Grand Canyon National Park Newswire

Grand Canyon National Park Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Grand Canyon National Park.

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  1. 5 Arizona experiences best avoidedRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

    Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/2aqK4V1 If you visit Grand Canyon National Park during peak season, be prepared to share the overlooks with dozens of other tourists. Trust us, this is not what the entrance to Grand Canyon National Park looks like on a summer day.

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  2. Grand Canyon National Park names Lehnertz as new SuperintendentRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Southern Utah News

    National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis announced the appointment of Christine S. Lehnertz as the new superintendent of Grand Canyon National Park.

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  3. Sen. McCain Assures Sportsmen, AZGFD He'll Fight Proposed Grand Canyon MonumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | AmmoLand

    ... the people," Mule Deer Foundation Regional Director Terry Herndon told McCain during a meeting at Grand Canyon National Park with sportsmen's groups, community leaders and business owners. "It is absolutely critical to maintain our access for ...

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

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Grand Canyon News

    ... to improve contingency firelines and assist with responding to any new fire starts within the Grand Canyon National Park and Kaibab National Forest North Zone area. Within the Saddle Mountain Wilderness area, the western and northern sections of the ...

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  5. Correction: Grand Canyon North Rim fire storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | The Hastings Tribune

    ... fire's perimeter was contained. The correct figure as of Sunday was 20 percent, not 65 percent. GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) - Two major roads that were impacted by a wildfire near the Grand Canyon's North Rim have reopened. Grand Canyon ...

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  6. BLM Prepares for First Online Fossil Fuel Auction Since 'Keep It ...Read the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | PressReleasePoint

    ... of federal fossil fuel were already leased to industry, an area more than 55 times larger than Grand Canyon National Park containing up to 43 billion tons of potential greenhouse gas pollution. Last year Sens. Merkley (D-Ore.), Sanders (I-Vt.) and ...

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  7. Traveler's View: Park Service's Zero Tolerance Policy Good Step Forward, But Not Without ChallengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | National Parks Traveler

    ... Plus, there are cases that inevitably fall through the cracks or are ignored, as the situation at Grand Canyon National Park illustrates. And that's lamentable, both for victims and the workforce as a whole. Far and away, the NPS workforce is ...

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  8. New Grand Canyon park chief on sexual misconduct: a Some of our...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | The Washington Post

    ... in an email to employees, first reported by National Parks Traveler. "The sexual harassment at Grand Canyon National Park and Cape Canaveral National Seashore means that some of our NPS colleagues have suffered immeasurable harm, and the outrageous ...

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  9. Access roads near Grand Canyon North Rim fire reopenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | The Arizona Republic

    Access roads near Grand Canyon North Rim fire reopen GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. - Two major roads that were impacted by a wildfire near the Grand Canyon's North Rim have reopened.

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  10. Fuller Fire near Grand Canyon now 65% containedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | ABC15.com

    Grand Canyon National Park officials say Point Imperial and Cape Royal roads opened the public at 8 a.m. Sunday, freeing visitors to access lookout points for the first time in several days. The lightning-caused wildfire, which began June 29, has burned approximately 14,385 acres.

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  11. Golden Gate National Recreation Area chief heads to Grand Canyon to quell sex harassment scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | The Campbell Reporter

    Chris Lehnertz, superintendent of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, speaks during a press conference at San Francisco s Crissy Field in 2013. Golden Gate National Recreation Area Superintendent Christine Lehnertz, just named to the post last year, is leaving for the Grand Canyon National Park after a sexual harassment scandal that led to the retirement of the park's former chief.

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  12. Grand Canyon North Rim fire may burn off 'til next snowfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, AZ - A wildfire that has been a potential threat to a highway serving the Grand Canyon's North Rim will likely smolder for the coming weeks, possibly even months. Fire managers said Friday that the lightning-caused fire may naturally help restore the forest until the next snowfall.

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  13. Grand Canyon's 1st female chief faces reforms, challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Newsday

    Grand Canyon National Park's first female superintendent says she will work with the staff to forge ahead after a sexual harassment scandal that led to the retirement of the park's former chief. Christine Lehnertz will start her new post next month to oversee the park that draws more than 5 million visitors each year, replacing Dave Uberuaga, who retired earlier this year.

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  14. DuPage seeks ideas from public on boosting tourismRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | Daily Herald

    DuPage County tourism could be facing a makeover after a strategic consultant was hired to hold town meetings on Monday and Tuesday to gather ideas and to present recommendations. The DuPage County Convention and Visitors Bureau hired Mitch Nichols, founder of Bellingham, Washington-based Nichols Tourism Group , which also has worked with the Chicago Office of Tourism, the Grand Canyon National Park and Sonoma County, California, among others.

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  15. John McCain's Grand Canyon AdventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Roll Call

    ... Over the course of about eight hours Wednesday that included more than two hours on a train to Grand Canyon National Park, Trump's name only came up a handful of times - like when McCain was reading the newspaper or when someone made an offhand ...

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

    Friday Jul 15 | 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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  17. Jon JarvisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Sonoran News

    ... of female staff being propositioned or otherwise harassed in places ranging from Arizona's Grand Canyon National Park to Florida's Canaveral National Seashore. In a radio interview last week, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell admitted that these ...

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  18. Snuffed outRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Missoula Independent Online

    n this season of potential megaburns, nix the campfire In 1972, Grand Canyon National Park outlawed campfires in the backcountry. Backpackers like me considered this an outrage.…

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  19. National Park Service Leadership Team Explains Zero Tolerance Sexual Harassment PolicyRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | National Parks Traveler

    ... The move to assess the extent of sexual harassment stems from a sordid, long-running episode in Grand Canyon National Park's River District in which male employees pawed and propositioned female workers, some of who at times exhibited their own ...

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  20. New head of Grand Canyon named; ran park in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Newsday

    ... Park Service for nine years. A federal report released in January found that male employees of Grand Canyon National Park harassed female colleagues during trips the agency led on the Colorado River. Uberuaga wasn't implicated in any of the ...

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