After almost a week on the road through California, Arizona and Nevada, 55-year-old Virginia Paris was located safely in Las Vegas.
Grand Canyon Association (GCA) and Arizona Public Service (APS) are celebrating the ninth annual Grand Canyon Celebration of Art at Grand Canyon National Park Sept. 9-15.
The Grand Canyon Phantoms soccer team kicked off their 2017 campaign at the Chino Cup with some tough games, but new coach Ted Hansen said the team is ready to take on the new season.
Colorado River Days, Flagstaff’s annual celebration of the Colorado River, will continue through Sept. 15 at various locations around the city.
After spending five days at the bottom of the Grand Canyon, Reese McMichael and Rowan Fitch were rescued by park rangers who just happened to be crossing the area in a helicopter.
After making landfall as a category 4 storm (sustained winds of 130-156 mph) Aug. 2r, Hurricane Harvey has since dumped nearly six feet of rain in parts of Texas.
Students at Grand Canyon School got a lesson in classic rock from a trio of eclectic musicians visiting the canyon for the 34th annual Grand Canyon Music Festival.
Now that the “Great American Eclipse” has come and gone, what will be done with thousands of pairs of eclipse glasses and viewers?
The Grand Canyon Rotary Club was recognized Aug. 23 for attaining 100 percent Paul Harris Fellow status.
When Mikah Meyer embarked on his first independent road trip at 19 years old, it was to find healing and inspiration after the death of his father.
The countdown to 277 miles began with a rim hike Aug. 25
Only a handful of people can say they’ve hiked the entire length of the Grand Canyon, but the National Park Service and Grand Canyon School are hoping to help community members log those 277 miles as part of the Phantom Challenge.
Connection to the Canyon: A direct descendant of William and Ada Bass, Meagan Gipson celebrates her connection to Grand Canyon through music
Around 1876, 27-year-old William Wallace Bass headed west on doctors’ orders, hoping the Southwest’s arid climate might improve his heart condition.
An Arizona man died Aug. 14 after a cliff-jumping accident at Anchovy Point on Lake Powell.
After issuing a boil order Aug. 3 and two water treatment advisories Aug. 16 and 17, Grand Canyon National Park said in a media release that water sources included in those advisories no longer requires extra treatment.
The Lady Phantoms headed back to the court Aug. 7 to prepare for the upcoming season.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!”
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.
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.
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.
Looking eastward from Baccavi on the Hopi Reservation, it’s impossible to see Zuni Pueblo, some 150 miles away in New Mexico.
Everything parents need to know before their child heads back to school.
Students continued learning throughout the summer at Kaibab Learning Center’s summer camp.
Welcome to the Grand Canyon School family.
Finding a job has never been a particularly easy task, but veterans seem to languish in unemployment limbo longer than the non-veteran population, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The Town of Tusayan is seeking public input on the development of a community trail system master plan.
Do you have questions or concerns about what’s going on in the Grand Canyon, Tusayan and Valle communities?
Cuts to EPA, additional funding for Indian health and education services included in bill
The House appropriations subcommittee tasked with creating spending budgets for the Interior Department and environmental agencies published its first statements in the draft July 12.
Protracted maintenance costs, catastrophic breaks and the reliance of millions on the Trans-Canyon Pipeline for water has made replacing the aging pipeline a top priority of the National Park Service.
Fire managers explain the role of prescribed burns in keeping lightning-caused fires in check
Within the past week, North Zone fire personnel consisting of firefighters from the U.S. Forest Service and National Park Service have responded jointly to multiple lightning-caused wildfires located on both the North Rim of the Grand Canyon and adjacent North Kaibab Ranger District of the Kaibab National Forest.
The National Geographic Visitor Center in Tusayan will be showing a limited run of Christopher Nolan’s WWII epic “Dunkirk” from July 20-Aug. 31.
Sports complex won't be funded entirely this year
The Tusayan Town Council passed its preliminary town budget July 12 at its regular monthly meeting.
Superintendent addresses Colorado River concerns, triumphs at community meeting
Grand Canyon National Park is reviving its river unit, an action Superintendent Christine Lehnertz said the park has been looking at for several months.
Open house public scoping meetings to be held in Grand Canyon, Flagstaff
The National Park Service (NPS) is seeking public comment on a proposal to replace the obsolete Trans-Canyon Water Distribution Pipeline.
Center for Biological Diversity calls draft plan 'deeply flawed,' Game and Fish still conducting review
A long-awaited update to the Mexican Wolf Recovery Plan has been released, drawing criticism from activist groups that say the draft strips essential protections from the animal and prompting further review from Arizona Game and Fish (AZGFD).
Pioneering a legacy: explorers, immigrants and entrepreneurs lie at the heart of Grand Canyon's past and present
The Old West is full of colorful pioneer characters and traditions, and Grand Canyon Village, at the heart of one of the country’s national treasures, is no exception.
Famous for its turquoise waterfalls cascading amongst rust-red rocks, Havasupai campground was recently named Arizona’s top camping destination by "Travel + Leisure" Magazine.
In a June 17 ruling, a federal judge struck down the Department of Justice’s “McKittrick Policy,” allowing prosecutors to more aggressively pursue charges against those who kill protected wildlife species, including Mexican wolves.
On a hot, dusty day in the shadow of Red Butte, the Havasupai Tribe gathered to pray and educate others about the dangers of uranium mining near their sacred lands.
SafeWise, a home security system provider that publishes information on home and community safety, recently announced Grand Canyon as one of the top 13 vacation destinations for families with children.
The urge to photograph America’s natural wonder is something that Glenn Tamblingson knows well. A professional photographer with decades of experience shooting the Grand Canyon, Tamblingson and his wife, Lori, recently opened Canyon Country Tours in Flagstaff, Arizona.
Car interiors can reach up to 140 degrees in under an hour
For travelers who don’t want to leave Fifi or Fido behind this summer vacation, Grand Canyon National Park is dog-friendly and encourages visitors to be active with their pets.
Grand Canyon Community Church hosted its annual Vacation Bible School program “Submerged!” June 12-16 at the Grand Canyon Rec Center.
Hopi silversmith Duane Tawahongva infuses Hopi beliefs into art
Silversmithing is a Hopi tradition dating back generations, and Duane Tawahongva has taken the art of overlay silversmithing and made it his own.
Celebration to include America's Got Talent season five winner Michael Grimm
The Grand Canyon Chamber of Commerce will host its 39th annual Parade and Celebration July 4 in Tusayan, just outside the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.