On Jan. 9, an eight person crew launched from Lees Ferry in an attempt to break a speed record by rowing 277 river miles of the Grand Canyon in less than 34 hours. They were unsuccessful.
Grand Canyon Youth (GCY) will hold its second annual “River Stories Told Live” fundraiser Jan. 23 at 5:30 p.m. at the Museum of Northern Arizona.
- AZGFD accepting applications for 2020 pronghorn, elk hunts
- Authorities seeking information about Two mule deer poached on Arizona Strip
- Arizona Lottery donates $50,000 to Canyon Field Schools
- Missing Flagstaff man sought by sheriff's office
- Arizona residents receive free admission to state parks Jan. 20
- Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Grand Canyon for Free
- Fisherman catches more than fish at Grand Canyon
- Grand Canyon Village, Tusayan make plans for 2020
- Dual proposals seek to block private individuals from giving property to federal government
- Road closure at Petrified Forest National Park to last through March
In 2019, visitation to Yellowstone National Park was at the lowest level it has been since 2014.
Yosemite National Park is investigating about 170 reports of gastrointestinal illnesses and has confirmed two cases of norovirus, officials said Jan. 16.
- Storms bring relief and danger to Australian wildfires
- Navajo Generating Station, coal mine face years of breakdown, cleanup
- Advocate: Colorado River Basin states need to cut water use
- Cactus juice used to make non- toxic, biodegradable plastic bags
- Descending Sheep petroglyph closed through February
David Peralta and the Arizona Diamondbacks have finalized a $22 million, three-year deal through 2022 that will keep the outfielder with the organization that signed him out of an independent league nearly seven years ago.
Larry Fitzgerald didn't keep the Arizona Cardinals waiting for long.
- Grand Canyon School students cheer tourney-bound volleyball team
- Win by win, Suns crawling out of Western Conference basement
- Arizona scrambling for offensive balance after RB injuries
- Grand Canyon volleyball team celeberates seniors Oct. 26
- Grand Canyon Phantoms soccer, volleyball athletes shine during fall season
Four Rollers League members Steve Swatling (left) and Natalie Barrow received hams for achieving the best score plus handicap during week 14.
It’s a time of festivities and fun — sometimes stressful but overall a time a celebration for most.
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Atop a hill on the main Grand Canyon Village loop, near the public library, there’s an unassuming building with a wooden sign out front that reads Grand Canyon Association.
On Jan. 18 and 19, as part of the Desert View Cultural Demonstration Series, Grand Canyon National Park hosted Kyle Yazzie (Navajo painter) and Jerilyn Yazzie (Navajo silversmith and beader).
Rooted in survival and ceremony, cultural uses of pinyon and juniper for the Diné, Hopi, Paiute, Ute and other Native peoples range from food and medicine to firewood and art.
- Grand Canyon visitors, residents help ring in the New Year
- The art of culture: Navajo, Hopi artists showcase talents at Desert View
- Santa on high: Second grade students receive special visit and gifts at Squire Inn
- Special delivery: Toys for Tots gives Grand Canyon kids a Christmas to remember
- Canyon to Capitol: Grand Canyon School chosen to make decorations for U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree