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Creating an online community: Grand Canyon hikers find connection through social media
Facebook groups share experiences and advice for all-levels

On Oct. 1, 2013, DugHoff set up his first Grand Canyon Facebook Rim to Rim group page. To his surprise, people worldwide started to join.

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Grand Canyon Interpretation Ranger awarded 2020 Bearss Fellowship
Jeremy Childs honored for historical programs and contributions at Grand Canyon

Childs is completing a master’s degree in history from Arizona State University while also working full-time at Grand Canyon National Park.

March 3, 2020
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These are Arizona’s children: Dylan is a fun-loving kid with a great smile.

March 2, 2020
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Filmmaker Efren Lopez held a Q&A session after sharing his documentary with eighth graders.

February 25, 2020
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A ranger's legacy: Grand Canyon remembers Ron Brown
Park employees, friends and family gather to remember life, legacy of Grand Canyon ranger Feb. 12

Friends and work associates from the National Park Service (NPS) as well community members attended to pay tribute to Brown.

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Complete with weapons, action and murder, the drama, under the creative direction of Audrey Stone, took only three rehearsals.

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This year, NPS chief ranger Matt Vandzura was presented the Community Leader of the Year award for his encouragement of overall community wellness.

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Arizona Beer Week is in its 10th year and celebrates Arizona craft beer during the month of February.

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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — In the deepest depths of our marrow an artist lies in slumber, waiting for the trumpets of realization to howl so that one day, it may be birthed into reality.

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At this time, The Great American Wine Company has also announced the release of the highly anticipated Helix™ wine closure within the full line of varietals.

By Associated Press January 28, 2020
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Lizzie Chimiugak has lived for 90 years in the windswept western wilds of Alaska, born to a nomadic family who lived in mud homes and followed where the good hunting and fishing led.

By Mark Thiessen, Associated Press January 28, 2020
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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.

By Abigail Kessler, Williams-Grand Canyon News January 21, 2020
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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).

January 21, 2020
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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.

By By Kamran Zafar, Special to the Grand Canyon News, Courtesy of Grand Canyon Trust January 21, 2020
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Soft purple and orange light illuminates the sky, above cliffs and peaks within the vast Grand Canyon landscape Jan. 8.

January 14, 2020
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Dr. Jim Wurgler, 86, the innovative physician who brought his talents and compassion to the Yosemite and Grand Canyon medical clinics, and later the Williams Health Care Center passed away Nov. 13.

By Wendy Howell January 14, 2020
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"That was it," said the actor playing lawman Doc Holliday at the OK Corral's several-times-a-day show about what may be the most famous gun battle in the Old West. "Over before it even started."

By Peter Prengaman, Associated Press January 8, 2020
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Get to know these sisters and other adoptable children at the childrensheartgallery.org.

January 8, 2020
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The Grand Canyon community celebrated New Year's Eve 1920's style at the Grand Canyon Rec Center.

January 6, 2020
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Many people came to the South Rim for winter holidays, adding a lively atmosphere to the park’s New Year’s celebrations.

By Abigail Kessler, Williams-Grand Canyon News January 6, 2020
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As part of its Desert View Cultural Demonstration Series, Grand Canyon National Park featured artists Florence Riggs and Lyle Balenquah Dec. 31 and Jan 1 and 2 at the Desert View Watchtower.

January 6, 2020
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — In the pre-dawn hours of Nov. 22, 31-year-old personal trainer Lucas Zabala shakes off the cold and gears up for another pulse-pounding day at Results Fitness Center.

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Santa and Mrs. Claus didn’t parade in on their sleigh Thursday morning at the Best Western Premiere Grand Canyon Squire Inn, but instead an AS 350 B3e helicopter breezed them to their landing as students from the Grand Canyon School waited eagerly for their arrival.

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Excited Grand Canyon School students and their parents waited anxiously in the hallway Dec. 18 for a glimpse of the Man with the Bag.

By Erin Ford December 23, 2019
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For two Grand Canyon students and a teacher, the beginning of December brought a bonus gift: a trip to the nation's Capitol to represent Arizona at the National Christmas Tree lighting Dec. 5.

By Erin Ford December 23, 2019

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