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Charismatic is hardly the best word to describe the humpback chub, a fish with a frowny eel face jammed onto a sportfish body in a way that suggests evolution has a sense of humor.

By Judy Fahys, InsideClimate News,Cronkite News August 4, 2020
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A partnership between the town of Tusayan and the Grand Canyon Unified School District (GCUSD) is moving forward with plans to improve the school sports complex off Long Jim Loop Road.

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Tusayan adopts $25 mil budget for FY 2021
Essential services, ongoing projects evaluated as revenues drop 69 percent

The Town of Tusayan has officially adopted a $24 million budget for fiscal year 2021.

By Lo Frisby, Williams-Grand Canyon News August 4, 2020
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This week, 91 years ago, groundbreaking progress was made in the role women play at Grand Canyon National Park.

August 4, 2020
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Clarinda Vail is challenging the incumbent Mayor Craig Sanderson to oversee Tusayan — Arizona's tiniest town near the state's biggest tourist attraction.

By By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press July 30, 2020
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34 positive cases reported at Grand Canyon and Tusayan
Town and park request masks be worn in public, social distancing

Coronavirus cases in Grand Canyon/ Tusayan have risen to 34 as of July 27.

By By Lo Frisby, Williams-Grand Canyon News July 28, 2020
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Rebecca Wirth is the incumbent for the 2020 Tusayan town council.

July 28, 2020
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Greg Brush is a resident of Tusayan and chief of Tusayan Fire Department.

July 28, 2020
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The tribe is hailing the National Defense Authorization Act, which was amended July 21, a victory for those who are concerned about the impact of uranium mining.

July 28, 2020
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Havatone’s co-defendants were sentenced by United States District Judge Steven P. Logan earlier this year.

July 28, 2020
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The Thumb Fire burned 8,354 acres and is now is 100 percent contained.

July 28, 2020
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After receiving minimal rain and increased humidity, the Thumb Fire grew to 8,354 acres July 21.

July 23, 2020
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Heavy monsoon weather and construction activities necessitate the closure of these roads to ensure visitor and worker safety.

July 23, 2020
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Effective immediately, Grand Canyon National Park is initiating water conservation measures on the North Rim.

July 22, 2020
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Governing Board sets Grand Canyon School budget at $3.8 million
School to give parents three options for student attendance

On July 15, the Grand Canyon Governing Board voted unanimously to adopt a $3,804,105 budget for the 2020/2021 school year.

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“The mules got a good break during the shutdown,” said livery manager John Berry.

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Fire officials report that fire growth July 19 was primarily in the southern portion of the fire perimeter.

July 21, 2020
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Hikers and visitors are being asked by Grand Canyon National Park not to park at the South Kaibab trailhead.

July 21, 2020
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Grand Canyon and Tusayan Resource Guide
Local resources include emotional well-being, stress management, crisis hotlines and more

Local resources include emotional well-being, stress management, crisis hotlines and more

July 21, 2020
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The park’s three Montana entrances reopened on June 1.

By Associated Press July 21, 2020
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Graffiti and other forms of damage to parks are harmful and illegal.

July 21, 2020
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The IGA, which had already been approved by the Coconino County Board of Supervisors, reflects a greater amount of law enforcement services now available

By By Lo Frisby, Williams-Grand Canyon News July 14, 2020
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After receiving the proposal Feb. 7, Kaibab National Forest officials requested additional information from Stilo and the town of Tusayan.

By By Lo Frisby, Williams-Grand Canyon News July 14, 2020
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Surviving loss: Grand Canyon offers grief classes for everyone
Healing from Loss offers five-week class July 11- Aug. 9

Grand Canyon Victim Advocate Bethany Larsen said the group is dedicated to walking alongside the brokenhearted.

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Candidates were asked to answer the same questions about important local topics including why they are seeking office, what residents can expect during their term if elected and what they see in Tusayan's future.

July 14, 2020

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