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Grand Canyon National Park Newswire

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  1. Congressmen Call For More Wi-Fi In Parks, But Can National Park Service Manage It?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | National Parks Traveler

    ... easily provide that service if told to provide it? The experts don't think so. Wiring places like Grand Canyon National Park , Glacier National Park , and Yellowstone National Park does not happen as quickly or inexpensively as calling your local ...

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  2. National Park looks to partner with Tusayan for Centennial celebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Grand Canyon News

    Doug Lentz chief of concessions for Grand Canyon National Park gave a presentation to Tusayan council members during their Jan. 20 meeting, asking for the town's participation in upcoming park Centennial celebrations. Across the nation, the National Park Service has planned a number of ongoing events and outreach programs to celebrate NPS's one-hundredth anniversary.

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  3. South RimRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | TrekEarth

    Our tour group leader Mike Young was wonderful explaining everything about the Grand Canyon on the Road Scholar trip 2804 - Grand Canyon National Park: Exploring the North and South Rims.

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  4. National parks face $12 billion backlog for maintenance workRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Baltimore Sun

    This Aug. 29, 2002 file photo, shows the Colorado River at the Grand Canyon National Park, in Arizona. The national parks system faces a $12 billion maintenance backlog on long-delayed projects that include work at the Grand Canyon, the Jefferson Memorial and Yosemite National Park.

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  5. Grand Canyon National Park to open 2017 noncommercial river trip permit lotteryRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Southern Utah News

    The National Park Service began accepting applications for noncommercial river trip permits to raft the Colorado River through Grand Canyon National Park on February 1, 2016.

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  6. Lottery open for private Grand Canyon river trips in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Newsday

    ... available for the 12- to 25-day trips. Additional draws are held for trips that are canceled... GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. - (AP) -- The highly competitive lottery for self-guided rafting trips on the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon ...

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  7. National Park Service opens 2017 non-commercial river trip permit lottery Feb. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Grand Canyon News

    Non-commercial river permits are now available Loretta Yerian/WGCN Williams-Grand Canyon News GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - On Feb.1 the National Park Service began accepting applications for non-commercial river trip permits to raft the Colorado River through Grand Canyon National Park .

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  8. to Open 2017 Noncommercial River Trip Permit LotteryRead the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | Grand Canyon National Park

    On Monday, February 1, 2016 the National Park Service will begin accepting applications for noncommercial river trip permits to raft the Colorado River through Grand Canyon National Park. The permits are for specific launch dates within calendar year 2017.

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  9. Grand Canyon park's 15-year failure on sexual harassmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | High Country News

    In August 2012, a Grand Canyon National Park employee reported to her supervisor the unwanted sexual advances of a boatman on the Colorado River. The boatman, she said, had continually pursued her with unwelcome advances and had eventually, somewhere down in the canyon, attempted to force himself on her.

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  10. A Grand TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Motorhome

    ... It is perhaps America's best-known natural wonder. But few of the 5 million people who visit Grand Canyon National Park each year ever do more than stare down into the canyon's depths from overlooks along the rim. Then it's back in the car and on to ...

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  11. What if the Grand Canyon were private? An alternate future for the park.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | High Country News

    ... property and sought investors for various developments. Nor was he deterred by the designation of Grand Canyon National Park in 1919. In 1920, Cameron took his case for owning and developing park property to the Supreme Court -- and lost. What would ...

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  12. Crews restore power to lodge at bottom of Grand CanyonRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Northern Michigan News

    ... due to lack of a quorum. On the agenda for the meeting was the scheduling of a public hearin... GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) - Crews have restored power to a lodge and cantina at the bottom of the Grand Canyon. He says crews had to hike ...

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  13. 4 Stunning Natural Features That Define ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Vogel Talks RVing

    ... exact same atoms as the dirt and mountains around you. Arizona , Arizona Sonora Desert Museum , Grand Canyon National Park , Organ Pipe National Monument , outdoor recreation , saguaro , Saguaro National Park , Sedona , Sedona vortex , Snowbird , ...

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  14. National parks: The world's best natural treasuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... e our own love for national parks may be a threat in itself. Almost 5 million people a year visit Grand Canyon National Park, and a staggering 16 million pour through England's Lake District, putting

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  15. Critics skeptical of National Park Service's Glen Canyon Dam plan | VailDaily.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Vail Daily News

    A National Park Service and Bureau of Reclamation plan to change the timing of high-volume water releases through Glen Canyon Dam does nothing to address dwindling Colorado River flows, says a Colorado-based conservation organization. WASHINGTON - The feds say if they alter the amount and timing of Colorado River water flowing through Glen Canyon Dam, they can keep providing water and electricity to millions, while preserving Grand Canyon National Park and other treasures.

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  16. Got an awesome national park memory? Share it with usRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Los Angeles Times

    Who doesn't have a selfie of themselves at the south rim of Grand Canyon National Park? Dedicated in 1919, the park always turns up in the top three most visited parks in the U.S. Who doesn't have a selfie of themselves at the south rim of Grand Canyon National Park? Dedicated in 1919, the park always turns up in the top three most visited parks in the U.S. Your recollections will be included in our coverage of this important celebration of some of the world's most amazing destinations. National parks, preserves, recreation areas and other units are all in play.

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  17. Proposed 20 year adaptive management plan announced for Glen Canyon DamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Grand Canyon News

    ... predictability for power and water users while protecting environmental and cultural resources in Grand Canyon National Park and the Colorado River ecosystem. "This document is the result of incredible collaboration and cooperation; bringing ...

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  18. Report: NPS river trips hostile to women in Grand CanyonRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Grand Canyon News

    ... Interior's Inspector General's report Jan. 12 was prompted by a complaint in 2014 accusing the Grand Canyon National Park 's chain of command of mishandling complaints that trip leaders pressured female co-workers for sex, touched them ...

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  19. Federal court gives environmental groups OK to challenge Forest Service on lead ammo policyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Grand Canyon News

    ... they said they intend to keep visiting the Kaibab National Forest , which spans both sides of the Grand Canyon National Park . The ruling is more than a setback for the Forest Service which has refused to enact such a ban. It also is a defeat for ...

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  20. Federal Report Finds Evidence Of Grand Canyon Employee Harassment, HostilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... suspects had access to that information. It just shows there are huge problems in management at Grand Canyon National Park." Soon after the park received the letter, management prohibited alcohol on park river trips. While a large factor, many said ...

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