Erin Ford

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North Rim fire managers perform aerial ignitions in Pine Hollow fire

The Pine Hollow Fire, which was started by a lightning strike near Little Mountain on the North Kaibab Ranger Disitrict, has slowed significantly, allowing fire managers to conduct additional ignition operations.

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Sun takes center stage at Grand Canyon

Interior Department, NASA offer tips on safely viewing, photographing 'great American eclipse'

When the moon passes in front of the sun on the morning of Aug. 21, it will be the first time a total solar eclipse has passed across the entire length of the United States since 1918.

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Passed: Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument to remain unchanged after federal review

Following an uncertain future after President Trump’s executive order calling for Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to review 27 national monuments designated since 1996, Zinke confirmed Aug. 4 Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument will remain unchanged.

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Tusayan council approves budget, calls for election

The Tusayan town council passed its FY 2018 budget as printed Aug. 9 after receiving no public comments or recommendations during the public hearing held during the meeting.

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Rural communities prepare as state reports rise in opioid abuse

As opioid use in the United States continues to rise exponentially, rural police and fire departments are faced with the reality that an epidemic in a “couldn’t happen here” scenario is indeed knocking at their doorsteps.

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Grand Canyon Music Festival returns Aug. 25-Sept. 9

Event will feature returning favorites Catalyst String Quartet, Bonfiglio Group

The Grand Canyon Music Festival will return to Grand Canyon National Park for its 34th season beginning Aug. 25 and continuing each weekend through Sept. 9.

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At 86 years young, Letha Talasyousiea retires after four decades of serving Grand Canyon guests

Talasyousiea came to Grand Canyon from the Hopi Reservation in 1971

If you ask Letha Talasyousiea what she will miss the most about working at the Grand Canyon, she will give a big smile, a grand hand gesture and say, with great enthusiasm, “Everything!”

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TrailsInspire discusses Tusayan trails survey results, encourages residents to choose routes

As part of its planning process, the town of Tusayan held a public meeting Aug. 3 to gather input from residents on a proposed master plan for a municipal trail system through the town.

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Squire Inn receives Director's Award for Quality

The Best Western Premier Grand Canyon Squire Inn recently received the hotel chain’s Director’s Award, given to properties that meet or surpass excellent quality standards.

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Body found near Black Bridge identified as Texas doctor

Two children, ages 10 and 11, found safe

Remains recovered near Black Bridge Aug. 3 are those of Sarah Beadle, who was reported missing Aug. 1 after she failed to show up for a campground reservation.

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