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Grand Canyon visitation up in 2013 while other national parks see declines
Even with the government shutdown late last year, Grand Canyon National Park still welcomed more visitors in 2013 than the previous year, according to new data from the National Park Service .
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West Virginia man dies at Grand Canyon entrance
Authorities are investigating the death of a West Virginia man who collapsed at the entrance to the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Fri Mar 07, 2014
The American Landscape 2014 Annual Photo Contest
I had heard that the Yaki Point is one of the best locations to shoot sunrise and we reached early morning at the location to see clouds pouring into the Canyon.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
For Those Who Love The Outdoor
"The Grand Canyon. It is a French name, isn't it?" "Yep, Grand is French name, indeed" "What's meaning of this ? The French people were the first here?" "Perhaps" "They came here and they said to the American Indians: "This place will be named A la Grand Canyon".
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Kaibab Forest releases new Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement
Williams-Grand Canyon News WILLIAMS, Ariz. - The Kaibab National Forest has released its new land and resources management plan along with a final environmental impact statement , which are available on the forest's website at www.fs.usda.gov/goto/kaibab/plan_revision.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Government shutdown cost Arizona $27 million at national parks
Glen Canyon was one of the national parks in Arizona that closed in October's partial federal shutdown.
Commissions and council to review Williams sign code
Three public hearings will take place this month at Williams City Hall regarding changes to the city's sign code.
Grand Canyon News
Grand Canyon Earth Day focuses on water conservation
Ryan Williams/WGCN GRAND CANYON, Ariz.- Earth Day is approaching fast, and Grand Canyon National Park employees are already in the planning stages to make the event enjoyable for all.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
The Navajo Times
Tiny town outside Grand Canyon outlines its future
But it's what is not in Tusayan's general plan that has drawn the criticism of its neighbors _ a water source for growth.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Here is the latest Arizona news from The Associated Press
The small town at the entrance to the Grand Canyon is updating it's 10-year development plan.
Grand Canyon National Park marks 95th anniversary
There were 44,173 visitors in 1919, the year the Grand Canyon achieved National Park status, according to the National Park Service.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Mary Jane Colter's Indelible Impression on the Grand Canyon
American architect Mary Jane Colter is often described as a perfectionist. As one of the few female architects working in the United States between 1910 and 1950, Coulter's passion for history figured strongly into the iconic buildings she designed.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
America's natural wonders had staunch defenders
On Feb. 26, 1919, President Woodrow Wilson signed the Grand Canyon National Park Act protecting the national monument that his predecessor, Theodore Roosevelt, had created in 1908.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Grand Canyon News
Pile burning at Indian Garden within the Grand Canyon National Park
Williams-Grand Canyon News GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - The National Park Service will burn piles of woody debris through Feb. 26 at Indian Gardens within Grand Canyon National Park depending on weather conditions.
sixth grader Cooper Heap takes third in County Spelling Bee
Cooper Heap, a sixth grader at Williams Middle School, finished in third place at the Coconino County Spelling Bee Feb. 15. Ryan Williams/WGCN Williams-Grand Canyon News WILLIAMS, Ariz.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Blog Post: Thunderstruck: The Bing home page lights up the Grand Canyon
I grew up with thunder and lightning storms in Florida, but as the latest Bing home page shows, there's something spectacular about capturing such storms above one of the seven natural wonders of the world.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Red Cross recruiting volunteers in Camp Verde
There are only six volunteers in the area now, and the Red Cross hopes to boost these numbers with a recruitment drive at 2 p.m. March 3 at the Camp Verde Marshal's Office, 646 S. First St. in Camp Verde.
Nik Wallenda who crossed Niagara Falls and Grand Canyon sets sights...
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