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The investigation stemmed from allegations made against a Tusayan business.

By Loretta McKenney July 14, 2020
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On July 8, Tusayan Town Council approved a three-year contract with Charlie Gail Hendrix for the position of town manager.

July 8, 2020
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The park was closed from April 1 to May 15, when it began to reopen on a limited basis. Tourists are returning, along with their wallets, but business officials say times are still tough.

By By Ellie Borst, Cronkite News July 7, 2020
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Grand Canyon School Board approves Sept. 8 start date
Governing Board approves 2020-2021 budget; final budget to be adopted July 15

Grand Canyon Unified School District Governing Board has set Sept. 8 as the start day for the 2020-2021 school year.

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On July 3, the body of Maria A. Salgado Lopez, 59, of Scottsdale, Arizona was recovered approximately 100 feet below the rim.

July 7, 2020
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Grand Canyon and Tusayan Resource Guide
Local resources include COVID-19 information and hotlines

Local resources include COVID-19 information and hotlines.

July 7, 2020
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Grand Canyon National Park gave a special shout out to military members who are now employed with the National Park Service July 4.

July 7, 2020
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The woman was flown to an Idaho hospital for treatment of her injuries following the June 25 incident.

By Associated Press July 7, 2020
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A rise in reported cases prompted Teton County Health Officer Dr. Travis Riddell to announce June 30 he will seek permission from state officials to impose the local order.

By Associated Press July 7, 2020
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As of July 6, most heavy equipment and engines will be released, and the number of firefighters will be reduced, according to the fire officials.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News July 7, 2020
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The request goes into effect immediately. River guides and boaters are encouraged to honor this request out of respect and safety for the Havasupai people.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News July 1, 2020
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Grand Canyon National Park to modify Phantom Ranch operations
Modifications to wasterwater treatment plant to last through 2021

NPS will be limiting overnight use and existing visitor facilities at Phantom Ranch. This project is anticipated to last approximately 18-24 months.

June 30, 2020
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In response, the food pantry has sent two loads of emergency food boxes via helicopters who were responding to the fire, for a total of around 600 pounds of food.

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Grand Canyon School District is delaying the start of the 2020-2021 school year to allow more time to plan for reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Loretta McKenney June 30, 2020
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On June 17, Gov. Doug Ducey left the decision to mandates masks be worn in public, to fight the coronavirus, up to local government.

By By Lo Frisby, Williams-Grand Canyon News June 30, 2020
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All classes and tours are open for registration, and staff will be taking every precaution to protect the health and safety of students and employees alike.

June 30, 2020
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The combined 2019 total visitors to Glen Canyon and Rainbow Bridge was 4.4 million, who spent $427 million in communities near the park.

June 30, 2020
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Recipients received personal plaques as well as their names engraved on permanent plaques at the Shrine of Ages, located on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.

June 30, 2020
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The North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park opens June 30 at 6 a.m. following the reopening of Highway 89A and State Route 67.

June 29, 2020
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On June 26, the town of Tusayan announced residents as well as visitors to the area will be required to wear facial coverings in public places to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

By By Lo Frisby, Williams-Grand Canyon News June 29, 2020
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On June 24, Catherine Houe, 49, of Daly City, California was hiking into the canyon to spend the night at Phantom Ranch when she became dizzy, disoriented, and then stopped breathing.

June 26, 2020
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The mandate will not include a provision for enforcement by law enforcement, however, it will allow for businesses to enforce rules at their own discretion.

By By Lo Frisby, Williams-Grand Canyon News June 25, 2020
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NORTH KAIBAB - On July 23, firefighters working the northeastern segment of the fire stopped fire movement at House Rock road. Crews assigned to the north, south, and west perimeters were initiating suppression repair, patrolling, and mopping up hot spots in areas that have been secured. As a result of the fire suppression effort, containment was increased to 68 percent.

June 24, 2020
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An excessive heat warning has been issued by Grand Canyon National Park as temperatures soared to an excess of 130°F (54°C) at Phantom Ranch and trail temperatures reached 115°F (46°C) June 24.

June 23, 2020
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Grand Canyon Bikes held its grand opening event June 12-13 and is excited to offer electric bike rentals for visitors and residents.

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