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Sherri O’Neil is a canyon experience specialist at Grand Canyon Conservancy.

February 20, 2024
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Republican lawmakers file suit opposing Baaj Nwaavjo I’tah Kukven designation
Republicans say economic gains from uranium mining more important than Indigenous interests

PHOENIX — Calling it an unlawful “land grab,’’ the top legislative Republicans filed suit Feb. 12 against President Joe Biden over his decision last year to designate nearly 1 million acres of federal land near the Grand Canyon as a national monument.

By Howard Fischer, Capital Media February 20, 2024
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TUSAYAN, Ariz. — Live music, free appetizers, beer tasting and fun are expected at a mixer hosted by the Grand Canyon Chamber of Commerce March 2.

February 20, 2024
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Nearly half of the world's migratory species are in decline, according to a new United Nations report released Feb. 21.

By Christina Larson, Associated Press February 20, 2024
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The storm that pummeled California two weeks ago was fueled by an atmospheric river, a plume of moisture that extended across the Pacific to near Hawaii. Here's a look at the phenomenon:

By Associated Press February 20, 2024
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GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — Grand Canyon Conservancy, the official nonprofit partner of Grand Canyon National Park, has selected Katrina Bloemsma as its next chief operating officer.

February 20, 2024
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MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, WY. — How would you like to work, learn, play and grow in Yellowstone’s wonderland this summer? Yellowstone National Park is currently recruiting for the 2024 Youth Conservation Corps (YCC), a residential work-based education program for students between the ages of 15 and 18.

February 20, 2024
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GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — The annual Guides Training Seminar for Commercial Use Authorization holders will be held Feb. 29 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Shrine of the Ages auditorium.

February 20, 2024
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GRAND CANYON, Ariz. – Due to a recent pipeline break and continuous freezing temperatures, the water fill station at the South Kaibab Trailhead will be off for the remainder of the winter.

February 20, 2024
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GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — This week, the Cultural Demonstration Program presents Duane Koyawena, Hopi acrylic painter, on the South Rim.

February 20, 2024
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GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — North Country Healthcare is hosting its annual Children’s Health and Book Fair Feb. 20 from 4-6 p.m. in the Grand Canyon School Multi-Purpose Room.

February 20, 2024
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PEACH SPRINGS, Ariz. — Rjay Brunkow has been appointed the new chief executive officer of The Grand Canyon Resort Corporation (GCRC) by its board of directors.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News February 20, 2024
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WASHINGTON D.C. — In January, Mount Rainier National Park in Washington State announced it would be the 11th National Park in the U.S. to require visitors to obtain a permit to access public land.

By Associated Press February 20, 2024
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Feds deny permits for controversial project on Black Mesa
Future projects “should work closely with tribal stakeholders prior to filing,” agency officials said in decision

Federal energy officials denied permits for a controversial hydropower project on The Navajo Nation in northern Arizona. In its decision to deny those permits, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) said it was establishing a new policy about cooperation with tribes.

By Alex Hager, KUNC February 20, 2024
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If your adventures have recently led you across the Navajo Bridge, you might have already met the main characters.

By By Emily Leikam KUHL, Special to the Grand Canyon News February 13, 2024

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