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Fuels Reduction Efforts Continue on Tusayan Ranger District

Fire Managers on the Tusayan Ranger District of the Kaibab National Forest will continue burning slash piles on a 429 acre block this week just west of the Grand Canyon Airport.

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Regional Valentine's events for singles or couples

Whether you want to spice up date night or are just looking for a fun night out, consider these Valentine's Day events

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Corey named superintendent of Grand Canyon-Parashant

Bureau of Land Management selects veteran manager Michael Herder to lead Arizona Strip district

Chad Corey has been selected as superintendent of Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument, located in northwestern Arizona.

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NPS seeks public comment on proposed inter-tribal cultural site at Desert View

The National Park Service (NPS) is seeking public comment on a proposal to modify facilities at Desert View to create an Inter-tribal Cultural Heritage Site.

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NPS to host Grand Canyon Founder's Day events

In celebration of the Grand Canyon National Park’s 99th birthday, the National Park Service is hosting a birthday reception from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Grand Canyon Visitor Center and a community safari from 4 to 7 p.m. at Canyon Plaza Resort Feb. 22.

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The Art of the Proposal: Grand Canyon photographer Terri Attridge captures couples' intimate moments

From sunrise to sunset, whether it’s sunny or cloudy, windy or calm, Grand Canyon resident and photographer Terri Attridge said there is no such thing as a bad time to take a photo at the Arizona’s wonder.

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Grand Canyon helicopter crash 'horrible'; 4 rescued, 3 dead

Four survivors of a deadly tour helicopter crash onto the jagged rocks of the Grand Canyon were being treated at a Nevada hospital on Sunday while crews tackled difficult terrain in a very remote area to try to recover the bodies of three other people.

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*Update* - 3 dead in tour helicopter crash at Grand Canyon

A tour helicopter carrying seven people on board crashed in the Grand Canyon, killing three people and injuring four others.

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Congress avoids shutdown, funds government for two years

After a brief shutdown lasting into the early morning hours Feb. 9, Congress passed a budget that will keep the government funded for another two years.

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Prescribed burning to continue on Reed Rx Project south of Tusayan

Fire crews are scheduled to continue burning a 250 acre unit on the Reed Prescribed Fire project beginning Thursday of this week near the Grand Canyon Airport southwest of the town of Tusayan.

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Justin Lee Richardson disappeared from the Grand Canyon area in 2001 and has never been found

Missing but not forgotten

Even in large, rural swaths of Coconino County surrounding the Grand Canyon and the town of Tusayan, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Department (CCSO) prides itself on being able to recover missing children quickly, whether they are runaways, victims of abduction or simply get lost.

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Owner of northern Arizona commercial guiding company convicted of crimes, banned from Grand Canyon

Deborah Hendricks, 44, of Scottsdale, Arizona, and owner of “Just Roughin’ It”, a commercial guiding company, was sentenced by U.S. Magistrate Judge Charles R. Pyle to three years of probation.

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New overlook, railings, accessible rim trail among improvements at Horseshoe Bend

Improvements at the rim of the Horseshoe Bend Overlook in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area were recently completed, including a new overlook and railing.

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Tusayan neighborhood watch planning meeting scheduled Feb. 8

The Tusayan Fire Department will host a meeting for community volunteers interested in participating in a neighborhood watch program at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 8.

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South Rim roads improvement project begins next phase Feb. 4

Another phase of the 2018 South Rim roads improvement project will begin the week of Feb. 4, which will include full closures of several Grand Canyon Village intersections.

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AZDPS creates website to help find missing children

January has been declared as Human Trafficking Prevention Month by Gov. Doug Ducey.

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Supai man sentenced to 1 year for assaulting federal officer in 2016

A northern Arizona man from Supai Village was sentenced Jan. 23 to one year in prison for his guilty plea to a charge of assaulting a federal officer.

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How dangerous is State Route 64?

Two recent accidents with multiple fatalities have shaken residents and travelers on State Route 64, but how bad is the highway when compared to other highways in the state?

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End to government shutdown in sight as Dems halt filibuster

Grand Canyon and other national parks to reopen after funding ended Jan. 19

Congress sped toward reopening the government Monday, as Senate Democrats dropped their objections to a temporary funding bill in return for assurances from Republicans leaders that they will soon take up immigration and other contentious issues.

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Interior selects Dan Smith as deputy director of NPS

The U.S. Department of the Interior announced Jan. 9 that Paul Daniel (Dan) Smith was selected as the new Deputy Director of the National Park Service (NPS).

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Deadline for 6th annual Mexican wolf pup-naming contest Feb. 1

Every year in January, the Mexican Wolf Interagency Field Team (IFT) completes its annual year-end population survey of the wolves living in Arizona and New Mexico.

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Gov. Ducey guarantees to keep Grand Canyon National Park open

Arizona officials on Friday guaranteed that Grand Canyon National Park will remain in full operation if Congress fails to pass a budget and a government shutdown ensues.

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Ducey focuses on education, opioids, wrong way drivers

Gov. Doug Ducey’s (R-Arizona) had several key points in his state of the state address Jan. 8.

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Photo highlights: Winter delivers snow to the Grand Canyon at last

Jan. 10 delivered the first winter snow of 2018 to the Grand Canyon area.

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Ready to ‘Rumble:’ annual event returns to Flagstaff Jan. 20

Rumble on the Mountain IV features local artists, musicians, dancers and speakers highlighting the sacred lands of the Colorado Plateau

Rumble on the Mountain IV, an annual event to raise awareness of the plight of indigenous people and lands of the Colorado Plateau, takes place Jan. 20 at the Coconino Center for the Arts from 2-7 p.m.

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