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Assistant District Governor of Rotary 5490 Clarinda Vail completes first six months in office
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Clarinda Vail has been a member of Rotary on the Rim for seven years and last year accepted the position of Assistant District Governor for Rotary District 5490.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Papillon founder and chairman Elling Halvorson honored at award ceremony
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - On Jan. 16, Papillon Group's founder and Chairman of the Board, Elling Halvorson received the esteemed Vertical Flight Hall of Fame Award.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Champion speller finds cinnamon a winning ingredient
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Cinnamon, a word some people have a hard time pronouncing much less spelling was the word Emma Perkins spelled in order to win the Grand Canyon School (GCS) Spelling Bee, Jan. 15
Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Xanterra gives $50,000 to employees
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Showing appreciation to employees and as an appreciation throughout a busy holiday season, Xanterra gave away $1,000 to 50 employees.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Renovations continue through spring at El Tovar
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Renovations to one of Grand Canyon's most prestigious and historic hotels looks like it will be completed sometime in May.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015

New pre-historic fiction novel by local author excavates ancient cultures
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Corruption, global climate changes, overpopulation, political upheaval and over indulgent cultures are issues discussed in the new novel "On the Brink of Shards."
Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Man vs. Machine to pit cyclist against steam engine in race from Grand Canyon to Williams
TUSAYAN, Ariz. - After 24 years, a race pitting professional cyclists against a 1900s era steam engine in a 56-mile race from Tusayan to Williams is making a comeback.
Tuesday, January 6, 2015

2014 Year in Review: FAA allows additional flights over Grand Canyon for 'quiet' aircraft
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - The Federal Aviation Administration said it would allow 1,721 additional flights through Grand Canyon National Park in 2014, with one catch: the tour flights would have to use quiet-aircraft technology.
Tuesday, December 30, 2014

2014 Year in Review: Google maps Colorado River through Grand Canyon National Park
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Thanks to Google Maps, a rafting trip across the Colorado River is now as simple as firing up your laptop.
Tuesday, December 30, 2014

2014 Year in Review: Red Feather Lodge breaks ground on housing project
TUSAYAN, Ariz. - Red Feather built the town homes around Tusayan's oldest remaining structure, a freestanding fireplace and chimney built in 1944.
Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Grand Canyon National Park awards temporary hospitality contract
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Grand Canyon National Park Superintendent Dave Uberuaga recently announced a temporary concession contract was awarded to Xanterra South Rim, L.L.C.
Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Grand Canyon Elementary School students write letters to Santa Claus.
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - First grade and fourth grade students at Grand Canyon Elementary School write letters to Santa Claus.
Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Santa's elves look a lot like U.S. Marines
TUSAYAN, Ariz. - For the Supai tribe living at the bottom of the Grand Canyon, Christmas came in the form of G.I. Santa flanked by Marines and volunteers from around Arizona.
Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Grand Canyon School brings holiday music up a notch during Winter Band concert
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - The 2014 Grand Canyon School Winter Band Concert performed their holiday concert for a full house last Wednesday.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Cloud inversion envelopes Grand Canyon
A total cloud inversion occurred last week at the Grand Canyon
Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Aldaz named Community Leader of the Year
TUSAYAN, Ariz. - Julie Aldaz has spent most of her life living at and giving back to the Grand Canyon community. Recently, Aldaz was recognized for her generosity and ambition at the annual Rotary dinner/dance.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Christmas Craft Bazaar
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Grand Canyon Community Church hosted the bazaar that took place Dec. 6 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Grand Hotel in Tusayan.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Community kicks up heels at Rotary dinner dance
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Gentlemen donned their best denim jeans and ladies displayed dazzling diamonds at the 2014 annual Rotary on the Rim dinner and dance.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Holiday spirit shines bright in Grand Canyon community
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. -A long-standing tradition for the Grand Canyon and surrounding towns, the community food basket and angel tree program reach out to those who might need a little extra help during the holidays.
Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Roger Naylor tantalizes tastebuds and blazes new trails with new book
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - What if you were able to capture all your favorite days on the pages of a book and share them in a humorous, witty, and tasteful way?
Tuesday, December 2, 2014


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