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Ranger-involved shooting under investigation at Grand Canyon National Park

At about 1:00 a.m. Oct. 11, an officer involved shooting occurred on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.

Area residents invited to screen new short documentary film, TEACHING IN ARIZONA

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – On Oct. 17, LAUNCH Flagstaff, along with Expect More Arizona and Tucson Values Teachers, will present a public screening of the new documentary short film, TEACHING IN ARIZONA.

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Fix it Clinic and Drop and Swap help locals and environment

Do you have a broken a vacuum cleaner or a pair of jeans that need to be mended?

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Name that truck: Tusayan Fire seeks name for new ladder truck

Tusayan Fire Department is having a naming contest for its new ladder truck.

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Photo highlights: Grand Canyon EMS conducts structural fire training

The Grand Canyon Emergency Services team conducted structural fire training in August.

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Grand Canyon North Rim transitions to day use area Nov. 1

North Rim operations in Grand Canyon National Park will begin day use operations Nov. 1.

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Update: Grand Canyon's South Rim continues under Level 2 water restrictions

Grand Canyon National Park implemented Level 2 water conservation measures Oct. 3 after a series of breaks in the Transcanyon Waterline.

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Highway 89 closed from flooding, impacts travel to North and South Rims

Alternative routes suggested for visitors

U.S. State Highway 89 has been closed after extensive flooding and road wash out between Cameron and Highway 160 southwest of Tuba City.

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Grand Canyon's South Rim under Level 2 water restrictions

Grand Canyon National Park implemented Level 2 water conservation measures Oct. 3 after a series of breaks in the Transcanyon Waterline.

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U.S. 89 near Cameron closed due to wash-out

A woman was killed following a wash-out of U.S. 89 near Cameron, Arizona the evening of Oct. 3.

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Parks in Brief: Oct. 3

A closer look at some events and happenings in parks around the U.S.

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Will Smith marks 50th birthday with a leap near Grand Canyon

Like a scene out of a high-octane action movie that he would star in, Will Smith celebrated his 50th birthday Sept. 25 by successfully bungee jumping from a helicopter near the Grand Canyon.

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Grand Canyon Brewery partners to produce Conservation Kolsch beer

Trout Unlimited, the Arizona Wildlife Federation and Grand Canyon Brewery teamed up to roll out Conservation Kolsch Sept. 28 in Williams.

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Registration deadline Oct. 9 for November General Election

The voter registration deadline for the Nov. 6 General Election is Oct. 9.

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Grand Canyon Unified School District puts finishing touches on three-year strategic plan

After a months-long process of gathering information, processing it and turning it into usable action items, the Grand Canyon Unified School District is moving forward with its three-year strategic plan to improve the students’ education and experience.

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Two prescribed burns for Tusayan Ranger District to begin this fall

Fire managers on the Kaibab National Forest have completed plans for the 2018 fall prescribed fire burning season and will begin working on a range of projects this month.

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Report: Two Mexican wolves found dead in Arizona and New Mexico

Arizona wildlife officials say two endangered Mexican gray wolves, including one in New Mexico, have died.

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Increased activity expected on Cat Fire despite recent rains

Rain received on the Cat Fire last week was enough to tame the fire in fine fuels such as grass, leaves, and pine needles.

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Zinke hears 'substantial concerns' during Grand Canyon visit

Deferred maintenance costs, NPS policy changes discussed Sept. 22

When the term deferred maintenance gets tossed out, different images come to mind.

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4,254 volunteers keep Arizona's national parks humming

Sarah Herve’s plan for the dozen volunteers she oversees every season at the Petrified Forest National Park is simple.

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Body recovered from Colorado River in Grand Canyon National Park thought to be missing Howard

On Sept. 14, National Park Service personnel were notified of a body in the Colorado River below Granite Rapids at river mile 94.

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Parks in Brief: Cape Cod National Seashore, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

National parks news from around the country.

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Tusayan Town Council Roundup: Sept. 12

Summary of actions taken by the Tusayan Town Council at its regular monthly meeting Sept. 12.

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