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Grand Canyon eases water restrictions after pump repair

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12NEWS.COM - 2018-06-23 21:27:13

Arizona groups launch campaign to protect Grand Canyon from mining

In 2012, the secretary of the Interior imposed a 20-year freeze on uranium mining near the Grand Canyon, protecting the wildlife from mining impacts.

KTAR.COM

Manhunt cancelled: Texas fugitive arrested in Grand Canyon National Park

Darrius Johnson, Jr., 24, of Terrell, Texas, was wanted in the shooting death of 23-year-old Billy Gardner Jr., also of Terrell. Gardner was found suffering from gunshot wounds in his vehicle in the small bedroom community east of Dallas May 28. He later died at the hospital.

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Desert Dogs offers tasty treats on the go at Grand Canyon

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — Visitors to Grand Canyon now have a two new dining options, with one added benefit – the food is just as mobile as the guests.

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Photo highlights: Grand Canyon kids take a lesson at British Soccer Camp

Students took turns trying to score goals against each other. (Erin Ford/WGCN)Grand Canyon youth participated in Challenger British Soccer Camp June 4-8 at the school soccer field. The kids learned fundamentals of the game, including goalkeeping, moving the ball and scoring.

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Zinke has ‘no intention’ of revisiting Grand Canyon uranium mining ban

WASHINGTON – Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has “no intention to revisit uranium mining” in and around the Grand Canyon, his spokeswoman said, after outdoorsmen’s groups launched a campaign urging him to keep a 20-year mining moratorium in place.

KDMINER.COM - 2018-06-24 05:54:00

Fourth of July festivites, parade and laser light show coming to Tusayan

TUSAYAN, Ariz. — As summer kicks into high gear, plans for Tusayan’s annual Fourth of July festivities are underway. This year, in addition to food, activities and a parade, the event will feature a laser light show.

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Around the Canyon: Week of June 20

The Grand Canyon Rec Center is now providing two shuttle rides to pick up food boxes at the Tusayan Food Bank. Rides will be offered at noon and 2 p.m. every third Wednesday of the month. Food boxes are distributed June 20, July 18, August 15, September 19 October 17, November 21 and December 19. Th

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Broken pipe curbs water usage for Grand Canyon's North Rim

(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. — The Grand Canyon’s North Rim will be following new water restrictions because of a malfunctioning pump.Grand Canyon National Park officials say Level 2 water restrictions will be implemented Monday while crews work to fix a pump that

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Zinke has 'no intention' of revisiting Grand Canyon uranium mining ban | Cronkite News

WASHINGTON – Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has “no intention to revisit uranium mining” in and around the Grand Canyon, his spokeswoman said, after outdoorsmen’s groups launched a campaign urging him to keep a 20-year mining moratorium in place.

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Smart hiking essential in Arizona's summer heat

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — Visitors to Grand Canyon, especially inner canyon hikers, mule riders, and backpackers, need to prepare for excessively hot days in the coming weeks.

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Transparency initiative can outlaw dirty money

Whether you call it dark money or dirty money, Arizonans agree: Money from secret, undisclosed sources is polluting our elections and should be outlawed.For a state with so much sunshine, Arizona seems to be in the dark when it comes to transparency in political spending. Political cash from undiscl

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Williams 911: week of June 20

The Williams Police Department (WPD) answered the following calls for service (among others) —• Officers responded to a disturbance on 2nd Street and Route 66 in which an intoxicated man was causing issues in a local business. The man was removed by officers;• Officers responded to an intoxicated ma

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Grand Canyon to implement Level 2 water restrictions on North Rim starting Monday

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. – Due to a malfunction in the pump that supplies water to the North Rim of Grand Canyon, the North Rim will enter Level 2 water restrictions on June 18. These restrictions only affect the North Rim and Supai Tunnel on the North Kaibab Trail.

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Cataract Creek Gang returns to the streets of Williams

Photo byWendy Howell.The Cataract Creek Gang can be seen nightly on Route 66 in Williams. They also occasionally rob the Grand Canyon Railway train.The Cataract Creek Gang is back on the streets of Williams for the 2018 summer season. They can be seen nightly at 7:30 on Route 66 in Williams,Photo Ga

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Grand Canyon Cafe closes; looking for new owners

Sometimes no matter how hard you wish, no matter how much money and elbow grease you put into something, it just isn’t meant to be.Nearly a year after opening under new management, the more than 70-year-old Grand Canyon Café has closed.Paul and Laura Moir were two of four local business owners who c

ARIZONA DAILY SUN

Grand Canyon panorama mural recently completed at Canyon Plaza hotel

Timper said the mural, which is about 6 feet tall and 15 feet long, was modeled after a panorama view he digitally stitched together from about 30 photographs of the Grand Canyon. Using the photo as a guide, Timper drew the outline of the canyon walls, grasses and trees and then filled in with color

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Stubbornly steadfast: Mules have kept the Grand Canyon moving since the 1880s

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — Thousands of years ago, in what’s now Turkey, someone bred a horse with a donkey. The mule was born, and the sturdy hybrids soon were put to work across the globe.

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Cars are meant for driving, right?

I had a few hours to kill in the car while my girlfriend drove. Not an exact match, but I'm still pretty proud of it!

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Experts call out Havasupai horse comment

Several of the veterinarians and horse rescue organizations that have treated and taken in wild horses from Gray Mountain have done the same for horses rescued from the Havasupai Indian Reservation.Several horses per year for at least the past two years have been surrendered or confiscated by law en

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