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Grand Canyon Recognizing Military

On Armed Forces Day (Saturday, May 19), Grand Canyon National Park Superintendent Dave Uberuaga issued the park’s first two American the Beautiful Passes for Military to Sergeants Lozier and Morse of Camp Navajo west of Flagstaff.   “Grand Canyon National Park is proud to recognize the brave men and women who sacrifice so much to […]

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Conference Spotlighting Northern Arizona

As spring continues its return to Northern Arizona and our outdoor vistas once again fill with vibrant color and life, so too will our local businesses and natural wonders, as hundreds of visitors from around the nation gather next year for a conference spearheaded by Coconino County. The National Association of Counties (NACo), an advocacy […]

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Grand Canyon–an Economic Driver

 A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that almost 4.4  million visitors spent more than $415 million in Grand Canyon National Park and in gateway regions around the park in 2010.  In addition, visitor spending supported 6,167 jobs in the local area. The four economic/job sectors most impacted by this visitor spending were lodging, […]

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Sale of Plastic Water Bottles Banned in Canyon

Grand Canyon National Park is eliminating the in-park sale of water packaged in individual disposable containers within 30 days under a plan approved today by National Park Service (NPS) Intermountain Regional (IMR) Director John Wessels. Free water stations are available throughout the park to allow visitors to fill reusable water bottles. The park’s plan calls […]

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Mixed Reactions to Ban on New Uranium Mining

Conservation groups are applauding the Obama administration’s final decision this week, protecting 1 million acres of public land around Grand Canyon National Park from new uranium mining. Today’s Interior Department “record of decision” establishes a 20-year ban on new uranium mining and mining of current claims without valid permits across 1 million acres (more than 1,500 […]

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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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Canyon Ranger Wins Prestigious Harry Yount Award

Grand Canyon National Park Supervisory Park Ranger Lisa Hendy was awarded the National Park Service’s (NPS) 2011 Harry Yount National Park Ranger Award for excellence in the field of rangering. The award is named after the nation’s first park ranger (hired in Yellowstone National Park in 1880) and is the highest honor that can be […]

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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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