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Grand Canyon National Park suppressing three fires on North Rim

Recent monsoon activity in the region has resulted in several new lightning fires on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park within the last week.

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No radiation exposure from uranium ore found at Grand Canyon

The National Park Service (NPS) and the Department of the Interior (DOI) completed an interagency safety review finding no radiation exposure health risk to employees or visitors from uranium ore samples at Grand Canyon National Park.

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Golden Eagle chicks found in the Santa Monica Mountains for first time in 30 years

A pair of golden eagle chicks, a fully protected species in the state of California, have been found in a nest in a remote area of the western Santa Monica Mountains.

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*Update* - Castle Fire nearly doubles in size under favorable conditions

The Castle Fire continues to grow along the northeast portion of the planning area near the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.

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Assateague Island National Seashore welcomes new foal

Late on June 21, Ms. Macky gave birth to a bay pinto colt.

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Museum Fire at 1,887 acres, 10 percent contained

The fire, located one mile north of Flagstaff, is 10 percent contained.

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Ducey declares state of emergency for Museum Fire, flash flood warning issued for areas below fire

The fire began July 21 and has charred an estimated 4 square miles within minutes of downtown Flagstaff. It is currently 10 percent contained.

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Lethal measures off table for controlling wild horse herds

U.S. Bureau of Land Management Acting Director Casey Hammond told the Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board that those options are not on the table.

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Game and Fish collars 20 Flagstaff-area mule deer for movement, vehicle impact study

The collars collect and transmit location data every three hours, which provides biologists a wealth of information on daily and seasonal movements.

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Grand Canyon National Park seeks input on telecommunications plan

The National Park Service is seeking public comment on a proposal to enhance cellular and Internet services and data network capacity within developed areas of Grand Canyon National Park.

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Tusayan moves forward with flood plain remapping for Ten X development site

After relinquishing floodplain management responsibilities and reaching an agreement with Coconino County regarding unpermitted work at the Ten X housing development site, Tusayan is ready to move forward with remapping the area’s designation by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

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Nevada man found dead at Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Authorities say a man has been found dead at a national recreation area near the Nevada-Arizona state line.

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Forest official upholds cancellation of grazing permit

A regional official with the U.S. Forest Service has upheld the cancellation of a grazing permit belonging to a New Mexico rancher who killed an endangered Mexican Gray Wolf.

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Trek for Teens plan rim-to-rim hike to promote teen confidence, outdoor adventure

For the second year, the Launch Pad Teen Center hopes to be on the receiving end of adventure-minded benefactors willing to combine a rim-to-rim hike of the Grand Canyon with asking for donations to allow area teens to pursue their own adventure opportunities.

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Feds miss second deadline for Congress’ tribal safety bills

U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-North Dakota, had set a July 8 deadline for Interior and Justice Department officials to offer positions and guidance on a slate of bills that aim to stem domestic violence, homicides and disappearances of Native Americans on tribal lands.

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Trump decides not to impose uranium quotas — for now

President Donald Trump says he will not impose quotas on importing uranium, backing away from a possible trade confrontation and breaking with a Commerce Department assessment that America's use of foreign uranium raises national security concerns.

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Back to school: Grand Canyon School gears up for students, preschool registration now open

It’s that time of year again — teachers are in high gear, children are groaning and parents are secretly rejoicing.

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Museum Fire at 1,800 acres, Type I management team assumes command

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The Museum Fire in Flagstaff has grown to 1,800 and the Southwest Area Type 1 Incident Management Team 2 assumed command of the Museum Fire at 6 p.m. July 22.

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House panel OKs bills to rein in mining around Grand Canyon, elsewhere

Democratic lawmakers beat back a series of Republican amendments July 17 before advancing bills to restrict mining around the Grand Canyon and on tribal lands in Arizona and New Mexico.

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Biomass decision on hold as Forest Service opens second phase of 4FRI

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) voted July 10 against requiring Arizona Public Service Company to file a request for proposals to convert the Cholla Power Plant in St. Johns to a biomass bioenergy facility.

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Fewer wildfires, but bigger blazes so far this year in Arizona

PHOENIX – Arizonans this year are dealing with fewer wildfires than last year, but the fires are significantly larger, according to the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management.

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Multi-agency OUI checkpoint on Colorado River over weekend

A multi-agency enforcement patrol takes place this weekend, pursuing people operating their vessels under the influence (OUI) of alcohol or drugs on the Colorado River.

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Elk viewing workshop opens Aug. 17

Ever wonder what it would be like to see hundreds of elk in one place at one time?