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Uranium in Canyon Country: Part 1 of 2: Supreme Court asked to overturn decision on Grand Canyon uranium mining

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Mining industry trade groups petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court March 9 to review the Interior Department's 20-year ban on new uranium mining claims on around 1 million acres of public land adjacent to the Grand Canyon. The requests from the American Exploration and Mining Assoc


Fulltime with Uber, more time with kids

Buy Now The ride-sharing service Uber is probably the best-known of the "gig" or "sharing economy" businesses that use web applications to link consumers to providers who typically work as independent contractors to the web service.Melies The Bunny Ever since he took a position driving for the ride-

ARIZONA DAILY SUN - 2018-03-22 11:00:00

Proposed Lees Ferry memorial has ties to massacre

A historic cast iron bell once used by travelers at Lees Ferry would get new recognition under a bill sponsored by Legislative District 6 Representative Brenda Barton. The bill would allow for the creation of a monument featuring the large bell on Government Mall in Phoenix and supporters say it wou

ARIZONA DAILY SUN - 2018-03-22 11:00:00

Letter: Investors to visit Williams as progress continues on Grand Canyon Renaissance Park

In the coming weeks and months there will be several groups coming to look at our town. These folks are doing their due diligence in checking to see that this is the right location for the Grand Canyon Renaissance Experience Interactive Park. Our advance people have already determined that Williams

WILLIAMS GRAND CANYON NEWS - 2018-03-20 17:59:00

Wonder, woman: Remarkable women in Grand Canyon's history

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - While America's wild places were once thought of as a man's world, one of the West's most iconic landscapes has been home to some remarkable women, many of whom were the first to make their mark on both the Grand Canyon and its namesake national park. The following six women,


Around the Canyon: Week of March 21

Friday Night Flix: "Wonder Wheel" March 23 The Grand Canyon Rec Center will show a free movie in the Multi-Purpose Room at 7 p.m. This week's feature is "Wonder Wheel" (Rated PG-13) starring Justin Timberlake, Juno Temple and Kate Winslet. On Coney Island in the 1950s, a lifeguard tells the story of


Grand Canyon pipeline breaks prompt even more steps to save water

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. Water spraying from break in exposed section of Trans-canyon Waterline after a flash flood event. Bright Angel Creek visible on right. (In this area, the pipeline was buried below the surface of the trail.) The pipeline, installed in the mid-1960s, feeds


Park horses enjoying retirement at Equine WellBeing Rescue

Buy Now Ranger Jamie Mercado stands next to Trooper at the Painted Desert Inn, where the horse worked as a mounted unit service horse since 2007. Trooper and Gus worked in the Petrified Forest National Park simultaneously. They now have a new home in Snowflake with the non-profit organization, Equin


Republicans would do well to back public-land recreation

It's easy to forget now, but President Donald Trump didn't just campaign on his plan for a border wall or his opposition to Hillary Clinton. He ran on his alleged business acumen, and part of his appeal was based on the idea that he knew a good deal when he saw one. Now, new economic numbers show us


Around the Rez: week of March 21

Country Dance March 31 at Moencopi Legacy Inn & Suites A country dance featuring the Clansmen and Native Journey will takes place March 31 at Moencopi Legacy Inn & Suites. The dance starts at 8 p.m. Admision is $12 per person. Discounted rooms are available. More information is available by calling

NHONEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 17:44:00

City manager terminated after three months

WILLIAMS, Ariz. - The city of Williams has terminated their contract with City Manager Bill Lee as of March 15, according to Mayor John Moore. Lee was relieved from his duties after leading the community for just three months, the city announced. The resignation is effective immediately. Moore said

WILLIAMS GRAND CANYON NEWS - 2018-03-20 18:53:00

Grand Canyon implements Level 3 water restrictions

Buy Now Water spraying from break in exposed section of Trans-canyon Waterline after a flash flood event. Bright Angel Creek visible on right.National Park Service Grand Canyon National Park will tighten water restrictions and conservation measures on Friday due to a series of breaks in the pipeline


Allen cares more for guns than families

I am not politicizing, I am mourning the inhumane loss of children and adults. The Second Amendment was written 197 years ago to bear arms against insurrection and slave uprisings, but it allowed a 17 year-old to use a military AR-15 to massacre 17 beloved people and take away they and their parents


Letter to the editor: Scars left behind by uranium mining are visible on Navajo Nation

To the editor: As children, our playground was the land around our reservation including the edge of the sacred Tsekooh Hatsoh - what many call the Grand Canyon. We walked the sheep pastures with our fathers, and tossed rocks and swam in the shimmering pools of crystal clear water. It wasn't until


South Rim under Level 2 water restrictions after Transcanyon pipeline break

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Grand Canyon National Park will remain on Level 2 water conservation measures after a series of breaks in the Transcanyon Waterline. The park will remain in conservation mode until park staff repairs the break and water in storage tanks reaches sustainable levels. Under Level


NPS investigative services wraps up two cases in Grand Canyon

The humpback chub is indigenous to the Colorado River and is considered federally endangered. (Photo/NPS) GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - A four-year interagency investigation wrapped up March 2 with a conviction for violating the Endangered Species Act. The investigation was a joint effort by Grand Canyon N


Police K9 could be coming to Williams

Police officers and community members are coming together to raise money to add a furry member to the Williams law enforcement team. Williams Police Department is in the process of seeking funding and support for a police K9 for the community. Because of the difficulty in filling positions and retai


Around the Canyon: Week of March 14

The Rec Center will host a Pi Day social at 3 p.m. This event is free for all community residents - relax, eat pie and mingle with your fellow Grand Canyon employees and residents. Friday Night Flix: "The Disaster Artist" March 16 The Grand Canyon Rec Center will show a free movie in the Multi-Purpo


National Weather Service Updated Briefing March 14-18

An active weather pattern will bring breezy, cooler and unsettled weather to northern Arizona through the weekend. Increased southwest winds will develop this afternoon and a Wind Advisory has been issued northwest of Flagstaff through the Grand Canyon region. There will be a few light rain showers