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January 3, 2023
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Grand Canyon tour helicopter made a hard landing at a Las Vegas-area airport, injuring seven people, officials said Dec. 28. Authorities are investigating the cause.

By Associated Press December 28, 2022
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The Havasupai Tribe announced Friday that it plans to reopen its tourism operations in 2023.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News December 27, 2022
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Around the Rim: Week of Dec. 28

By Williams-Grand Canyon News December 27, 2022
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What do Grand Canyon, the dramatic sea cliffs of Zumaia (Spain), the La Brea tar pits in Los Angeles, the top of Mount Everest, Siccar Point (Scotland) and Yellowstone’s geysers have in common?

By Williams-Grand Canyon News December 27, 2022
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The Scientists in Parks program is a collaboration between Stewards Individual Placements (a program of Conservation Legacy), the National Park Service, Ecological Society of America and the Geological Society of America.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News December 27, 2022
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Grand Canyon school concerned with spending limit
Statewide school districts risk having to cut their budgets by a combined $1.4 billion

Sixteen percent of Grand Canyon Unified School District’s (GCUSD) $4 million budget is in question as the state of Arizona’s Aggregate Expenditure Limit (AEL) issue remains unresolved.

By Joseph Giddens, Williams-Grand Canyon News December 27, 2022
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GRCA is the recent recipient of a $250,000 Don’t Feed the Landfills grant through the National Park Foundation (NPF) and corporate sponsor, Subaru.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News December 27, 2022
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Around the Rim: Week of Dec. 21

By Williams-Grand Canyon News December 20, 2022
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Seven community members recently graduated from Tusayan Fire District’s Volunteer Fire Academy.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News December 20, 2022
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Key questions resurfaced last week at a conference of Colorado River water administrators and users from seven U.S. states, Native American tribes and Mexico who are served by the shrinking river stricken by drought and climate change.

By Ken Ritter, Associated Press December 20, 2022

Intern Nieves Vázquez recently completed her service as an Indigenous interpretive intern at Grand Canyon National Park.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News December 20, 2022
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If enthusiasm, faith, hope and love could be bottled up in one person, the new resident pastor of the Grand Canyon Community Church (GCCC), Michael Paddy, might very well fit the bill.

By V. Ronnie Tierney, Williams-Grand Canyon News December 20, 2022
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On Nov. 22, Energy Fuels Resources, which owns Pinyon Plain Mine near Valle, posted a job ad on Craigslist seeking miners and support personnel.

By Erin Ford December 13, 2022
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Environmentalists want the U.S. government to list coyotes as endangered in parts of Arizona and New Mexico where the rarest subspecies of gray wolf in North America is found.

By Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press December 13, 2022
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The Living Nativity was presented at the Grand Canyon Community Church during their worship service Dec. 11.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News December 13, 2022
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The latest survey shows another increase in the population of the endangered Mount Graham red squirrel in the Pinaleno Mountains of southeastern Arizona, according to authorities.

By Associated Press December 13, 2022
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Around the Rim: Week of Dec. 14

By Williams-Grand Canyon News December 13, 2022
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Ash Bedford has recently returned as the vegetation program nursery manager at Grand Canyon National Park.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News December 13, 2022
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Ludovic Michaud was driving around the scenic red rock landscapes of Utah’s Arches National Park on a windy spring day in 2020 when something unthinkable happened.

By Sam Metz, Associated Press December 13, 2022
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Since 2015, Grand Canyon National Park’s (GCNP) Cultural Demonstration Program has been held exclusively at the Desert View Watchtower near the park’s east boundary

By Joseph Giddens, Williams-Grand Canyon News December 13, 2022
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Around the Rim: Week of Dec. 7

December 6, 2022
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Supporters of the Grand Canyon Protection Act were optimistic about the 117th Congress, which began Jan. 3, 2021 and will end on Jan. 3, 2023.

December 6, 2022
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The Departments of the Interior and Agriculture announced Dec. 1 that both agencies are implementing new regulatory and policy recommendations designed to protect tribal interests and resources from the impacts of mining.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News December 6, 2022
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The Town of Tusayan has always had a penchant for dressing its best for the holidays – establishments all along Highway 64 turn out in their Christmas best to the delight of visitors from all over the world.

By Erin Ford December 6, 2022