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GRAND CANYON, Ariz. – Water delivery to Grand Canyon National Park's South and North rims has been restored and the park is beginning a phased approach to easing water restrictions.

September 20, 2022
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Upcoming events in the Grand Canyon and Tusayan areas.

September 20, 2022
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TUSAYAN, Ariz. — If you’ve ever wanted to explore Grand Canyon on two wheels, now’s your chance.

September 20, 2022
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GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. —Grand Canyon Conservancy, the official non-profit partner of Grand Canyon National Park is hosting its annual Celebration of Art at Grand Canyon National Park.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News September 20, 2022
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The following is a list of calls from the South Rim District Report for the period ending Aug. 27

September 20, 2022
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GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — Grand Canyon wildlife managers successfully relocated 58 bison from the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park Sept. 11.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News September 20, 2022
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GLEN CANYON NATIONAL RECREATION AREA, Ariz. — The National Park Service will soon begin active efforts to remove invasive smallmouth bass and green sunfish from the Colorado River below the Glen Canyon Dam.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News September 20, 2022
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GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — Grand Canyon National Park’s (GCNP) wastewater treatment plant is similar to many across the nation — it’s “non-complicated” and running on “older technology", according to Grand Canyon Chief of Facility Management and Engineering Treacy Stone.

By Joseph Giddens, Williams-Grand Canyon News September 20, 2022
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The Hualapai: Another Colorado basin tribe without water rights
Native American tribes in the Colorado River basin have inherent rights to the water, but the amount and access for a dozen tribes hasn’t been fully resolved for decades

Garnett Querta slips on his work gloves as he shifts the big rig he’s driving into park. Within seconds, he unrolls a fire hose and opens a hydrant, sending water flowing into one of the plastic tanks on the truck’s flat bed.

By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press September 20, 2022
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When journalist Laura Trujillo’s mother died by suicide in 2012 at the Grand Canyon, her loved ones were left stunned.
In observation of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, Trujillo shares about her work in advocacy for suicide prevention

When Laura Trujillo was young, her mother made her Halloween costumes by hand and attended swim meets and softball games. After Trujillo had her own children, her mom often accompanied them to Disneyland, hitting “all the scary rides with the kids.”

By Trilce Estrada Olvera, Deanna Pistono and Ana Aragon Sierra, Special to Cronkite News September 13, 2022
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Long-time Northern Arizona postal employee takes helm at Grand Canyon
Jason Davis said working in all levels of the U.S. Postal Service has given him the experience to lead as postmaster

After 20 years of service, Jason Davis achieved a long-time goal of becoming the Grand Canyon Postmaster. His story is one of development.

By Zachary Laux, U.S. Postal Service September 13, 2022
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Entrance-fee-free days are some of the best days to pack your bags, invite your friends and family, and make your way to Grand Canyon National Park.

By Evelin Mercedes, Williams-Grand Canyon News September 13, 2022
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Severe heat and exposure are to blame in a hiker’s death at Grand Canyon National Park over Labor Day weekend, according to Grand Canyon National Park.

September 13, 2022
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Mountain lion and four fetuses had rodenticides in systems
Pregnant lion in research study struck and killed on California highway

Adult female P-54, a mountain lion struck and killed by a vehicle earlier this year, was pregnant with four kittens.

September 13, 2022
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Effective immediately, the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park will begin phasing into greater water restrictions and conservation measures due to a series of breaks in the Transcanyon Waterline.

September 12, 2022
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GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - One person has died and several were injured in a boating accident on the Colorado River in Grand Canyon National Park.

September 11, 2022
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GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — Grand Canyon National Park Superintendent Ed Keable has announced the Prospectus Release for the 16-contracts to provide guided interpretive multi-day whitewater tours within Grand Canyon National Park, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, and Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

September 6, 2022
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The Tusayan Town Council will have its next meeting at 3 p.m. Sept. 14 at Tusayan Town Hall, 845 Mustang Drive in Tusayan.

September 6, 2022
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Upcoming events in the Grand Canyon area.

September 6, 2022
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DEATH VALLEY, Calif. — August 5, 2022 has now been recognized by the National Weather Service as Death Valley National Park’s rainiest day.

By Associated Press September 6, 2022
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GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — On Aug. 25, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated the Coconino County Community Level for Grand Canyon to low, with masking requirement indoors optional.

September 6, 2022
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In mid-August Doug Crispin celebrated his 50th summer wearing park uniforms including 25 years as an Oregon State Park Ranger and 25 years working in 14 different National Park Service sites.

September 6, 2022
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TUSAYAN, Ariz. — Coconino County Elections announced the final results for the Tusayan primary election and the Town of Tusayan canvassed the votes Aug. 2.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News September 6, 2022
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GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — Grand Canyon National Park (GCNP) announced Aug. 29 that a bat collected by a commercial river company on a campsite beach in Marble Canyon around river mile 44 tested positive for rabies.

By Joseph Giddens, Williams-Grand Canyon News September 6, 2022
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GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Severe heat and exposure are to blame in a hiker's death at Grand Canyon National Park over Labor Day weekend, according to Grand Canyon National Park.

September 6, 2022

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