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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.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 21, 2020
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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.

January 21, 2020
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Grand Canyon School hosted its annual spelling bee Jan. 15.

January 21, 2020
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AZGFD accepting applications for 2020 pronghorn, elk hunts
Raptor capture seasons now included in latest draw process

The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) is now accepting applications for 2020 hunt permit-tags issued through the draw process for pronghorn and elk.

January 15, 2020
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The Arizona Game and Fish Department is seeking information about the recent poaching of two female (doe) mule deer near Colorado City, Ariz.

January 14, 2020
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Grand Canyon Conservancy recently announced that the Arizona Lottery is donating $50,000 to support Canyon Field School scholarships for students.

January 14, 2020
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Coconino County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help in locating a critical missing person.

January 14, 2020
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Entrance fees at state parks will be waived for all Arizona residents on Monday, Jan. 20.

January 14, 2020
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Grand Canyon National Park will join national park sites around the country in celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day with free entrance to the park.

January 14, 2020
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With windmill ears and a winter red coat, my mule, Twinkie, hauled my bony butt to Phantom Ranch and back. A few hikers on the trail down toted fishing poles. None had any luck.

By By Margret Mason, Special to Williams-Grand Canyon News January 14, 2020
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Grand Canyon Village, Tusayan make plans for 2020
Annual events return including star party, half marathon and more for locals and visitors

Looking for something to do in 2020? There’s plenty being scheduled in and around the South Rim.

By Abigail Kessler, Williams-Grand Canyon News January 14, 2020
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Fearing an eroding tax base, two Republican legislators are leading efforts to block private individuals from giving away property to the federal government.

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The closure is expected last from Jan. 2 through March 28 (subject to change due to inclement weather).

January 9, 2020
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A traveling exhibit about the community of Homol’ovi will be on display at the Winslow Arts Trust museum in the historic La Posada Hotel in Winslow Jan. 18 through Jan. 2021.

January 9, 2020
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The remaining two units are scheduled to close in 2025.

By Associated Press January 8, 2020
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The Tonto Creek project in Gila County has been denied federal funding in the past but is an "excellent candidate" for a federal grant, Ducey said in a letter to Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao.

By Associated Press January 8, 2020
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In a clearing on Forest Road 305, about 15 miles south of Grand Canyon National Park, an enormous steel headframe towers beside a retention pond. Beneath the headframe, a mine shaft drops 1,400 feet into the earth.

By James Carr, Cronkite News January 6, 2020
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A search and rescue team located a missing snowboarder early Dec. 29 at Hurricane Ridge who was last seen the afternoon of Dec. 28.

January 6, 2020
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To improve visitor services, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area began enforcing park entrance fees at the Ferry Swale Area and collecting camping fees at the Beehives Primitive Campground Jan. 1.

January 6, 2020
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GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - A 58-year-old Texas man who was reported missing Dec. 22 has been found alive in Grand Canyon National Park, according to the National Park Service.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 2, 2020
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TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Three mountain lions found feeding on human remains near a popular Tucson hiking trail have been killed, Arizona authorities said Wednesday.

By Associated Press January 2, 2020
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A Flagstaff man who was wrongfully arrested on suspicion of selling LSD has offered to settle the matter with the city for $350,000.

By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press January 2, 2020
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The National Park Service is conducting a missing person search at Grand Canyon National Park.

December 31, 2019
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In a clearing on Forest Road 305, about 15 miles south of Grand Canyon National Park, an enormous steel headframe towers beside a retention pond.

By James Carr/Cronkite News December 31, 2019
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PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey announced the inaugural 2019 Arizona Medal of Valor honorees on Dec. 30, recognizing heroic public safety officials who demonstrated extraordinary acts of valor, courage and heroism.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News December 31, 2019

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