Erin Ford


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Scare tactics: Planning the perfect Halloween for all ages

Halloween is almost upon us, and the question is always the same: what do you want to do this year?

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Community trail system a keeper, town council gives plan a yes vote

TrailsInspire planning public meetings to discuss trail system as currently drawn

The Tusayan Town Council unanimously approved the Tusayan Trails Master Plan in concept at its regular monthly meeting Oct. 11.

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Zinke expands on zero tolerance sexual harrassment policy for NPS

NPS interim director vows to eradicate harrassment, change NPS culture

In a meeting with National Park Service (NPS) employees Oct. 13, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke reiterated his commitment to stamping out what he called a virus in one of the country’s most notable organizations —claims of rampant sexual harassment in America’s parks.

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4 fantastic northern Arizona hikes for fall colors

The temperatures are mild and the aspens are aglow, making October the perfect month for hiking.

Whether you're looking to enjoy a scenic hike near Grand Canyon Village or open to adventure a bit farther away, there are several fall hikes waiting to wow you.

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North Rim begins seasonal shutdown

Park is open from dawn until dusk for day use through Nov. 30; North Rim yurt permanently closed, to be demolished

The trees are changing and there’s an unmistakable chill in the winds — both signs that North Rim operations will begin seasonal shut-down of most visitor services Oct. 15.

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Trunk or Treat returns to Tusayan Oct. 31

Annual event to feature costume and trunk contests, prizes, food from local vendors

It’s time to dust the cobwebs off the Halloween décor — the town of Tusayan will host its annual Trunk or Treat event beginning at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 31 in the National Geographic Visitor Center parking lot.

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Grand Canyon students, teachers participate in Walk to School Day

Grand Canyon students and teachers participated in Walk to School Day Sept. 28 as part of a nationwide effort to give children safe routes to walk and bike to school.

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Flagstaff’s Ballet Folklorico de Colores performs at Grand Canyon

Dancers of all ages from Flagstaff’s Ballet Folklorico de Colores took the stage Sept. 30 as Grand Canyon National Park celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month and National Public Lands Day.

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K-9 officer Rex joins Grand Canyon National Park's law enforcement team


Meet the newest member of the Grand Canyon National Park law enforcement team: His name is Rex, and he’s short, furry and full of energy.

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Photo highlights: Phantoms volleyball takes on Williams Vikings

The Grand Canyon Phantoms lost a tough match-up with the Williams Vikings, losing 3-2 at home Sept. 28.

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