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  1. Some vacation spots quietly benefit as travelers avoid ZikaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Hawk Eye

    Hikers cross paths along Bright Angel Trail heading into and out of the Grand Canyon at Grand Canyon National Park, Ariz. Zika fears are leading some to book away from the Caribbean and Florida.

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  2. Park Service seeks minoritiesa support as it marks 100 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Grand Canyon National Park intern Mi-Kal White looks waits for visitors to approach him for assistance on July 26, 2016. As the National Park Service prepares to celebrate its 100th anniversary on Aug. 25, the agency is working to attract more minorities to the country's national parks and monuments as the demographics of America are expected to change dramatically in the coming years.

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  3. Park Service push for centennial visitors worries environmental groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Grand Canyon News

    Loretta Yerian/WGCN Williams-Grand Canyon News WASHINGTON - The National Park Service hopes to boost visits in honor of its centennial later this month, but its "Find Your Park" program has some environmental groups asking: How much is too much? "The Park Service's current posture seems to be that there can't be enough visitation," said Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. "We don't think that this is a peripheral issue."

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  4. Air Quality permit renewals for Grand Canyon uranium mines cause concernRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Grand Canyon News

    The Canyon Mine, located around six miles from the South Rim entrance gates of Grand Canyon National Park, is one of three uranium mines seeking renewal permits from the Arizona Department of Environmental Equality. Loretta Yerian/WGCN Williams-Grand Canyon News GRAND CANYON, Ariz.

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  5. Amtrak exhibit train visits Grand Canyon for Park Service centennial Aug. 25-27Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Grand Canyon News

    Photo/WGCN Williams-Grand Canyon News GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - The Amtrak Exhibit Train, showcasing the past, present and future of America's Railroad, will be open to the public for free tours during Grand Canyon National Park's celebration of the National Park Service Centennial.

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  6. APS continues vegetation management for electric lines on South Rim residential areasRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Grand Canyon News

    Williams-Grand Canyon News GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Arizona Public Service and Trees Inc. will continue vegetation management actions along electric distribution lines at the South Rim.

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  7. Agencies check for safety and Operating Under the Influence at Lake PowellRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Grand Canyon News

    Interagency officers perform an Operating Under the Influence and safety check on a boat at the Antelope Point Marina Aug. 13. Photo/courtesy of Coconino County Sheriff's Office Officers check 110 vessels at the Antelope Point Marina on Lake Powell Aug. 13. Photo/courtesy of Coconino County Sheriff's Office Williams-Grand Canyon News PAGE, Ariz. - On Aug. 13 law enforcement agencies in northern Coconino County conducted an Operating Under the Influence and Boating Safety Checkpoint at the Antelope Point Marina on Lake Powell from 3 to 7 p.m. The purpose of the checkpoint was to identify impaired operators and get them off the waterways and to inform and educate the public on the dangers of impaired boating.

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  8. WKND: Get into AZ's 3 National Parks for freeRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | ABC15.com

    As part of the celebration, entrance fees for the more than 400 national parks across the country will be waived from August 25 to 28. We have three National Parks in Arizona -- Grand Canyon, Petrified Forest, and Saguaro -- and each have their own celebrations planned: The Grand Canyon National Park is celebrating with free birthday cake on August 25, following by information booths and games at Centennial Central.

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  9. Top 3 Grand Canyon adventures for kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Arizona Republic

    Top 3 Grand Canyon adventures for kids Climb a tower, walk through time or become a Junior Ranger. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/2bPGCUH To parents who fear their kids will be more impressed by looking at their iPads than by looking into the mile-deep chasm that is the Grand Canyon: The park offers three Grand Canyon adventures to help children plug into nature.

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  10. Family of Diana Zacarias thanks community after remains found in Grand CanyonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Friends are reaching out to a Natchitoches family in support now that remains found in the Grand Canyon have been positively identified as 22-year-old Diana Zacarias. Zacarias went missing in the Grand Canyon back on April 3. Park rangers discovered remains on July 30 that they believed belonged to Zacarias and the positive identification was made just last week.

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  11. Lodge employee at Grand Canyona s North Rim accuses co-worker of sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  12. A walk in the clouds: China opens new glass skywalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | The Indian Express

    Adding more adventure to China's craze for glass skywalk at high altitudes, the country has opened another skywalk in the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park in the Hunan region. This is the third such bridge that offers tourist and visitors literally breathtaking view of the Tianmen Mountain in the southern Chinese province.

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  13. Remains confirmed to be Diana ZacariasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Natchitoches Times

    Family members have confirmed Thursday that the remains of a woman found in the Grand Canyon are those of Diana Zacarias of Natchitoches. According to officials with the National Park Service, evidence found at the scene indicated the remains were probably those of Zacarias.

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  14. Grand Canyon worker accused of sex assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | The Arizona Republic

    Grand Canyon Lodge employee accuses co-worker of sex assault GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK - Jeremy Ean Bird is facing charges he sexually assaulted and choked a co-worker.

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  15. Grand Canyon National Park: 10 tips for your visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | USA Today

    Grand Canyon National Park: 10 tips for your visit Hike down or take a mule? We'll help you pick the best way to see the natural wonder. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2bypNxH Visitors to Grand Canyon National Park pose for photos Wednesday at Mather Point on the Canyon's South Rim.

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  16. Around Williams: Week of August 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Williams

    Williams City League softball season has begun. Men and women interested in playing softball can sign up now by contacting Johnny Hatcher at 600-0495.

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  17. Grand Canyon National Park: A visitor's guideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | USA Today

    Grand Canyon National Park: A visitor's guide Take a virtual look at one of America's greatest wonders, and get tips for visiting. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2bp3WoU Shortly after glaucoma took her eyesight, Gabriela didn't think an active life was possible.

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  18. City Council Election 2016: Candidate Q&A, Craig FritsingerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Williams

    Williams-Grand Canyon News WILLIAMS, Ariz. - With three seats up for election this fall on the Williams City Council as well as the mayor's seat, seven people have declared their candidacy.

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  19. Kaibab Forest and Alamo Band of Navajo Nation partner through 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Grand Canyon News

    Forest restoration work completed as part of the partnership between the Alamo Band of Navajo Nation and the Kaibab National Forest. Photo/Dyan Bone, Kaibab National Forest Forest restoration work is completed as part of the partnership between the Alamo Band of Navajo Nation and the Kaibab National Forest.

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  20. Free entrance to Grand Canyon Aug. 25-28 celebrates NPS centennialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Grand Canyon News

    Grand Canyon National Park will join parks around the U.S. in celebrating the park service's centennial year with free entrance Aug. 25-28. Loretta Yerian/WGCN Williams-Grand Canyon News GRAND CANYON, Ariz.

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