the South Rim. Why wait in lines and drive in circles looking for parking when you can park in the gateway community of Tusayan and ride a shuttle bus into the park. No lines, no hassles, no fuss.

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Tusayan Fire Chief Greg Brush wins photo contest for annual park pass

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Greg Brush is more than just the Tusayan Fire Chief. He's a photographer with a keen eye for all things Southwest.

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Photo highlights: Grand Canyon Rotary on the Rim inducts newest members

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Grand Canyon Rotary on the Rim inducted its newest members, Michelle Pahl and Anavon Harris, April 6 during their regularly scheduled meeting.

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Around the Canyon: week of April 20

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Upcoming news and events in the Grand Canyon, Tusayan and Valle area.

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From the ADOT archive: A closer look at U.S. Highway 89

HIGHWAY 89, Ariz. - Mid-February marked three years since a landslide ripped through US 89 about 25 miles south of Page, forcing an extended closure.

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En route to spring training Chicago Cubs Mascot 'Clark' pays visit to Grand Canyon

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - The Chicago Cubs Mascot "Clark" decided to catch an early morning view of the Grand Canyon while driving from Chicago to the Cubs spring training home in Mesa.

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Canyon corner: Grand Canyon Rotary pins new member

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Tusayan Town Manager Eric Duthie was inducted into the Grand Canyon Rotary on the Rim club March 2.

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Planning and Zoning Commission gets new commissioner, Anavon Harris to take oath of office March 7

TUSAYAN, Ariz. - Anavon Harris, a Tusayan resident for over a year, was appointed to the Tusayan Planning and Zoning Commission during the March 4 Tusayan Town Council meeting.

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Out of the past: June 1985, Grand Canyon News took a detailed look at Grand Canyon's North Rim

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - For the week of June 25, 1985, Grand Canyon News took a detailed look at Grand Canyon's North Rim.

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Out of the past: June 1985, Historical Hull Cabin studied to be added to National Historic Register

In June 1985 Grand Canyon News ran this photo of the The Hull Cabin

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Canyon corner: Rotary on the Rim recognized for ethics and human trafficking initiatives

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - The Grand Canyon Rotary on the Rim club was recognized for its efforts to raise awareness about human trafficking and for elevating the ideals of ethics in rotary and local communities during the club's Feb. 10 meeting at the El Tovar.

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Historical plane, Bataan, makes successful flight from Valle to Chino, California

VALLE, Ariz. - Bataan, a 1950s era, vintage Lockheed C-121A Constellation, 48-613c/n 2605 plane flew from Planes of Fame Museum in Valle, Arizona to Chino, California Jan. 14.

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