Erin Ford

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Submerged! Vacation Bible School takes over Grand Canyon Rec Center

Grand Canyon Community Church hosted its annual Vacation Bible School program “Submerged!” June 12-16 at the Grand Canyon Rec Center.

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Art, spirituality and serenity: Hopi silversmith Duane Tawahongva infuses Hopi beliefs into art

Hopi silversmith Duane Tawahongva infuses Hopi beliefs into art

Silversmithing is a Hopi tradition dating back generations, and Duane Tawahongva has taken the art of overlay silversmithing and made it his own.

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Tusayan to host 39th annual Fourth of July Parade

Celebration to include America's Got Talent season five winner Michael Grimm

The Grand Canyon Chamber of Commerce will host its 39th annual Parade and Celebration July 4 in Tusayan, just outside the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.

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Tusayan Town Council moves forward with housing, sports complex plans

The Tusayan Town Council moved forward with plans for a housing development at Ten X Ranch and a sports complex at its monthly meeting June 14.

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Highway 180 remains closed as firefighters fight Boundary Fire

Highway 180 between Flagstaff and Valle will remain closed until further notice because of smoke and fire hazards created by the Boundary Fire. Officials plan to re-evaluate the closure June 18.

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The Grand Debate: young-Earth creationist sues feds for religious discrimination after research permits denied

Represented by the Allied Defense Fund (ADF), Australian geologist Andrew Snelling has filed a lawsuit alleging religious discrimination against the U.S. Interior Department, the National Park Service (NPS) and Grand Canyon National Park.

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Sheriff’s office investigates murder-suicide near Wahweap

After responding to a report of two dead individuals near the Wahweap Swim Beach parking lot, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) is investigating the incident as a possible murder-suicide.

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Tusayan shuttle can ease traffic jams, parking problems at South Rim

Free shuttle allows visitors to purchase park passes, avoid full parking lots

Vehicle congestion in Grand Canyon National Park is an ongoing concern for both the National Park Service (NPS) and visitors on a time schedule.

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From one wilderness to another, Bell settles in at South Rim

Mia Bell takes over Xanterra's South Rim operations after 35 years in Ohio State Park Lodges, Yellowstone National Park

What began as a summer gig on the North Rim during the 1980s has finally brought Mia Bell back to Grand Canyon National Park.

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What you need to know: red flag warnings and fire restrictions

The weather is warm and breezy, there are just enough clouds to give a few minutes cover from the famous Arizona sunshine — it’s a perfect time to go camping and spend the pleasantly cool evening by a campfire, right?

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