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  1. Rotary Chili Cook-off, community grant awards Sept. 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | Grand Canyon News

    The annual Rotary Chili Cook-off features free chili sampling and fun for the family. During the event Rotary on the Rim will announce the winner of the community grants awards.

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  2. Closure area for North Rim Saddle Mountain Wilderness area reducedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | Grand Canyon News

    Williams-Grand Canyon News FREDONIA, Ariz. - A closure order for the Saddle Mountain Wilderness area associated with the Fuller Fire on the North Kaibab Ranger District has been modified to reflect a smaller closure area because of increased moisture and decreased fire danger.

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

    Aug 23, 2016 | 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

    Aug 23, 2016 | 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

    Aug 23, 2016 | 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

    Aug 23, 2016 | 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

    Aug 23, 2016 | 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. Kaibab Forest and Alamo Band of Navajo Nation partner through 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | 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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  9. Free entrance to Grand Canyon Aug. 25-28 celebrates NPS centennialRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | 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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  10. Game and Fish remind public to leave baby wildlife aloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | Grand Canyon News

    Photo/NPS Williams-Grand Canyon News PHOENIX - Within the past several weeks, well-intentioned people have delivered several deer fawns to Arizona Game and Fish Department offices believing the animals were abandoned by their parents. While the department understands the public's desire to help, in reality they're often taking a newborn or juvenile animal from its parents, which likely parked the baby in one location while they foraged for food and water for long periods of time.

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  11. Missing Hiker's remains located below Pima Point on South RimRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2016 | Grand Canyon News

    Diana Zacarias of Natchitoches, Louisiana was dropped off at the Grand Canyon April 3. A missing person report was file April 6. Photo/GCNP Williams-Grand Canyon News GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - On July 30 rangers conducting scheduled training, located the remains of a female below Pima Point.

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  12. Operating under the influence checkpoints on Lake Powell Aug. 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2016 | Grand Canyon News

    Williams-Grand Canyon News PAGE, Ariz. - On August 13 law enforcement agencies in Northern Coconino County will be conducting an Operating Under the Influence and boating safety checkpoint at Lake Powell from 3 to 7 p.m. In an effort to reduce the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol and drug involved boat collisions, OUI checkpoints are conducted to identify offenders and get them off the waterways as well as to inform and educate the public of the dangers of impaired boating.

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  13. Secretary of the Interior Jewell visits Grand CanyonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | Grand Canyon News

    U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell visited the park July 26 and addressed sexual harrassment on the river and possible designation of a Grand Canyon Watershed National Monument among other topics. Jewell introduced Grand Canyon National Park's new superintendent, Christine Lehnertz, and spoke about the National Park Service's plans to change a culture of sexual harassment and hostile work environment that was recently addressed at Grand Canyon and led to the retirement of former Grand Canyon Superintendent Dave Uberuaga.

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  14. Interagency fire crews assist with the Coco FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | Grand Canyon News

    Firefighter clearing the area with his fire tools on the Tusayan Ranger District July 26. Photo/Dyan Bone, U.S. Forest Service, Southwestern Region, Kaibab National Forest Williams-Grand Canyon News TUSAYAN, Ariz. - The Coco Fire located six miles southeast of Tusayan is now estimated to be around 1,462 acres in size as of July 29. The lighting caused fire started July 22 and has three Type 6 engines, one Type 3 engine and one 10-person hand crew as resources.

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  15. McCain talks Grand Canyon Monument at South RimRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | Grand Canyon News

    Ryan Williams/WGCN GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Arizona Sen. John McCain , met with representatives of groups opposing a proposed 1.7 million acre Grand Canyon Watershed National Monument during a meeting on the South Rim of the Canyon July 20. McCain vowed to fight the designation of the monument should it occur through the use of the Antiquities Act before President Barack Obama leaves office.

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  16. North Rim roads to open after Fuller FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | Grand Canyon News

    The Fuller Fire on the North Rim of Grand Canyon burned around 14,385 acres June 29-July 25. Photo/NPS, USFS Williams-Grand Canyon News GRAND CANYON - NORTH RIM, Ariz. - Work continues along Cape Royal and Imperial Point Roads on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon in anticipation of opening roads to park visitors after Fuller Fire burns over 14,000 acres.

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  17. Firefighters working to minimize spread of Fuller Fire on North RimRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | Grand Canyon News

    As of July 15, the Fuller Fire on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park has grown to around 2,949 acres. Photo/KNF, USFS Williams-Grand Canyon News GRAND CANYON - NORTH RIM, Ariz.

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  18. Grand Canyon Chamber gets general managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | Grand Canyon News

    In June Grand Canyon Chamber and Visitors Bureau hired Laura Chastain as its full time general manager. Loretta Yerian/WGCN "I am super excited to be in this role," Chastain said.

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  19. Skeletal remains near Jacob Lake connected to 2013 Glendale homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | Grand Canyon News

    Coconino County Sheriff's Office received a report of skeletal remains between Jacob's Lake and Fredonia July 1. The remains are linked to a 2013 homicide in Glendale. USDA Forest Service, Soutwestern Region, Kaibab National Forest.

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  20. Rains bring relief to Fuller Fire, mop-up work beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | Grand Canyon News

    Wetting rains over the Fuller Fire on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park is helping to relieve firefighting efforts. Photo/NPS Williams-Grand Canyon News GRAND CANYON - NORTH RIM, Ariz.

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