Erin Ford

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Employers inform, hire Grand Canyon students at annual job fair

Grand Canyon students had an opportunity to meet with potential employers and learn about available positions at the school’s annual job fair April 11.

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Phantoms track and field athletes qualify for state meet in Mesa

The Grand Canyon Phantoms have had a busy season as they continue on their quest to qualify for the state track meet in May.

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Schoppmann withdraws resignation, rejoins Tusayan Town Council

More than a month after tendering his resignation, council member John Schoppmann asked the Tusayan Town Council to reconsider, stating he felt he still had valuable experience to contribute to the town’s government.

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APS announces 276,000 gift, Field School partnership

The Grand Canyon holds vast educational opportunities for visitors young and old, and thanks to a grant from Arizona Public Service (APS), the Grand Canyon Association can now offer the same hands-on experiences to youth from disadvantaged backgrounds.

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Arizona congressmen Udall, McCain honored by Grand Canyon Association

Crossing the aisle to conserve Grand Canyon

In an era of intense political partisanship, a crowd gathered at Grand Canyon April 4 to celebrate the contributions of two Arizona congressmen: the late Rep. Morris “Mo” Udall and Sen. John McCain.

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Hop to it! Annual egg hunt a success

Grand Canyon kids enjoy warm weather, pancakes and an Easter egg hunt March 31.

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Nationwide decline in hunters may mean less funding for conservation

Arizona sees increase in wildlife viewing, but percentage of hunters remains low

Although visitors to Grand Canyon National Park are frequently involved in what locals jokingly refer to as elk jams, most of us wouldn’t be surprised to see a deer, an elk or even a pronghorn antelope grazing peacefully by the side of the road.

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Tusayan trails to provide safety, recreation opportunities for residents and guests

At a public meeting March 28, Trails Inspire’s Sirena Dufault laid out the master plan for a trail system designed to give both visitors and residents increased recreation opportunities and provide commuter trails for local employees.

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South Rim road construction on schedule

Officials remind visitors to expect delays, turn off GPS systems and follow detours

Road construction at Grand Canyon National Park is expected to last through the peak season, prompting park officials to remind visitors to turn off their GPS devices and follow marked detour signage inside the park.

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Water pipeline repaired, but level 3 restrictions to remain until tanks fill

Although breaks in the Transcanyon Pipeline were repaired late last week, Grand Canyon National Park will remain in Level 3 water restrictions until the park’s water tanks have filled to sustainable levels.

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