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Arizonans Concerned About Tusayan Developments

For years, Flagstaff and Williams have billed themselves as the gateways to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon – the conduits through which tourists must stop, rest, eat and, most importantly for local businesses, spend money. However, as the tiny town of Tusayan gears up for a big residential and commercial development that will […]

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Uranium Mining Appeal for Mine Near Grand Canyon

Conservation groups and American Indian tribes today filed an appeal in the 9th Circuit Court challenging a lower court ruling that allowed a uranium mine near Grand Canyon National Park to re-open without updating decades-old environmental reviews. The Arizona 1 uranium mine is located near Kanab Creek immediately north of Grand Canyon National Park. In 2010, […]

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Of Course!

Whenever colleagues from abroad tell me they are planning a trip to the east coast, I urge them to add Arizona as a detour destination. “We have the Grand Canyon,” I tell them. “If this is your only trip, you can’t leave without taking one look.” Those who make the trek are eternally grateful. There’s […]

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Flooring Business Serving Flagstaff

Canyon Carpet One on Butler Avenue in Flagstaff is a full service flooring store. With 20 years of experience in the flooring industry, Canyon Carpet One also does business as Canyon Carpet Cleaners, Inc. and Canyon Flooring. Owners Ted and Trish Meredith say their business is unique because they belong to the largest buying group […]

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Controversy Over Uranium Mining Heightened

SENATORS AND CONGRESSMEN INTRODUCE THE NORTHERN ARIZONA MINING CONTINUITY ACT   Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators John McCain (R-AZ), Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Mike Lee (R-UT) and U.S. Congressmen Trent Franks (AZ-02), Rob Bishop (UT-01), Jeff Flake (AZ-06), Paul Gosar (AZ-01), David Schweikert (AZ-05) and Ben Quayle (AZ-03) today introduced the Northern Arizona Mining Continuity Act […]

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Chamber Music Sedona Presenting Native Voices

Chamber Music Sedona is presenting Native Voices, October 8th. Native Voices brings together two legendary performers from America’s indigenous peoples—Native American flutist R. Carlos Nakai and Hawaiian Slack Key guitarist Keola Beamer.  Long regarded as trend-setting musicians and articulate spokesmen for their cultures, Nakai and Beamer will be appearing together for the first time to promote […]

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Free Entry to Grand Canyon Saturday

Grand Canyon National Park will be joining national park units across the country in celebrating National Public Lands Day (NPLD) with fee free entry into the park.  National Public Lands Day began in 1994 and is intended to encourage shared stewardship of our nation’s public lands. Today, NPLD is the nation’s largest hands-on volunteer effort […]

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Group Supporting Uranium Mining Moratorium

Just days before the annual celebration of National Public Lands Day, 50 Arizona business associations and small businesses have sent a letter to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, voicing support for a proposed 20-year moratorium on new uranium mining near Grand Canyon National Park. The state’s national parks, monuments and other public lands they say are […]

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