Erin Ford

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Tusayan special election May 21; project manager on hold

The Tusayan Town Council discussed several items at its last regular meeting April 10.

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Students prepare for success at Grand Canyon School job fair

Community businesses and federal agencies lined the Grand Canyon School cafeteria April 10 to offer eager students information and even seasonal employment after the last bell rings at the end of May.

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County Board of Supervisors supports Grand Canyon mining ban

During an April 2 work session, the Coconino County Board of Supervisors issued a resolution in support of a permanent ban on uranium mining around the Grand Canyon and its watershed.

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On patrol: Deputy Greyeyes on the beat in Tusayan

After years of waiting, the town of Tusayan has a resident deputy: Jeremaiyah Greyeyes began his patrols in February.

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Walk 'In Her Shoes' to understand and prevent domestic violence April 23

According to the Arizona Department of Health Services, one in four women will experience domestic violence or abuse by an intimate partner in her lifetime.

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Grand Canyon Food Bank provides necessities to struggling residents

'There really is a need'

If it wasn't for the sandwich board sign and the enthusiastic promotion by volunteers like Mike Scott, someone looking at 87 Sunset Drive might easily mistake it for a storage shed.

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Preventative Search and Rescue rangers aim to help visitors before an accident happens

Sweeping the trail

For visitors to the Grand Canyon, sometimes the allure of inner canyon trails is part of the magic — looking further and further down and thinking “that doesn’t look very far at all.”

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Head Start program ends at Grand Canyon School, plans for preschool move forward

Finding new beginnings for students

According to the National Education Association, getting a jumpstart on education in a quality preschool program can pay dividends later in life, including increased earning potential and higher academic achievement.

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Avoiding the shock factor: Fire department teaches civilians how to save a life

Tusayan Fire Department offers monthly CPR and classes, next class April 20

As visitation to the Grand Canyon begins to climb into peak season, the Tusayan Fire department is offering visitors and residents the opportunity to become supervised in CPR during monthly classes at the station.

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Town Council hires project manager for Ten X housing development

After a series of setbacks in the town of Tusayan’s development of affordable housing at Ten X Ranch, the town council instructed staff to begin searching for a town project manager to oversee construction at the site.

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