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Northern Arizona fire update: Seep Fire resumes ignitions, others get rain

Fire managers with the Coconino National Forest continue monitoring and utilizing several lightning-caused fires.

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Current closures at Grand Canyon National Park due to wildfire activity

As of Aug. 9 new temporary trail closures were implemented on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park that include the Nankoweap Trail and the Point Imperial Trail.

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Low-cost Rabies vaccination clinic Aug. 11 in Flagstaff

The Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) is sponsoring a low-cost Rabies Vaccination Clinic from 1 - 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11 at the Coconino Humane Association, 3501 E. Butler Ave., Flagstaff.

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Cape Royal Road closed as Obi Fire grows to 3,550 acres

Grand Canyon National Park is closing a scenic road to a North Rim vista and two trails because of a lightning-caused wildfire that has grown to 3.5 square miles (9 square kilometers).

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Unlikely allies back bill to fund $11.6 billion in national park repairs

Reps. Raul Grijalva and Rob Bishop agree on almost nothing, but the two came together to back a bipartisan bill that could steer billions toward a national parks maintenance backlog that reached $11.6 billion last year.

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Maswik South to get much-needed facelift

New buildings, new amenities and a fresh style update are headed for the southern block of guest rooms at Maswik Lodge.

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Navajo Nation: No backcountry permits for Little Colorado River until Oct. 1

Citing inclement weather and frequent flash flooding, the Navajo Nation Parks and Recreation office will not issue any Backcountry Use Permits for Little Colorado River Gorge Navajo Tribal Park until Oct. 1.

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Planned boss of regional National Park Service office chooses retirement instead

The employee tapped to take over the National Park Service’s Intermountain regional office in Denver has quit.

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APS parent company files suit to keep renewable energy mandate off ballot

The parent company of the state’s largest electric utility filed suit July 19 in a bid to block voters from deciding if they want to impose new renewable energy mandates on power companies.

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Grand Canyon National Park awarded state grant to stop impaired driving

The Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, along with the DUI Abatement Council, granted Grand Canyon National Park $10,000 to improve highway safety and stop impaired driving.

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Obi Fire on North Rim grows to 1,750 acres

As of July 30, the Obi Fire on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park has grown to about 950 acres.

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Grand Canyon welcomes students, new faculty

As the school year kicks off for Grand Canyon School, three new teachers will join the faculty in welcoming students back today.

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Havasupai campground closed through Aug. 31

Tribal Tourism Office working with visitors to reschedule camping dates cancelled by flood

After extensive flooding forced the closure of Havasupai campground July 11, the Havasupai tribe has issued a disaster declaration and said the lodge and campground will be closed until Sept. 1, according to tribal spokeswoman Abbie Fink.

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Visitors spent record $23 billion in Arizona last year

More people visited Arizona last year than ever before and spent record amounts of money according to research released July 25 by the Arizona Office of Tourism.

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Obi Fire on North Rim at 743 acres; new start Stina Fire on Kaibab National Forest

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. – The Obi Fire, which started July 21, is approximately 743 acres. Growth of the fire perimeter has been primarily in the northern and southeastern portion of the fire perimeter.

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Obi Fire on Grand Canyon National Park North Rim Grows to 435 Acres

The Obi Fire, which started on July 21st, is approximately 435 acres.

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Imperial Fire contained on North Rim of Grand Canyon

On July 18 Grand Canyon National Park fire crews discovered a wildfire on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.

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It can't rain all the time... monsoon photos from the rim

Monsoon season lights up the north and south rims with summer storms.

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Robert and Elvira Arnberger inducted into Grand Canyon Historical Society Hall of Fame

Each year, the Grand Canyon Historical Society (GCHS) honors those who have contributed to the betterment of the Grand Canyon National Park and community through selfless service.

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Gateway community of Tusayan breaks ground on housing development near Grand Canyon National Park

TUSAYAN, Ariz. — After six long years and an obstacle or three, the housing development at Ten X Ranch is finally underway, according to Mayor Craig Sanderson.

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Grand Canyon School starts Aug.1 — are you ready?

It's that time of year again - teachers are in high gear, children are groaning and parents are secretly rejoicing.

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Coconino County declares state of emergency after monsoon flooding

Following extraordinary monsoons July 18, Coconino County has declared a state of emergency.

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Wildfire on North Rim of Grand Canyon at three acres

Grand Canyon National Park fire crews are actively working to suppress a wildfire on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.

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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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