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Avoiding the shock factor: Fire department teaches civilians how to save a life

Tusayan Fire Department offers monthly CPR and classes, next class April 20

As visitation to the Grand Canyon begins to climb into peak season, the Tusayan Fire department is offering visitors and residents the opportunity to become supervised in CPR during monthly classes at the station.

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North Kaibab fire personnel gear up for wildfire season

Fire personnel on the North Kaibab Ranger District are gearing up for wildfire season with water tender training near the North Rim.

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Arizona State Parks' boss wants to bring stability to agency after missteps

The new director of Arizona State Parks and Trails says he needs to revisit all of the parks before he can pick a favorite, but that he already knows what the agency needs most now: calm and stability.

Drivers causing damage to closed forest roads, areas

Public urged to obey road closures to protect roads and resources

Coconino National Forest authorities would like to remind the public to stay off forest roads that are closed, and do not drive around gates, barricades, or signs that indicate a road is closed for the season.

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New Interior secretary order aims to protect US public land access

Acting U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt ordered federal land managers March 21 to give greater priority to access for hunting, fishing and other kinds of recreation when the government considers selling or trading public land.

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Town Council hires project manager for Ten X housing development

After a series of setbacks in the town of Tusayan’s development of affordable housing at Ten X Ranch, the town council instructed staff to begin searching for a town project manager to oversee construction at the site.

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Spring Break: Grand Canyon offers tips on avoiding congestion

Spring Break is one of the most popular times to visit Grand Canyon National Park as guests from around the world take advantage of warming temperatures and sunny skies.

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Ten X Campground expansion builds for the future

Proposed expansion to be completed in phases

Sitting back from State Route 64 just south of Tusayan, Ten X campground offers visitors eager to experience Grand Canyon National Park a placid alternative to the park’s camping accommodations.

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Arizona man sentenced to time served in sweat lodge sex contact case

The FBI said March 22 that 53-year-old Fydel Jones has pleaded guilty to abusive sexual contact in the case.

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Yellowstone’s first bear of 2019 spotted

On March 8, visitors at Yellowstone National Park sighted the first grizzly bear of the 2019 season near Fishing Bridge.

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Navajo Generating Station owners to move forward with decommissioning the coal-fired power plant near Page, Arizona

Navajo Generating Station (NGS) owners said Feb. 28 that they are moving forward with plans to decommission the power plant in Dec. 2019, despite interest from the Navajo Transitional Energy Co. (NTEC) in purchasing it.

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Kaibab National Forest seeks input on proposed expansion of Ten X campground

The Kaibab National Forest is seeking public input and comments on a proposed project to remodel and expand the popular Ten X Campground located near Tusayan about five miles south of the entrance to Grand Canyon National Park.

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$671 million of backlogged NPS maintenance projects completed in FY2018

The National Park Service (NPS) estimates that during Fiscal Year (FY) 2018, over $671 million in needed repair work was completed at national parks across the country, one of the the largest amounts of deferred maintenance needs retired in a single year.

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North Country HealthCare offers stress management workshop

Feeling stressed?

The American Institute of Stress (AIS) defines stress as a natural physical and mental reaction to life experiences, and it’s something everyone experiences from time to time.

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Preliminary report says no ongoing uranium exposure at Grand Canyon

Final report to be released in 90 days detailing exposure

According to a preliminary interagency safety review, Grand Canyon employees and visitors aren’t experiencing ongoing radiation exposure from uranium ore samples previously stored in the Museum Collection building.

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Lehnertz resigns: Grand Canyon's first female leader to leave March 31

The superintendent of Grand Canyon National Park is resigning, less than three years after she took the helm of one of the country's most popular tourist destinations.

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Grand Canyon looking for community partners for Earth Day celebration

Grand Canyon National Park will celebrate the 49th anniversary of Earth Day with an open-house style celebration from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 20 at the Grand Canyon Visitor Center Plaza.

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Tusayan visitor center rebranding after mutual partnership ends

After partnering with the National Geographic Society (NGS) for the past two decades, the Visitor Center and IMAX theater in Tusayan has been renamed the Grand Canyon Visitor Center after NGS declined to renew its license agreement with the property.

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Exonerated by investigation, Lehnertz delays return to Grand Canyon

The superintendent of Grand Canyon National Park has not returned to her job nearly a month after being cleared of accusations that she created a hostile work environment, improperly disciplined an employee and wasted park resources.

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2020 non-commercial Colorado River trip permit lottery opens

The National Park Service is now accepting applications for noncommercial river trip permits to raft the Colorado River through Grand Canyon National Park.