Loretta Yerian

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Federal employees face uncertainty as government shutdown drags on

Federal emplyees have not received a paycheck in over a month, including national park employees on the South Rim at Grand Canyon National Park, and this, along with the growing impacts to the park, is starting to weigh on many employees.

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Grand Canyon School, local families anticipate shutdown impacts

Grand Canyon School (GCS) and other local organizations are doing what they can to make sure the needs are met and students and families are taken care of during this time.

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Grand Canyon rings in 2019 at Phantom Ranch with scorpion drop

For an entire year, a stuffed scorpion measuring about a foot in length sat on a shelf in the ranger station.

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U.S. Marine Corps delivers Christmas cheer, gifts and more to Havasupai Reservation

Anya Uqualla, a young Supai mother holds her 2-month-old infant in her arms as she sits on a bench in the village square watching three U.S. Marines and several volunteers make final arrangements for Santa Claus, who will be arriving by helicopter later that morning.

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Festus the mule packs in the Phantom Ranch employee Christmas tree

Employees at Phantom Ranch are in the holiday spirit after a Christmas tree was packed into the Canyon by Festus the mule Dec. 4.

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Speeders take to the rails enroute to Grand Canyon

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Twenty-five privately owned railroad motorcars, known as Speeders, chugged out of the Williams Train Depot Oct. 15 on their way to the Grand Canyon.

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Ranger on Duty: Sarah Acomb finds a place to call home at Grand Canyon National Park

Every day Grand Canyon Park Ranger Sarah Acomb gets to see the Grand Canyon through the eyes of visitors from around the world.

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Flash flooding damages Grand Canyon Railway track

Passengers on the Grand Canyon Railway were forced to make alternative plans following a washout of a portion of the train tracks at milepost 40 heading north to the Grand Canyon.

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Natural beauty, fewer people on South Rim

From year to year winter weather at Grand Canyon is unpredictable — on Dec. 25, 2016 the South Rim of Grand Canyon and the nearby community of Tusayan received 6-7 inches of snow.

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Deadly crash claims four on State Route 64

Four people were killed and six people injured, including two children after a head on collision on State Route 64 Dec. 22.

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