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Tusayan Council to draft response to South Rim development application
Council welcomes community input in response to South Rim development

Tusayan Mayor Craig Sanderson requested a response letter be placed on the agenda at the council’s next meeting for approval.

By By Lo Frisby, Williams-Grand Canyon News October 27, 2020
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Coconino County reports 13 new COVID-19 cases for Grand Canyon area
551 tests administered between Tusayan and Grand Canyon Village with 9 percent positive rate

So far, there have been 551 COVID-19 tests performed between the two areas as of Oct. 16.

By By Lo Frisby, Williams-Grand Canyon News October 27, 2020
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Coconino County Health and Human Services tested 88 people for COVID-19 in Tusayan Oct. 22.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News October 27, 2020
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Tusayan resident Joshua Collet has withdrawn as a candidate for Tusayan town council and is endorsing his opponent, Greg Brush.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News October 20, 2020
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The coalition is seeking support from the town of Tusayan, as well as the neighboring town of Williams and the Coconino County Board of Supervisors as part of a plan to submit the request to the United States Board of Geographic Names.

By By Lo Frisby, Williams-Grand Canyon News October 20, 2020
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Grand Canyon Library reopens to the public, hopes to upgrade Wifi options
Library offers free Wifi, movies, books and more

Starting Oct. 12, community members have been able to go inside the library to use the computers and browse the collection.

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The Tusayan Town Council has also postponed its next outdoor movie event, which was tentatively planned for after the Trunk-or-Treat activities.

By By Lo Frisby, Williams-Grand Canyon News October 20, 2020
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Chad Hafford, 29, of Hudson, New Hampshire has been identified as a possible suicide victim within Grand Canyon National Park.

October 14, 2020
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CDC recommends flu shots to prevent "twindemic," Tusayan, Grand Canyon offering vaccine
Flu shots and COVID-19 testing offered in Tusayan Oct. 22, by appointment at Grand Canyon Clinic

Coconino County is offering flu shots and COVID-19 testing in Tusayan Oct. 22. The Grand Canyon Clinic offers flu shots by appointment at Grand Canyon and COVID-19 testing on Wednesdays from 1-2 p.m. by appointment.

By By Lo Frisby, Williams-Grand Canyon News October 14, 2020
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On Oct. 10, rangers recorded 430 runners and hikers passing through Phantom Ranch over a 4-hour period between 5:30 and 9:30 a.m., according to rangers.

By Wendy Howell October 13, 2020
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Edwin Dahozy, 54, was sentenced to 37 days in jail followed by a year of supervised probation, and must complete domestic violence counseling.

October 13, 2020
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The Grand Canyon Airport road system is receiving much needed new pavement because of a recent Federal Aviation Administration Airport Improvement Program grant, according to ADOT.

By Loretta McKenney October 13, 2020
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The library will reopen to the public Oct.12 with some coronavirus safety measures.

October 13, 2020
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At 9 a.m. Oct. 8, dispatchers at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area received a report that a man had fallen from Willow Gulch in the Escalante Arm of Lake Powell.

October 13, 2020
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Grand Canyon National Park's North Rim will begin day-use operations Oct. 19.

October 8, 2020
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GLEN CANYON - A man died after a fall at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook, and during the recovery rescuers found the remains of another body.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News October 7, 2020
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Development near Grand Canyon one step closer
Forest Service accepts second proposal from Stilo Development, town of Tusayan for commercial use development near Canyon

A second special use permit proposal submitted by the town of Tusayan and Stilo Development Group to the U.S. Forest Service for commercial use development was accepted by forest officials Sept. 28.

By Loretta McKenney October 6, 2020
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A Heart Safe community: Tusayan Fire aims for preparation
Tusayan Fire’s Molly Woolley sets out to achieve Heart Safe Community status for Tusayan

The Tusayan Fire District (TFD) has recently been taking steps to make Tusayan a “Heart Safe Community.”

By Lo Frisby, Williams-Grand Canyon News October 6, 2020
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Bison herd to be reduced to fewer than 200 on North Rim
Arizona Game and Fish Commission and NPS enter into Bison reduction agreement

The Arizona Game and Fish Commission (AZGFD) and the National Park Service (NPS) entered into an agreement Sept. 25, to reduce the number of bison to fewer than 200 on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.

October 6, 2020
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Grand Canyon National Park rangers are strongly recommending hikers and backpackers attempting rigorous distances, such as ‘Rim to Rim’ through the inner canyon be self-reliant and understand their own physical limitations in order to prevent emergency situations for themselves and responders.

October 6, 2020
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The body of Charles Haeger, 37, was discovered about 4 p.m. on a trail along the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.

By Associated Press October 5, 2020
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There are no additional stops on this route.

September 29, 2020
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The death of Austin Pfeiffer late Sept. 20 was the first recorded fatal bear attack in the park since it was established in 1980.

By Associated Press September 29, 2020
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On Sept. 23, the Lees Ferry Campground opened to the public.

September 29, 2020
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On Aug. 16, the temperature was 130 degrees — the hottest temperature recorded in the park since 1913, and possibly the hottest temperature in the world since 1931.

September 29, 2020

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