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Grand Opening Celebration at the Gallery in Williams

The Gallery in Williams, an artist cooperative, is open for business.    The Gallery is located at 309 West Route 66 in Williams next to the Sultana Theater.  The co-op features local artists and their wide range of mediums.  The artists themselves operate the  Gallery, assist customers and perform assorted duties in the day-to-day functions […]

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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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Sportsmen Want Permanent Uranium Mining Ban

The U.S. House of Representatives has included a provision in a spending bill that would short-circuit a 2-year-old ban on new uranium mining covering one million acres of public lands surrounding the Grand Canyon National Park. But local businesses and sportsmen say that protecting these lands from new uranium mining is critical for supporting hunting, fishing, and tourism jobs […]

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Grand Canyon Airport Offering 737 Service

The first full passenger flight aboard a Vision Airlines 737 touched down at the Grand Canyon National Park Airport last month, marking the official start of 737 airline service to the airport. Vision Airlines, which operates out of Las Vegas, is now offering 737 service to the airport on a daily basis. The Transportation Security […]

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Moratorium on Uranium Mining Extended

The federal government today extended a moratorium on new mining claims at the Grand Canyon.  The extension will be in place for six months, said Interior Secretary Ken Salazar. The Interior Secretary cited concerns about water, air quality and scenery for the moratorium.  Salazar has said he and the Obama administration prefer a 20 year […]

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Uranium Mining Tied to Regional Economy

Mining companies and local residents are awaiting Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar’s final decision to allow or ban hard rock mining for the next 20 years on approximately one million acres on the Arizona Strip north of Grand Canyon National Park. Surges in the price of uranium from about $10 per pound in 2003, […]

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Live Bird Show’s World Premiere in Tusayan

Grand Canyon Condor Encounter debuts this week here at the Canyon’s south rim entrance. This live bird show by nationally recognized show performer Joe Krathwohl features raptors and other live birds plus a giant condor – this is the first program of its kind to enhance the visitor experience for thousands of Grand Canyon visitors. […]

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Grand Canyon Field Institute Opportunity

Grand Canyon Association is excited to announce aGrand Rim Adventure, a daily half-day walking tour led by our expert Grand Canyon Field Institute instructors, available for same day booking, from June 13 to August 31. A Grand Rim Adventure will share the compelling stories of the canyon’s rocks, plants, animals, landmark structures and colorful historic […]

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