Erin Ford

Reporter

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Grand Canyon National Park investigating possible radiation exposure by tourists, employees

The National Park Service is conducting an investigation into whether employees and visitors at Grand Canyon National Park were exposed to unsafe levels of radiation after an employee raised the alarm Feb. 11.

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Grand Canyon National Park kicks off 100th anniversary Feb. 26 with free entry, visitor activities

A monumental celebration

Theodore Roosevelt, a New York City statesman who harbored a longstanding love affair with the American West, made his way to the Grand Canyon for the first time in 1903.

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Lady Phantoms call it a season after nail-biting tournament loss to St. David

After an exciting season that reached all the way to the west coast, the Lady Phantoms came up just inches short in their playoff game against the St. David Lady Tigers Feb. 15 in Prescott, Arizona.

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Tusayan Trails master plan on target, will begin NEPA process this spring

Forest Service environmental studies projected to begin in late summer

After listening to key input from local residents and stakeholders, the Tusayan trail master plan is on-schedule and moving forward, with Phase two scheduled to begin later this year.

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Utah Shakespeare Festival returns to Shrine of the Ages for community performance of ‘Macbeth’

The Utah Shakespeare Festival will return to Shrine of the Ages, this time bringing a tale of witches, greed and corruption as Macbeth wrestles with his own relevance.

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Backcountry backlog over: Permit process back on track

The weeks-long government shutdown produced a backlog of work for employees once they returned, and with another shutdown a possibility, Grand Canyon National Park is simultaneously catching up and looking ahead.

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Just like grandma's: Chicken Kitchen to open for all day eats in Tusayan

Families looking for a friendly, affordable meal in Tusayan before a long day at the Canyon can look no further than the Chicken Kitchen, which opens Feb. 15 next to the Grand Canyon Visitor’s Bureau.

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Delaware North takes charge: Yavapai Lodge adds charging stations for electric vehicles

Environmentally conscious options abound at Grand Canyon National Park, and drivers of electric vehicles can now find charging options at Yavapai Lodge.

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Keebahe leads Lady Phantoms past Vikings; team loses final round to Mustangs

Phantoms bow out of regional tournament with last-minute loss to Williams

Fully-rested from a first-round bye in the regional tournament, the Lady Phantoms rolled past the Williams Lady Vikings on the road Feb. 8, 55-49.

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Tusayan Sanitary District awaits flood studies, aims to prevent hazadous situation

When it comes to catastrophic flooding, most people worry about their homes and businesses, but a much more devastating casualty is sitting just off the main drag, surrounded by forest and flanked by unassuming employee housing.

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