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The town of Tusayan is excited to offer a patriotic drone and lazer show as part of the town’s annual Fourth of July festivities.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News June 21, 2022
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Grand Canyon National Park will be hosting two open-house style meetings to brief residents on several upcoming construction projects.

June 21, 2022
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The town of Tusayan held its Community Garden Clean-up Day June 10.

June 21, 2022
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Most of the illness was reported in May, with no new cases reported since June 2.

June 21, 2022
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Applicants should send a brief letter describing the program/project by June 30.

June 21, 2022
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Bryce Canyon National Park is hosting Grand Valley State University’s New Music Ensemble for a free concert July 10.

June 21, 2022
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The group, formerly coordinated through AAA, continues to help keep national park lands looking good.

June 21, 2022
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The Havasupai Tribal Council has sent a formal letter of opposition to the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) re-iterating its opposition to the Pinyon Plain Mine and requesting improved

June 21, 2022
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It’s the end of the physical film era at the IMAX Theater at Grand Canyon Visitor Center in Tuyasan.

By By Joe Giddens, Williams-Grand Canyon News June 14, 2022
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The Interior Department said it will phase out sales of plastic water bottles and other single-use products at national parks and on other public lands over the next decade.

By Associated Press June 14, 2022
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The following is a list of calls from the South Rim District Report for the period ending May 21.

June 14, 2022
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The First Lady arrived at Grand Canyon National Park Airport early in the morning June 6.

June 14, 2022
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Rangers demonstrated law enforcement and emergency services techniques for students.

June 14, 2022
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Under Stage 2 restrictions, building or maintaining an outdoor fire and smoking are prohibited.

June 14, 2022
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Grand Canyon National Park’s 32nd annual star party will soon be returning June 18-25 to in person educational programming.

By By Joe Giddens, Williams-Grand Canyon News June 14, 2022
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A 47-year-old woman originally from Chicago, Illinois, drowned in the Colorado River June 11 while on a multi-day rafting trip.

June 14, 2022
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ARIZONA - Scorching temperatures are in store for the southwestern U.S. over the next several days, with an excessive heat warning in place for Grand Canyon National Park where the South Rim is expected to reach 90 degrees F and Phantom Ranch 114 degrees F.

By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press June 9, 2022
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A monument in the Grand Canyon Pioneer Cemetery is dedicated to Grand Canyon residents who gave their lives serving their country in World War I and II.

June 7, 2022
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GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Grand Canyon National Park in a partnership with Flagstaff area Native Americans for Community Action (NACA) over the Memorial Day weekend has opened a Native Artisan Vendor Market at the Tusayan Museum.

June 7, 2022
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GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — It’s a party on the rim as the 32nd annual Grand Canyon Star Party returns June 18-25 on both the South and North rims of Grand Canyon National Park.

By Joe Giddens, Williams-Grand Canyon News June 7, 2022
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GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, cultural demonstrations are held every Thursday and Friday, between 9 am and 4 pm, at the Outdoor Visitor Center.

June 7, 2022
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GRAND CANYON, Ariz. —On June 2, Grand Canyon rangers responded to a hiker in distress on the Bright Angel Trail above Three-Mile Resthouse. Soon thereafter the hiker became unresponsive and bystanders initiated CPR.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News June 7, 2022
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Solving a cold case from the Ice Age at Grand Canyon
Fossil remains re-identified as American cheetah at Grand Canyon

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — The fossilized remains of four large cats, found in caves in Grand Canyon National Park several decades ago and thought to be mountain lion remains, have now been identified as American cheetahs (Miracinonyx).

By By Joe Giddens, Williams-Grand Canyon News June 7, 2022
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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — A popular hiking trail to an oasis in Joshua Tree National Park has been temporarily closed so bighorn sheep can get undisturbed access to water.

By Associated Press June 7, 2022
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Forms for food vendors, nonprofits and parade participants are now being accepted for Tusayan’s Fourth of July event.

By By Joe Giddens, Williams-Grand Canyon News May 31, 2022

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