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  1. North Kaibab Firewood Cutting Season Ends Nov. 30Read the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | Grand Canyon News

    Williams-Grand Canyon News FREDONIA, Ariz. - On Nov. 30 the 2014 personal use firewood-cutting season ends on the North Kaibab Ranger District.

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  2. Grand Canyon National Park seeks temporary concessionaire contract for transitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Grand Canyon News

    National Park concessionaire Xanterra South Rim, L.L.C and Grand Canyon National Park have not agreed on a new contract, but they might agree that a temporary, contract could avert a massive layoff. Xanterra, the larger of the two concession companies at the park, operates lodging, restaurants and other services at Grand Canyon.

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  3. Grand Canyon National Park Proposes Entrance Fee IncreaseRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | Grand Canyon News

    Williams-Grand Canyon News GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Grand Canyon National Park is proposing to increase entrance fees into the park.

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  4. Hiker falls off trail in Grand CanyonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Grand Canyon News

    Photo/Coconino County Sheriff's Office An injured hiker lies just above an 80-foot cliff in Grand Canyon National Park. Photo/Coconino County Sheriff's Office Williams-Grand Canyon News GRAND CANYON, Ariz.

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  5. Power shifts to Tusayan voters to choose mayor in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Grand Canyon News

    This is a sample ballot with the text of Proposition 407 regarding the election of the mayor of Tusayan. Sample ballot courtesy of Coconino County Elections Williams-Grand Canyon News TUSAYAN, Ariz.

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  6. Jon Jarvis, Director of National Parks, visits Grand CanyonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Grand Canyon News

    National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis meets with Grand Canyon National Park Superintendent David Uberuaga and Grand Canyon National Park directors. Loretta Yerian/WGCN Williams-Grand Canyon News GRAND CANYON, Ariz.

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  7. Grand Canyon School students preparing for 5kRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Grand Canyon News

    Program Director for Girls on the Run of northern Arizona, Marica Martinic and Grand Canyon School Head Coach Kate Maragos warm up to run laps at Grand Canyon School. Loretta Yerian/WGCN Program Director for Girls on the Run of northern Arizona, Marica Martinic and Grand Canyon School Head Coach Kate Maragos.Loretta Yerian/WGCN GRAND CANYON, Ariz.

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  8. Hiking to Havasupai FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Grand Canyon News

    My sister and I decided October is a perfect month for hiking and chose to spend a weekend hiking to Havasupai Falls. Havasupai Falls has four gorgeous waterfalls descending from sheer red rock cliffs.

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  9. Park and Forest Service plan for fall and winter burningRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Grand Canyon News

    A prescribed fire burns near Grand Canyon Airport Oct. 15. Grand Canyon National Park and the U.S. Forest Service are planning for fall and winter prescribed fires on the North Rim. Loretta Yerian/WGCN Williams-Grand Canyon News GRAND CANYON, Ariz.

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  10. Xanterra sues National Park over contractRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2014 | Grand Canyon News

    Williams-Grand Canyon News GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - National Park concessionaire Xanterra South Rim, L.L.C is suing the National Park Service over one of the park's concession contracts because the concessionaire says the contract unfairly raises franchise fees, does not provide adequate employee housing and has the potential to raise visitor entrance fees to the Canyon.

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  11. Bat tests positive for rabies at Grand CanyonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Grand Canyon News

    Williams-Grand Canyon News GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - A bat found along the Colorado River inside Grand Canyon National Park tested positive for rabies.

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  12. Tusayan gets own Sheriff's DeputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Grand Canyon News

    On Oct. 4 the town of Tusyan welcomed its newest and vitally important member to the community. Grand Canyon Airport and the Coconino County Sheriff's Department finalized the terms of a lease agreement to house a deputy on airport property.

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  13. Judge upholds 20-year ban on new uranium mines near Grand CanyonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Grand Canyon News

    A federal judge Tuesday, Sept. 30, upheld the U.S. Department of the Interior's 20-year ban on new uranium mines on 1 million acres near the Grand Canyon, rejecting a challenge by a coalition of mining industry groups.

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  14. Sheriff Department working on full time deputy in TusayanRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | Grand Canyon News

    The last time a Sheriff's Department deputy lived in the town of Tusayan was more than two years ago. Even with deputies from the Coconino County Sheriff's Department making trips daily to the Tusayan area, many in the community believe that a permanently based deputy would benefit citizens by cutting down on officer response times and discourage wrongdoers in and around Tusayan If an officer is not already in the Tusayan area, response times to any disturbance, crime, or emergency is greatly increased when officers must drive from Williams or Flagstaff, if not farther.

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  15. Tusayan Fire finds budget reliefRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | Grand Canyon News

    After explaining to the Tusayan Town Council that the fire department's annual budget is $672,000 with their net income totaling $0, Tusayan Fire Department officials showed that the department is doing everything in its power to remedy the financial situation. This includes pursuing a grant for Hazard Fuel Reduction, allowing them to thin and burn 300 acres within the Grand Canyon Airport.

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  16. Judge upholds 20-year ban on new uranium mines near Grand CanyonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Grand Canyon News

    The Canyon Mine in the Kaibab National Forest south of the Grand Canyon, opened in the 1980s, is shown from the air. Photo/Tara Alatorre Stephen Hamway Cronkite News PHOENIX - A federal judge Tuesday upheld the U.S. Department of the Interior's 20-year ban on new uranium mines on 1 million acres near the Grand Canyon, rejecting a challenge by a coalition of mining industry groups.

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  17. Park helps veterans learn firefightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Grand Canyon News

    25. Loretta Yerian/WGCN Grand Canyon National Park Fire Archeologist, Jeremy Pribyl and Veteran's Fire Corp Team Leader Wesley Adams help build relatoinships between organizations. Loretta Yerian/WGCN GRAND CANYON, Ariz.

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  18. Pile burning on North Rim and Range Road plannedRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2014 | Grand Canyon News

    GRAND CANYON, Ariz. -National Park Service and U.S. Forest Service fire managers are working together as the North Zone Interagency Fire Management Program and plan to burn piles of debris starting Sept.

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  19. Hiker dies friday while hiking in Grand CanyonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Grand Canyon News

    Williams-Grand Canyon News GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - A man died Sept. 19 while hiking below Ribbon Falls on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.

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  20. Tusayan Fire asks council for help with budgetRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | Grand Canyon News

    During the Sept. 17 city council meeting, Chrystal Shopppmann, administrative assistant for Tusayan Fire Department, addressed the mayor and members of the council regarding the financial state of the fire department.

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