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Update: Grand Canyon's South Rim continues under Level 2 water restrictions

Grand Canyon National Park implemented Level 2 water conservation measures Oct. 3 after a series of breaks in the Transcanyon Waterline.

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Highway 89 closed from flooding, impacts travel to North and South Rims

Alternative routes suggested for visitors

U.S. State Highway 89 has been closed after extensive flooding and road wash out between Cameron and Highway 160 southwest of Tuba City.

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Grand Canyon's South Rim under Level 2 water restrictions

Grand Canyon National Park implemented Level 2 water conservation measures Oct. 3 after a series of breaks in the Transcanyon Waterline.

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U.S. 89 near Cameron closed due to wash-out

A woman was killed following a wash-out of U.S. 89 near Cameron, Arizona the evening of Oct. 3.

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Parks in Brief: Oct. 3

A closer look at some events and happenings in parks around the U.S.

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Will Smith marks 50th birthday with a leap near Grand Canyon

Like a scene out of a high-octane action movie that he would star in, Will Smith celebrated his 50th birthday Sept. 25 by successfully bungee jumping from a helicopter near the Grand Canyon.

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Grand Canyon Brewery partners to produce Conservation Kolsch beer

Trout Unlimited, the Arizona Wildlife Federation and Grand Canyon Brewery teamed up to roll out Conservation Kolsch Sept. 28 in Williams.

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Registration deadline Oct. 9 for November General Election

The voter registration deadline for the Nov. 6 General Election is Oct. 9.

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Grand Canyon Unified School District puts finishing touches on three-year strategic plan

After a months-long process of gathering information, processing it and turning it into usable action items, the Grand Canyon Unified School District is moving forward with its three-year strategic plan to improve the students’ education and experience.

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Two prescribed burns for Tusayan Ranger District to begin this fall

Fire managers on the Kaibab National Forest have completed plans for the 2018 fall prescribed fire burning season and will begin working on a range of projects this month.

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Report: Two Mexican wolves found dead in Arizona and New Mexico

Arizona wildlife officials say two endangered Mexican gray wolves, including one in New Mexico, have died.

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Increased activity expected on Cat Fire despite recent rains

Rain received on the Cat Fire last week was enough to tame the fire in fine fuels such as grass, leaves, and pine needles.

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Zinke hears 'substantial concerns' during Grand Canyon visit

Deferred maintenance costs, NPS policy changes discussed Sept. 22

When the term deferred maintenance gets tossed out, different images come to mind.

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4,254 volunteers keep Arizona's national parks humming

Sarah Herve’s plan for the dozen volunteers she oversees every season at the Petrified Forest National Park is simple.

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Body recovered from Colorado River in Grand Canyon National Park thought to be missing Howard

On Sept. 14, National Park Service personnel were notified of a body in the Colorado River below Granite Rapids at river mile 94.

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Parks in Brief: Cape Cod National Seashore, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

National parks news from around the country.

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Tusayan Town Council Roundup: Sept. 12

Summary of actions taken by the Tusayan Town Council at its regular monthly meeting Sept. 12.

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Counting the days: North Rim shutdown to begin Oct. 16

North Rim operations will begin seasonal changes on the morning of Oct. 16.

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Grand Canyon National Park begins construction on Rowe Well Road

National Park Service road crews are scheduled to begin phase two of three proposed work actions Sept. 17 along Rowe Well Road.

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North Rim’s Cat Fire flares again due to high winds, warmer weather

With the recent escalation in windy conditions and warmer temperatures, Cat Fire activity has increased over the last 72 hours.

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Safety tips offered in wake of boating fatalities on Colorado River

As Arizona’s boating season continues, Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) reminds all water goers to practice boating safety by always wearing a life jacket and operating your watercraft at safe speeds while on the water.

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NPS seeking public input to control non-native species near Glen Canyon Dam

The National Park Service (NPS) is seeking public comment on an Expanded Non-native Aquatic Species Management Plan and Environmental Assessment in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Grand Canyon National Park below the Glen Canyon Dam.

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Celebrate National Public Lands Day at Grand Canyon National Park for free Sept. 22

Grand Canyon National Park invites the public to celebrate the 25th anniversary of National Public Lands Day fee-free on Sept. 22.

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Tourism industry pushes for longer North Rim season

With less snowfall lately at the Grand Canyon's North Rim, tourism officials see an opportunity to stretch the visiting season and bring more revenue to the region.