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Tusayan to create office of tourism
Grand Canyon Chamber works with town on $150,000 advertising campaign

With COVID-19 creating a slow year for business, Tusayan has received only 30-45 percent of last year’s income from tourism revenue.

By By Lo Frisby, Williams-Grand Canyon News September 15, 2020
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Encroaching too close may lead a bull to perceive you or your vehicle as a threat causing them to charge.

September 15, 2020
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Flagstaff man pleads guilty to starting 2019 fire in Canyon
Decision to burn toilet paper has catastrophic effects for local man during hike in Grand Canyon

The Cottonwood Creek Fire ignited approximately 64 acres in the Inner Canyon along the Tonto Trail near Horseshoe Mesa.

September 15, 2020
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The goal of the 2020 Bison Reduction Program was to capture and relocate approximately 60-100 bison during a two-week corralling period from Aug. 28-Sept. 8.

September 15, 2020
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This year, with COVID-19 affecting our ability to gather in large groups, we will not be able to hold an in-person public release at the Vermilion Cliffs, but the celebration will go on.

September 15, 2020
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The Silver Bridge, which crosses the Colorado River along the Bright Angel Trail is located at the bottom of the Grand Canyon near Phantom Ranch.

September 15, 2020
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On Sept. 11, rangers began search efforts for Grunwald, 24, of Greenville, New York after a friend reported him missing Sept. 10.

September 15, 2020
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His remains were found near Hazel Creek Trail after backpackers discovered an unoccupied tent Sept. 11 and saw the remains “with a bear scavenging in the area."

By Associated Press September 15, 2020
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General Manager steps up to lead by example, with focus on positive attitudes
Grand Canyon National Park Lodges GM, Marc Ducharme, takes the reins in midst of pandemic

Growing up in Sudbury, Canada, General Manager for Grand Canyon National Park Lodges, Marc Ducharme, thought for sure he would be playing professional hockey for a career.

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Forest Service begins marking trees for thinning near Tusayan
1,000-acre restoration project to be implemented southeast of Tusayan

The project is located along Forest Road 302, also known as Twin Tank Rd, approximately 2 to 5 miles southeast of the town of Tusayan and east of Ten X Campground.

September 9, 2020
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Although no new roads would be developed, temporary roads may be built and decommissioned during the duration of construction.

September 9, 2020
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“Talk to the artists, learn about what they’re painting and why,” Mindy Riesenberg, director of marketing and communications for the Grand Canyon Conservancy (GCC).

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GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — The National Park Service has closed a bridge in the Grand Canyon that hikers use to cross the Colorado River.

By Associated Press September 6, 2020
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Corrrection: Greg Brush to face Josh Collet at general election
Rebecca Wirth retains council seat, Clarinda Vail declared new mayor

The results of the primary election held Aug. 4, were approved by the Tusayan town council during a special council meeting Aug. 24.

By By Lo Frisby, Williams-Grand Canyon News August 26, 2020
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As businesses in the national park have had to adjust their practices to prevent the spread of the disease, some sustainability measures have had to change as well.

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Movies were shown Aug. 27, 28 and 29.

September 1, 2020
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The pilot, Andrew Dutzy, 24, was alone when the crash occurred.

By Loretta McKenney September 1, 2020
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According to Coconino County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO), Andrew Dutzy, 24, reported that he was returning to Grand Canyon National Park Airport when he crashed.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News August 28, 2020
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A small plane crashed outside the South Entrance station at Grand Canyon National Park this morning.

By Loretta McKenney August 28, 2020
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Grand Canyon National Park has reported a single plane crash just south of the South Entrance station on Highway 64.

August 28, 2020
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The annual Colorado River Days Flagstaff festival is just around the corner and will take place virtually Sept. 1-14.

August 28, 2020
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As part of its phased reopening, the National Park Service (NPS) announced that shuttle bus services will resume on Sept. 5.

August 28, 2020
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The grant will help cover costs of COVID-19 related expenses.

By By Lo Frisby, Williams-Grand Canyon News August 27, 2020
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The Tusayan Council and Access Parks encourage those with technical issues to contact Tusayan Town Hall, or to contact Access Parks tech support.

By By Lo Frisby, Williams-Grand Canyon News August 26, 2020
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With safety concerns at the forefront, the council is hosting its first ever Sunset Movies Event, beginning Aug. 27.

By By Lo Frisby, Williams-Grand Canyon News August 25, 2020

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