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Around the Rim: Week of Jan. 25

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 24, 2023
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The annual lottery for non-commercial river trips through the Grand Canyon opens Feb. 1. Lottery applications will be accepted online through Feb. 25.

By Erin Ford January 24, 2023
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Cosmos to Canyon floor: Mark Chen begins art residency at Grand Canyon
Artist-in-Residence Mark Chen explores the depths of cosmic, geological time through photography

Grand Canyon National Park’s newest Artist-in-Residence Mark Chen has been passionate about photography for his entire life. He’s also an avid astrophile.

By Joseph Giddens, Williams-Grand Canyon News January 24, 2023
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NPS Leadership spotlight: Nate Powell, logistics support technician at GCNP

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 24, 2023
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A group of elk relax in the snow after a winter storm dropped several inches at Grand Canyon National Park.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 24, 2023
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Leadership spotlight: Brad Dunfee, program analyst/transportation manager

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 17, 2023
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Archeological sites in Grand Canyon National Park at risk
Study shows Glen Canyon Dam water releases directly affect site conditions

Archaeological sites along the Colorado within Grand Canyon National Park and Marble Canyon show significant degradation from releases at Glen Canyon Dam according to a recently released report by the U.S. Geological Survey.

By Joseph Giddens, Williams-Grand Canyon News January 17, 2023
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Best Western Premier Grand Canyon Squire Inn at Tusayan is under new ownership.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 17, 2023
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DOI replaces more Native American derogatory place names
Changes come as part of a yearlong process to change historically offensive names

The U.S. Department of the Interior has renamed five places in California, North Dakota, Tennessee and Texas that previously included a racist term for a Native American woman.

By Trisha Ahmed/Associated Press January 17, 2023
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Around the Rim: Week of Jan. 11

January 10, 2023
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Leadership spotlight: South Rim Village District Interpreter Nick Myers

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 10, 2023
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A winter hike in the Grand Canyon can feel like you’re walking among clouds, especially when fog is all that meets the eye for the first several hundred feet of elevation.

By Erin Ford January 10, 2023
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2023 water reductions may be just the beginning
Experts say more cuts can be expected if drought conditions continue

Experts say few Arizona residents will notice any immediate change to the availability of water in their daily lives after Jan. 1, when steep cuts will be imposed on the amount of water the state can draw from the Colorado River.

By Ryan Knappenberger, Cronkite News January 10, 2023
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The National Park Service will have five entrance fee-free days in 2023 that provide free admittance to all national parks for everyone.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 10, 2023
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As the 2022 congressional session wound down, two Illinois monuments had their statuses officially changed to national historical parks.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 10, 2023
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Local Girl Scouts helped the Glen Canyon Recreation Area archaeology team prune trees at the Lonely Dell Orchard last December.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 10, 2023
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The National Park Service has selected Christa Johnston as chief of staff of Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Arizona and Nevada.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 10, 2023
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As part of the 117th Congress’ closing activity, the 117th Congress advanced settlements of Indian water rights claims Jan. 4.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 10, 2023
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President Joe Biden has approved a disaster declaration made by the Havasupai Tribe in northern Arizona, freeing up funds for flood damage as it prepares to re-open for tourists after nearly three years.

By Associated Press January 10, 2023
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Around the Rim: Week of Jan. 4

January 3, 2023
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The Tusayan Town Council greeted new members and discussed plans for meeting the new year at its regular meeting Dec. 14.

By Erin Ford January 3, 2023
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Electric vehicles expected to use 40 percent of Grand Canyon’s future power capacity
A new substation should supply more power for Grand Canyon National Park residents and future park projects

Grand Canyon National Park anticipates that Arizona Public Service Electric Company (APS) will commence initial site work next month toward the construction of a new power substation at Grand Canyon South Rim Village.

By Joseph Giddens, Williams-Grand Canyon News January 3, 2023
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Grand Canyon Music Festival is the recipient of an $18,000 Arizona Commission on the Arts grant.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 3, 2023
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The Havasupai Tribe announced Dec. 23 that it plans to reopen its tourism operations in 2023.

By Lake Havasu News-Herald January 3, 2023
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Since 2001, declining water levels due to climate change and 20 years of drought have reshaped Lake Powell’s shoreline.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 3, 2023

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