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It’s time to dust the cobwebs off the Halloween décor — the town of Tusayan will host its annual Trunk or Treat event beginning at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 31 in the National Geographic Visitor Center parking lot.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News October 15, 2019
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Cynthia Seelhammer hired as Tusayan town manager
Town, former manager Eric Duthie agreed to terminate contract last month

Cynthia Seelhammer will take over as town manager of Tusayan after the Town Council unanimously supported her hire at its Oct. 9 meeting.

By Erin Ford October 15, 2019
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Tusayan law enforcement services cut under budget constraints
Expenditure limitation may result in longer call times, no resident deputy

As a result of the Tusayan’s vote against home rule earlier this spring, the town will see a reduction of law enforcement services provided by the Coconino County Sheriff’s Department.

By Erin Ford October 15, 2019
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Grand Canyon National Park is initiating water conservation measures for the South Rim on Oct. 10, 2019, due to a loss of water connectivity.

October 10, 2019
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Coconino County confirms first flu cases of the season
People are reminded to get yearly flu vaccination

Public health officials are reminding people to receive the flu vaccination (flu shot).

October 9, 2019
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Tusayan Fire District is in the process of painting fire hydrants in Tusayan.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News October 8, 2019
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Utah officials say they have shaved $100 million off the estimated price of a proposed pipeline that would pull water from Lake Powell.

By Associated Press October 8, 2019
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This year’s monsoon season was one of Arizona’s driest ever. Despite last week’s wet and wild start to fall, for many towns and cities, it wasn’t enough to put a dent in the annual deficit.

By Jordan Evans/Cronkite News October 8, 2019
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Fire managers have implemented a plan to stop the growth of the 11,000-acre Ikes Fire, located on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park and the North Kaibab Ranger District of the Kaibab National Forest.

October 8, 2019
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Havasupai Tribe reject's Stilo's latest development plans
Proposed development on South Rim comes under fire by Canyon tribe

The Havasupai Tribe is urging the United States Forest Service to reject a proposal by Stilo Development Group and the Town of Tusayan who want to build a road and other infrastructure through the Kaibab National Forest.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News October 8, 2019
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Three Sisters prescribed burn begins Oct. 4 north of Williams
7,400 acres to be treated, visible smoke will be seen from Williams, surrounding areas

Area residents can expect to see and hear a helicopter in the area, as aerial ignitions will occur on portions of the burn.

October 3, 2019
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Rangers on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park are preparing for seasonal closures which go into effect at noon Oct. 16.

October 3, 2019
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Tusayan terminates town manager's contract
Cynthia Seelhammer selected as interim manager

The town of Tusayan is searching for a new town manager after a contract with Eric Duthie was terminated Sept. 19.

By Erin Ford October 1, 2019
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Utility spokesman Jeff Lane says Unit 3 went offline last week. The other two units will operate full-time until the plant runs out of coal on site.

By Associated Press October 1, 2019
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According to Cole, non-Native predators will intentionally go after Native women because they know there’s a low likelihood of them being caught.

By Harrison Mantas, Cronkite News October 1, 2019
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On Sept. 22 around 6 p.m., the Grand Canyon Regional Communications Center received a report of a man with a gun chasing another man near the Maswik Lodge cafeteria.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News October 1, 2019
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Authorities are trying to locate the body of a man who climbed over a safety barrier at the Grand Canyon Skywalk and apparently jumped to his death Sept. 28.

By Associated Press October 1, 2019
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The wildfire remained at a little more than 11,000 acres in size despite the high wind event.

October 1, 2019
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Officials at the Grand Canyon Skywalk are considering whether more security is needed after a man jumped to his death.

By Associated Press October 1, 2019
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Environmentalists have argued that setting aside the territory will be crucial to helping jaguars expand their range beyond their core population south of the U.S.-Mexico border.

By Associated Press October 1, 2019

The elk then rammed the front of the truck.

By Associated Press October 1, 2019

The proposal would allow hunting and fishing at the park.

October 1, 2019
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Davis will be the park’s 18th chief ranger in the more than 100 years it has been managed by the NPS.

By Associated Press October 1, 2019
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In an effort to stop the Ikes Fire's progression to the north, fire managers will utilize helicopter bucket drops in Quaking Aspen Canyon.

September 26, 2019
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I-40 traffic to be re-routed at Bellemont during 8-day closure
Northern Arizona drivers should plan for extended closure of Transwestern Road at Bellemont starting Oct. 4

ADOT is advising drivers on I-40 to plan for an eight-day full closure of Transwestern Road at Bellemont beginning Oct. 4,

September 25, 2019

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