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Fire danger very high at Grand Canyon National Park

With fire restrictions in effect across much of northern Arizona, including Grand Canyon National Park’s neighbors Coconino County, Arizona state lands in the county, and the Kaibab National Forest, NPS fire managers remind visitors and residents that fire danger in the park is very high.

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Grand Canyon's Jay Lusher set to head up fire and aviation for intermountain region

After 15 years at Grand Canyon, fire and aviation chief Jay Lusher is headed to Denver to take on the role of regional fire management officer for the National Park Service’s (NPS) Intermountain Region.

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Bear activity increases across Arizona, two cubs relocated

There’s no doubt about it, bears are on the move across Arizona.

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Red flag warning covers much of northern, western Arizona

Much of northern and western Arizona will be under a red flag warning issued by the National Weather Service for Thursday due to dangerous wildfire conditions.

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Free fishing day June 2

On June 2, the public can fish Arizona waters for free, making this an ideal time to take the family out for some fun and relaxing outdoor recreation.

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Woman falls off cliff at Lake Powell

Malesta Littleman, 36, of Lechee, was pronounced dead at Banner Page Hospital

Authorities have released the name of an Arizona woman who fell off a cliff into Lake Powell May 20 and later died at a hospital in Page.

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Photo highlights: Big E’s Steakhouse & Saloon celebrates 6th anniversary May 8

Big E’s Steakhouse and Saloon celebrated its 6th anniversary May 8.

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I-17 closed overnight at I-40 interchange for bridge improvement May 29

Interstate 17 will close overnights at the I-17/I-40 interchange in Flagstaff for the next two weeks while crews set up support structures in order to replace the I-40 bridge decks.

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Riesenberg, Ojeda attend AAM conference in Phoenix

To learn more about how museums provide collaborative and unique learning opportunities, Grand Canyon Association Director of Marketing and Communications Mindy Riesenberg and Marketing and Public Relations Manager Alysa Ojeda attended the American Alliance of Museums’ (AAM) annual meeting May 6-9 in Phoenix.

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Things are looking up: Phantoms Class of 2018 graduates

The Grand Canyon Phantoms Class of 2018 graduates May 25, 2018.

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Coconino County enacts Stage III fire restrictions

Coconino County will be entering Stage III fire restrictions starting May 23.

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Commercial fuelwood permits available on Williams Ranger District

The Kaibab National Forest will offer commercial fuelwood cutting permits for the 2018 season beginning June 11 for the Williams Ranger District.

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Photo highlights: Grand Canyon high school students receive awards, scholarships

Grand Canyon high school students received achievement awards and scholarships at the annual ceremony May 9.

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Photo highlights: Grand Canyon middle school students recognized

Grand Canyon middle school students were recognized for personal, academic and athletic achievements at an assembly May 16.

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Head Start program now enrolling for fall semester

In a 2016 study, the Brookings Institution — a nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, D.C. — found Head Start improves educational outcomes, increasing the probability that participants will graduate from high school, attend college and receive a post-secondary degree, license or certification.

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Onward & upward: Kyla Pearce thrives at ASU

It's been one year since 2017 Grand Canyon valedictorian Kyla Pearce bid a temporary farewell to the Grand Canyon to become an Arizona State University Sun Devil.

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Stage 1 fire restrictions implemented on North Kaibab

The Kaibab National Forest will implement campfire and smoking restrictions, also known as Stage I fire restrictions, on the North Kaibab Ranger District beginning at 8 a.m. May 25.

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Campgrounds, visitor center open on North Kaibab Ranger District

With summer recreation season rapidly approaching, Kaibab National Forest recreation facilities on the North Kaibab Ranger District are open to the public for a variety of outside activities.

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Navajo youths co-pilot planes over the Grand Canyon

Cadet Amaris Tracy climbed into the cockpit of a small plane, her face calm but her hands shaking slightly.

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DPS trooper injured in altercation on US 180

A DPS trooper was hospitalized after sustaining non-life threatening injuries in pursuit of a fleeing suspect on Highway 180 between Flagstaff and Valle May 7.

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Brazilian journalist visits Grand Canyon Rotary club

Journalism, whether print, broadcast or multimedia, may seem universal — people are interviewed, behind-the-scenes magic happens, and stories are told to an increasingly global audience.

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AZGFD bands bald eagle chicks in continued effort to conserve species

On a typically sunny, breezy spring day, a group of raptor experts, game rangers, photographers and reporters hiked from the banks of Flagstaff’s Lake Mary into the Coconino National Forest.