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Coconino County Sheriff's Office seeking information on hunting incident in Tusayan area

On Sept. 17 at about 8:30 p.m. deputies were called to the area of Forest Road 328 for a report of a conflict.

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Arizona Nordic Village discounting season passes

General Manager Evan Reimondo says price cuts have been made across all season pass categories.

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Arizona Game and Fish accepting applications for Heritage Fund grants

Application deadline Oct. 31 for $380,000 in grants

Grant funding will be available through a competitive application process.

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Rollover accident closes Highway 64 for three hours

State Highway 64 was closed for almost three hours on the evening of Sept. 13 because of a multiple-vehicle accident about six miles south of Tusayan.

63-year-old inmate in Coconino County jail dies

An inmate at a Coconino County jail has died.

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Input sought from elk hunters to help guide management of state's herds

Harvest a bull in Game Management Units 1, 9, 10 or 23? Send a tooth

AZGFD’s goal is to receive a completed questionnaire from each hunter who was issued a hunt permit-tag, whether or not that hunter harvested an elk or participated in a hunt.

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Volunteers sought to help spotlight endangered black-footed ferrets Oct. 17-21

Survey results shine light on recovery effort

Volunteers must have the ability to stay attentive from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. while spotlighting for black-footed ferrets and use, or learn how to use, a Global Positioning System (GPS).

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Free entry Sept. 28 at Grand Canyon for public lands day, naturalization ceremony to be held

National Fossil Day and the 26th anniversary of National Public Lands Day will be celebrated Sept. 28 at Grand Canyon National Park.

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Northern Arizona organizations unite to preserve cultural artifacts

Historians, archivists and librarians in northern Arizona are teaming up to protect artifacts in the event a disaster.

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New rules expand hunting on most national wildlife refuges in Arizona

Hunting groups are applauding new federal rules creating longer seasons, extended hours and expanded methods for hunting and taking different types of game on national wildlife refuges.

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Report: Using funds to keep parks open during government shutdown violated law

The Trump Administration violated federal law when it diverted funds for national park improvements toward keeping places like Grand Canyon National Park open during the last government shutdown, the Government Accountability Office said Sept. 5.

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Bats Found in Grand Canyon National Park Test Positive for Rabies

Grand Canyon National Park has received confirmation that two bats collected along the Colorado River in the park last month tested positive for rabies.

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Fire investigators: Museum Fire caused by forest thinning efforts

The Forest Service announced preliminary results of the investigation into the cause of the Museum Fire, a wildfire which began July 21 and burned 1,961 acres on the Coconino National Forest above Flagstaff.

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Ban on coyote hunting contests finalized

Rule passes governor’s regulatory review in 6-0 vote

Arizona has banned organized contests where hunters try to kill the most coyotes or other wildlife predators for prizes such as cash or hunting equipment.

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New proposal submitted for development near Grand Canyon

U.S. Forest Service receives second application for road easement access for controversial development

Three years after the U.S. Forest Service returned a bid to develop several hundred acres of land near the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, STILO developers and the town of Tusayan have submitted another application to the agency.

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Never Forget: Arizona remembers victims off September 11, 2001

In remembrance of the nearly 3,000 people killed on September 11, 2001, Governor Ducey ordered flags at all state buildings to be lowered to half-staff tomorrow, Wednesday, September 11, from sunrise to sunset.

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UK man dies in skydiving accident near Grand Canyon

On Sept. 8, at about 9:55 a.m., Coconino County Sheriff's deputies were called to the area of the Grand Canyon National Park Airport for a report of a skydiving accident in which two men had been injured.

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Navajo weavers share talent at Desert View

Navajo siblings Bill Nez and Jane Hyden demonstrate the art of Navajo rug weaving Aug. 15.

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Body of woman found in Lake Mead

Authorities say a woman was found dead at Lake Mead.

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Air Force: Fighter jet accidentally fires rocket near Tucson

Air Force officials are investigating after an A-10C Thunderbolt II fighter jet on a training mission accidentally fired a rocket near Tucson.

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Great Smokies recognizes its first African American naturalist

On Aug. 29, Great Smoky Mountains National Park Superintendent Cassius Cash had the unique opportunity to meet and recognize Dr. Joe Lee, of Jupiter, Florida, for his service as the first African American Park Naturalist.

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Oregon man causes $60K damage near Crater Lake

An Oregon man caused over $60,000 in damages while driving off-road at Crater Lake National Park.

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Waterline work to reroute traffic at Grand Canyon North Rim

Road closure to last through end of season

Pipe installation of the Grand Canyon North Rim waterline will result in the closure of the Lodge entry road by the Grand Canyon North Rim Visitor Center Sept. 3 to 26, 2019.

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Disaster drill helps prepare Grand Canyon Airport for worst case scenarios

At a glance the simulated disaster scene Aug. 30. at Grand Canyon National Park Airport is alarming, a crashed airplane with bodies spewed about, first responders bustling in hurried motions and emergency vehicles stacked up alongside the runway.

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Australian man dies on Grand Canyon river trip

Grand Canyon National Park rangers responded to an emergency call of assistance for a 77-year-old man on a river trip Sept. 3.

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