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CAMERON, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona utility has signed an agreement with the Navajo Nation to get solar power from a new facility on the reservation.

January 21, 2022
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Arizona COVID-19 cases rise by more than 300 percent in one week
Grand Canyon National Park urges vigilance as omicron variant surges

According to Drapeaux, cases have risen in Grand Canyon National Park by 31 percent since Dec. 26.

By By Lo Frisby, Williams-Grand Canyon News January 19, 2022
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Tracks are made of dirt and have the appearance of small BMX tracks.

By By Joe Giddens, Williams-Grand Canyon News January 18, 2022
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Most fossils are extremely fragile and because of its unexpected dunking, Gumby’s skull has a history of falling apart from time to time.

January 18, 2022
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Havasupai Falls remains closed through June 1
Affected reservations to be rescheduled for 2023

All reservations dated after May 31, 2022 are not impacted at this time.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 18, 2022
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Upcoming events in the Tusayan and Grand Canyon area.

January 18, 2022
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Grand Canyon National Park joins other national parks around the U.S. for fee free days this year.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 18, 2022
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On Jan. 5, Grand Canyon National Park (GCNP) announced the release of “Evidence of Us,” a new documentary highlighting Grand Canyon’s plastic waste problem.

By By Lo Frisby, Williams-Grand Canyon News January 11, 2022
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The city of Phoenix this week outlined how it will voluntarily contribute water to a regional plan to shore up the country’s largest reservoir that delivers Colorado River water to three states and Mexico.

By By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press January 11, 2022
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Genadry will reside and work within the park from Feb. 10 through April 1 with public outreach program dates to be announced.

By By Joseph Giddens, Williams-Grand Canyon News January 11, 2022
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Beginning Jan. 6, National Park Service (NPS) fire managers will begin pile burning along State Route 64 corridor on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.

January 11, 2022
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Fifteen wolves were shot after roaming across the park’s northern border into Montana, according to figures released to The Associated Press. Five more died in Idaho and Wyoming.

By By Matthew Brown, Associated Press January 11, 2022
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The National Park Service (NPS) announced Dec. 31 the temporary reopening of the Yaqui Ridge Trail, which is the southernmost part of the 800-mile Arizona Trail.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 4, 2022
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COVID-19 vaccination clinics will take place at the Grand Canyon and Tusayan this week.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 4, 2022
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Upcoming events in the Grand Canyon, Tusayan and Valle area.

January 4, 2022
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Snow blankets Grand Canyon’s South Rim Dec. 29. Despite the snow, holiday traffic backed up at the South Rim Entrance Station and visitors explored Grand Canyon Village.

January 4, 2022
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While surrounding areas received more than an inch of snow, Tuba City received just a dusting.

January 4, 2022
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NPS seeks public input on Wupatki National Monument backcountry plan
Plan provides protection and preservation of irreplaceable resources and wildnerness

The National Park Service is seeking public input on a new management plan and associated environmental assessment (EA) for Wupatki National Monument.

January 4, 2022
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On Jan. 9, 2022, Grand Canyon School will host a memorial service for Dr. Rochonne "Shonny" Bria.

By By Lo Frisby, Williams-Grand Canyon News December 29, 2021
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Tusayan Fire District is the proud recipient of a new ambulance that was recently donated by Northern Arizona Healthcare’s Guardian Medical Transport.

December 28, 2021
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Last year, when more than 20 wildfires were raging across Arizona, the town of Tusayan and Grand Canyon National Park encouraged the public to follow the Read-Set-Go!Program in the event of an evacuation.

By By Lo Frisby, Williams-Grand Canyon News December 28, 2021
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The Audubon Christmas Bird Count (CBC), the nation’s longest-running community science bird project took place at Grand Canyon National Park Dec. 19.

December 28, 2021
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Yellowstone National Park opened its roads to oversnow vehicles for the winter season Dec. 15.

By Associated Press December 28, 2021
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Currently, an amphitheater on the rim is being built using large rocks from existing paths as its base.

December 28, 2021
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Arizona state Sen. Jamescita Mae Peshlakai has resigned to take an Interior Department position in President Joe Biden’s administration.

By Associated Press December 28, 2021

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