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Grand Canyon School District commits to continue in-person learning
Board offers three levels of mitigation under new plan

Grand Canyon Unified School District (GCUSD) voted unanimously to update its COVID-19 mitigation plans for classroom and basketball home games during a special board meeting Jan. 21.

By By Joe Giddens, Williams-Grand Canyon News January 25, 2022
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Grand Canyon water system fails to meet treatment requirements
Situation remedied within 24 hours by park

Roaring Springs is the point of supply for the Grand Canyon National Park Public Water Supply System.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 25, 2022
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This year, Grand Canyon National Park’s official non-profit partner, Grand Canyon Conservancy (GCC), is celebrating its 90th anniversary of service.

By By Lo Frisby, Williams-Grand Canyon News January 25, 2022
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It boggles my mind that there is a good handful of longtime Arizonans who have never visited the Grand Canyon.

By By Aaron Valdez, Courtesy of the Prescott Daily Courier January 25, 2022
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Upcoming news and events in the Williams area.

January 25, 2022
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The appointment may be announced on or prior to Jan. 31 and will be valid through Dec. 31.

January 25, 2022
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As the world nears its third year of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is at least one industry that is bouncing back — Utah travel and tourism.

By By K. Sophie Will, Associated Press January 25, 2022
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The wide-open spaces of west Texas lured a record 581,000 recreational visits to remote Big Bend in 2021.

January 25, 2022
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A San Diego man was found dead in Joshua Tree National Park, authorities said Jan. 19.

By Associated Press January 25, 2022
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A federal judge has ordered the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to revisit part of its decision not to protect Yellowstone National Park’s bison as an endangered species.

By Associated Press January 25, 2022
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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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