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A combination juried and invitational event, Celebration of Art presented three awards to artists.

September 29, 2020
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Effective Sept. 24, the National Park Service (NPS) will shut off water to the Supai Tunnel water filling station on the North Kaibab Trail for the remainder of the season.

September 25, 2020
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Michael A. Romero, 34, will serve 18 months in prison followed by 36 months of supervised release for committing a weapon violations in Saguaro National Park.

September 23, 2020
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Visitors to the Grand Canyon's North Rim are being asked to conserve water until a pump deep in the canyon can be fixed.

By Associated Press September 23, 2020
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The rustic ranch style setting welcomes visitors with an ample size gelato and sorbettos counter featuring a colorful variety of flavors.

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Grand Canyon School Principal Matt Yost said the school is optimistic about the start of the school year and said staff has been able to adapt to the various and unique challenges associated with distance learning.

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In a letter to state officials, Maverick revealed the company would have to lay off almost 75 employees — including 23 helicopter mechanics and 21 pilots.

By By Ed Komenda, Associated Press September 22, 2020
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Learning in progress: Employers offer options for working parents and their children
Red Feather Inn provides space for employees’ children to utilize during online instruction

Last month, the Grand Canyon School Governing Board voted to start the year entirely online, in response to the ongoing pandemic.

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Louise Zapata of Grand Canyon is the winner of a mask decorating contest from the locals only movie event on Aug. 27 at the Imax Theater in Tusayan.

September 22, 2020
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Hunters drawn for hunts in Game Management Units 12 and 13 (north Kaibab National Forest and Arizona Strip) are eligible to participate in the department’s non-lead ammunition program.

September 22, 2020
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The 12th annual Grand Canyon Celebration of Art took place Sept. 12-20 at Grand Canyon National Park and featured 23 artists.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News September 22, 2020
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Tusayan to create office of tourism
Grand Canyon Chamber works with town on $150,000 advertising campaign

With COVID-19 creating a slow year for business, Tusayan has received only 30-45 percent of last year’s income from tourism revenue.

By By Lo Frisby, Williams-Grand Canyon News September 15, 2020
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Encroaching too close may lead a bull to perceive you or your vehicle as a threat causing them to charge.

September 15, 2020
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Flagstaff man pleads guilty to starting 2019 fire in Canyon
Decision to burn toilet paper has catastrophic effects for local man during hike in Grand Canyon

The Cottonwood Creek Fire ignited approximately 64 acres in the Inner Canyon along the Tonto Trail near Horseshoe Mesa.

September 15, 2020
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The goal of the 2020 Bison Reduction Program was to capture and relocate approximately 60-100 bison during a two-week corralling period from Aug. 28-Sept. 8.

September 15, 2020
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This year, with COVID-19 affecting our ability to gather in large groups, we will not be able to hold an in-person public release at the Vermilion Cliffs, but the celebration will go on.

September 15, 2020
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The Silver Bridge, which crosses the Colorado River along the Bright Angel Trail is located at the bottom of the Grand Canyon near Phantom Ranch.

September 15, 2020
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On Sept. 11, rangers began search efforts for Grunwald, 24, of Greenville, New York after a friend reported him missing Sept. 10.

September 15, 2020
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His remains were found near Hazel Creek Trail after backpackers discovered an unoccupied tent Sept. 11 and saw the remains “with a bear scavenging in the area."

By Associated Press September 15, 2020
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General Manager steps up to lead by example, with focus on positive attitudes
Grand Canyon National Park Lodges GM, Marc Ducharme, takes the reins in midst of pandemic

Growing up in Sudbury, Canada, General Manager for Grand Canyon National Park Lodges, Marc Ducharme, thought for sure he would be playing professional hockey for a career.

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Forest Service begins marking trees for thinning near Tusayan
1,000-acre restoration project to be implemented southeast of Tusayan

The project is located along Forest Road 302, also known as Twin Tank Rd, approximately 2 to 5 miles southeast of the town of Tusayan and east of Ten X Campground.

September 9, 2020
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Although no new roads would be developed, temporary roads may be built and decommissioned during the duration of construction.

September 9, 2020
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“Talk to the artists, learn about what they’re painting and why,” Mindy Riesenberg, director of marketing and communications for the Grand Canyon Conservancy (GCC).

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GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — The National Park Service has closed a bridge in the Grand Canyon that hikers use to cross the Colorado River.

By Associated Press September 6, 2020
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Corrrection: Greg Brush to face Josh Collet at general election
Rebecca Wirth retains council seat, Clarinda Vail declared new mayor

The results of the primary election held Aug. 4, were approved by the Tusayan town council during a special council meeting Aug. 24.

By By Lo Frisby, Williams-Grand Canyon News August 26, 2020

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