News

Subscribe

Tease photo

Utah man drowns in Lake Powell; Arizona Strip proves deadly in summer heat

A Cedar City, Utah man drowned in Lake Powell July 25.

Tease photo

Prosecutor urges trial date in Bullhead City 8-year-old’s death

A Mohave County prosecutor is asking a judge to set a trial date for a man charged with killing a Bullhead City girl in 2014.

Tease photo

Fire on the Rim: Monsoon lightning sets North Rim ablaze

Obi Fire grows to 9,921 acres, headed toward Cape Royal

Lightning-caused fires sparked by Arizona’s monsoon range from high-priority suppression efforts to monitored burns optimal for forest health.

Tease photo

Tusayan expresses State Route 64 concerns during ADOT Board of Directors visit

After a series of fatal accidents earlier this year and several more over the years, Tusayan residents and council members expressed their concerns about the safety of one of the state’s most heavily traveled roads.

Tease photo

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.

Tease photo

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.

Tease photo

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.

Tease photo

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).

Tease photo

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.

Tease photo

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.

Tease photo

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.

Tease photo

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.

Tease photo

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.

Tease photo

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.

Tease photo

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.

Tease photo

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.

Tease photo

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.

Tease photo

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.

Tease photo

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.

Tease photo

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.

Tease photo

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.

Tease photo

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

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

Tease photo

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.

Previous