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Grand Canyon Village Loop Bypass to close Feb. 27 until further notice for repairs

The Grand Canyon roads crew will close the Village Loop bypass road Monday, February 27 to locate the water leak near the old Powerhouse and repair road damages.

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Lady Phantoms' championship run ends with loss in Prescott (Photo Gallery)

Boys rebuild, improve fundamentals behind young players

For the first quarter of their first-round state tournament game with Valley Lutheran, the Lady Phantoms played as hot as they have for the entire season — fast, furious, and with a lot of nerve.

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Have cat, will travel: Cees and Madison Hofman and their cat, Vladimir Kitten, set out to visit all 59 national parks (Photo Gallery)

Not many people associate ‘adventure’ and ‘cat’ when it comes to travel, let alone set out to adopt an adventure cat as a companion on a months-long road trip.

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Pig out: Grand Canyon celebrates 98th birthday with community luau

In celebration of the Grand Canyon National Park’s 98th birthday, the National Park Service is hosting a community luau from 4-7 p.m. Feb. 24 at Big E’s Steakhouse and Saloon.

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NPS to repair Indian Garden Pump House and Black Bridge

Beginning in mid-February the National Park Service (NPS) will rehabilitate the pump houses at Indian Garden and the Black Bridge near Phantom Ranch.

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Take the train, avoid the pain: skip the spring break crowds at Grand Canyon

With the beginning of Grand Canyon National Park’s busy season just around the corner, there are a few things to keep in mind when visiting the park: entrance lines will be long, parking will be difficult to find, and whatever time you spend at the South Rim will not be enough.

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Guest Column: easing chronic pain with new treatments, technology

Chronic pain is a worldwide epidemic with more than 1.5 billion people living with this relentless condition.

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Around the Canyon: Week of Feb. 22

Around the Canyon: Week of Feb. 22

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'T-a-r-n-i-s-h' spells success: Xochitl Galvan wins Grand Canyon spelling bee (Photo Gallery)

The final two competitors in the Grand Canyon School Spelling Bee were fearless, going head-to-head for 10 rounds before fifth grader Xochitl Galvan was declared the winner.

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Fifth-ranked Lady Phantoms power past Williams, lose to Cibecue in regional tournament Feb. 9-11 (Photo Gallery)

Miles, Jetter and Romero receive all-region honors; Evans named Coach of the Year

The Lady Phantoms put in a tough effort at the AIA 1A regional tournament Feb. 9-11, taking the first game from the Williams Vikings before falling to rival Cibecue in the second round.

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Arizona: open roads and opportunities for African Americans

From their origins on the shores of the New World in the 15th century, the story of African Americans has been shaped by travels and struggles.

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Habituation of wildlife can lead to dangerous encounters

Elk and mule deer grazing in your backyard might seem like a beautiful view as you sip your morning coffee on the back porch.

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Avoid long entrance lines: Tusayan shuttle available March 1

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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15th annual Flagstaff Mountain Film Festival kicks off Feb. 16

Casual movie-goers, film buffs and those with a keen interest in the environment can all find something to talk about at the 15th annual Flagstaff Mountain Film Festival Feb. 16-19.

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Grand Canyon National Park offering free entrance Feb. 20

Grand Canyon National Park will join national park sites around the country with free entry into the park in honor of President’s Day Feb. 20.

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ADOT to host workshop for Grand Canyon National Park Airport Master Plan

Community members invited to attend Feb. 15 session in Williams

The master plan study process for Grand Canyon National Park Airport, owned and operated by the Arizona Department of Transportation, continues with a public information workshop Feb. 15, in Williams.

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Grand Canyon Association appoints two new board members for 2017

Grand Canyon Association (GCA), the official non-profit partner of Grand Canyon National Park, has appointed two new board members to its Board of Directions for 2017.

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Around the Canyon: Week of Feb. 15

Around the Canyon: Week of Feb. 15

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Alt NPS to Trump: you can't shut down the internet

Some National Park Service employees defy Interior Department ban on 'national policy' in social media, creating alternate accounts

Since the announcement of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States, scientists, environmentalists and activists have joined forces to bemoan what they consider to be an administration with a troubling disregard for the environment.

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Sixth graders raise funds for Second Chance animal shelter

Thanks to the efforts of Grand Canyon middle schoolers, cats and dogs at Flagstaff’s Second Chance animal shelter can rest a little easier.

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Grand Canyon National Park 2017 annual passes available

Online lottery for 2018 non-commercial river trips available until Feb. 22

Grand Canyon National Park 2017 annual passes are available for purchase from any Grand Canyon entrance station.

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Grand Canyon gets in the spirit of homecoming week (see photos)

Many aspects of the K-12 school in Grand Canyon National Park make it different than most other schools in the nation.

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As wildfire season looms, firefighters exempt from federal hiring freeze

Worried that President Donald Trump’s freeze on federal hiring might include firefighters during wildfire season, some Arizona lawmakers wrote to federal agencies this week to make sure firefighters would be exempt.

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Grand Canyon middle school defeats Maine Consolidated (See photos)

Grand Canyon middle school boys defeated Maine Consolidated School in one of their last games of the season.

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Body of California man recovered after fall near South Kaibab Trailhead

The body of Luis Gonzales, 18, of San Diego, California, was recovered Jan. 29 hundreds of feet below the rim near South Kaibab Trailhead.

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