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GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — Grand Canyon National Park Superintendent Ed Keable has announced the Prospectus Release for the 16-contracts to provide guided interpretive multi-day whitewater tours within Grand Canyon National Park, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, and Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

September 6, 2022
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The Tusayan Town Council will have its next meeting at 3 p.m. Sept. 14 at Tusayan Town Hall, 845 Mustang Drive in Tusayan.

September 6, 2022
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Upcoming events in the Grand Canyon area.

September 6, 2022
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DEATH VALLEY, Calif. — August 5, 2022 has now been recognized by the National Weather Service as Death Valley National Park’s rainiest day.

By Associated Press September 6, 2022
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GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — On Aug. 25, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated the Coconino County Community Level for Grand Canyon to low, with masking requirement indoors optional.

September 6, 2022
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In mid-August Doug Crispin celebrated his 50th summer wearing park uniforms including 25 years as an Oregon State Park Ranger and 25 years working in 14 different National Park Service sites.

September 6, 2022
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TUSAYAN, Ariz. — Coconino County Elections announced the final results for the Tusayan primary election and the Town of Tusayan canvassed the votes Aug. 2.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News September 6, 2022
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GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — Grand Canyon National Park (GCNP) announced Aug. 29 that a bat collected by a commercial river company on a campsite beach in Marble Canyon around river mile 44 tested positive for rabies.

By Joseph Giddens, Williams-Grand Canyon News September 6, 2022
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GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Severe heat and exposure are to blame in a hiker's death at Grand Canyon National Park over Labor Day weekend, according to Grand Canyon National Park.

September 6, 2022
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GRAND CANYON, Ariz. —The 14th annual Celebration of Art on the South Rim is officially underway with an online auction starting Sept. 2, an on-site component September 10-17, and an exhibition and sale Sept. 18 through Jan. 16, 2023.

September 6, 2022
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GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — Grand Canyon Backcountry Ranger Della Yurcik is being recognized for her years of dedication and service as a park ranger after being selected to receive the 2022 National Park Service (NPS) Harry Yount Award for excellence in the field of rangering.

September 6, 2022
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Grand Canyon National Park has confirmed that a bat collected along the Colorado River in mid-August has tested positive for rabies.

August 30, 2022
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‘Birds of Play’ event coming to Raptor Ranch at Grand Canyon Junction Sept. 3
Labor Day weekend event to provide variety of activities including bird encounters, obstacle course, food and more

In celebration of Labor Day, Raptor Ranch, in conjunction with Paragon Skydive, will be hosting the family event “Birds of Play,” Sept. 3 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

By By Joe Giddens, Williams-Grand Canyon News August 30, 2022
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On Aug. 26, rangers at Grand Canyon National Park located the body of a 44-year-old man who fell approximately 200 feet from the North Rim

August 30, 2022
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Desert View will host its final sunset talk for the summer season Sept. 5.

August 30, 2022
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Dining options, spas, retail, entertainment and cultural opportunities are being proposed as part of a large-scale development in Tusayan.

By Loretta McKenney August 30, 2022
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Mojave National Preserve once again closed several damaged paved roads because of flash flooding.

By Associated Press August 30, 2022
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Diné artists, Louise Nez and Laverine Greyeyes, demonstrated the fine art of rug weaving Aug. 25-26 at Desert View Watchtower at Grand Canyon National Park.

August 30, 2022
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A migrant in a group of border crossers arrested Aug. 25 west of the Lukeville, Arizona, port of entry alerted an agent to the children’s location.

By Associated Press August 30, 2022
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The body of a Canadian man was recovered this week after he fell while climbing Mount Rainier.

By Associated Press August 30, 2022
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Grand Canyon National Park has reopened the Dragon Fire closure areas on the North Rim.

August 30, 2022
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The development is in the beginning stages, with additional community meetings planned for September.

August 23, 2022
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Grand Canyon Unified School District officially celebrated the completion of a 60-mile fiber optic line from Williams to Grand Canyon Aug. 11, after five years of work.

By By Joe Giddens, Williams-Grand Canyon News August 23, 2022
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Rowe Well Road was closed Aug. 2 and reopened Aug. 9, in order for NPS Road Crews to replace a cattleguard, which they stated was not functioning properly.

By Loretta McKenney August 23, 2022
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The Cultural and Natural Resource awards programs recognize the outstanding contributions of individuals in understanding, protecting, and managing park resources.

August 23, 2022